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Address: 106 km (66 MI & 2 Hrs) Northwest of Belize City Via Orange Walk, Orange Walk, Belize
Phone Number:
+501 625-6976

This site features more than 700 Mayan buildings plus a museum.

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River Tour to Lamanai Temple

Our boat driver was Tyrone. He was so cool and maneuvered the rivers twists and turns like a pro. The tour price was affordable and definitely worth it. Great boat ride and tour.

Reviewed February 28, 2017
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Reviewed February 28, 2017

Our boat driver was Tyrone. He was so cool and maneuvered the rivers twists and turns like a pro. The tour price was affordable and definitely worth it. Great boat ride and tour.

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Chanhassen, Minnesota
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Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time touring Lamanai with our guide Carlos. We started off with a short boat ride in the opposite direction from Lamanai to see a few small crocodile and to coax a spider monkey out of a tree and on to our boat with a banana. You could tell that the monkey most likely gets a banana... More 

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Albany, Oregon
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Reviewed February 18, 2017

The river trip and tour of Lamanai should be on everyone's Belize "do list". The trip is about an hour and a half up...a bit faster return. The tour of the site and lunch was included. Great time

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed February 18, 2017

It took about 3 hours to get here from Ambergris Caye, the ferry ride was certainly bouncy, the river ride was ok, somewhat overrated in my opinion. We spent probably just 1.5 hours or so in the ruins itself, didn't have a whole lot of chance to really look around so maybe this is why I was not as impressed.... More 

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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed February 18, 2017

We booked through Lamanai Landing Hotel and were picked up about 9:30 for a scenic trip in a relatively small boat up the New River. Tyrone took time to point out interesting flora and fauna along the way. We arrived at the ruins about 11:45, had a pleasant lunch provided as part of the tour, after which Tyrone led us... More 

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Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

Very nice trip with boat, a bit long and not so many animals. Fantastic guide, Tyrone. A couple of lovely ruins, nice to be able to climb one of them (that is not possible in Chichen-Itza). All in all very good trip.

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Sausalito, California
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Reviewed February 6, 2017

Part of a great day, lots to see, great guide. Several ruins, interesting details and howler monkeys all around.

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Balitmore, Maryland
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Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

After an hour boat ride we arrived at lamanai- we had a great tour guide who was very knowledgeable - it is a lovely park with great Mayan ruins amidst a very tropical forest- it was great to walk up the tallest structure- there was a set of steps that made it an easy way up- the last part you... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

It's just like going back in time, being there in the jungle listening to the amazing stories about the ancient cultures and looking a the majestic pyramid. The view of the jungle from the top is breath taking!

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Reviewed January 31, 2017

Well worth the trip to get there. We had a one hour van ride to a one hour speedboat ride along the New River to end at Lamanai. The ruins are amazing with large masks to view. The paths meander through the jungle where you'll see amazing trees, flowers, monkeys, birds and various ancient buildings. You can climb some of... More 

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