We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Tours from ATM Cave Tour tend to sell out - travellers recommend booking in advance!
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
92
All photos (92)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“atm cave”(112 reviews)
“mayan artifacts”(64 reviews)
About
Actun Tunichil Muknal “Cave of the Stone Sepulcher” or ATM Cave as it is locally known is located in the heart of the Belizean Rainforest. A 45 minutes hike to the cave, You will cross the Roaring River on three occasions and the return hike on that...more
Contact
Camelote, Belize
Website
+501 664-5446
Call
Reviews (908)
Filter reviews
872 results
Traveller rating
814
35
15
3
5
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
814
35
15
3
5
Show reviews that mention
All reviews atm cave mayan artifacts once in a lifetime water shoes remove your shoes human remains cave tour indiana jones crystal maiden rock climbing open to the public physical condition three rivers unique experience tight spots an adventure short swim
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 872 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great adventure! We did the tour through CAT Belize Mayaland Tours. Our driver Raf was excellent. Obviously he is doing what he loves and it shows in the quality of the experience. We felt like we were taking a tour with a great...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 4 days ago

The ATM cave tour was unreal. I still can't believe we were allowed to go inside a place so full of history and walk beside the skeletal remains. It felt like a crazy adventure. You hike for about 30-45 minutes and cross three rivers to...More

Thank Caitlin J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ighly recommend adding this to your list if you’re visiting Belize! One of the most adventurous things you can do in Central America. You start of on a hike through the jungle where you’ll cross three rivers. Upon completion you arrive at the cave...More

1  Thank Travelingwoodsman
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went on the ATM Cave Tour on our honeymoon and it was so overwhelming awesome. Beyond the cave itself the hike through the beautiful forest and through the raging river was lovely. We saw a jaguar print and you would have...More

1  Thank Christine S
Reviewed 1 week ago

All of the reviews about the physical challenge in getting to the cave and navigating the cave are true. However it has taken me two weeks to truly process the ATM cave. I would not consider entering this cave with anyone but our phenomenal guide,...More

Thank Heatherr35
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of 6 mid 50's scientists went to see the ATM Cave with Emil Gamez of and it was simply captivating! Emil is like the Steve Irwin of Central Belize. He is educated as an Environmental Scientist and MesoAmerican Culturalist. Once you arrive at...More

Thank Sherry F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Certainly a NOT MISS experience. Many companies have guided tours to the cave. Expect to spend a full day. Unfortunately the government who controls the park, no longer allows cameras of any kind to be taken into the cave. You will have to shimmy your...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As it was written up about in National Geographic I found I had to see it. All in all it was an experience, you literally swim through water to enter into the cave and remain submerged in water for the time in the cave. (Unless...More

Thank LeaElle
Reviewed 12 October 2018

This is a no-joke tour! You hike, swim across rivers and then have about an hour trek INTO the cave where you swim and climb through rock! It is a once in a lifetime experience like no other. Expect to see skeletal remains from mayan...More

Thank TheOOOBlog
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Went on the ATM cave tour and had a great time with Luis from Kawiil tours - an extremely knowledgeable guide! He really knows every inch of the cave and is full of great stories. The cave tour in itself is a bit challenging -...More

Thank Anete S
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Tropicool Hotel
66 reviews
.55 km away
Casa Blanca Guest House
180 reviews
.55 km away
Venus Hotel
149 reviews
.56 km away
San Ignacio Resort Hotel
1,252 reviews
.88 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all nearby restaurants
Pop's Belize Restaurant
592 reviews
.52 km away
Crave House of Flavour
241 reviews
.50 km away
Cenaida's
316 reviews
.48 km away
Erva's
502 reviews
.47 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 4 nearby attractions
El Pilar
68 reviews
.44 km away
Cappello's Art Gallery
6 reviews
.52 km away
Yute Expeditions Day Tours
25 reviews
.22 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
haleyR0
20 November 2018|
AnswerShow all 13 answers
Response from Erica J | Reviewed this property |
The passages are pretty narrow - just inches in some parts so if you suffer from anxiety I don’t recommend it. A friend on the tour with us had to turn back because of this exact issue.
0
Votes
Kateria E
18 July 2018|
Answer
Response from LuvtoSafari | Reviewed this property |
Yes. At the ranger station and parking lot, there are changing rooms (on the side of the bathroom facilities building). Bring a plastics bag for your wet clothes, they will be very wet. Your guide should provide a towel... More
0
Votes
Mandi M
11 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Sarah G | Reviewed this property |
There isn’t any restrictions on height or weight. I think I read reviews before we went that kids could go on it. I wouldn’t say that it’s incredibly physically demanding but you should have a good pair of walking shoes with... More
0
Votes