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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
Camelote, Belize
+501 664-5446
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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

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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

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20 November 2018|
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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.
Kateria E
18 July 2018|
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
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11 July 2018|
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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