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ATM Cave Tour

Belize
+501 664-5446
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My favorite travel experience ever!

I can't even begin to explain how much of an adventure this was. The calcium formations are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Molly C
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Brooklyn, New York
Beautiful

This cave was absolutely amazing! Our guide was unforgettable and so was the experience. This cave... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nicci R
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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 same trail. This cave offers a unique, eerie experience as it was once use by the Ancient Maya. It hosts a variety of skeletons, the most famous is the Crystal Maiden, ceramics and stone tools. This cave offers a unique, eerie experience as it was once use by the Ancient Maya. You will learn the history of this cave and the rituals that were conducted in the cave. From bloodletting to human sacrifice, and other rituals that occurred in the cave over one thousand years ago.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't even begin to explain how much of an adventure this was. The calcium formations are glorious! The water is crystal clear! And you'll feel like an un-problematic Indiana Jones while squeezing through tiny crevices in the rock while all but your head is...More

1  Thank Molly C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cave was absolutely amazing! Our guide was unforgettable and so was the experience. This cave is exciting and has a variety of adventures inside. The hike to the cave was smooth and easy (guides tend to walk very quickly so be ready to move)....More

1  Thank Nicci R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a once in a lifetime experience! We were worried about taking our 2 children, 9yo, 11yo with us but it was fine. Our 9 yo had a little trouble swimming across the rivers and climbing a couple of the boulders inside the cave...More

Thank mazda19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really don't even know how to start here. As a person who is almost never at a loss for words, I can't believe that, days later, I still don't know what to say. I have done A LOT of adventurous, unique, extreme things in...More

1  Thank Randy B
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The ATM cave tour is a must do experience in Belize. You start by hiking through the dense beatfiutl jungle of belize, crossing several rivers. Upon arriving at the cave entrance you swim and climb through the cave for an hour and finally arrive upon...More

2  Thank Matt H
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We experienced the ATM cave with a guide from chaa creek. It was a great day out and there were toilets and showers at the beginning and end of the cave visit to get changed. Best tip....wear socks and shoes with grip. You cant take...More

1  Thank Leona G
Reviewed 29 August 2017

My friend and I had a great time exploring the cave and seeing the ancient remains. Our tour guide was informative, funny and a great guide! One of our best experiences in Central America - highly recommend!

1  Thank Lilai G
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Don't even think about skipping this. Belize has one of the more wonderous, mezmerizing, wet, muddy, ancient, mysterious, adventurous hikes you can find anywhere. Best day in Belize!

1  Thank Brian C
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is not just a tour, it's an adventure. I felt like a treasure hunter swimming across the river, making our way through the caves and seeing the ritual grounds at the end. The groups were not too big so everyone got a chance to...More

1  Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Travel guides don't really explain this tour properly. This isn't simply a tour of a cave. After an interesting drive on a mainly untarmaced road, through beautiful countryside, you arrive at the start where you can change and use the facilities. ( make sure you...More

7  Thank Wags63
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Barbara H
9 October 2017|
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Response from citypals | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no, as far as we know no shots are required prior to entering the cave.
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larrymcmahan71
29 September 2017|
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Response from lesnoriel | Reviewed this property |
If I remember, they picked us up at 8:30am in our hotel lobby. Once we were out of the cave, we were served lunch then the trip back to the hotel. We were back around 3:30-4:00pm. Tikal was an all day excursion into... More
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SunshineKym
29 September 2017|
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Response from Leona G | Reviewed this property |
I booked through our accomodation which was Cha Creek but there are several tour operators you can choose from. We paid about 200 each I would need to check to find the exact price as was discounted through our accomodation. More
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