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Actun Tunichil Muknal

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Address: Tea Kettle Village, Belize
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+501 625-6976
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This remote cave is filled with relics left over from the Mayans.

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USD 110.00*
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Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Caves from San Ignacio
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USD 125.00*
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Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave Tour from San Ignacio
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Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave Tour and Picnic

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One of the coolest places I have ever been

We did a 3 hour tour of ATM on our 16 day stay in Belize. This tour was the absolute best past of our trip and we did some other amazing things as well. "Bling" was our tour... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 February 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We did a 3 hour tour of ATM on our 16 day stay in Belize. This tour was the absolute best past of our trip and we did some other amazing things as well. "Bling" was our tour guides name and I recommend asking for him at any of the service providers you go to. Most of the guide services... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We booked a tour with Carlos the Caveman company. The excursion was challenging but fun. It was our favorite excursion in Belize next to the Ho Chan Marine Reserve snorkeling. Highly recommended for able bodied adventurers. Not so great for small children especially if it raining or has been raining. The cave is known to have flash floods - however,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Just so exciting. There were moments where I was almost breathless with excitement. Vast caverns, small climbs, tight spaces, short swims / hops from rock to rock. You will get wet - but not cold. You will have to climb - but not far or too high. You will have tight spaces - but only for a few seconds here... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

We were drawn to the ATM caves by their being rated #1 Sacred Caves by National Geographic, and by the fact that we were passing through San Ignacio anyways. We got a tour with Mana Kai (campground/cabanas) for $80 USD pp. This was the cheapest we found after walking through town a bit. The caves are definitely interesting, grand, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Wow, just wow! Definitely worth a trip to the Cayo district to experience this incredible natural wonder (along with other Mayan ruins). Only 25 people in the entire country of Belize are permitted to take people into the cave, to protect it from extreme wear and tear caused by tourism. We were fortunate to tour with Patrick from Belize Nature... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

The ATM day trip is a must-do for anyone traveling in Belize! It is definitely strenuous (crossing rivers, scaling boulders, climbing tall ladders, wading through water, etc) so older folks & small kids might need to pass. But for everyone else, this is definitely a must-do; it's easily one of the coolest things I've ever done in all my travels!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

There aren't enough words to describe the wonder of this trip. You swim across a river about a minute into the trip (there's a rope to help if you need it) and walk for the next 45 minute through the jungle. You climb down rocks and swim into the entrance of the cave. From there, you walk, climb, and contort... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My wife and I were guided by Ben from the Mystic River Resort into this amazing cave. We had to swim across 3 creeks before getting to the cave entrance. My wife is not a strong swimmer and had no problem getting across. The first creek crossing was the longest, and had a rope to help you swim to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Really this is a 6 star review! My wife and I have traveled around the world and this was one of the most amazing adventures we have ever had. Note you can ONLY do this with a tour guide and there are a limited number of licensed guides so book in advance. We had Patrick from Belize Nature Travel and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I visited this with a group of 13 this past week. The maximum group size is actually 8 so they split us up between two guides. In order to explore this cave you have to use one the trained guides and make reservations in advance. There are only about 20 or so guides leading trips in this cave and a... More 

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