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Actun Tunichil Muknal

Tea Kettle Village, Belize
+501 625-6976
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Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Cave from San Ignacio
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Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave Tour and Picnic
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This remote cave is filled with relics left over from the Mayans.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Tea Kettle Village, Belize
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

This was the activity that was giving my 13 y/o daughter the most anxiety about. I have to say that reading about seeing the skeletal remains of a sacrificed child definitely gave me pause, as well as the physicality of having to hike, climb, and...More

4  Thank pkthatsme
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This was the most amazing experience. My whole family was blown away! We did this at the beginning of our trip and my kids (adults) did not want to do any more caving - so as not to ruin this experience. Our guide was awesome!...More

4  Thank Carrie H
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

You can only visit with an experienced guide. No cameras and you must wear socks and protective footwear.

1  Thank Leona G
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This was the most exciting adventure I've ever had! Everything was amazing! It got a bit cold in the end, but that's because I'm a skinny person! Haha! Our guide was thorough and fun! I highly recommend this tour to anyone who comes to visit...More

1  Thank BelleEscape
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Let me preface this review by saying I usually hate having to pay for guided tours. They are always overpriced and usually totally unnecessary. However, ATM is a whole different animal. I paid $85 dollars for the tour about a day in advance. I spent...More

5  Thank Rusty L
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Go before they close it off to the public - just amazing. Very interesting, physical but refreshing. You walk through jungle, swim through a cave, climb through caverns and a fresh stream. They take you to artefacts, skeleton remains and walk through huge crystal caverns.

2  Thank KelcoBayside
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Yes, you will be in a cave and yes, this cave is underground. Yes, you will see skeletons. Yes, you will have to navigate this cave with a headlamp (just in case you weren't sure about any of these things). This experience was absolutely amazing....More

1  Thank schmayla98
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We were in Belize for 2 weeks and while we did many things, if we had only done this ATM tour it would not have been a wasted trip. Patrick our guide was excellent and a wealth of interesting knowledge and I wish that he...More

2  Thank timoc11
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I'm sure you've read other reviews about how amazing it is, and they are all 100% accurate. Follow all the advice, like plan to be wet etc. I want to shout out to all the scared people out there, since I was pretty scared to...More

10  Thank Angela101580
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I recently did the ATM Cave adventure and it was really cool! You will be wet most of the trip so wear a swimsuit, exercise clothes or something ok to get wet. If you stay at Hamanasi it's a solid 2hr bus...More

4  Thank Ashley32905
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NEtraveler72
15 January 2018|
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Response from schmayla98 | Reviewed this property |
If you can lift things above your head and crawl on your hands and feet, you should be okay. The 20-foot climb is the most difficult part of the journey. I can only think of one other difficult part and that really only took... More
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nelljay19
25 December 2017|
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Response from TrashPanda662 | Reviewed this property |
We (couple in average shape in our 60s) were worried about how difficult the tour would be too, but you just follow your guide and do what he says, step where he says to step and you will be good to go -it is so worth it... More
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