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Horseback Ride to Xunantunich Maya Ruins Including Traditional Lunch
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Xunantunich Mayan Ruin And Cave Tubing
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Full-Day Tour of Xunantunich and Cave Tubing from San Ignacio
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best advice - get a guide. We visited Mayan ruins in Mexico with no guide. The ruins are neat to look at, but that's it. At Xunantunich we had a guide and our experience was 1000x better! As a little boy our guide played on...More

Thank Jekela
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this place. Climbing the ruins and hearing about the history is quite amazing. If you are afraid of heights going up the tallest ruin is kind of scary. Get a guided tour. Amazing to hear about Mayan Culture.

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This center was a fun adventure starting with getting there by crossing a river on a hand cranked ferry. The grounds are very clean and the visitor center very informative. There are large clean restrooms next to parking lot. As we entered the grounds we...More

Thank bbqmaster69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you decide to visit Cayó, be sure to visit xunantunich. It's worth of visit! If u ever visit on a sunny day, ensure to apply sunblock cream. There is no shade to stand while u are walking around the sites.

Thank Danny H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time exploring these ruins with a guide who was incredibly knowledgeable and fun! The small museum at the start is an excellent introduction, and it's great that you can still climb all the structures! This is very much the traditional Mayan...More

Thank Kate B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive Maya temple complex. If you are lucky enough to have the site for yourself. Magnificent view from the top of the pyramid.

Thank daco1080
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a very educational trip. Our guides were very knowledgable and proud people with such respect for their history. I recommend this trek. We saw monkeys too! Stay hydrated! Humidity is unruly.

Thank ejergens
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Xantunich is a really nice Mayan Ruin site in western Belize. You can literally stand on top of the largest temple and see into Guatamala. There are some very nice carvings on the sides of the main temple. We also were entertained by a family...More

Thank Sunkeytravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice place to visit. Would highly recommend getting a guide for tour though. Signs are available and there is a museum available, but more culture and knowledge can be gleaned by getting a guide to describe the meaning behind the carvings and give history...More

Thank alliedinwiddie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We picked up our guide, Dino, near the hand-cranked ferry. There is a tent by the ferry entrance, which usually has licensed guides ready to show you around the site. We learned so much from Dino as we explored three different plazas. We got to...More

Thank jenniferthomas
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How much does it cost to get onto the temple grounds if we drive ourselves?
20 April 2017|
Response from Carla J | Reviewed this property |
You would pay entrance fees of $10 BZ per person. Children % yrs and older pay the same fee.
Is anyone aware if xunantunich (and the ferry to get there) are open on Easter Sunday?
16 April 2017|
Response from Carla J | Reviewed this property |
for future info. - all national and public parks, Archeological sites are open 7 days a week, even during public and bank holidays. Fees are the same as well as opening hours. However if you are planning a tour on any of... More
Brittney M
Where is the best place to stay overnight to be able to visit xunantunich?
13 March 2017|
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Response from Danielle A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We did an air bnb in San Ignacio and drove to the site. There are a lot of options in San Ignacio. We really enjoyed staying there.