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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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Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Caves from San Ignacio
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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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We were told about "ATM" from a couple of other travelers earlier in our trip, and made the last minute decision to go for it. It was definitely worth it. A tour guide is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were told about "ATM" from a couple of other travelers earlier in our trip, and made the last minute decision to go for it. It was definitely worth it. A tour guide is required. San Ignacio has a network of tour guides that all seem to be pretty well-connected. (Inside the caves they all seemed to know each other... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are not in to guided tours but the ATM visit was the exception. We went from Pooks Hill Lodge which is a few minutes drive away so we had the cave to ourselves. You need to be moderately fit able to swim and not claustrophobic-we are in our mid sixties and managed easily enough. But what a place.Fantastic!! As... More 

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San Pedro, Belize
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most intriguing of the Belize tours for sure and, I am worried, may not be available to the public for much longer. It's not as "extreme' as it sound but it does require a hike, some swimming and some crawling deep into the caves of the Mayan Mountains. You will explore the depths of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So I'd you only read a line read this, if you have the chance to go her DO IT! So there's a bit of bumpy road to get in that's true. And there's a bit of getting wet to get to the entrance! But once your there it's all worth it big time. You start up by crossing a river... More 

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Tulare, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had good reviews, so wanted to be sure to do it. It's hard to explain how amazing it was. We (my husband and I and our 5 children, ages 16-28) took MayaWalk tours and absolutely couldn't imagine anyone doing a better job. Hugh was our guide and was very knowledgable - it didn't matter what we asked him. The Cave... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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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