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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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Beautiful, interesting, and a great adventure. The caves are stunning, the artifacts incredible, and the human remains haunting.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 May 2015
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Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015

Beautiful, interesting, and a great adventure. The caves are stunning, the artifacts incredible, and the human remains haunting.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2015

We adored Manual, our guide, who had a "National Geographic" voice and extensive knowledge of Mayan history, who capably and safely guiding us through this challenging cave system for over 3 hours. Effort is required, and you must be able to swim and be "fearless" to climb, swim, scramble, and squeeze your way into the various chambers - in pitch... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

We almost did. It is an incredible experience that we were lucky to have booked at the last minute. The number of tours allowed into the ATM caves are limited as you can only enter with a certified guide. If you can, try to arrive as early as possible for less crowds.

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

Visiting the ATM caves richly deserves its top billing as one of the best experiences in Belize.It was worth staying at Pook's Hill Lodge to get into this attraction first.We had the caves to ourselves with just another couple and didn't meet any other visitors until we were 3/4 out of the caves when we passed 10 groups of 6... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015

Loved this tour, although my thighs now hate me! Jam Jam from Carlos the Caveman tours a is a legend. The Mayan sacrifices are very unique and interesting, but really it's all about clambering over rocks and swimming through caves. Not for the faint hearted, but awesome if you like an adventure. You can't take drinking water into the caves,... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

Our grown children (20's and 30's) thought it was exciting, challenging and historical. Definitely for those who are fit and not fearful of enclosed spaces. Not for young children.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2015

Lewis (or Luis) was our guide for the day. Luis picked us up from town and an hour later, we were “in the jungle.” You park at the main entrance slash picnic area (there are covered benches with tables and two buildings that have bathrooms and showers). From the main entrance, it’s about a 30-45 min slow walk to the... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015

NOTE: wear closed-toed water shoes, quick dry clothes - swim suites under your clothes are ok but not by themselves; MUST BRING a pair of socks if you don't wear them with your shoes because you take your shoes off to explore the dry cave/burial grounds in the back of the cave; bring a small snack and ask your guide... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

With 2 boys aged 9 and 11 and a mildly clastrophobic wife I was slightly nervous signing up for ATM. In the event, we had a fantastic time and we all emerged buzzing at the caving and cultural experience. Much of this was down to the guides at Mayawalk who were hugely informative about the flora and fauna of the... More 

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Leslie, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015

After visiting this site before going to Belize and "ATM", my daughter and I were a bit intimidated in regards to the "claustrophobia" and "bat" comments, both of which we have rather extreme fears of. And, as an active, middle-aged woman in need of a hip replacement, the "hike" sounded daunting. Well, I can tell you, I did not see... More 

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