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Actun Tunichil Muknal

Tea Kettle Village, Belize
+501 625-6976
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This remote cave is filled with relics left over from the Mayans.
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Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Wow where does one start about this authentic and fantastic experience. Our guide Orlando was superb, the jokes and stories he told were an excellent addition to the experience. The trekking up to he cave through the rainforest is breath taking, and navigating through the...More

1  Thank Sabina M
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Firstly let me just say this cave diving experience was one of a kind. Not only because of the ancient Mayan ritual grounds we discovered, but our tour guide Lewis was exceptional. He not only drove us from the hotel to the site but he...More

2  Thank Barnjitto
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Had read about this site on the internet quite a bit. Really does not prepare you. This was a wonderful experience. I think it would be great alone, as a couple, or with the whole family. I went with my girlfriend, but we both felt...More

3  Thank TheDrJason
Reviewed 8 July 2015

ATM is a great experience but you need to be realistic about your physical condition. I'm a 68 year old male and thought I was in pretty good shape. But this is a grueling trip, especially if you go in the wet season when the...More

3  Thank Henryact
Reviewed 3 July 2015

This place is insane! I am still blown away that tourists can enter and explore this cave with all the pots, skeletal remains and beautiful crystallised formations. If you are looking for a single tour to do while around San Ignacio I would highly recommend...More

2  Thank Justin T
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This was one of my favorite excursions. Caves and their history about how they were formed and how they were used is so interesting . The current was strong the day we went so we had to work hard to get into the cave but...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2015

1: I don't think there any other place on this planet where you climb through a river in a cave, climb rocks and have archaeological features. 2: Must go in the cave with a registered guide. 3: You should be physically fit for this tour....More

2  Thank RichardPangea
Reviewed 28 June 2015

This was one of the remarkable tours of my life. My wife and I are not exactly outdoor adventure types -- we are 57 year old writers from the wilds of NYC -- but the rigors of swimming, walking, climbing, swimming some more and crossing...More

1  Thank Craig Z
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Treking through rain forest, wading through rivers, swimming in cave rivers, climbing through chambers... all to reach mayan remains, 1000s of years old. Totally amazing!

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Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

Wow, what an amazing experience. Martin from discovery expeditions was our tour guide today and he did a fantastic job. He was very friendly and well educated about the area. Bring a spare change of clothes for afterwards, you will get wet walking through a...More

1  Thank Daniel C
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amy T
Looking to do ATM in September...what are chances that water levels will be too high to get in?
25 June 2017|
Response from LMotto | Reviewed this property |
Hello, My wife and I did the ATM Tour in January this year and during our 5 day stay at the Mystic River Resort ( OUTSTANDING) it rained all night twice. Once during our stay the ATM Cave tour... More
My husband is 75, strong and capable of backpacking, hiking, but he does not swim. Could he do this?
16 May 2017|
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Response from Kiderly | Reviewed this property |
They take you on an alternate route, so he'd miss some of the cave sites. Our guide said some people say they can swim because they don't want to miss out on stuff, thinking that it's not a serious requirement, but it is... More
My husband and myself would love to do this tour ... we come in to Port on Carnival Cruise line on 3-29-2017. Is there any way for us to take this tour and be back to the ship by 4:30
23 March 2017|
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Response from Francis T |
Hire a taxi for the day. Meet at Teakettle the travel agency véhicule that you have previously booked and informed of your hour impératives. Could be possible to do. Good luck.
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