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Actun Tunichil Muknal: Tours & Tickets

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This remote cave is filled with relics left over from the Mayans.
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Reviewed 1 February 2019

Actun Tunichil Muknal. The famous ATM Cave tour. This was probably the craziest most haunting thing I’ve ever done. National Geographic proclaimed the ATM Cave the number one sacred cave in the world and many people have traveled to Belize just for this “tour.” It...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank bradybigalke
Reviewed 1 February 2019

The cave is a world wonder, but are some tips for making your experience memorable indeed: Wear good hiking or running shoes. "Relieve yourself" before entering the cavern. Our trek took the better part of 3 hours, and there are no bathrooms inside. Be in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Edward M
Reviewed 29 January 2019

I booked the ATM Cave tour through Mayawalk in downtown San Ignacio. They were very professional and had outstanding guides. A short bus ride from San Ignacio, led us to a parking lot and trail head. The hike to the ATM cave was amazing, we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 29 January 2019

This was truly one of the highlights of our visit to Belize. I read a LOT of reviews on this tour before I finally decided that I wanted to do it myself. The reviews that I read really helped me decide that I was indeed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
14  Thank Brooklet425
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

I booked the ATM Caves and I wasn’t disappointed. I booked right through my hostel and that included transportation, lunch, the guide, the equipment and the entrance fee to the caves. Pending on what time you book, they picked me up at 7:30am and I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Eastcoast53
Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

ATM is a magnificent cave journey through water, a lot of water- make sure you get a life jacket, you’ll enjoy it more I’m told- Basilio didn’t offer us life jackets. We were Basilio’s afternoon on Christmas Day 2018. He was late returning from his...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank mcgm5050
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Safety and fun all in one super tour. Highly recommend Maximum Adventure Tours. We booked with these guys on the pedestrian walking area – you will see the high up sign. They answered all questions. Max 8 persons per guide. Need proper footwear for easy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TVandAN
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Our family of four enjoyed every moment of the ATM tour! Our driver, Jeremy, picked us up from our lodge and drive us to ATM caves. He also provided lunch at the end of the tour. We had an amazing guide, Fernando, who was attentive...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank ImIrishKate
Reviewed 29 December 2018

This tour requires a hike, including a few river crossings, and then wading through water and climbing across rocks to get to the main chamber. But it's fun and the main chamber is fascinating - you get to see calcified mayan ruins, including skeletons in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shivani T
Reviewed 25 December 2018

Do you like to go inside scary looking caves? Yes? Good. No? Well, you should consider this tour anyway, because it is legitimately amazing - but let's be honest, it's not exactly a tour suitable for all. Known as the Cave of the Crystal Sepulchre...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from ScoopMakovec | Reviewed this property |
Not in that river inside the cave.
11 June 2019|
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Response from ginjerome | Reviewed this property |
Being able to climb a jungle gym will be far more important than being able to swim well. While the water does get deep in places, there is no current whatsoever, and the guides provide life jackets for anyone who wants... More
26 February 2019|
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