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Actun Tunichil Muknal “Cave of the Stone Sepulcher” or ATM Cave as it is locally known is located in the heart of the Belizean Rainforest. A 45 minutes hike to the cave, You will cross the Roaring River on three occasions and the return hike on that...more
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The Atm caves is by far the best cave tour here in Belize. Our guide Patrick was AMAZING!He is very knowledgeable and entertaining. His story of the cave and its history is beyond perfection.i highly recommend doing the ATM cave tour with Belize Caves &...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MaceyTurner
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visting the ATM caves was one of the highlights of our trip. The cave was incredible and our tour guide was very knowledgeable - it was amazing to hear about the history of the cave. There was lots of climbing and minimial swimming involved. You...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ClaireLee7
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the most amazing experiences of my life, if not the most amazing, and our guide Basilio was a big part of it. Ask for him! It can certainly be a challenging trip. You're in water most of the time, sometimes ankle-deep,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a bit nervous about doing the ATM Cave but were very glad we did! We went with Emil Gamez from Bird Trekking Belize and he was terrific! We would highly recommend him as a guide--- extremely knowledgeable and we felt very safe with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wnder
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazingly beautiful cave with stalagtites, mites, columns and crystal formations and huge rooms with artifacts and skeletal remains dating back to 550 AD. Pick your guide carefully as they can really make the trip. Be prepared to swim and squeeze through small places and basically...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wecreations
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are several thorough reviews about the tour, so I won’t duplicate that part. This is an intense, wet, dark adventure like Indiana Jones movies! You need to be in shape, be able to walk 6+ miles, swim short distances, climb up/down rocks and not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robert B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Thank mcgm5050
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ATM cave tour is considered the number 1 attraction in Belize by National Geographic so we booked it. Some reports said it was moderately challenging and others said it was very challenging. Before deciding if this tour is for you please consider the following...More

Date of experience: December 2018
6  Thank likethewind27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn’t really done our homework before going on the tour - I think if I’d realised how much scrambling over rocks and swimming it would entail I wouldn’t have done it! But our guide was brilliant and I thoroughly enjoyed it. It’s a trip...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Natalie222Uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an incredible tour well worth the cost. The hike is not difficult but does have 3 water crossings in waist deep to neck deep rivers. Once at the cave mouth more short swims are necessary to enter the cave. 3 hours are spent...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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mhberg
3 January 2019|
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Response from Megan P | Reviewed this property |
No, I didn’t think it was too much, but only because we chose private tours. If it would have been group tours that we chose, it would have definitely been too much (just because group tours take longer to get through). We... More
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haleyR0
19 November 2018|
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Response from Erica J | Reviewed this property |
The passages are pretty narrow - just inches in some parts so if you suffer from anxiety I don’t recommend it. A friend on the tour with us had to turn back because of this exact issue.
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