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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.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cave entrance” (65 reviews)
“water shoes” (54 reviews)
“mayan artifacts” (50 reviews)
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Tea Kettle Village, Belize
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+501 625-6976
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"cave entrance"
in 65 reviews
"water shoes"
in 54 reviews
"mayan artifacts"
in 50 reviews
"crystal maiden"
in 37 reviews
"skeletal remains"
in 38 reviews
"wear socks"
in 23 reviews
"once in a lifetime"
in 44 reviews
"river times"
in 15 reviews
"change of clothes"
in 29 reviews
"picnic area"
in 20 reviews
"an adventure"
in 41 reviews
"climb a ladder"
in 11 reviews
"dry clothes"
in 21 reviews
"pacz tours"
in 39 reviews
"tight squeezes"
in 18 reviews
"no cameras allowed"
in 17 reviews
"sharp rocks"
in 12 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There were so many things we did in Belize that we loved but this was by far the most unique excursion. Swimming across rivers, hiking through cave rivers, climbing a ladder to see an ancient Mayan skeleton, it was all so incredible. Only weird thing...More

Thank Rs142302
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour was great fun. It had the perfect mix of educational content and adventure. Mayawalk tours were super organised and Hector, our guide was great. Please note, cameras are not allowed on any part of the tour, including the hike to the cave. After...More

Thank Middle16
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us did this excursion last week, it was amazing! We all rated it highly & recommend anyone travelling to Belize to do this tour. As everyone else recommends, eat breakfast first thing; wear waterproof clothing that dries quickly & bring a change...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably the most interesting and challenging thing I'll ever do. Possible danger is involved, so be prepared. Swimming, climbing, descending and scaling are all involved. If you are not in good shape, I would not recommend this endeavor. Sooner or later, this site will be...More

1  Thank Rick K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a tour through the San Ignacio Resort Hotel that included the drive, packed lunch, towels, water, gear and guided tour. Our tour guide Renand(?) was fantastic. This is for the adventurous in relatively good shape. You will swim, hike, spelunk, crawl, stretch, lift and...More

Thank TisforTravels
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Loved everything about this excursion. Went with Belize Family Afvrntures and Eric was amour guide. Super knowledgeable and always made sure that everyone was following and everyone was safe. Food after trek was also very good. One of the highlights from our trip in Belize.

1  Thank ChantalOttawa
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

First off, I want to say that Armillio was a great guide. He was awesome with my kids and very patient with my mother that had a hard time with the more difficult parts of the caves. I have to say I’m pretty disappointed with...More

1  Thank KG006
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Hands down, this was an awesome adventure! The lodge owner that we stayed with arranged our trip with Carlos the Caveman - Eric, who works with Carlos, was our guide. Myself, my husband and our 24 year old daughter did this full day activity. It...More

2  Thank taxladyPA
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

An amazing adventure! The physical adventure of swimming into the cave, climbing the rocks, hiking through the jungle. The knowledge shared about the cave and the people who used them so long ago. Bendybusbuggy's tips below are spot-on! My only addition: don't carry anything in...More

2  Thank sues87
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Incredible experience!! The ActunTunichil Muknal ruins are awesome, our guide from MayaWalk, Hugh, was informative and passionate about sharing the story of the Mayan ancestors, their lives and rituals. There were many bodies of water to cross during the tour, I wore cotton shorts and...More

1  Thank Carleen O
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Sara L
24 April 2018|
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Response from Victoria W | Reviewed this property |
No, but some of the tour companies will email you/give you stock images. Photography is not allowed for anyone.
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Cassie B
14 April 2018|
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Response from Kathi T | Reviewed this property |
I am bigger than this and had no problems getting through. You will be fine I promise:)
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