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This remote cave is filled with relics left over from the Mayans.
Tea Kettle Village, Belize
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Reviewed 6 days ago

To access the cave, you need to swim a river, wade through flooded sections, climb rockfalls, and squeeze through tight spaces between rocks while you're in neck-deep water. Wear shorts and a t-shirt over a bathing suit, and water shoes with socks. Do not attempt...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wear clothes that you can stay wet in all day! No walking around in bathing suits. It’s not permitted This was so amazing and so much fun. Challenging in some areas and you stay in water the entire time (from ankle deep to some swimming)....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BeckTraveler
Reviewed 17 February 2019

It wasn't too busy when we were there. Hopefully it stays that way. There are a limited number of guides. It is a fairly difficult thing to do, but it brings in people of all sizes. I thought some of the Mayan details are conjecture,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ABGood11
Reviewed 6 February 2019 via mobile

Thank you Mayan tours for wonderful ATM tour. I've had extensive surgery on joint replacements and felt very safe during the tour. Amazing tour, hard work but expertly done

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank H2307FOtracyp
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 28 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
Thank BZimm08
Reviewed 28 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
8  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
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26 February 2019|
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Response from bradybigalke | Reviewed this property |
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9 January 2019|
Response from Regal_Blue | Reviewed this property |
Hi Penny, The answer depends on whether you mean cave tubing in the ATM Cave or elsewhere, but the answer is most likely a no. There are plenty of restrictions within the ATM cave (both natural and man made). For instance... More