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Actun Tunichil Muknal

Tea Kettle Village, Belize
+501 625-6976
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Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Cave from San Ignacio
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This remote cave is filled with relics left over from the Mayans.
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“water shoes” (51 reviews)
“mayan artifacts” (48 reviews)
Tea Kettle Village, Belize
+501 625-6976

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Reviewed 22 October 2014 via mobile

We were fortunate to go with a wonderful guide Emil. We went very early and beat the crowds (definitely recommended). Not that it was that busy but it still feels more powerful with less tourists bumbling around. The place is like nowhere else I've seen....More

1  Thank robkolar
Reviewed 9 October 2014

This was epic! A must do for anyone traveling to belize. We booked through rumors hotel and received a substantial discount. We visited in the off season and pretty much had the place to ourselves I would think that in peak season it may get...More

1  Thank Tariq A
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Don't miss out on this amazing attraction before it gets developed and Americanized! Be aware, you will have to hike, swim, and climb. After a half an hour hike (easy and flat) you reach the entrance to the cave where you have two swim in...More

2  Thank Michelle N
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Words cannot describe how amazing this was. I've never been caving before, but this experience left me longing to do some more subterranean exploring. Also the archaeological aspect is unlike any site I've ever seen. While other archaeological excavations won't let visitors anywhere near the...More

1  Thank Vijay B
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Email Mayawalk, or better yet pop in for a visit on Burns Ave in San Ignacio. Their tour guides are the best and this tour is really something special you have to see to believe. Enter this massive cave structure and as you climb (and...More

Thank Brandy B
Reviewed 21 September 2014

This cave was more intense than we were led to believe. It is really cool, but you WILL need to swim. It will be dark, very dark, and wet, very wet. It is completely worth it once, however. Plan for adventure! My head barely fit...More

1  Thank Jacob A
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Great cave trip, need to swim to the start, tour provided helmet and headlamp, had to climb over, under and through rocks, lots of water and wet, stalactites, stalagmites, and then the payoff all the way in are ceremonial mayan pottery and bones/remains/skulls of ancient...More

Thank chno
Reviewed 7 September 2014

when we first entered the cave, there was continuously water at least up to our knees. there are lots of slippery rocks to climb over. at first I was so terrified I almost had a panic attack but I powered through it and it ended...More

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Exploring the ATM cave with guide Carlos "The Caveman" Panti is an experience not to be missed. His business card says: "Welcome to my world" and that's exactly what you get. In a word, Carlos is passionate: passionate about the ATM, passionate about the rain...More

6  Thank Steve G
Reviewed 3 September 2014

This tour is amazing. We loved getting deep into the culture and having to get wet to do it. I highly recommend this tour for anyone and bring a waterproof camera.

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amy T
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Response from ejergens | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about water levels. But if they say it's ok, then do it. Best tour of my life! Swimming in a dark cave.... you can't beat it.
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
22 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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