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Barton Creek Cave

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Cave Exploration by canoe , deep into the Maya Mountains on the Barton Creek . See where the Maya held rituals to there Gods of the underworld.
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| Upper Barton Creek, Belize
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many caves to visit in Belize, but this one allows you to sit in a boat and be guided through the natural wonders of a limestone cave with a fabulous history of Mayan archaeology. My tour was through the San Ignacio Resort Hotel,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank X2550CNjohn
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

The cave was amazing, we did it twice. The stalactites and stalagmites were just beautiful and so many. The ceiling were crazy high. Best part no crowds. We didn’t do ATM so I can’t compare but it is in the same area and the pictures...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank V7558PSdebs
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

We did the Barton creek cave canoe with David Simpson of David's Adventure Tours. David's shop is near the market in San Ignacio. David was a pioneer in the discovery of this cave, the creation of park status for the cave, and the protection of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 514staciez
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Mike's is awesome! Arranged a ride to get us from San Ignacio. The drive to Mike's is bumpy, but scenic. At Mike's, we met Jose our cave guide. He was amazing; very funny and knowledgeable! you don't need to bring anything but your camera on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank lindseypesek
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We, pickup our firends at their guest house in San Ignacio, and drove 45 minutes to Barton Creek Cave. We took our friend to visit Barton Creek Cave on the upper part of the Baton Creek Area passing nearby a Mennonite conservative community of Barton...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Javier Oscar C
Reviewed 20 September 2018

David has become a true friend of ours in a short time. David's Adventures can be found on the edge of the San Ignacio market. His big and loving smile drawn you into his store. We got to know David through our friends in San...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Tessa V
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Barton Creek Cave was amazing and my favorite part of our trip to Belize! We did not do ATM so I cannot compare but I'm glad we chose BCC over ATM. It was more intimate as we did the extended tour which is only offered...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Ishita G
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Nice cave! Cold cave water makes for a refreshing Swim. Getting to Barton creek has its challenges. You must cross a river to get to Barton creek. It is low in dry season so vehicle can pass with ease. But in rainy season, the river...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Annmariep_bz
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Portillo tours conducted our group's cave-tubing experience. We enjoyed the help of our guides, the beautiful and clear water, the amazing caves

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kcw66
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This was our first cave in Belize and we loved it! We are family of four (2 teens) and we are not athletic enough (and I am too claustrophobic) for ATM but I found this cave captivating and just beautiful. We had a fantastic guide...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Sharon E
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2 December 2018|
Response from Javier Oscar C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can take 5 years old Kids . The is life jackets and the water lazily flow out of the cave.
23 December 2017|
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Response from BCCBelize | Property representative |
You can easily drive here, There are two ways one is completely dry and the other is a river crossing , Currently the river is about 6 inch deep , this varies on and in rainy season . Coming from Georgeville the first... More
7 September 2017|
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Response from BCCBelize | Property representative |
If you drive to the cave you will get a local guide who grew up here on site and will do a very special and different tour then the organized tours from town ... The price is 50 US each , the drive is good and a lot of fun... More