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Float through an ancient underground cave system and hike through the Belizean rain forest on a cave tubing adventure from San Ignacio. This full-day excursion takes you deeper than shorter tours, with time to experience three different caves once used for mysterious Maya ceremonies. Back in the daylight, free-float through the jungle, swim in a natural pool, and enjoy a homemade picnic with rum punch.
- Venture deep into the Belizean rain forest on a full-day cave tubing tour
- Explore an ancient underground cave system with a headlamp and inner tube
- Learn how the caves were once used for sacred Maya ceremonies
- Includes snacks, drinks, and a picnic-style lunch
What to Expect
Meet in downtown San Ignacio and enjoy the 1.5-hour drive on the scenic Western Highway to the Caves Branch River trailhead. Don the provided headlamp, helmet, and inflatable inner tube, before a 45-minute hike on a flat trail through the Belizean jungle to the first cave entrance. Float along the river’s gentle currents in and out of winding cave systems, marveling at intricate rock formations with the help of your headlamp. Along the way, learn about the area’s geology and the history of the Maya people, who considered these caves the sacred entrance to the underworld. Break for a snack and a refreshing swim in a natural jungle pool before floating through the third and final cave, home to wild bat colonies. Back in the sunlight, relax on a 20-minute float down the open river to the van. Recharge with a provided picnic lunch, before the return drive to San Ignacio.
19 Burns Avenue, San Ignacio, Belize
Returns to original departure point
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- National Park fees
- Picnic lunch with a drink
- Rum punch
- Use of helmet, headlamps, and inner tubes
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Vegetarian option is available. Request at time of booking if required
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund
- Height restriction of minimum of 48 inches
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We had such a great experience on the Mountain Pine Ridge tour, we decided to do a second tour with MayWalk the following day--cave tubing at the Nohoch Che'en Caves Branch Archaeological Reserve. My husband loved this tour (even though his off-brand water shoes fell apart,…
Date of experience: February 2020
This was a delightful trip through two caves. Very interesting things to see including a few stalactites and some bats. Our guide was very informative about the caves and history and answered many questions about the country and its people. I also appreciated her help with…
There are many excursion companies out there but I highly recommend Mayan Walk. Giselle (?) our guide was amazing - fun and extremely knowledgeable. We ziplined first and then tubed through the caves... poor girl paddled with me and my friend attached (we were a small group of 4…
Date of experience: February 2020
They do need to update the description. We didn’t have a picnic (lunch at a nearby restaurant instead—included in cost), and we didn’t stop for a snack & swim before the last cave, and we saw no human remains. Other than that this trip was just great. Karim (sp?) was our…
Date of experience: January 2020
Giselle was our tour guide and she is amazing. She was very patient; my Mom who is in her 70's was lagging behind a little bit and she carried by Mom's inner tub the whole way. Mayawalk was very accomodating b/c my Mom was sick on the morning of our original scheduled tour and…
Date of experience: December 2019
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