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Nim Li Punit (Big Hat)

Near Indian Creek and Golden Stream, Belize
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Great shore excursion

We signed up for this tour on an NCL cruise. The guide, Francisco, from H2O Terra Tours was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
caroles488
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South Riding
Visit to NimliPunit

Always heard about this place but never had an opportunity to visit. Was glad to get the... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
chamor2547
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Belize City, Belize
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This Mayan site is known for its 25 intricately carved stelae, including a figure wearing a large headdress ("Big Hat").
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good53%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Near Indian Creek and Golden Stream, Belize
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We signed up for this tour on an NCL cruise. The guide, Francisco, from H2O Terra Tours was extremely knowledgeable. His tour included not only the history of Belize but also discussed the ancient and current Mayan cultures and the culture of the Belizean people....More

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

Always heard about this place but never had an opportunity to visit. Was glad to get the opportunity to visit one of Belize"s many Maya Sites in the Country. The place is neat and well kept. I didn't mind to pay the park fee to...More

Thank chamor2547
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Took a tour April 26, 2017... Wish I had done a bit of homework in reading up on significance of discovery... Otherwise well organized tour. Note: there is no gift shop yet, or any phamplets of history ... This ruin is short and easy to...More

Thank Vm M
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Visited as part of a cruise ship excursion. The tour guide was very good and the site is in the jungle. Interesting little museum with beautiful Mayan art. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank KeldCNielsen
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Our guide was Lyra Spang and her vast knowledge made this site come alive. It was a royal residence, so if you're looking for large temples, this is not the tour for you. The views were breath taking.

Thank Theresa H
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Tour guides were very friendly, informative and open to questions. The scenery was beautiful and was intrigued by all the history.

Thank mariep070
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We came off the Norwegian at harvest cay. We took a boat ride to shore, then a bus for an hour to the site. Biggest tip: bring a snack. Our tour started at 11am and ended late afternoon. There were no places to get a...More

Thank StephanieWantstoski
Reviewed 31 March 2017

One of the BEST excursions during our 7-Day Western Caribbean cruise from New Orleans with Norwegian while in Belize. Our guide was very informative and very educated (Willy). The park was clean and well taken care of. Our family had a wonderful time hiking through...More

Thank Anita R
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Enjoyed the ruins very much. We had toured 3 different ones and this was one of our favorites. The tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank SuzieQ25
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Nim Li Punit is a lovely Maya archeological site known for its many stellae. It has a small museum and interpretive center with stellae and translations of their inscriptions. The site is easy to explore without a guide. There were no other visitors present when...More

Thank Wilma L
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