Altun Ha And Cave Tubing Tour From Belize City

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This 6-hour tour will take you to Altun Ha, the ruins of an ancient Mayan city in Belize. You will also have the opportunity to go cave tubing along the Branch Rivera Caves.


  • All entrance fees included
  • All necessary equipment included
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Lunch included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

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This tour will take you to visit a Mayan ruin where you can learn about a great civilization that inhabited Belize over 3,000 years ago. Journey through the Mayan underworld, tubing through underground caves over 175,000 years old as your headlights reveal many untouched crystal formations below the surface of the earth.

Altun Ha was first settled somewhere around 250 BC, with construction of the buildings beginning in 100 AD and continuing throughout the Classic Period that ended in the 10th century. Some 10,000 Mayans lived in and around Altun Ha, which was a significant trading center as evidenced by the large amounts of jade and obsidian excavated here in the early sixties and seventies.

Altun Ha Tour: spanning a 25 square mile area roughly an hour from Belize City, Altun Ha is made up of two central plazas surrounded by towering temples that enclose the palm strewn land. The larger of the two plazas, Plaza A, is the site of a mysterious tomb discovered beneath one of the temples called Temple of the Green Tomb. Jade, jewelry, flints and skins are among the three hundred remnants that were unearthed here.

Cave tubing provides thrills to suit nearly any age and fitness level. After a brief 30-minute hike to the entrance of the cave, inner tubes are used to float along the Caves Branch River. See your light flicker upon strange shapes and the ultimate darkness beyond.
Hear the echo of your own voice bounce off the distant walls. Listen to the water dripping from the ceiling, creating spectacular formations in the stunning chambers. And while you might be expecting dark and claustrophobic passageways, you are likely to find enormous chambers and cathedral-sized rooms.
You will be driven back to your hotel or cruise port at the end of the tour.

Inclusions for Altun Ha And Cave Tubing Tour From Belize City

  • Entrance fees
  • Fuel surcharge
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Local taxes
  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Bottled water

Exclusions for Altun Ha And Cave Tubing Tour From Belize City

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Not recommended for participants with back problems

Please dress appropriately for this tour

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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8 Traveler Reviews

  • Amazing Tour! We lucked out and went on a day where there were no cruise ships, so we were one of maybe 10 people at the ruins. The drive was about an hour/ hour and a half from Belize City to the ruins. When we were at the ruins it was slightly drizzling so be careful as my husband slipped and hurt his need we are young and in good health so be careful if this is a concern. Cave tubing was awesome! The water was cool and refreshing when we went in early December. We had to walk about a half hour with a large tub so make sure you are able to. If you can, bring water shoes as you are required to wear some type of close toed shoe no flip flops. We ended up again being the only people going through the caves when we went we saw others coming out as we went up and down but had the caves to ourselves. It was quiet and eerie at some points but amazing.

  • We booked the private tour and it was wonderful! Our tour guide, Jerson, was amazing! Very knowledgeable about the sites we visited and general knowledge about Belize. We spent the whole day with him and really enjoyed his friendliness, sense of humor and professionalism. This was our first time to see Mayan ruins and they are quite impressive. The Cave Tubing is a must! Unlike anything we had seen before. We were glad we choose to include both locations on our excursion. FYI - It is required that you wear tennis shoes or pool shoes on the tubing. They rent 3 and sell 10 shoes there. Nice bathroom facilities at the Caves so you can change in and out of your suit there if you don't want to wear it under your clothes. You WILL get wet from your bottom down. We were very happy with this company and this excursion!

  • We had a nice time on this tour. Our tour guide, Davin, took the time to wait for our friends because we had gotten separated the day before. He was very knowledgeable and told about different plant species, termiteswhich three of us tried-nutty taste, and even showed us the money tree. The caves were phenomenal and the formations were intricate. This tour was the best, most relaxing experience. At lunch we tried gibnut, a local dish which was quite tasty actually. The three if us who had it could understand why Queen Elizabeth had it on her last visit to Belize. The Mayan ruins at Altun ha were impressive and 4 of us climbed all the way to the top of one structure and were rewarded by awesome views. We highly recommend this tour!

  • Amazing trip! Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable and friendly. Highly recommend this tour.

  • We were greeted by our tour guide holding a sign with my name on it which was absolutely great because we had no clue where to go meet because we had no wifi to pull up our voucher lol. Roberto Lopez was our amazing, very informative, very friendly, accommodating guide. We headed out to the caves for tubing, it's about an hours drive from the marina, and a 25min easy hike to the opening of the cave. The hike is very scenic but long. The river was calm so tubing and getting a history lesson about the caves was awesome! It's a short walk back after tubing. Next stop was lunch at a local restaurant along the way to Altun Ha, the food was great and the staff very friendly. The drive to the ruins was long, about a hour and a half so we didn't have a lot of time to spent visiting the ruins but because Roberto was very knowledgeable we learned a lot in the 30mins we were there. He was very conscious of the time we had to be back at the marina to catch the last tender, we made it back with 20 mins to spare! This was an awesomely amazing excursion made possible by our great guide Roberto! I will definitely book though this tour company again and request Roberto!

  • Awesome excursions. Our guide Keith was awesome.

  • Dorian was amazing and funny! Great guide!

  • Our tour guide was absolutely amazing! So knowledgable, funny, and kind. I would have never expected such an amazing experience. The cave tubing was such a blast- I have never experience water so fresh. I recommend stopping by the coconut stand for a refreshment! The ruins were also beautiful. Our guide was incredibly helpful and well spoken. Would take tours from him again any time!

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