Cave-tubing For Cruise Ship Guest - Belize City

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Once your ship visits the Belize City Port or FSTV, enjoy this tour. we tour on SHIP TIME, Anytime of the day your ship arrives, 7:00,8:00,9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00.. read more
    Airports
    Philip S.W. Goldson Intl Airport, Belize City BelizeBelize City Municipal Airport, Belize City Belize
    Ports
    fort st. tourism village terminal 1 exit street sideBelize City Cruise Port, FSTVNOT AVAILABLE from NCL HARVEST CAYE" />
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Our guides meet you at the designated area, then everyone gets into the mini bus and drive thru the rural areas of Belize whilst the guides share information of the country, at the National Park there are modern restroom facilities. Ready for swimming and hiking the guides provide you with a Helmet, jacket and lights. The walk continues for twenty minutes crossing the river three times, upon arrival at the caves, you are provided with a luxury tube with head-rest, mesh bottom seating and rope links making the float very easy as the guide navigates the tubes thru the cave system beneath the Maya mountains, the caves have many formations and a small waterfall and the guides provide geological and historical information as you float along. at the exit of the caves, the float continues downstream into sunny areas along the river and eventually arrive at the parking area. then its a one hour drive to the city of Belize where the roundtrip ends. a hundred percent wet and wild day.

Know More about this tour

The experienced guide meets you in the morning and using air-conditioned transportation the drive continues through the city of Belize and along the rural areas. the Guides share stories and information of the country and local culture. arriving at the National Park located in the Rainforest, rest room break and preparation to get 100 % wet. the guide provides the life jacket, helmets and lights. the 25 minute walk starts and the guides point out interesting plant, vines, flowers, trees and any birds and wildlife along the path, sharing the local customs of the nature, flora and fauna. the walk ends at the mouth of the caves where the luxury tubes are located. our staff takes the tubes up to the caves earlier in the morning so you can walk hands free, while going to the caves. Once seated in the river Cadillac tubes, that have head rest, mesh seat bottoms and comfortable hand rest, the Guide pulls the tubes downstream, controlling the float, direction and speed, and stopping along unique formations and the small waterfall located inside this huge magnificent cave system, the float last unto 2 hours, then you exit the caves in the sunny river area where the fun float continues another 20 minutes downstream. the float ends and you are back at the parking area, restroom break, dry off , then its time for the ciesta drive back to the port of Belize and Belize city.

Inclusions

shared Transportation

tubes with mesh seating bottom, all around grab rope, cup holders, head rest

a cave guide for every 8 guest

Helmets

Jackets

Lights

our personnel carry the tubes to the caves for you

Exclusions

Gratuities

Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Children must be accompanied by an adult

children minimum height 40 inches

bring towels, swimwear, refillable water bottles

tennis shoe to walk on gravel path and river crossings

no flip flops

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers

Traveler Reviews

  • 11-Feb-2020

    Beautiful trip with excellent guide. Made the tour one of of the best we had. Would recommend it to all.

  • 05-Feb-2020

    The guide was extremely knowledgeable about belizean culture and history. 45 minute walk and 3 water crossings 1 semi challenging. Lazy river maybe too slow if you are seeking adventure.

  • 05-Feb-2020

    This is a V.I.V. tour. The good: we were met at the cruise port. The guide Rocco aka "The Rock" was great, very knowledgeable, friendly, and willing to help with anything. The tubing was fun and relaxing. You just sit back and enjoyed the scenery. The guide done all the work, navigating and guiding the tubes. You do not have to carry your tube to the entry point. That is a big plus. The tubes have a mesh flooring which was much more comfortable then any I saw used by other vendors. We were in a group of 6, the maximum group size is 8. This is much better than being in a very large group like most of the other vendors including the ship tour. Basically all that gets wet is your legs and butt unless you want to get wet in the river. The cave was interesting. The ride lasted approx. 1-1.5 hour. You get to also float down the river after exiting the cave which you do not get to do with most vendors. The price($49) is the best you will find. The bad: It is a long drive (1 hr) to the debarkation point. It is a long walk(1 mile+), not a hard walk, to the tubing entry point. You walk from the end point to the entry point then float back to the beginning. You do have to carry your tube from the end point back up to the supply shelter approx. 250 yds. That's about it. If you're looking for a tubing tour, this is probably one of the best tours. Overall, it was good except for the drive to and from.

  • 22-Jan-2020

    We had a wonderful experience doing this. Our tour guides were so knowledgeable and personable. They explained so much not only about the caves but about Belize as we were traveling to the caves. Would highly recommend this tour and hopefully you get Rock and Marco Polo as your guides

  • 19-Nov-2019

    The tour company was very easy to find right outside of the port. They took us right over to the bus where we met with all of the guides. We took a bus ride wherein they told us all about the local culture of the country and within 45 minutes we were at the jungle entrance. We took a 40 minute walk through the jungle and had to cross 3 river beds. We got to the entrance of the tubing and it was absolutely beautiful. While they were finishing inflating our tubes we took pictures and swam in the river...very refreshing! M and M was our guide and he was amazing!! He knew everything about everything and explained in great detail the cave system and pointed out all of the neat things to see. We would definitely do this again and I would recommend to do this if you have a family with small children as the tubes have a mesh bottom and are very comfortable!

  • 09-Sep-2019

    The trip was great. The tour guides were very informative and friendly. We had enough time to explore and get back to the port.

  • 12-Aug-2019

    This was the most incredible experience I've ever had!! V.I.V. Tours is the ONLY way to go!!! Feualius aka Fabulous was the most informative, passionate, sincere and genuinely honest tour guide. Once we exited the cruise port, he was there, very easy to find. He did account for the time needed to tender and not dock, so that was a relief. We had a small group of only five, and that made ALL the difference. Fab was so informative and so proud of his country, that alone made the ride to the mountains wonderful. There were a LOT of people there, and they made up very large groups. Because it was just five of us and Fabulous, our tour was personal. While everyone else was just hustle and bustle to get it over with, Fabulous took us all for a cool swim before starting out, he took us to the bat cave, let us get under the waterfalls and let the other tours pass us by while he took the time to really give us an experience. V.I.V. Tours also had the better of all the inflatable tubes (quality, look, durability)... Learned SO much, and the sites were breathtaking. Going back to see the other eight cave systems... Thank you Fabulous!!!!

  • 03-Jul-2019

    We had a great time and the guides were very knowledgeable. We also enjoyed the information they gave us on Belize and Belize City while we were riding to the caves. Bad part was that the bus we were riding in broke down and caused our trip to last longer. We did not get to do much shopping.

  • 26-Apr-2019

    Very knowledgeable tour guides. I had to buy the crocs from at the entrance due to my swim shoes not being thick enough. Have to walk on river rocks for 30mins to the cave. Bring your own reusable water bottle due to no disposable ones allowed in the area. life jacket and helmet with light provided. Food for purchase at site is very delicious and affordable.

  • 31-Dec-2018

    If we returned to Belize, we would definitely do this again! Just so much fun and a different way to explore caves, if that is your interest. This would have been a five star activity if we hadn't had to wait 20-30 minutes for them to blow up the floats at the ingress site. Many similar excursions make you carry your own float to the ingress so this was definitely an advantage to walk through the jungle with one of the guides telling us about the plants and animals we saw on the way. Note that at the national park site where you park, there are bathrooms and changing rooms as well as some local vendors and a little food. I recommend bringing your own lunch as with the long drive get to the site and then the tubing, you may be short on time to return on time to your cruise ship. They made sure we returned on time, but that made shopping and eating on site a 10 minute activity. Just so you know! But definitely, arrange this activity. And if you are in the area and not on a cruise ship, talk to this vendor about the longer cave-tubing adventures!