Exploring the Spectacular Caves of Belize
Uncover the hidden wonders of Belize's caves this season
Book Top Experiences and Tours in Belize:If youʻre booking your trip to Belize last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
- Caye Caulker: Hol Chan Marine Reserve 7-Stop Snorkeling Tour
- San Ignacio: Crystal Cave & Blue Hole National Park + Lunch
- From Belize: One-Way Shared Shuttle to San Ignacio
- Belize City: Mayan Temple Exploration, Cave-Tube, & Zipline
- Caye Caulker: 7-Stop Snorkeling in the Belize Barrier Reef
Belize, a small Central American country known for its lush rainforests and abundant marine life, is also a treasure trove of breathtaking caves. These stunning natural formations are a must-visit for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers. With over 900 caves scattered across the country, Belize offers a wide range of options for exploring these underground wonders. From ancient Mayan ceremonial sites to crystal-clear underground rivers, the caves of Belize are waiting to be discovered.
1. Actun Tunichil Muknal
Embark on a thrilling adventure through the Actun Tunichil Muknal cave system. This renowned cave, also known as ATM, is home to a sacred Mayan ceremonial site. Explore the underground chambers filled with ancient artifacts and learn about the Mayan civilization's fascinating rituals. Book a guided tour to ensure a safe and informative visit to this awe-inspiring cave.
2. Great Blue Hole
Dive into the world-famous Great Blue Hole, a giant marine sinkhole off the coast of Belize. Though not a traditional cave, this underwater marvel offers a unique opportunity to explore its deep vertical walls and incredible marine life. Book a diving or snorkeling excursion to witness the stunning coral formations and encounter diverse underwater species.
3. Cave Tubing at Jaguar Paw
Experience the thrill of cave tubing at Jaguar Paw, a popular adventure destination in Belize. Float along the gentle currents of underground rivers and discover the beauty of the cave system. As you drift through the darkness, admire the magical limestone formations and listen to the echoes of the ancient Mayan world. A guided cave tubing tour ensures a safe and memorable journey.
4. Blue Hole National Park
Visit the Blue Hole National Park, a natural wonderland encompassing the inland Blue Hole and St. Herman's Cave. Embark on a guided tour to explore both above and below ground. Hike through the lush rainforest, swim in the refreshing Blue Hole, and venture into the intriguing depths of St. Herman's Cave. Experience the best of Belize's natural beauty in one stunning location.