Barton Creek Cave Tour

Canoe down Barton Creek to see an enormous and mystical cave that played an important role in local Maya culture. Once you paddle inside, it’s easy to see why the Maya chose this awe-inspiring cave as a site for ceremonies. Guides on this half-day tour are well-versed in Maya history as well as natural history.

from $ 203


Free cancellation

up to 30 days in advance

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  • Duration: 1 hrs
  • Available Days: Every day
  • Schedule: 8:00 AM, 1:00 PM
  • Hotel Transport Included
  • Free cancellation up to 30 days prior
  • Mobile Ticket Included
  • Offered in English, Spanish

Experience Highlights

Cave Exploration
Kayaking
Barton Creek Cave

The interior of the cave shifts from room to room—in some places the ceilings are high and cathedral-like, while in other spots the ceiling is quite low. The tour ends at a spot where you can swim around the Barton Creek waterfalls. You can arrange for guides to bring along a packed lunch.
Note: Participants should be comfortable being in fairly confined spaces.

Attraction Visited

Barton Creek Cave

Barton Creek Cave is one of the most fascinating wet caves in Belize. A tour of Barton Creek Cave involves gently paddling a two-man canoe across the cave’s still water, guided only by headlamps that light up the intricate stalactites and stalagmites that make up the limestone walls. It is one of the few wet caves in Belize where exploring doesn’t require swimming or tubing. Please note that the cave ceiling is quite low in places, and all visitors should be comfortable in dark.

Barton Creek Cave

What to Bring

Hat, extra clothes, water, insect repellant, camera and raingear if needed.

What's included

Guided canoe tour and the option of a packed lunch.

Transportation

Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.

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