Barton Creek Tour

The Barton Creek Tour is good for people of all ages. You’ll get go caving in a canoe and see Mennonites, Mayan ruins, and some stunning Belize jungle.

from $ 122


Free cancellation

up to 30 days in advance

 Belize
 Belize
  • Duration: 5 hrs
  • Available Days: Every day
  • Schedule: 9:00 AM, 2:00 PM
  • Inquire for Transportation
  • Free cancellation up to 30 days prior
  • Mobile Ticket Included
  • Offered in English, Spanish

Experience Highlights

Boat Tours
Cave Exploration
Barton Creek Cave

Barton Creek passes through a remote underground water cave system in a canoe. While canoeing through the cave you'll see large and colorful formations, skeletal remains, and other cultural artifacts left behind by the Mayas centuries ago. It is believed that the Mayas once used this cave for ritual burials.

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, sunscreen, water, insect repellant, camera,binoculars, and raingear if needed Dress: Short or long pants and sturdy footwear, sleeve lengths are optional

What's included

Transportation, equipment, guide, entrance fee, 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.

Traveler Comments

Good guide, good information, nice trip in a cool cave when outside temps were in the 100s. We enjoyed the cave tour and the stop along the way to visit with the Amish. The visit wasn't part of the trip, but our guide went out of his way to stop and chat with a local. The meal was good, too!

- TONY S, MAY 2019

Great tour. Loved the option to swim at the end. Overall amazing experience!

- KELSEY M, APR 2019
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