Cave Tubing, Black Hole Drop & Zip Lining

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One of the most unique adventures available in Belize is called “cave tubing”. The ancient Maya that once dominated Belize believed that caves were sacred nexuses to the world of the gods. Today, visitors can climb aboard an inner tube to ride down the placid Caves Branch River, entering miles of passageways that still feature artifacts and sacred objects left behind by Maya priests.

Cave tubing in Belize is a special opportunity to gently sail down a beautiful and pristine river, sailing through lots of branching passageways to marvel at the long-lost world of the ancient Maya.

Cave tubing at the Caves Branch Archeological Site begins with an easy hike up to the entrance where guides will outfit each participant with their own inner tube. From there, the guide will lead the flotilla around a bend, each tuber passing from the bright sunshine filtering down through the jungle foliage into a wonderland of enormous caverns. The journey continues as the group floats out of one cave only to then sail into another one.

The comfort of the inner tube, the delightfully refreshing water, and the marvels on display in these sacred passageways are a true tonic for the mind, body and soul. Ideal for families or solo meditations, cave tubing is a special way to become one with a sacred site that has lain untouched for more than a thousand years.

Cave Tubing, Black Hole, Zip Lining Tour Highlights

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Cave Tubing

Cave tubing is the experience of floating through a cave system and is Belize’s most popular tours. You can gently cruise down the Caves Branch River System into an underground cave used by ancient Mayas. Within these vast caverns you can witness incredible formations of stalactites and stalagmites some shaped like human and wildlife figures.

The access point is at mile 37 on the Western Highway and is an hour away from San Ignacio. It also includes a forty minute hike through the jungle. After you float down the river, you will arrive at the same spot that you entered.

At this same location, the visitor also has the opportunity to do zip lining and the black hole drop.

Zip Lining

You can soar through the jungle of treetops high above the forest floor, with nothing below you but green vegetation. You will do a total of seven platforms with a beginners run of only 150 feet and six other runs which range from 200 to 600 feet between treetop platforms. It also entails a jungle hike from one platform to the other.

Black Hole Drop

This tour begins with a hike into the foothills of the Maya Mountain and at the end of the hike; you prepare to descend for over 200 feet

Belize Cave Tubing Tour Details:

Departure: 9:00 am or 12:30 pm from CPVR

Duration: Half day tour

Habitat at Cave tubing: sub-tropical jungle rainforest

Difficulty of the tour: Medium

Fitness: Good

Dress code for the tour: Light clothing, adequate hiking footwear

What to bring along: Camera, bug spray, sunscreen, water and change of clothing

Note: This tour is run by a separate company therefore transportation to and from is at extra cost.

Black Hole Drop

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The edge of the Actun Lock Tunich sink hole is over 300 feet above the basin below and 200 feet above the rainforest. This tour begins with a hike into the foothills of the Maya Mountain and at the end of the hike; you prepare to descend for over 200 feet.

Black Hole Drop Tour Details:

Departure: 7:30 am from CPVR

Duration: Full day tour

Habitat at Black Hole Drop: sub-tropical jungle rainforest

Difficulty of the tour: Very challenging

Fitness: Very Good

Dress code for the tour: Long pants, long sleeves and adequate hiking footwear

What to bring along: Camera, bug spray, sunscreen, water and change of clothing

Note: This tour is run by a separate company therefore transportation to and from is at extra cost.

Belize Zip Lining

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The Zip lining is in close proximity to the Caves Branch Park, it therefore allows you to enjoy two different tours in one day. You can do Cave tubing and Zip lining at this location. Zip lining is an exhilarating experience and has become a popular attraction.

Zip lining Tour Details:

Departure: 9:00 am or 12:30 pm from CPVR

Duration: Half day tour

Habitat at Zip lining: sub-tropical jungle rainforest

Difficulty of the tour: Medium

Fitness: Good

Dress code for the tour: Light clothing, adequate footwear

What to bring along: Camera, bug spray, sunscreen, and water

Note: This tour is run by a separate company therefore transportation to and from is at extra cost.

Please contact us at info@cahalpech.com for pricing and more information on these Belize tours.