Caving Tubing Adventures

Floating the Mayan “Underworld”

Mayan caves tour in Belize

Cave Tubing / Belize Zoo

This jungle adventure begins with a 15-minute flight to Belize City, followed by a 45-minute drive to what has been dubbed as the “Best Little Zoo in the world”, the Belize Zoo.

Enjoy a guided tour of the zoo as you walk by the enclosures of mostly rescued animals indigenous to Belize and Central America. Species would include Jaguars, Ocelots, Howler Monkeys, and the elusive Tapir. After, you are driven down the Western Highway another 25 minutes to the cave system. Your guide will provide a Belizean lunch between activities. Once on-site, there is a hike to the caves where the tubing begins. The cave tubing lasts about 1 hour.

This tour is a full-day trip leaving the island around 7:15 AM and returning around 5:00 PM. Continental breakfast, lunch, water, sodas, and transfers included. Private tours are available.

Cave Tubing/ Xunantunich Maya Ruins

You will first take a 15-minute flight to the mainland, then a 1 ¾-hour drive to western Belize and the Maya ruins of Xunantunich. You will walk through the central plaza and learn of the city’s importance and its surroundings to the Maya, its historical significance, and you can climb the El Castillo temple.

Enjoy lunch at a local Belizean-style restaurant then enjoy a 45-minute drive to the cave tubing site. A 30-minute hike on a jungle trail leads to Xibalba: “the underworld.” Float through the primary cave system for 1 hour and learn the significance of this cave to the ancient Maya.

It’s a wet and wild adventure, so be sure to bring an extra set of dry clothing. Lastly, there is a 1-hour drive back to the flight to take you home. This is a full-day tour from 6:15 AM to 5:50 PM. Continental breakfast, lunch, water, sodas, and transfers included.

Cave Tubing & Jungle Canopy Zip Line

The day starts with a 15-minute flight to the mainland followed by a 1-hour drive to the Zip Line/Cave system. On arrival, you hike for 10 minutes to the zip line platforms. The zip-line consists of 8 platforms within the rainforest canopy. All landing platforms are equipped with safety gear, handrails, and guides to meet you. The platforms are as high as 85ft into the canopy and as far as 250ft!

After lunch, the guides will equip you with a tube and headlights. The hiking takes about 30 minutes to get to the cave itself. Once on the river, lay back as the river takes you inside the caves. You will get to see the crystalline stalactites and other limestone formations. The cave tubing takes about 1 hour. Changing rooms are on site. Pick-up is at 7:15 AM and you will return around 5:00 PM. Continental breakfast, lunch, water, sodas, and transfers are included. Private tours are available.