San Ignacio: Half-Day Cave Canoeing Adventure

San Ignacio: Half-Day Cave Canoeing Adventure

From $75 per person

Drive through a Mennonite community to the remnants of an ancient Mayan civilization. Explore the cool watery underground caverns of Barton Creek by canoe.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Please wait in your hotel lobby
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in the mediative ambiance as you paddle on a canoe through an underground cave system
  • Let the sound of paddle on the peaceful waters harmonizes with your heartbeat
  • Drive through a small traditional Mennonite community
Full description
Depart in the morning from San Ignacio Town and drive through a small, traditional Mennonite community called Barton Creek. Continue on until arriving at the remnants of an ancient Mayan civilization, waiting to be explored in the cool, watery underground caverns. Soak up the mediative energy as you paddle on a canoe through an underground cave system. Relax as the sound of paddle on the peaceful waters harmonizes with your heartbeat. Float along the ancient Maya waterway inside the mountain while your local guide sheds light on the significance of the cave to the Mayas. Learn about the different rituals and ceremonies which were conducted inside of the cave, among them human sacrifices, bloodletting rituals, agricultural rituals, and possible fertility rites. Hear also about the geology of the cave. Conclude the tour with a one-hour drive back to San Ignacio.
Includes
  • Entrance fees
  • Water
  • Snacks: chips and salsa, watermelon
  • Rum punch
  • Tour guide
  • Transportation
  • Equipment rental: canoe, paddles, helmets, PFD, headlight, spot light
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • Wheelchair users
  • People under 3 ft 3 in (100 cm)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Comfortable shoes
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Product ID: 379279