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Altun Ha Maya Site and Belize Zoo Combo Tour

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Great small site

Close to Belize City, site has improved significantly albeit it is smaller than most other sites from neighbouring countries.

Reviewed 20 October 2012
San Jose Succotz, Belize
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San Jose Succotz, Belize
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128 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2012

Close to Belize City, site has improved significantly albeit it is smaller than most other sites from neighbouring countries.

2 Thank mmanza74
San Ignacio, Belize
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276 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2012

I wasn't nearly as impressed by Altun Ha as by many of the other ruins in the country. It's good for a few hours of hiking.

1 Thank DrFeelAwesome
Summerfield, Florida, United States
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331 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2012

Went to Altun Ha and found it very interesting and enjoyed the tour guide as his knowlege was imense about the Maya culture.

2 Thank Randy C
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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281 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2012

You have to do at least 1 maya village tour and I really enjoyed the Altun Ha tour. It's nice to see them restore a village to what it would have looked like back in the day..

2 Thank crocteaser
Saratoga Springs, Utah
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67 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2012

If you do not want to travel for a long distance, these ruins are smaller yet still quite larger and give you a real flavor of Myan rujns. Skip the all day and go see these

3 Thank charliecamel2363
Potomac, Maryland
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2012

The Altun Ha ruins are excellent. About 40 minutes outside Belize City, these ancient Maya ruins are what's left of a once thriving city that served as a commercial hub between the Caribbean coast and the inland Maya cities. Some of the structures lie dormant beneath centuries of dirt and organic material but a lot of the area has been... More 

4 Thank buzztrip
Phoenix, Arizona
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2012

Beautiful, good guide, very expert boat driver.(very fast) I loved it but returned wet.

3 Thank Carla G
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Great to see , a Ruin so untouched and still supporting the villages surrounding it . Amazing simply Amazing , didnt have time to visit the zoo , but I have heard great things about it

1 Thank sunchasersclub
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189 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2012

If you like seeing ruins up close and getting a chance to hike up a ruin this is a great place to visit. The tour guides are very knowledgeable. Lots of history in the area.

2 Thank Karen K
Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2012

Very educational and a fun trip. Our guide, Allen, was freindly, knowledgeable and made the trip a great adventure.

1 Thank denverboy50

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