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Address: Mile 8 Hydro Rd., Benque Veijo, Cayo District, Belize
Phone Number:
+501 667-4714

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Personalized and Off-the-Beaten Track

Unlike more popularized sites, this cave afforded an intimate experience. My husband and I and another couple we were traveling with were the only visitors. We came with a guide... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bar Harbor, Maine

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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225 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unlike more popularized sites, this cave afforded an intimate experience. My husband and I and another couple we were traveling with were the only visitors. We came with a guide from Black Rock Lodge, who drove us and accompanied us on the walk to and from the cave entrance. Mr. William Morales took the four of us on a personal... More 

Thank Tellurian
Brooklyn, New York
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

My wife and I took the tour of the Chechem Ha cave with the local farmer William who first discovered it in 1989. The cave and its Mayan artifacts are in amazing condition even though they are over 1,000 years old. The cave network is over 900 ft long and descends through 9 levels with a decline of over 100... More 

Thank Mark G
Sonora, California
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113 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I was lucky enough to visit this cave right after it was discovered. This was prior to the ropes being added to keep people from touching the pots. I worried about the artifacts being compromised at the time and did not touch them. I feel very fortunate that I was there prior to it becoming a tourist attraction.I was guided... More 

Thank sandygreenberg
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58 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Is not on the maps and you hardly will find a tour to go, the place is not far from San Ignacio but you could be lost because is not a sign available to guide you. We went on our own without previous announce and it was closed, we were lucky to find the owner of the land and she... More 

Thank SmarTravelMom
Montreal, Canada
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

This cave was discovered by William's dog in 1989. William manages this cave which is on his property since then. You will see artifacts dating for the oldest from 2000 BC left in the position they where discovered. You will receive a personal attention: William knows a lot about his culture, he teaches you the plants and birds around and... More 

Thank berniege53
San Diego, California
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

This cave is a physical challenge. So be prepared to morph into a Mountain goat. I was fortunate enough to be guided by the owner of the land. He is a 78 yrs old mountain man with wonderful stories about his mountain and the cave. He's got me by 20 yrs and bested me up that mountain. The cave is... More 

Thank Liane D
Fairfield, Connecticut
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

I don't know how the other reviews are so positive- this tour is NOT SAFE!!! Our family is usually more adventurous than average, but this tour was terrible. The 1 hour hike to the cave entrance was treacherous and miserable, and William reeked of alcohol. Nearly everyone on the tour fell due to the mud and terrain. There were "give... More 

2 Thank Hunttam
Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Wow! This was one of the most incredible experiences we had in Belize! The hike was a bit of a work out which we loved, and William was a joy to speak to on the way. Once in the cave, we were blown away by the natural beauty & the artifacts. William (the man who discovered the cave but also... More 

Thank kbenjamin88
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Great hike and awesome cave. It was too rainy to do ATM so we chose this cave as a substitute - so glad we did! The water fall was great after hiking (and slipping in the mid). The view was the BEST! Williams mom cooked one of the best meals we had our entire vacation! Be prepared to get muddy!

1 Thank Angel G
Calgary, Canada
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

After having an amazing tour of the ATM cave, we debated if we should visit another cave. Glad that we did. Che Chum Ha is dry and very different. It is a lot more remote and requires some pretty intense hiking thru the rain forest ... especially when the grounds were wet and slippery. The cave is on private property... More 

1 Thank Amok2010

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