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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A breath taking tour of a Mayan Ruin. Definitely get a tour guide to take you around. Start by taking a ferry ride across the Mopan River and drive up to the site. The area is indescribable with history and beauty. The main site is...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Toured these ruins with the Ian Anderson's Cave's Branch tour and the whole crew loved it--even the four year olds! This is a great place to climb ruins, learn the history and really see, up close how this culture lived. Since you can climb all...More

Thank coley5454
Reviewed 1 week ago

We truly enjoyed Xunantunich, it was a smaller site than others we have visited however the main temple provided great scenic views. The park where the temple is located is clean and free from vendors trying to sell goods. The ferry across the river was...More

Thank stephen f
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of five (two parents and our daughters, ages 21 and 14, and our son age 17) enjoyed our excursion to Xunantunich. We had a rental 4Runner so we did not need transportation, but we did spring for a guide (he charged $30 USD...More

Thank Delilahdr
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not as beautiful as Chichen Itza but it's just as impressive... and taller. You can even climb it! It's a long way up especially if you have kids who added to the stress of the climb. It's pretty amazing though once you get up...More

Thank ugooli
Reviewed 1 week ago

I only spent a few hours at Xunantunich, but it was a good experience and one I'm glad I took advantage of. I booked the trip through my accommodations, which made everything very easy. Transportation, guide, and entrance details were all arranged for me. I...More

Thank hopern193
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is super easy to access from San Ignacio, so don't pay a ton for a tour. Some of my favorite photos are from here, and I also did Tikal so that's really saying something. I did this, the Butterfly Farm, and the Iguana Sanctuary...More

Thank Angela101580
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was actually my second time to this site. The last time I was here was two years ago and it was very interesting to see that the site is still active and new discoveries are still being made here. Other sites I have been...More

Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family went to Xunantunich after visiting Tikal in Guatemala. The site is beautiful and has an informative museum. The view at the pyramid is spectacular! The wildlife sightings in Tikal are better. It was worth stopping for!

Thank Katrina C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with a group of friends. It was a cloudy day, so it was not overly hot. I was surprised that they still allow people to walk up on the ruins to the top. It is a very steep climb and if you are...More

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14 July 2017|
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Response from CoastGuardSteve | Reviewed this property |
I used a guide from our lodge. It was about $60 per person
Kara D
10 July 2017|
Response from CoastGuardSteve | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any guides at the ferry or at the entrance. I would set everything up before you arrive through your hotel.