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Ian Anderson's Caves Branch Adventure Company

Mile 41.5 Hummingbird Highway, Belmopan, Belize
+501 610-3451
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Very Rude Owner; River Tubing Does Not Exist

I have been to Cave's Branch 3 times and thus far they have never offered the purported Cave Tubing... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
X4096FWdavid
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Los Angeles, California
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My family just left Caves Branch today and we had the most amazing time! The service, the... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
harpersm
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Hartland, Wisconsin
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Nestled in a lush 50 thousand acre estate, Caves Branch Jungle Lodge is an escape from the hustle and bustle of the world. From the moment you step foot at the Lodge, you are immersed in the tranquility of this calm oasis. Take in your surroundings...more
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Mile 41.5 Hummingbird Highway, Belmopan, Belize
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

I have been to Cave's Branch 3 times and thus far they have never offered the purported Cave Tubing trip. They made the older people feel awful when they could not do a trip by saying things like "Come on, live a little" and "what...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

My family just left Caves Branch today and we had the most amazing time! The service, the accommodations, the adventures and the atmosphere were outstanding. We got to know many families, with people of all ages, who all agreed that this place is tremendous. We...More

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Rhoda G, Director of Sales at Ian Anderson's Caves Branch Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear harpersm, Thank you so much for sharing your review with us and our readers and of course we are simply thrilled to know that we surpassed your expectations and were NOT disappointed with your visit! That simple fact makes it all worthwhile for each...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We loved this vacation and the adventures we had each day! Rappelling, traveling to Tikal and enjoying the jungle was amazing, will be back!More

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Rhoda G, Director of Sales at Ian Anderson's Caves Branch Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

HI BringinHomeTheBacon, Lovely to hear from you and THANK YOU for sharing your short but really sweet review with us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit and truly hope that you can come back for more fun in the near future! Best...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

I wanted an adventure vacation to celebrate my 60th Birthday and the Rappelling Tour did not disappoint. Quite an uphill hike to get to the area to rappel. Our guides were excellent and we were so impressed by their knowledge, skill and humor. Once we...More

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Rhoda G, Director of Sales at Ian Anderson's Caves Branch Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi OneLife22, WHAT A WAY to celebrate such a huge achievement- 60th birthday! You put us all to shame.. there are some young people who would NEVER consider doing the Black Hole simply because it is too tough or they are afraid of heights...WOW, and...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

My wife and I spend a couple of days at Caves Branch in order to get a taste of the jungle and some cool life experiences! I will start this review with what I told our guides t the end ... "This one one of...More

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Rhoda G, Director of Sales at Ian Anderson's Caves Branch Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Itravellerglobe, What a lovely and very thorough review of your visit with us at Caves Branch! We are amazed that not only did we surpass your expectations but you felt cared for and most importantly SAFE! A couple of things I would personally love...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

My boyfriend and I did the Black Hole Drop Tour with Caves Branch. It was truly incredible. It rained off an on most of the day which actually made the hike a lot of fun and made for some gorgeous scenery! The rain also kept...More

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Rhoda G, Director of Sales at Ian Anderson's Caves Branch Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sara S, Great to hear your experience on the Black Hole Drop! So glad that you got to get out and do something fun and outstanding in Belize.... On each of the adventures that we offer, our guides do their best to share their...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We really enjoyed the seven mile cave tubing float trip. Once you enter the first cave, other than your headlamp you could be entering a time machine, as you will see no signs of any human activity for many miles. There are a kaleidoscope of...More

Thank Kevin R
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Rhoda G, Director of Sales at Ian Anderson's Caves Branch Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Hi Kevin R, Thank you so much for your review... We are thrilled that you enjoyed one of the most iconic of our adventure tours- the 7 Mile River of Caves- tubing tour. This is the original cave tubing adventure created by Ian Anderson many...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2017

The tour guides for cave tubing and zip lining were awesome! We got to tube thru the cave, swim in the cave, and walk thru the cave and all with a tour guide who told us the history of the caves and took pictures for...More

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Rhoda G, Director of Sales at Ian Anderson's Caves Branch Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Dear F9ALY, Thank you for your review of your adventure but we doubt that you did do this adventure through Caves Branch Adventure Co & Jungle Lodge. Our 7 Mile Cave Tubing through the caves is a full day tour with no hiking inside any...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

We decided to do the 7 mile tubing adventure, followed by lunch and the zip lining. We got off to a late start due to some late arrivals, and someone getting on the wrong bus, which meant we had to hurry through the first few...More

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Rhoda G, Director of Sales at Ian Anderson's Caves Branch Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

Dear TjsBiglyTravels, We truly appreciate your taking the time to leave your quick review of an fun and adventure filled tour day with us! The River of Caves 7 Mile Cave Tubing is one of our oldest and more adventurous of the Cave Tubing activities...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The staff here were amazing, especially the guides. Great tours, fun and informative, and great food. You will not go hungry. Generous breakfast and dinner buffets with lots of variety. Book the package. We didn't, thinking we would explore some local restaurants. But once we...More

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There are bats in the caves because that's where bats live. But they have no interest in humans. Most of them were just hanging out, literally. The few that were flying around near the opening of one of the caves, were... More
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