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River Rat Expeditions - Private Day Tours

Burns Avenue, San Ignacio, Belize
+501 661-4562
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ATM cave- trip of a lifetime

Our experience with Gonzo taking us to and through the ATM cave was a once-in-a-lifetime experience... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Casey W
ATM tour

Gonzo and David took us on this amazing journey of the ATM cave tour. Gonzo being a archeological... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Burns Avenue, San Ignacio, Belize

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience with Gonzo taking us to and through the ATM cave was a once-in-a-lifetime experience we will never forget. Gonzo is an archeologist who has first hand knowledge of the cave and its history and artifacts. He has a great reverence for the cave...More

Thank Casey W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gonzo and David took us on this amazing journey of the ATM cave tour. Gonzo being a archeological researcher himself brought the whole Maya experience to life. While the other tourists were being shuttled in and out of the cave, we experienced a totally remarkable...More

Thank Seetheworld2003
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Can honestly say, I expected a "look here, look there, here are the bones" type tour. Gladly I was very disappointed! Francisco picked us up from our Air BnB promptly at 8am and drove us to his office after a quick stop to get lunch....More

Thank preator1357
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Leading up to a vacation to Belize with my fiancé, I did a lot of research on experiences and things to do. In all my research, the ATM Cave Tour was listed as a "must see." Not only do I absolutely agree, but the cave...More

Thank Its_Colleen
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Knowing we had wanted to visit the ATM cave prior to our trip to Belize, it was the only 'adventure' that we had pre-arranged ahead of our arrival. At the recommendation of Parrot Nest Lodge, we contacted Gonzo ahead of time to arrange our tour...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Gonzo is the best! We did ATM with him. He has so much knowledge of the cave, he did research there himself, and that shows. Showed us so much more then other touroperators did. Only tip is: eat something before you go in, he takes...More

Thank Iris9999
Reviewed 24 May 2017

My wife and I were second to arrive at ATM cave after being picked up early at our hotel by Gonzo. The tour was just the three of us. Arriving early allowed us plenty of time to get a truly excellent explanation of the history...More

Thank Scott_Kisling
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Based on different flyers, I was quite reluctant to do ATM : it sounded super touristic and focused on the "spooky" end of the expedition. Following the recommendations from our hotel, we booked with River rat... what an experience ! Gonzo -out of being simply...More

1  Thank Séverine B
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We've known Gonzo for nearly 5 years. He was our tour guide to ATM Cave on our first visit to Belize. Now that we live here, we tell all our friends and family about him. River Rat Expeditions is a very small company, with low...More

1  Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Gonzo was the tour guide extraordinaire for the ATM (Actun Tunichil Muknal) Cave Tour. He is an archaeologist who knows this area very well. I was also very impressed that he has such a deep respect for the area and is very passionate about making...More

1  Thank Sue H
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29 June 2015|
Response from divewench102 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Jeff, The trip to Tikal from San Ignacio was $135. that included transportation, border taxes, entrance fees to the site and guided services. I went with my husband, so I don't know if it would be the same rate for... More