The Ultimate Cave Kayaking Adventure in Belize
Kayak in comfortable top-quality packable kayaks for this Unique Cave experience. Enjoy the sounds of wildlife as you kayak from darkness into open lush jungle and enter back into Xibalba on amazing turquoise waters and towering cave entrances, creating unlimited Kodak moments!
This unique tour starts from the Hummingbird Highway with a 30-minute drive in an open air 4 x 4 transport vehicle to the starting point. Once at the starting point, a safety briefing is completed and participants are geared to enter the first cave.
Our Cave Kayaking tour includes a series of cave entrances and exits, with daylight “windows” at various places created by cenote/sinks. After kayaking for about 1.5 hours, we have the 25-minute portage. The portage is the section where the river goes underground and resurfaces downstream. For this part, participants carry their lightweight kayaks through high canopy and into a cave opening where we continue downstream through the limestone cave systems. We do not use the hard-shell kayaks so the hike is moderate. Your guides will also assist with the kayaks if necessary, so do not let anyone tell you the portage is too difficult because you will surely be missing out on this once in a lifetime experience.
After the portage, enjoy a delicious “cave burrito” with fresh flour tortillas, veggies and meat (If you are a vegetarian, you can have the burrito without the meat). Nothing beats having lunch at the entrance of a cave with the sounds of wildlife tuning melodiously. This tour allows you to experience Belize’s natural beauty and cultural heritage first-hand!
This exclusive Cave Kayaking adventure passes through the entire wet cave system located within the Nohoch Cheʼen Archaeological Reserve; making this an all-day adventure
Duration: 5-6 hours
Age Restriction: 12+ years
Price: starting at $110 US p/p minimum of 4 Pax
(If you wish to book this tour but it’s just 2 persons, send us a booking reservation with the date you prefer. Once we have received your booking, we proceed to open the date on our calendar so that more people can join and we reach the minimum number of pax required)
*For arrivals on rental/private vehicles, there is a $40 USD driving fee to take your vehicle from the meeting point in St Margaret’s to the exit point at Nohoch Che’en Visitor Center. Going Coastal Adventures ensures that your vehicle is driven by a trustworthy and licensed individual. If you prefer to bring your own driver, that is also an option.
From: Hopkins/San Ignacio/Belize City
$185 USD p/p (4-6 pax)
$160 USD p/p (7-9 pax)
$150 USD p/p (10-15 pax)
$200 USD p/p (4-6 pax)
$170 USD p/p (7-9 pax)
$160 USD p/p (10-15 pax)
What to Bring/Wear:
2 Litres of Water (Eco-friendly water bottles)
Day pack with towel and change of clothes to stay in the pick up vehicle.
Tennis/Water shoes with thick sole (participants will get wet, toes and feet must be protected)
Shorts and shirt (quick dry preferably)
Eco-friendly insect repellent
Cameras! (must be waterproof with hand straps or a floatable attachment)