Cave tubing @ St Hermans Cave

Experience a cave in a lazy way. This half day tube float, rides its way along a subterranean river system as you gaze at the glittering formations such as stalactite, stalagmite, flowstones, soda straws, bacon strips and many more.

A short hike will bring you to the cave entrance. You will walk on the upper level of the cave to the source of the underground river. Once here you hop in your tube and can lazily float down the river while contemplating its ceiling, walls and formations.

Bring: Insect repellant, Closed shoes or Water shoes, Towel, Set of dry cloths
How far away: 60 miles, 1h 30 min from Hopkins
District: Cayo
Difficulty level ride: Medium
Difficulty level tour: Easy/Medium
Percentage off-road: 0%
Bike required: Dual-sport or Cruiser
Tour Duration: 2-3 hours

Lazy way of cave exploring!

Get Wet Spelunking @ Blue Creek Cave

Standing at the large entrance of the Blue Creek Cave where the creek gurgles up from the underground, is the beginning of a true adventure.

The limestone caves are full of pristine crystal-clear mineral pools and lagoons, with a water temperature of a constant 75 degrees. Accompanied by a guide, life jacket and headlight you swim through the darkness of the cave to visit its waterfalls, and view the impressive stalactites and stalagmites.

Depending on the levels of water in the cave this will determine how far into the cave you will be able to reach. At the driest time of the year this might even include emerging at a different entrance.

After finishing the visit at the cave one may combine it with a visit to the Blue Hole.

Bring: Insect repellant, Closed shoes, Swim wear
How far away: 95 miles, 2h 15 min from Hopkins
District: Toledo
Difficulty level ride: Medium
Difficulty level tour: Hard
Percentage off-road: 15%
Bike required: Dual-sport
Tour Duration: 2-4 hours

Hard-core Splunking @ Crystal Cave


A visit to the cave starts jungle hike, followed by a rope descend into the cave system. The caverns are adorned with crystalline formations, Mayan artifacts, fire pits and calcified human skeletal remains. Halfway through the cave you will be given the option to continue further into "Wonderland", if you chose to proceed, be prepared for beauty but also for physical challenge!

This cave is only recommended for people who are physically fit. It tends to be a muddy experience, so bring cloths you do not mind to getting dirty.

Consider an accommodation close to the cave since you might be very tired upon exiting the cave.

Bring: Insect repellant, Closed shoes, Cloths that may get muddy
How far away: 60 miles, 1h 30 min ride from Hopkins
District: Cayo
Difficulty level ride: Medium
Difficulty level tour: Hard
Percentage off-road: 0%
Bike required: Dual-sport or cruiser
Tour Duration: 6-8 hours

Artifacts in Abundance @ Chechem Cave

Chechem Ha is a dry Mayan ceremonial cave which was rediscovered in 1989. In no other cave in Belize open to the public will you find so many pieces of pottery. The cave entails a 200m corridor which is full of pottery, of which the majority is intact.

This cave is largely off-the-beaten track adventure and offers option of some crawling if you so wishh and ends with a last ceremonial chamber. The bike ride up to the cave along the Belize-Guatemala border is a beautiful ride on a dual-sport bike.

Bring: Closed Shoes, Long Pants, Water
How far away: 120 miles, 4h from Hopkins
District: Cayo
Difficulty level ride: Medium
Difficulty level tour: Medium
Percentage off-road: 20%
Bike required: Dual-sport
Tour Duration: 2-3 hours

Spectacular Views @ Rio Frio Cave

The entrance to the cave which is impressive just because of its vast chamber sheer size. With its wide entrance, this is an easy cave to access for the first-time cave explorer. It has a beach inside, so even if sunbathing is not possible, why not go for a cave swim?

From the massive 70 foot arches at both ends of this cave to the room sized, vari-colored boulders and impressive chandelier-like stalactites hanging from the cave’s ceiling. It is located on the Pine Ridge Area. It is best to go to this area when the weather is dry.

Bring: Closed Shoes, Water
How far away:160 miles, 5h 30 min from Hopkins
District: Cayo
Difficulty level ride: Medium/Hard
Difficulty level tour: Easy
Percentage off-road: 35%
Bike required: Dual-sport
Tour Duration: 1 hour