Altun Ha & The Olde Belize River, Belize City
(4.4/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Explore Altun Ha & The Olde Belize River with a tour consisting of a river cruise followed by a visit to the ancient archaeological site at Altun Ha. Hop on the boat taking you along the city’s scenic coast before entering the Belize River. On the cruise, you can see an abundance of wildlife, such as crocodiles, iguanas, howler monkeys, and even a feeding manatee or dolphin. Arrive to Altun Ha, the Mayan ceremonial center and home of the famous jade head of the sun god, Kinich Ahau. A lush rainforest surrounds the site, housing 13 structures and three plazas. Climb the stone steps leading up to the main temple. Don't forget sun block and insect repellent. Put Altun Ha & The Olde Belize River into our Belize City tour planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Belize City.
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  • My last day in Belize I did a tour here and it was beautiful! I walked to view these stunning monuments of the past. I will be bringing my daughter back soon! 
  • We visited Belize City while on a cruise and chose this shore excursion. So glad we did. I was going to only do the ruins, but was talked into doing the excursion with the river in addition to the rui...  more »
  • This place doesn't need a long review. If you make it top Belize, take the time to go visit the Sun Temple at Altun Ha. The journey there is amazing in itself but once you walk into the field and see ...  more »