Barton Creek Cave, Cayo

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#5 of 18 in Nature in Cayo
Paddle through and explore the mystical Barton Creek Cave, an ancient site used by the Mayans for burial and ceremonial purposes. The jade-colored water runs for 6.4 km (4 mi) inside the caves surrounded by stalactites and stalagmites. You can spend time paddling for more than an hour with a spotlight discovering rock flows and cathedral chambers. Observe Mayan pottery shards and the bone remains of more than 28 humans dating back to 200 CE. Watch for bats inside the caves as well. Arrange your visit to Barton Creek Cave and discover more family-friendly attractions in Cayo using our Cayo travel itinerary maker.
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  • August 10, 2017
    Throughout our trip to Belize was beautiful, but without doubt one of the excursions that we will remember with affection is that we conducted with "David" David s adventure tours ", he and his partner Amil, took us to see the caves of Barton Creek and pine mountain. The visit to the cave was wonderful, David speaks from the heart and are one of the things that explains interesting. Along the way we could see where the Mennonites live and even visit Hector, a friend of David, who invited us to coconuts and taught us many things of nature. It was a 10 day. Only we can thank David make the trip so fondly and make it so special. If you have the opportunity, no doubt.
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  • July 29, 2017
    We visited Barton Creek Cave and the visit to the cave in a canoe was really nice and we appreciated the beauty of the caves and the Maya remains very much. But I do not get why such a visit should co...  more »
  • July 26, 2017
    The place is beautiful, but unfortunately the entrance to these sea caves is in the field of Mike, so you are obliged to pay the US$ 65 per person and use their guides who really know much more than they learned from memory. It is a pity. I met no other caves, but I would recommend go to others that you have options. The way to arrive is in bad condition.
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