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Barton Creek Cave, Cayo

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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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  • My wife and I canoed through this magnificent cave. What a beautiful experience. The best canoe ride we have ever done. We saw amazing stalagmites, and stalactites in so many shapes large, and small. ...  more »
  • We really enjoyed our tour. Our guide, Victor was excellent. He is knowledgeable and has a great sense of humour. Sergio is the manager and is fabulous. He took the time to answer all our questions wh...  more »
  • Fahrt nach Barton Creek nach Regen auf Schotterpiste nur mit 4x4 mit geübten Fahrer. Cave aufregendes Abenteuer.