Altun Ha and River Wallace

Altun Ha and River Wallace
Price: $84.00
Ages 1 through 4 are free.
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Shore Excursion Size ? Standard
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Active
Shore Excursion Duration 5 Hours
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? An approximately 2 minute walk from the cruise ship tender pier.
Food/Beverage Provided Water. Extra drinks and snacks also available for purchase
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes.
Restrictions This tour is wheelchair and walker accessible.

Combine adventure with a history lesson of the ancient Mayan culture when you take this exciting tour and river cruise of Altun Ha and the Belize River. Your tour includes a tour of the ancient Mayan ruins of Altun Ha and its attractions, including the tomb of the Sun God If you're a history buff at heart or enjoy learning about cultures of the past, then this is the tour for you. You'll also spot wildlife along the Belize River, River Wallace, including feeding manatees and crocodiles.

Start your excursion off with a quick through waters of the Belize River---the very river where British loggers and Mayan traders transported mahogany. The colonial Spaniards referred to this river as Rio Wallace or River Wallace, where you'll see the resident wildlife. Keep your camera handy and get ready to take pictures of the river wildlife along the way, including howler monkeys, iguanas and playful dolphins.

Your tour continues with a comfortable ride via an air-conditioned vehicle to the ancient Mayan ruins in Altun Ha. This interesting archeological site was unheard of until the 1960s and served as a ceremonial center for the Mayans. Here, you'll visit the Temple of Masonry Altars--the site where a 10-pound jade head of the Sun God Kinich Ahau was found in the Royal Priest's tomb. You'll head back to your port for another comfortable ride on the air-conditioned vehicle and get more chances to take unforgettable pictures of the countryside.

From capturing the wildlife along the Belize River to visiting the ancient Mayan ruins, there's much to explore when you book this cultural tour of Altun Ha and the Belize River. Make memories and book your this exciting shore excursion and river cruise today!

4.5 Stars4.6 / 5  |  5 ReviewsReview This Tour
river cruise, etc.
March 26, 2020
A wonderful excursion and a wonderful day with an expert guide.
Reviewer: Nancy A Shankel
5 Stars
Wildlife and History
March 16, 2020
This excursion was very interesting. I learned a lot about the Mayan culture, and was able to climb to the top of the ruins. The river trip was great 1 it was hot , so bring on the water felt good 2 we saw lots of wildlife, manatees, crocs, iguana, howler monkey,etc.
Reviewer: John
4 Stars
Nice side trip!
March 16, 2020
This excursion was nice but a bit stressful to get on the Tender boat over to make your excursion time. We were about 10/15 minutes late but this company waited for us. The river ride was fun with a lot of things to see, the guys worked hard to show us and explain surrounding wild life. They did stop at a 'restaurant' for lunch but paid for it ourselves. It was good but interesting. The ruins were very interesting but it was extremely hot! But, hey, it's Belize right!
Reviewer: Bev Howell
4 Stars
A cool trip down the River and the Mayan site
January 28, 2020
A fun trip down the river in a speedboat. I really enjoyed flying along through the rivers twists and turns. We spotted crocodiles, manatees, buzzards, and giant orange iguanas in the trees. Chris was a fun and engaging guide. Altun Ha was an enjoyable Mayan site. The Sun Temple was quite large. It was cool that they built stairs so you could climb to the top of each and see the view from above. Lunch was traditional Brazilian food for like $5 additional, and $2 beers or soda.
Reviewer: Tom
5 Stars
December 18, 2019
Amazing places to visit. And special feelings when you travel on the Berliner river. My family all like it.
Reviewer: Bobbie
5 Stars