Altun Ha and River Wallace

Altun Ha and River Wallace
Excursion Highlights:
  • Explore the ancient Mayan ruins of Altun Ha and cruise the Belize River on this thrilling tour.
  • Capture wildlife in their natural habitat along the River Wallace, spotting crocodiles, howler monkeys, iguanas, and dolphins.
  • Delve into ancient history at the archaeological site of Altun Ha, once a ceremonial center for Mayans.
  • Enjoy our air-conditioned vehicles as you journey between historical wonders, capturing unforgettable pictures of the scenic countryside.
  • Book this exciting shore excursion today so you don't miss out on this incredible, fast-selling cultural experience.
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!