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Be an “Indiana Jones”: Cave Tubing Tour at Caves Branch

Live your Indiana Jones fantasy by sailing through three cave passages at Caves Branch on an inner tube, and get a chance to understand Mayan culture and history.

USD $85.00

Per Person

Float Through Caves Branch and Have Fun While Learning!

Feel like you are in a real-life Indiana Jones movie as you float back in time through prehistoric caves filled with ancient crystal formations and even human artifacts from centuries past. Enjoy a physically relaxing, mentally/visually exciting, trip along a gentle flowing jungle river as you tube in and out of various cave passageways in the Caves Branch river system at the Nohoch Che’en Caves Branch Archaeological Reserve.

Learn about the geology and ancient history of the limestone cave system, the Mayan culture and the indigenous inhabitants of the area who used the caves for ceremonial purposes for thousands of years – all while having fun on the tube! To cap off the tour,  view amazing cave formations and see colonies of bats that call the cave home before exiting the cave and taking a 20-minute river float through a lush rainforest ending in a homemade picnic lunch.


  • Embark on a 45-minute hike through jungle
  • Float on an inner tube through three cave passages at Caves Branch
  • Swim in natural swimming hole
  • Visit a rainforest
  • Enjoy a homemade picnic lunch

Tour Information

Duration: 7 hours
Start/End Location: San Ignacio, Belize
Availability: Year-round
The difficulty level of this tour is set as “Easy”


  • 1.5 hour drive from San Ignacio to Caves Branch
  • 45-minute flat hike through jungle to entrance of cave
  • Tube through first two cave passages
  • Snack stop and time to swim in natural swimming hole
  • Tube through third and final cave passage
  • 20-minute float through rainforest
  • Homemade picnic lunch

What’s Included

  • Private car transportation to and from cave
  • Tube
  • Helmet
  • Waterproof headlamp
  • Picnic lunch

What to Bring

  • Hiking shoes or trainers (these shoes will get wet during the tour)
  • Camera
  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Additional set of dry clothing
  • Small backpack
  • Reusable water bottles with at least 1 liter of water
  • Insect repellent
  • Snacks
  • Towel



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What Happens After I Book?

After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.

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