Xunantunich Mayan Ruin and Cave Tubing from Placencia

Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, Xunantunich Access Road, San Jose Succotz, Belize


9 Hours

Tour Type

Cave Tubing

Group Size

15 persons




Truly Wild Belize: Dive into Xunantunich and Cave Tubing from Placencia

Embark on an unforgettable adventure from Placencia with Private Belize Adventure, your trusted tour guide. This tour is a harmonious blend of Belize's rich Mayan history and the mystique of its subterranean wonders. From the majestic heights of Xunantunich to the serene depths of the caves, every moment is a testament to Belize's cultural history and natural beauty.

Why Xunantunich and Cave Tubing?

The Enigma of Xunantunich Maya Ruin 

Xunantunich, or the “Stone Woman” in Maya, stands tall as one of Belize's most impressive Mayan ruins. This ancient ceremonial center offers a deep dive into Mayan history and is located in the Cayo District near San Jose Succotz and San Ignacio. With a local guide, discover Xunantunich, the first Mayan Belize site opened to the public in 1954. The panoramic view from the top is stunning, revealing the lush landscapes of Belize and even parts of Guatemala.

The Allure of Cave Tubing at Jaguar Paw 

Experience the thrill of cave tubing in Belize's majestic cave systems. Glide through the caves branch river, with your headlamp revealing the limestone formations and the secrets of the subterranean world. Explore ancient passages and learn about the cave's formation and its significance in Mayan culture.

Tour Highlights

Starting with Nature's Best

Your journey begins with a hike through the exotic rainforest to the mouth of the cave. This trek offers glimpses of Belize's diverse flora and fauna, setting the tone for future adventures.

The Depths of Belize

Upon reaching the cave's entrance, the cave tubing segment of the tour begins. Guided by an expert from Private Belize Adventure, you'll navigate through the cave's waterways, gaining insights into its geological wonders and its significance in Mayan lore.

Unraveling xunantunich Secrets

After the refreshing cave tubing experience, Xunantunich beckons. Here, you'll traverse through time, exploring the ruins and imbibing tales of this ancient site's ceremonies, rituals, and legends.

Customizable Experiences

For those seeking more, Private Belize Adventure offers add-ons like ziplining through the rainforest or indulging in chocolate-making sessions, a nod to the ancient Maya's love for cacao.

Essential Information

Cancellation Policy

Travelers should be aware that the tour might be canceled if the minimum participant count isn't achieved. In such cases, we’ll promptly notify you via email, and a full refund will be processed.

Payment Details

Payments are accepted in both US dollars and Belizean dollars. Ensure the confirmation of your payment is tracked to guarantee a seamless tour experience.

Feedback and Communication

After concluding the tour, Private Belize Adventure values your feedback. Your insights and suggestions are instrumental in enhancing the tour experience for future travelers. For any tour-related updates or queries, communication will be facilitated through the official channel of Private Belize Adventure.


The Xunantunich and Cave Tubing tour, curated by Private Belize Adventure and commencing from Placencia, is more than a mere excursion. It's a voyage through epochs, a descent into nature's marvels, and embracing Belize's profound historical and cultural legacy. Whether Belize is a new destination on your travel map or a cherished favorite, this tour promises memories that will resonate with you for years.


Professional guide Local guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Travel Styles

Nature & Adventure

Tour Location

Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, Xunantunich Access Road, San Jose Succotz, Belize
from $275

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