Cave Tubing and Swim in the Inland Blue Hole

Water Sports in Placencia

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DAY TOUR FROM PLACENCIA, HOPKINS OR DANGRIGA This nature tour begins with a drive on the pristine and gorgeous Hummingbird Highway which has been rated as one of the most beautiful highways in the country. The first tour is cave tubing followed by a visit to the inland blue hole. On the cave tubing portion of the tour, your professional guide will educate you on the significance of caves to the ancient Maya world as you lazily float down on your inner tube. After this tour is completed, you will enjoy a delicious lunch. The second portion of the tour includes visiting the inland blue hole. You can take a refreshing swim in the sapphire blue waters of the Inland Blue Hole, a cenote in a lush and verdant jungle setting fed by an underground river.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productTime:Departs: 8:00 AMReturns: 4:00PMRT travel time: 4 hoursWe pick you up from an agreed location in Placencia, Hopkins or Dangriga.  This is ideal for those looking for a short day spent in the jungle.   It is an electrifying and rejuvenating adventure into the limestone carved Maya Mountains. Enjoy the beautiful jungle scenery as you go through the winding Hummingbird Highway.We do cave tubing first and it starts with a 10-minute walk through the jungle as you get an informative talk on cave archaeology and the geology of the Maya Mountains. You then get to spend about two hours inside the cave system. Enter the exciting world of rivers disappearing into the “underworld” as you float on inner tubes with only your headlamp to light your way.Enjoy floating past side windows that filter sunlight through the mist and the jungle as you swirl around stalagmites and stalactites looming from above and below. This mystic cave adventure takes you away from other sites that are crowded with cruise ship passengers. After lunch, we enjoy a relaxing swim in the inland blue hole cenote.Duration: 3 hoursLocation: Barefoot Rental and Services, Placencia, Stann Creek

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Use of helmet
  • head light
  • life jacket
  • Entry/Admission - Barefoot Rental and Services

What’s not included

  • Gratuities