Go Maya Adventures Caracol w/ Rio Frio Cave & Big Rock Falls or Rio On Pools

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Listing Type
Tour/Activity
Tour Type
Adventure, Aquatic
Departs From
San Ignacio Town
Intensity Level
Easy
Attraction(s)
Barrier Reef, Caracol, Mountain Pine Ridge
$
95
-
$
141
/ Person
Trusted Provider
Franscico M
Response rate: 
92%
Response time:
several hours
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Location Details
Departure:
Downtown Cayo ( Welcome Center)
About Listing
Features:
Archaeological Reserve
Cave System
Flora & Fauna
Forest Reserve
National Park
Nature Reserve
Nature Trails
Pine Forest
Waterfall | Stream
Wildlife
Highlights
  • Caracol Maya site
  • Rio Frio Cave
  • Big Rock Falls or Rio On Pools
Description
Rio Frio Cave is an ancient monument in Belize . It is located in the district of Cayo , in the central part of the country, 40 km southwest of the capital, Belmopan . Rio Frio Caves located 470 meters above sea level. – Wikipedia
 

Getting There:

Since you’ll be doing this tour in combination with Caracol Temples, your journey will commence as we board our vehicle at Caracol, then make our way back through the Mountain Pine Ridge road where after 45 to 60 minutes, you’ll divert from the main road onto a short drive to the Rio Frio Cave Site. At the parking lot, you’ll onboard, then walk to the cave site where you’ll be amazed by the massive cave opening and its intriguing cavern which you are free to explore.

At the site

Two massive 65ft entryways make it extra accessible and creates natural lighting inside. Huge stalactites hang from its massive cathedral-like vault room sized boulders on the ground where a stream flows through, forming pools with cascading falls.

Departure:

After a short exploration (it only takes about 30 mins to see the cave entirely), you’ll walk the trail up to the parking lot and onto your next adventure spot (in this case Big Rock Falls)
Difficulty level: Easy to Moderate
Duration: Approx. 35 – 50 mins (at Rio On Pools)
What to bring: Sunscreen, bug repellent, sun glasses, solid athletic shoes, light clothing, camera.
Provided: Snacks & bottled water.



Rio Frio Cave is an ancient monument in Belize . It is located in the district of Cayo , in the central part of the country, 40 km southwest of the capital, Belmopan . Rio Frio Caves located 470 meters above sea level. – Wikipedia
 

Getting There:

Since you’ll be doing this tour in combination with Caracol Temples, your journey will commence as we board our vehicle at Caracol, then make our way back through the Mountain Pine Ridge road where after 45 to 60 minutes, you’ll divert from the main road onto a short drive to the Rio Frio Cave Site. At the parking lot, you’ll onboard, then walk to the cave site where you’ll be amazed by the massive cave opening and its intriguing cavern which you are free to explore.

At the site

Two massive 65ft entryways make it extra accessible and creates natural lighting inside. Huge stalactites hang from its massive cathedral-like vault room sized boulders on the ground where a stream flows through, forming pools with cascading falls.

Departure:

After a short exploration (it only takes about 30 mins to see the cave entirely), you’ll walk the trail up to the parking lot and onto your next adventure spot (in this case Big Rock Falls)
Difficulty level: Easy to Moderate
Duration: Approx. 35 – 50 mins (at Rio On Pools)
What to bring: Sunscreen, bug repellent, sun glasses, solid athletic shoes, light clothing, camera.
Provided: Snacks & bottled water.



Big Rock Falls is a 150-foot waterfall on Privassion River, in the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve of the Cayo District of Belize. – Wikipedia
If you’re visiting with children or non-swimmers please let us know this ahead of time so as to provide life jackets or other floatables for their convenience. Also, you must be very mindful of the elderly and the young, be sure they (kids) are obedient enough to follow the guide’s rules, especially when climbing up or down the cliff.

Note: Please watch your step and be very precautious when walking on the rocks on your way and at the pools as rocks are very slippery. Be attentive with children or your partner as there are water currents.

 

Getting There: After Rio Frio Caves, we embark on a short drive of about 25 minutes down the Pine Ridge Road onto the Big Rock Falls parking lot.

At the site: The waterfall is approximately 5 to 8 minutes’ walk from the parking lot so you want to take everything you’ll need with you for an enjoyable time at the waterfall. From the parking lot we’ll be walking through a little trail which leads to quite a steep climb down to the river valley. Flip flops are not advisable for this part of the trek. Once we’ve made our way carefully down that cliff, the tremendous view of water rushing over the huge 150-ft rock formations and plummeting into the deep rounded pool at its base provides a rush of excitement. Our walk through the granite boulders takes us to the waterfall pool.

You won’t regret visiting this site for a nice cold swim amidst the scorching Belizean heat. You may choose to swim all the way up to the water fall but try to contain the temptation to climb up any of the wet rocks, or do so at your own risk, they tend to get very slippery. Your guide will allow you ample time to swim or bask at your own leisure. When you feel you’ve had your fix, he’ll escort you back to the parking lot.

Departure: Getting out of the river bank entails a climb up the steep cliff. It’s not as difficult as it may seem. Slow and steady does it. You may choose to change into dry clothes while you’re at the river bank or when you get to the vehicle. There are no changing rooms or restrooms.

You’ll then board our vehicle to traverse the same road through the villages and back into San Ignacio, returning around 5:00PM or otherwise depending on your own pace.
 

Duration: Approx. 1 – 1.5 hours (at Big Rock Falls)
Difficulty level: Moderate
What to bring: Swimwear, change of clothes, hiking or water shoes (no flip-flops), sun screen, insect repellent, sun glasses, camera, just about anything that would enhance your visit.
Provided: Towels, snacks, and water.
 
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Suitable for:
Kids
Teens
Adults
Families
Groups
Couples
Seniors
Recommended Age Range:
Under 10
11 - 20
21 - 30
31 - 40
41 - 50
Over 50
What is Included?
Things the supplier includes without any extra cost.
  • All Taxes, Entrance Fees, GST (Goods & Services Tax)
  • Light Refreshments
  • Packed Lunches
  • Professional Licenses Guide/ Driver
  • Free Hotel Pick-up (within San Ignacio town limits only)
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan or SUV
  • Towels
What to bring?
Recommended items to bring on the trip.
  • Bug Spray/ sunscreen
  • Hiking shoes or sandals
  • Change of clothes (if you plan on swimming)
  • Camera
Rates
The base rates charged by the provider. This includes all taxes and applicable fees.
Capacity:
13 people
Minimum:
2 people
Minimum number of people.
Price
Unless otherwise indicated, prices are in US dollars.
Per
Price
Unless otherwise indicated, prices are in US dollars.
Description
Person
$
141
2 pax
Person
$
122
3 - 6 pax
Person
$
109
7 - 9 pax
Person
$
95
10 - 13 pax
Special Instructions for Rates
Free transportation is provided for pickups/ dropoffs within a 3Km radius from San Ignacio Town. We also pick up free from Rumors Resort, Ka'ana, Cassia Hill, Log Cabbin, and Rolson.
Please let us know your exact location ahead of time in order to give you a pick up/ drop off rate if applicable.
Alternatively, you may choose to meet us at the Welcome Center (inside the Belize Tourism Board kiosk) in San Ignacio or at Rumors Resort on mile 2 1/2 Benque Road if you have a rental.
 
Itinerary
Activity
Description
Time
Duration
CaracolExplore the ancient Maya temples of Caracol7:30 AM5 hrs.
Rio Frio CaveExplore the wet Maya sacrificial cave within the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve1:00 PM45 mins.
Big Rock Falls or Rio On PoolsTake a refreshing dip in either of these fresh-water natural attractions2:15 AM2 hrs.
Activities
Hiking, Learning, Swimming
Transportation
Is Transportation provided?:
Yes
Transport Info.
Important Transportation/Pickup Information
Free transportation is provided for pickups/ dropoffs within a 3Km radius from San Ignacio Town. We also pick up free from Rumors Resort, Ka'ana, Cassia Hill, Log Cabbin, and Rolson.
Please let us know your exact location ahead of time in order to give you a pick up/ drop off rate if applicable.
Alternatively, you may choose to meet us at the Welcome Center (inside the Belize Tourism Board kiosk) in San Ignacio or at Rumors Resort on mile 2 1/2 Benque Road if you have a rental.
 
Availability
Schedule
Dates
Start Time
Duration
Daily7:30 AM9 hrs.
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With our carefully selected list of hotels/ lodges/ resorts, you can count on us to plan the perfect all-inclusive package to suit your budget and personal preferences.

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If you are an organization who brings groups on mission trips to Belize on a regular basis, we’d love to partner with you in providing excellent group transfers and accommodations at per-person rates inclusive of breakfast, taxes, & use of conference facilities.

We are based on Mile 2 1/2 Benque Viejo Road in San Ignacio, Cayo, the heart of Belize’s Mayan Adventure World – This is our Meetup/ Pick up point for tours but we can also pick you up at your place of lodging within a 2-mile radius of San Ignacio Town.

Contact us for any questions you may have about traveling in Belize, what to do, or where to stay. We’d be happy to assist and if you’re looking for a beach and jungle combo destination package at great deals (inclusive of transfers, activities, and accommodations) we’ve got just the right connections and are flexible in meeting your budget.

We look forward to welcoming you and showing you the best of what “Mother Nature’s Best Kept Secret” has to offer you!
Account Type:
Tour Operator
Gold Certified:
Yes
Service Types:
Tours | Activities, Shuttles, Vacation Packages
Payment & Cancellation
Cancellation Policy
Moderate
  • Cancellations made 90 days before will be fully refunded except for a service fee of 3%.
  • Cancellations made 15 days before will be refunded 50% of the amount paid.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
Terms & Conditions
Cancellations due to inclement weather, natural disasters or any events that are out of our control, will be rescheduled for the following day if your schedule permits.

No refunds will be granted for cancellations made within 48 hours from the due date.
50% refund will be granted for cancellations made within 72 hours from the due date.

Minimum of 2 persons is required for each tour.

You are responsible for notifying us of any ailments which could lead to your inability to finish your tour for whatever reason.
 
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