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Cave Kayaking Tour for Cruise Ship V.i.V.

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Kayak the Caves Branch River on an adventurous tour from Belize City to Nohoc Chen Park. With a stable, sit-on-top kayak, you don’t need any prior boating experience to explore an underground cave system that you access via a jungle hiking trail. Group size is limited to eight travelers per guide, ensuring a fun, safe trip through the flooded caves.
  • Hike through the jungle to the Caves Branch River
  • Paddle downstream for a laid-back adventure
  • Stay cool in round-trip, climate-controlled transfers
  • Small-group tour ensures personalized service from guides
Important Information
Departure Point
14d Fort St, Belize City, Belize
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • a Guide for every 8 guest, guides, transportation are at the port 6am waiting
  • see more caves, 7 caves, explore more
  • leave the big tube groups behind and explore caves very few ever reach
  • we pick you up at the cruise port or at the hotel
  • no portage necessary, our staff takes the kayaks to the upper caves and storage for you
  • we tour on CRUISE ship time, the tour starts 1 hour after the ship is in port. come ashore early
  • if the ship arrives early or delayed, come ashore as early as possible and participate on the tour.
  • yes we pickup from the Belize City Cruise Port
  • multiple vans are assigned to each ship, and depart the port as they fill up
  • Safety- Cave management monitors the river conditions, rainfall, water levels, current
  • water levels, green, yellow we paddle. orange we recommend switching to tubes so the guide navigates
  • red- caving river activities are not allowed
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Not available from Harvest Caye Port
  • restaurants and bars are available at the Cave Park
  • get a early tender ticket to ensure a early arrival, ship to shore
  • get the early tender ticket, dont let anyone tell you that its not guarantee that you will be on-
  • guarantee that you will be on-time, since ships coming to Belize
  • everyone that wanted to go tour and not overslept arrived on-time
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • we pick up at the Cruise Port, airport, water taxi, hotels
  • A moderate amount of hiking is involved
  • Not recommended for children aged 8 and under
  • Inclement Weather Concerns: we get hourly weather updates as to the condition of water levels at the rivers.
  • sometimes its raining around the cruise line and coastal areas, and the rivers are fine.so we go ahead and do the tour as scheduled. only if the rains are in the mountains and right now the rivers are low and we need more water in the rivers then the float will be better, last week the kayaks were getting stuck in the lower parts of the rivers. if the rains are in the mountains and more than normal and the water rises and we can not take up the kayaks , then we use tubes to do cave tubing.... if the rangers in the mountain top measure more than usual water then the caves system are closed for all activities....we have the zipline tour. or the altun ha Maya site tour or refund for not participating on the alternate tour.
  • participants must know how to swim
  • bring a reusable water bottle, disposing of empty plastic bottles is not allowed
  • for helmet cam use, bring helmet attachment
  • cruise guest stay on ship time and arrive early, checkin with us as soon as possible , play more , arrive early
  • restaurants, river shoe rentals, available at the park
  • bring towels, change of clothing, swimwear, insect repellent, footwear with thick soles used to walk on gravel path and do the river crossing.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • NOT available from NCL Harvest Caye Port
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: V.I.V. Tours
Greenville, Ohio
We loved the kayaking in caves! It was a spectacular experience. Did about a 45 minute hike to the point where
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Webster, New York
Cave Kayak with Nature Tour
V.I.V. Tours picked us up from our cruise ship and drove almost and hour into the Belizean country side. Great
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Liza B.
Los Angeles, California
Wonderful day in Belize
We thoroughly enjoyed the cave kayaking tour through V.I.V tours and would highly recommend it. The tour group is
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B Beddoe
A great adventure!
This tour was great fun!! Abner and Fabulos were excellent tour guides. They had tons of interesting info and
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Meredith S
Exceeded expectations
This kayaking trip was fantastic - I highly recommend it. Our guides Fab and Rocky were amazing with so much
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Richard M
Newport, North Carolina
Super Fun Kayaking
We had been in the caves before but only tubing. Kayaking was a little more challenging but way more fun. Abner
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Nashville, Tennessee
Our favorite day!
We did this tour as a stop on our honeymoon cruise. It was easily both of our favorite day! The guides were
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Fun, fun, fun
We kayaked the caves - what a fabulous time...I'd do it again (as soon as my arms feel better). Our amazing guide
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Bradley S
Houston, Texas
Great !
Had a great time with VIV yours. Was challenging and fun. Guide was great. Would definitely use VIV again.
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Gatineau, Canada
Fun activity
Fun activity to do. One of our guides, Elvis, kept us entertained during the 75 min drive to destination.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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