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#82656 - 03/21/04 12:34 PM Cave Tubing
goody2shuz Offline
Looking for info from anyone who has done LumanaiTrip/Cave tubing. Not quite sure how strenuous the cave tubing part of trip is. Do you actually use tubes or kayaks....and is it downhill as if flowing down a lazy river or lots of paddling? Thanks for any info. have a chronic back problem and don't want it acting up on vacation frown

#82657 - 03/22/04 05:43 PM Re: Cave Tubing
SAFE4NOW Offline
Very easy - The drive in from Belize city is more difficult than the cave tubing. The walk in through the jungle is easy - shade covered and the TUBE trip is not bad - they may have your group lock legs to arms in a line and everyone drifts through the caves - SOME paddling may be required and if you have flip flops -- you can use those as "paddles" - made it alot easier...


#82658 - 06/01/04 03:00 PM Re: Cave Tubing
wherezwaldo Offline
Do they sell underwater FLASH cameras there? I can find underwater diposables everywhere, but can't find any with a flash that would be needed to take pix in the caves!

#82659 - 06/01/04 03:37 PM Re: Cave Tubing
Bzedoll Offline
Zip lock bags! Put the camera with flash in one.

#82660 - 06/01/04 04:18 PM Re: Cave Tubing
seashell Offline
If I had a chronic back problem then I wouldn't even consider the cave tubing.

I also find it quite overpriced for what it is worth, but that's just me.

If I were already staying at Jaguar Paw or Ian Anderson's then it is a better value.
A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest?

#82661 - 06/01/04 04:29 PM Re: Cave Tubing
loosha2000 Offline
I LOVED cave tubing and didn't find it strenuos at all--we're going back to AC in a few weeks and that's at the top of the "to do" list. It was relaxing just floating with the current--pictures were great. I was ready to go again that afternoon but the rest of the group wanted to move on. Enjoy yourself!

#82662 - 06/01/04 04:32 PM Re: Cave Tubing
Bzedoll Offline
It is a wonderful trip to do. I really love the zoo but know seaduced has cavetubing and horseback riding tour as another option. The horse back riding is at Banana Bank. Both trips are great to do.

#82663 - 06/01/04 04:43 PM Re: Cave Tubing
seashell Offline
It is not that it is strenous; it is how your back is in the hole and how you occasionally need to arch your back to paddle a bit.
A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest?


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