Is going caving in Belize fun?
Belize is an ideal location for the formation of caves. With abundant limestone and a wet climate, caves abound in many places throughout Belize. Chiquibul, at 600 ft. wide by 1600 ft. long, is the largest known cave room in the western hemisphere.
Caving is a dangerous sport, and it is advisable to check with the locals before exploring any caves on your own. Because of the isolation of many caves, they have not been thoroughly explored. in fact, many caves are closed to public exploration because:
* most have archaeological significance
Having said all that, there are a number of caves that are safe and easy to visit. These include:
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