We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Recommend Mario Castellanos / Kinwinik

Mario was really helpful - he took me on a hike/tour even though no one else was going. No other... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Natalia D
via mobile
Reliable guide and organisation

Fairly lastminute we contacted the owner Mario for a trip to the ATM caves. We met in front of our... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Arvid K
,
Berkel-Enschot, The Netherlands
Read all 87 reviews
80
All photos (80)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent99%
  • Very good0%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“his knowledge”(9 reviews)
“rio frio cave”(5 reviews)
“mayan history”(6 reviews)
About
Contact
8 West Street | Next to Martha's Guest House, San Ignacio, Belize
Website
+501 663-5494
Call
Reviews (87)
Filter reviews
82 results
Traveller rating
81
0
1
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
81
0
1
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewshis knowledgerio frio cavemayan historygreat lunchfantastic guidemariowaterfallplantsbelizetoursnaturewildliferuinssiteorganisationatm
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 82 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mario was really helpful - he took me on a hike/tour even though no one else was going. No other agencies would as I was travelling solo, so this was really really appreciated. I found him reliable, responsive and very well informed on all sorts...More

Thank Natalia D
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Fairly lastminute we contacted the owner Mario for a trip to the ATM caves. We met in front of our hotel on time and he organised the trip in the afternoon to escape the crowds. This worked out great and we had the ATM caves...More

Thank Arvid K
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This was everything that could be expected and more. Pick up on time, good organization, fantastic knowledge about the Maya history and culture and the ecology of the region while friendly and considerate at all times. In addition there was very nice home made food....More

Thank stefanie r
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We called Mario last minute and he really showed us a great day at the ruins and Rio On Pools. He is very knowledgeable about the history, politics and loves Belize. He was able to give us insight that was great to have that you...More

Thank Jay L
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We felt very fortunate to have had Mario as iut tour guide. Not also we had an unforgettable experience in the jungle but we also managed to get to know beyter the Belizian culture with Mario. He is a super professional who worries about people...More

Thank Iria R
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We had a pleasure to meet Mario from our hotel in San Ignacio. We really couldn't ask for better! From the beginning, Mario was very courteous and had a very easy going personality. The road to Caracol is rough - but I believe he made...More

1  Thank Maria S
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of doing a tour to Caracol with Mario! His huge knowledge and passion for nature, bird- and wildlife and the mayan history made this day an outstanding experience. First we stopped at the Rio frio cave (amazing!) and afterwards Mario stopped...More

Thank Anirathak R
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We contacted Mario per E-mail because we were interested in a jungle tour over night. His answers were always really fast and we got all the informations we needed. He told us, what we should bring with us, offered us to hike there or to...More

Thank Lisa-Valerie H
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We enjoy caving. San Ignacio is a good place to do that, but is seems that ATM is money maker and every company offers the same tours. Mario from Kin Winik sent us a proposal to do something different and we were glad. He met...More

1  Thank Boleslav
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We visited Caracol with Mario in November, and although the rain made the drive difficult we were so well entertained listening to Mario. He is an excellent guide and so knowledgeable about the Mayan sites, history and culture. He is extremely talented at building a...More

Thank Erin S
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 16 hotels in San Ignacio
Tropicool Hotel
65 reviews
.03 km away
Venus Hotel
149 reviews
.06 km away
Casa Blanca Guest House
180 reviews
.13 km away
San Ignacio Resort Hotel
1 227 reviews
.58 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 91 restaurants in San Ignacio
Pop's Belize Restaurant
578 reviews
.08 km away
Crave House of Flavour
233 reviews
.06 km away
Ko-Ox Han nah
1 577 reviews
.18 km away
Cenaida's
315 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 90 attractions in San Ignacio
San Ignacio Market
227 reviews
.12 km away
El Pilar
68 reviews
.35 km away
River Rat Expeditions - Private Day Tours
154 reviews
.13 km away
K’atun Ajaw – Belize Culture Tours
124 reviews
.18 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Cassie C
2 August 2015|
Answer
Response from John C | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in my tour company. Both of these tours are all day adventures with round trip transportation, picnic lunch, park fees and full guided tour included. The all inclusive price for ATM is $125 u.s... More
0
Votes