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This is an awesome sight. The museum is very interesting with many unearthed items on display. Be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WOW1023
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Needville, Texas
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Not the greatest ruins in Belize but if you enjoy ruins this is a nice spot. The grounds are very... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Theresa W
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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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This Mayan site is known for its 25 intricately carved stelae, including a figure wearing a large headdress ("Big Hat").
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Near Indian Creek and Golden Stream, Belize
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Highly recommend this trip. One hour bus trip was quick as our Mayan descendent guide was well versed. This was my first experience at a site like this. Well worth the time and travel to see the country of Belize. Plenty of time to enjoy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an awesome sight. The museum is very interesting with many unearthed items on display. Be careful walking on the uneven paths. Make this an excursion for sure.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WOW1023
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent trip. Our guide was a Mayan descendant who actually lived adjacent to the park where the ruins are. On our one hour drive to the site he gave us a lot of history of the country of Belize and what we would expect at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

Not the greatest ruins in Belize but if you enjoy ruins this is a nice spot. The grounds are very nice, well cleared and mowed. They are working on the buildings, looks like indoor toilets in the future. There is a climb, up stone steps...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Theresa W
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

The guides were excellent and explained the site well. Dates to around 790 Ad with several large stellas to see, along with remains of the royal home tombs, ball court and pyramid. Very well preserved as wells as numerous artifacts found on the site.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Craig J
Reviewed 5 September 2018

this site is smaller and is more esoteric than majestic, by that I mean that this site is still buried in jungle only some of the site has been explored and partially restored, So if you are looking for huge towers of stone you wont...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank DrMucker
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

This place is a very interesting stop.There is a ball court ruins and burial places.The stones at the bottom of the hill are very intriguing.There is no hiking.It was rainy when we were there so we probably did not see everything.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank wqu
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We used Discounted Beluze Shuttles & Tours to drive our group of 7 to Nim Li Punit and an added bonus was that Julian our driver is certified in Mayan site tour guiding. It is one of the smaller sites but very beautiful and has...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank jeanHarr
Reviewed 23 May 2018

The ruins at Nim Li Punit are themselves not that impressive, though it is obviously an active archeological dig site. The grounds of the park are shady and beautiful, well-maintained and easy to explore, with signs in English and maps explaining the various buildings, tombs,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tanya_Take_Two
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We visited the site for the Chocolate Festival of Belize 2018 and were impressed by how well the grounds were kept. It is a relatively small ruin in comparison to others in Belize but it is very unique and has many tombs and a spectacular...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Amina B
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Yes NCL has shore excursion there
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We were on an Oceania tour but as they are owned by NCL I assume they use the same local tour company. There was no food stop but it isn't a full day tour (I think it was about 4 hours in total) so were back in time to eat... More
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