black water rafting

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black water rafting

An extreme sport in which participants float on inner tubes and traverse underground rivers in networks of caves and go over small falls. Most wear wetsuits to protect against the extremely cold water temperatures and head lamps to see.
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Jungle cruises provide an opportunity to view and photograph iguanas, orchids, and native Belizean birds, while cave tubing excursions wend their way through Belize's underground network of tunnels past intricate crystalline formations, ancient artifacts, and sacrificial altars.
Our latest ship offered 13 excursions, including tours through Belize City, to Mayan ruins, cave tubing, rain forest biking, horseback riding, snorkeling, scuba diving, a visit to the Baboon Sanctuary, anti a trip to the Belize Zoo.
The day after my cave tubing adventure, I ventured with a friend to rappel into the 100-meter "Black Hole Drop," unswayed by the stories of rock throwing and intimidation from the night before.