General Questions

Do you do ATV (All Terrain Vehicle) tours?

YES, we do ATV tours. We have designed our own tour to avoid disturbing the environment as much as possible. As us about it.

Do you have insurance?

Yes, we have passenger liability for our vans.

What is the name of your business?

My business name is Vital Nature and Mayan Tours, and I have been in business for myself for years. I have been doing tours since 1995, and I have been a licensed tour guide since 1998. Since we are cave tubing pioneers, and it is our favorite tour. This site,, is our flagship website.

Are your guides licensed tour guides?

Yes, our guides are licensed tour guides. I teach a portion of the course where new people are working to be licensed. Additionally, I personally train each guide to be sure the service they give for our company is superior.

Do you provide pick-up at the cayes?

We do not actually do pick-ups from locations on the cayes, but it’s very easy for you to catch a water taxi over to the mainland for tours. We suggest you use the San Pedro Express Water Taxi. They seem to provide the fastest service. We like for you to take the first one over in the morning. And the guides will be there to meet you when you arrive. When you contact us, please tell us where you staying on the cayes, which hotel, resort, or other lodging.

How do I join one of your tours?

Our tours are not like at Disney World or other tourist attractions, where you join up with lots of other people. We do not schedule them at a certain time with a certain itinerary. 0ur tours are designed for the individuals who are inquiring, and we are very flexible. Tell us what you are interested in and we will see what we can do to accommodate you.

I am traveling in Belize alone. Can I do a tour with you?

The prices we quote are per person for two people. If you are traveling alone, we will try to do what we can to help you. If you are in Belize City on a cruise ship day, you can go to the cruise ship terminal and join a group booked for that day. We can let you know about what is scheduled. It has occurred that someone paid the price for two for a tour because he could!

Where do your tours start from?

Tours are booked individually, and we can pick up from any location in Belize City — hotel, water taxi terminal, or Municipal Airport. We can do pick-ups from other locations, like San Ignacio or Belmopan, and we have even gone down to Hopkins to pick up people for a tour! It is possible to be picked up in one location and dropped off at another, if your itinerary calls for that. Luggage and valuables can be safely locked in the van. We do our best to design your tour to meet your needs.

We are renting a car. How do we arrange tours with you?

For cave tubing we can arrange to meet you at Caves Branch. You will find instructions on our website on how to get there from the Western Highway. We can give you the cave tubing tour of your choice, for any length of time. We provide head lights, inner tubes, life jackets, and the guide. We do need to know the date and time you will arrive at the site.

If you like and you have room in your vehicle, we can provide a guide with a cost per diem and you provide everything else, transportation, entrance fees, food, and refreshments.

We will work out a tour itinerary that best fits with your plans. Some people fly in to the international airport, head out to Cayo, and stop for cave tubing on the way. We are very flexible.

How do you pronounce your name?

My name, Vitalino, is pronounced vee tah LEE no. Many people just call me Vital, pronounced vee TAHL.


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