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Caves Branch River, Belize (area: central; click here for the Belize table of rivers)

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Class: II; Ave. Gradient: 2 m/km; Portages: one; Length: up to 15 km; Time: up to 4 hours.

Season: year-round; rafts? yes; Highlights: caves; Crux Move: charging your headlamp batteries beforehand.

Water Quality: good; Water Temperature: medium.

PI: Caves Branch Lodge (elev: 65m); TO: Caves Branch Visitor's Center.

Description: (click here for general notes about my descriptions)

A full description is in the Mayan Whitewater: Chiapas & Belize guidebook.

 

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