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Macal River, lower and the falls, Belize (area: central; click here for the Belize table of rivers)

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Class: I (or III or V); Ave. Gradient: 1 m/km; Portages: none; Length: up to 18 km; Time: 4 hours.

Season: July to February; rafts? yes; Highlights: comfy riverside eco-resorts; Crux move: Black Rock Falls & Vaca Falls

Water Quality: decent; Water Temperature: warm.

PI: Black Rock Lodge (elev: 80m); TO: multiple options down to San Ignacio town

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

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

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