The Xunantunich Ruins are a popular cruise excursion for passengers on ships visiting Belize City, Belize. The ruins are located in central Belize, close to the border of Guatemala. Visitors must travel several hours to and from the ruins by bus from the cruise terminals. Most excursions include stops for lunch and at a small market. Although excursions are lengthy, most visitors rave about the experience as a once-in-a-lifetime event.