There are many excursions and companies to choose from. I decided to go with “Island Marketing” and booked the "Roatan Canopy Tour". With 13 people, from 12 to 73 years old, I wanted to find something that would make everyone happy and be a bit different than anything any of us had done before. This excursion was awesome!!! We went to the Iguana Farm, conquered our fears at the Pirates of the Caribbean zip line, then enjoyed swimming and relaxing at the Parrot Tree Bay Resort. This was one of the best excursions I have ever taken. Roatan is fascinating and the people there are so friendly. We saw and did so many different things in just one day, and always felt safe and secure. Absolutely fantastic day!!!
Zipline was great. Very safe and very exciting. We were taken to Taybiana beach. it was nice but the vendors were constant and a little annoying. Security watched our bags and I felt very safe. The wait for a ride back to the ship was uncomfortable because we stayed so long at the beach. I could have booked it outside of Carnival and saved money but is was still good.
Everyone had a blast. 12 different runs, with one of them over 2,000' long through the jungle. Our timid members were peer-pressured into zipping and had the time of their lives, can't stop talking about it.
The "Extreme Zip Line" is all it's cracked up to be and more. 300' above the jungle of Roatan is nothing but amazing and breathtaking all at once. Trekking through the jungle was incredible and a nice touch as opposed to only platform to platform zip lining. The staff were professional and friendly making the experience everything we'd hoped for. Complete picture package via email download $20 taken by staff as you zip form platform to platform. Great deal awesome pictures.
We had a great time! The whole crew at Zipline Adventure was great! Safety came first but then the fun! The Zipline crew made sure that each participant had a wonderful zipline adventure and enjoy themselves! Awesome Job!!
This zip line was right off the dock. It went over the water across the other side (about 800 yards). We went three times (each time they gave us ride back to tower). About 60 steps to climb but it was fun getting only a foot above the bay.
This island is part of Honduras. It is known for diving. We opted not to get into the water on this one as we done so already in Cozumel. So we went for the "zip and dip" booked outside NCL. They had a booth near the dock, and whisked us away in a van to a series of 11 zip lines covering nearly half a mile. It was my first time, so the novelty was fun. I had hoped to see more of the view as I zipped, but didn't really see that much. But I enjoyed it anyway. The outfitters were very friendly, and took good care of us. Afterwards they took us to a beach resort to spend a couple of hours relaxing, swimming in the sea, or whatever. The water was very calm and clear, and it was nice.
We booked a 3rd party “Zip and Dip” excursion thru South Shore Zip-line. We’ve done the large zip-line in Labadee, but never a series. It was so much fun. Our two guides were great. Joking around with us, helping us get great photos with our own cameras. No nickel and dime attempts at all. Just a reminder that if you thought they did a good job, they’d be appreciative. Royal Caribbean docks in Coxen Hole, which is definitely one of the poorer areas I’ve ever docked in. Lots of run down buildings, trash in the water, etc. I was a little worried that the “Dip” part of the day wouldn’t pass muster, but thankfully the West End of the island is totally different. You’re dropped at a semi-private beach club, and given a free drink ticket. Beautiful water and nice loungers. Lot’s of people peddling their wares though. We were given just over 2 hours until our driver said he’d return. He showed up right on time. One of the other couples with us decided to hold us up though. Thankfully we had more than enough time to make it back to the ship. We came away feeling that this is one of the top 3 excursions we’ve ever done. Book with confidence!
Great small port with nice shops, we purchased our gifts here. After a short bumpy ride to our zip line tour, we dared an eleven platform zip line It was a lot of fun. If you are afraid, zip with a guide. Well worth it.
Awesome. Never thought I would zipline upside down. Lots of fun. Beautiful views. Knowledgeable staff. clean equipment. They let us play with their pet monkey and kitten. Bar, gift shop, snacks, lockers on site. Bring small currency-change was hard to come by.
We booked thought the internet not with the boat with Island Marketing LTD to go zip lining and snorkling. We went with an independent contractor of the Island Marketing LTD company. There was supposed to be a group but we were the only one's off the boat to book this excursion. So we basically had our own personal guide. He grew up on the Island and knew alot about America. It was amazing to see how poor the country was but this guy was really smart and you knew he was doing really well. He took us to a zip lining course that was awesome!!! While we zip lined our guide hung out close buy waiting for our return. One of the guys that was guiding us thought the Jungle on the zip lines knew i was apprehensive about going and went with me on 4 of the 10 zip lines. They took our pictures and let us video it. it was awesome! Then we left there, our guide brought us down off the mountain and went snorkeling. He took us in his boat about 100yards off the beach and his first mate showed us the reef. We saw some amazing coral. Then our guide showed us a local eatery and we had baleadase, basically the local burrito. I think the guy owned the place or knew the owner because he was very interested in our review. they were only $1.50 each and was half the size of the burritos at Chipotle.
After the zip line we had them take us to West Bay beach where we snorkeled for the remainder of our day. The snorkeling in Roatan was out of this world. The reef comes right up to the beach. We paid a local 10 bucks to take us to the "drop off". If you ever wanted to visit another planet, snorkeling here will be the closest thing. It was straight out of a movie with schools of barracudas, clown fish, sting ray, brain coral, everything you can imagine. After snorkeling we took a water taxi for 3 bucks per person over to West End and from there got a taxi to Coxen Hole for 4 bucks. Instead of doing a tour bus here I highly recommend trying out some of the local transportation in Roatan. It was cheap and fun.
The tour was amazing. We went zip lining and then you get to walk the suspend bridges and you get to go to a beach (where it included a drink). The tour guide was amazing telling us things about Roatan and the Island. Once we arrived at the zip lining, the tour guides assisted us with the zip lining. If you would like to go with someone, you can. I was allowed to go with my husband on the last zip lining. Amazing experience and amazing ppl for tour guides.
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