Canopy Slide Adventures on Roatan Island
and near LaCeiba
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Picture of a Honduran girl on canopy slide wire.  Picture of training session for the canopy wire. 

These adventures are tree top canopy "cable slide" rides for thrill seekers.  The canopy tours are located at the Tabyana Beach Gumbalimba Park (Monkey Trail), Mayan Jungle, South Shore (www.southshorecanopy.com), and Pirates of the Caribbean (www.roatanpiratescanopy.com) and in Palmetto Ridge Canopy Tour Tickets and transportation for the Palmetto Ridge Canopy Tour can be purchased through Tropicalrez.com.  Please note that this activity can be very dangerous and can result in serious injury or death. A comparison of the zip line basics are below.

Canopy Zipline Comparison

Mayan Jungle Canopy

Pirates of the Caribbean Extreme

Pirates of the Caribbean Standard

South Shore Canopy

Monkey Trail Canopy

Number of Zip Lines

12

8

15

13

13

Climbing Wall

0

0

1

0

0

Suspension Bridges

2

0

1

1

1

Highest Zip Line

45' feet

328' feet

145' feet

100' feet

135' feet

Longest Zip Line Distance

507' feet

1836' feet
(Longest in the Americas)

580' feet

802' feet

813' feet

Length of Zip Lines

1.5 miles

1.4 miles

1.5 miles

1.8 miles

1.9 miles

Approximate tour time

45 to 60 minutes

40 to 70 minutes

45 to 60 minutes

45 to 90 minutes

45 to 90 minutes

Cable Details

Dual Cables
Dual Pulleys

Dual Cables
Dual Pulleys

Dual Cables
Dual Pulleys

Dual Cables
Dual Pulleys

Dual Cables
Dual Pulleys

Pull Brake/Gloves Required

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Approximate price

$45
MC/Visa accepted

$65
MC/Visa accepted

$45
MC/Visa accepted

$45
MC/Visa accepted

$45
MC/Visa accepted

If you have the time to make a quick trip to La Ceiba, the Jungle River Lodge on the Rio Congrejal river has white water rafting, a significant canopy slide, and eco tours.  La Ceiba is only 30 miles from Roatan and a short 15 minute airplane trip ($30 each way).  They provide a comprehensive series of Eco-Tours in La Ceiba area and the La Moskitia Region that are second to none. With a strong team of professionally trained local guides they to provide tours that are personalized, eco friendly, exciting and informative.  The Rio Cangrejal and the rainforests of the North Coast of Honduras are spectacular.  The scenery is outstanding, the birds and wildlife plentiful, and the service is excellent.  They will pick you up at the airport, ferry port, or the city of La Ceiba and take you to their lodge.  Lodging and restaurant services are on site.  Full details and information at www.jungleriverlodge.com

Note:  We do not "book" or make reservations for the above activities. 
This information is provided solely to inform visitors of activities available on Roatan and is not an endorsement of the activity.

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