Nature lovers will enjoy this delightful half-day tour that has you witnessing the raw beauty of the Caribbean at Roatan's finest preservation park - Gumbalimba Park.
Boarding your transportation at the pier, it's a 45-minute picturesque drive to the park where you will have the opportunity to explore unspoiled trails where flowers and butterflies give way to the shade of the tropical forest canopy. Arriving at the park, you will have a comfort break before joining your guide for a 90-minute guided tour. Enjoy the marvelous environment all around you as you make the crossing over Gumbalimba Pond via a scenic rope bridge. Delight to the tranquil sounds of the garden waterfall and befriend the brilliant winged citizens of the Bird Sanctuary, where friendly parrots and macaws bring the colors of the Caribbean alive. One of the other outstanding exhibitions at the Park is the Monkey Refugio, where spider, white face, and howler monkeys are eager and willing for you to hold and play with them.
During your tour, trace the steps of the real Pirates of the Caribbean inside Coxen's Cave, where you'll encounter the infamous Captain John Coxen, his stolen treasure and colorful sculpted murals depicting Honduran history. Following your guided tour, you will have an opportunity to roam through the Botanical Garden at your leisure and learn more about the exotic plants that are indigenous to the region. Others may wish to simply bask in the sun, take a dip in the pool or wade in the turquoise waters. A poolside café is available for those who would like to enjoy a snack or some refreshment.
Following your visit at this incredible park that allows you to discover the true beauty of Roatan while surrounded by nature, history and a bit of adventure, you will be transferred back to the pier.
Please note: There is moderate walking on this tour over natural terrain and some uneven and cobblestone surfaces. This tour is not available to guests who utilize a wheelchair and is not recommended for those guests with mobility concerns. Light-weight clothing, flat, comfortable walking shoes; sun caps, sunglasses and sunscreen are suggested. No Deet repellants, flower or fruit scented lotions or perfumes are allowed. Flash photography, smoking and feeding of the animals is strictly prohibited. Those who wish to swim should bring a swimsuit and towel. Tour participants taking part in any water activities do so at their own risk and responsibility.