Best Roatan Shore Excursions Off Cruise Ship In 2023
Here are the most popular Roatan shore excursions for when your ship docks at the Port in 2023.
Private Tour to Animal Sanctuary and Lagoon
The whole family will enjoy this exclusive Roatan Shore Excursion to the lagoon and Animal Sanctuary. It makes for a fabulous day outing and a great opportunity for bonding. Step off your cruise ship and your private guide will be waiting to greet you. You will travel in a comfortable minivan to the Sanctuary. Here you will learn all about animals like the iguana, sloth, monkey and parrots. Rescued animals are offered safety here and you can see macaws, lemurs and deer. Watch out for the friendly monkeys who love to jump onto the shoulders of visitors! This fun and educational tour will give you an insight into the native creatures of Honduras. Then set off to a stunning man-made lagoon that is filled from the sea. Relax on a lounger, read a book, take a stroll and enjoy the scenery while the kids swim in the calm, safe waters. Then, you can all enjoy competing at the beach games. Lunch and drinks can be bought when you get hungry. Cool off under a fresh water shower before heading back to the Cruise Port.
Roatan Ziplines, Beaches and Monkey Park
Only have a half day to spare? Don't miss out - this fabulous Roatan Shore Excursion will get your adrenaline pumping as you zipline over the jungles on one of the highest and biggest ziplines in Honduras. The tour is ideal for all ages and all levels of experience from experts to beginners. It is safe and you will be under the watchful eye of professional guides at all times. Your guide will give you a safety briefing, a helmet and off you go! Featuring 23 launching platforms and over 7000 feet of ziplines, you will soon be jumping and flying over the lush green rainforests for an unforgettable experience. Soar over the tree tops, see stunning scenery, tropical birds, monkeys and other creatures as you become one with nature high up in the forest. When you get back to earth, catch your breath and head off to the Monkey Park where you can snap some great pictures with these friendly and intelligent creatures. On the drive back to Port, your guide will stop at one of the magnificent Roatan Beaches, relax for a while and soak up the beauty of this stunning island.
West Bay Beach with Lunch
Want to soak up the sun on the one of the top ten beaches in the world? This Roatan Shore Excursion takes you to the iconic West Bay Beach where you can enjoy an idyllic day away from the noise of the city. Your local guide will meet you at the Port and drive you in a comfortable air-conditioned mini van to the famous beach. You will be given a lounger which you can set up under a palm tree and get comfortable. Enjoy the amazing scenes of endless white sands, azure waters and swaying palm trees. Have a swim, work on your suntan or take a lazy stroll along the shore. When you are hungry, head to the Cayuco Beach Bar where a scrumptious lunch will be waiting for you. Choose from a menu of quesadilla, club sandwiches or cheese burgers. You can freshen up at the hotel and enjoy their facilities. Take a dip in the sparkling pool, relax on a lounger or sit on the patio and chat to fellow travellers. The tour will return you to Port in time to meet your cruise ship.
Hanging Bridges Eco Tour and Beach Break
Explore the Caribbean jungle and a world famous beach on this Roatan Shore Excursion. It is designed for small groups and is ideal for a family. Your guide will meet you at the Port and drive you to enjoy a 1 hour guided walk along the awe-inspiring suspension bridges in the midst of the rain forest jungles. These amazing structures criss-cross high up amongst the trees and soon you will be seeing breath-taking scenes on this exclusive nature eco-walk. The bridges vary from 150 to 200 feet in length and reach heights of 85 feet! Look out for colorful tropical flowers, the amazing Gumalimba tree and Tarzan style creeping vines. See colorful tropical birds, monkeys and iguanas. Your guide will give you a lesson on the flora and fauna of the region as you walk along. After your walk, the Tour sets off to West Bay Beach, one of the top ten beaches on the planet. Rent a beach chair or lounger, relax and soak up the sun. You can take a walk, enjoy a swim in the crystal clear azure waters or try some snorkeling. Return to Port with memories and photos of this little piece of Paradise!
Small-Group West Bay Beach Tour
The best way to experience Roatan is to join a tour led by a knowledgeable local guide. This Roatan Shore Excursion caters for small groups and takes you to the famous West Bay beach, classed as one of the best in the world. It is perfect for a family or group of friends. The drive is in a comfortable mini van and your guide will stop for sightseeing and photos opportunities. When you arrive at the beach, set up on a lounger or beach chair under a coconut tree and get ready for a few hours of blissful relaxation. Enjoy the awe-inspiring scenery, read a book, take a swim in the calm, turquoise waters or walk along the sandy shore. Pictures are a must to capture these beautiful memories to take home. Enjoy beach games or take part in the many shore activities available, at your own expense. You will have access to showers, restaurants and be entertained by traditional island music. The perfect way to spend a day before heading back to your cruise ship.
West Island Tour
Explore the West Island on this family friendly Roatan Shore Excursion! You will enjoy a 4 hour excursion that leaves from the Port and returns you in time to meet your cruise ship. Your private guide will drive you in a comfortable minivan to your first stop Ð the Bird and Monkey Sanctuary. Here you will see a variety of the native animals and learn about the amazing work done to rehabilitate lost and neglected macaws, parrots and other species. You will also see deer, lemurs, iguanas and magnificent colorful tropical flowers. Enjoy the monkeys that love to jump on the shoulders of the tourists - a thrill for the kids! Then it is off to a local market where you can browse and be tempted to buy a stunning piece of hand made pottery or a beautiful wood carving to take home. After your shopping spree, the tour stops at the iconic West Bay Beach. Here you can spend time relaxing, swimming, walking or just soaking up the magnificent ambiance of this paradise Caribbean location.
Learning about the island's fishing communities is a great thing to do in Roatan. This 4 hour Roatan Shore Excursion leaves from the Cruise Port where you will meet your private tour guide. Drive in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle to Oak Ridge Village, an old an fishing communities situated on the quiet eastern side of the island. On the way you will pass the village of Punta Gorda, set on the sea. It is one of the oldest Garifuna settlements on the island. Learn about the fascinating Garifuna cultural group, a unique set of people who are live on Roatan and in other Central America countries. Now it is time to get up close with nature. You will travel in a traditional small boat called a dory. Your guide will take you past the colorful houses built on stilts and then head into the dense mangrove forests. The water is calm and the trip is suitable for all ages. Look out for crocodiles, exotic birds, monkeys and turtles as you make your way through the lush green tunnels covered with creeping vines and branches. Learn about the fauna and flora that call this region home and then set off back to Port.
East Island Tour
After exploring the West Island, the next thing to do in Roatan is take a trip to the East island. This fabulous Roatan Shore Excursion is designed for a small intimate group, ideal for a family or group of friends. Your guide will meet you at the Cruise Port and you will travel in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle to the Monkey Sanctuary. Here you can learn all about these amazing creatures and also see parrots, lemurs, macaws, deer and more. The Sanctuary protects neglected and abandoned creatures and you will be awed by the work they do. Then it is off to the untouched and breath-taking beaches of the east coast known for its rugged and unspoiled ambiance. Enjoy a swim, relax on the sand under a coconut palm tree, take a walk, admire the scenery and snap some selfies and family photos. You can add a snorkeling excursion to this tour and also a lunch, at your own expense. After this amazing day, your guide will return you to the Port.
Discover the beauty of Roatan on and under the water with this amazing snorkling Roatan Shore Excursion. The reefs around the island offer some of the most stunning scenery and marine life on the planet and this opportunity to explore cannot be missed. Your knowledgeable local guide will collect you at the Cruise Port and you will set off on a boat into the warm waters. Depending on the weather, you may head for Sandy Bay or West Bay, both magnificent settings. Snorkeling gear is included. Get ready and have a brief lesson if you are a beginner. Then jump in and explore the second largest barrier reef in the world. Look out for colorful corals, sea horses, shoals of fish and turtles! You can choose the standard tour option which lasts for 4 hours, with 1.5 hours of snorkeling time and the balance for relaxation. You can also opt for the Port Royal option where you will visit some historical landmarks, enjoy 3.5 hours of snorkeling and a light BBQ lunch. Both tours return you to the Port.
Zip 'n' Dip Canopy Tour
A tour that combines Roatan's most exciting features is a must! This Roatan Shore Excursion offers a zipline experience and a refreshing dip in the waters of one of the world's most famous beaches. Meet your personal guide at the Cruise Port and set off in a 14 seater air-conditioned minivan to the zipline course deep in the jungle. Here you will be briefed by professionals and given a lesson on how to use the equipment. When you are ready, set off and zoom along the 1.8 mile zipline, high above the treetops. Stop and jump from platform to platform and get a bird's eye view of the stunning scenery below you. Look out for tropical birds, monkeys and other creatures that hide in the lush tropical rainforest jungles. After this adrenaline pumping rush you need to relax! Head for the beach and cool off in the clear crystal waters of the Caribbean Sea. Soak up the sun, take a walk, relax and enjoy the paradise setting before heading back to Port. A great family bonding experience!