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Roatán: Private Horseback Riding Tour

1. Roatán: Private Horseback Riding Tour

Embark on an adventure through one of the most beautiful Caribbean islands, Roatán, on a private horseback riding tour.  Get picked up from the cruise terminal or your hotel and drive to the ranch. There, receive a brief introduction on how to control and steer your horse. You will be given a horse based on your experience and activity level.  The ride consists of going up the hilltop to admire spectacular views and to take pictures. Then, ride through the jungle taking in the local fauna, before riding along the beach. Finally head back to the ranch, and later return to the cruise ship terminal or your hotel.

Roatán: Land and Sea Small-Group Tour and Snorkeling Cruise

2. Roatán: Land and Sea Small-Group Tour and Snorkeling Cruise

Start this family-friendly tour across land and water with pickup in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. Get chatting to your professional, bilingual, English and Spanish-speaking guide en route to your first stop. Explore the local community and have free time to shop, learn about area's culture and history, meet local people, and see the real Roatán. You will also visit some must-see touristic hotspots on the Island. Climb to a hilltop for spectacular views and photos opportunities. After the land-based part of your tour, head to West Bay Beach and board a 15-passenger speed boat for a relaxing cruise around the bay and West End. After enjoying the coastline views, stop for a refreshing swim and take advantage of the snorkeling gear provided. Explore the beauty of Roatán's coral reefs. Swim among sea turtles, squids, schools of fish, and other marine wildlife.

Roatán: Zip-line, Snorkel and Daniel Johnson Sanctuary Tour

3. Roatán: Zip-line, Snorkel and Daniel Johnson Sanctuary Tour

After being picked up at the cruise ship terminal or your hotel, travel in an air-conditioned bus through Roatán. Start the day with a zip-lining adventure. Feel the thrill while zipping, gliding, and doing different flips whilst admiring panoramic 360-degree views of the forest canopy. The zip line route is composed of 16 lines, 24 platforms, and 3 suspended bridges. Next, visit Daniel Johnson’s Monkey and Sloth Hangout, a small, family-run animal sanctuary and a safe and loving environment for many animals. Learn all about sloths, capuchin monkeys, scarlet macaws and parrots, with a guided tour through the park. Then,  head to West Bay Beach to board a 15-passenger speed boat for a relaxing cruise around the bay and West End. Enjoy the coastline views, stop for a refreshing swim and take advantage of the snorkeling gear provided. Swim among sea turtles, squids, schools of fish, and other marine wildlife. Explore the world’s second-largest reef, part of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, which runs from Belize to the Bay Islands of Honduras.

Roatán: Sloth and Monkey Sanctuary & Chocolate Tasting Tour

4. Roatán: Sloth and Monkey Sanctuary & Chocolate Tasting Tour

Visit a monkey and sloth sanctuary to interact with Roatán’s native wildlife and taste delicious chocolate samples during a tour through a Mayan chocolate factory. After being picked up at the cruise ship terminal or at your hotel, head to your first stop which is AJ's Monkeys & Sloth Hangout. Enjoy a day of wildlife interaction with monkeys, sloths, parrots, also will learn about the sloths. This eco-park and animal sanctuary is located in the picturesque community of French Key.  Continue onward to discover the natural beauty of Roatán as you stop on hilltops for photos opportunities. Listen as your guide tells you about Roatán’s history and the local culture.  Next, enjoy a delicious tasting experience at the "Mayak" chocolate factory.  Learn about the Mayan culture and the cacao processing that produces chocolate. Taste different chocolate samples and buy some tasteful souvenirs to bring back home.  Afterward, pay a visit to the local craft market where you will learn about recycling methods on the island. At the end of the tour, you will have free time to walk around the town for shopping, to meet the locals, and for more photo-taking.

Roatán: Snorkel and Daniel Johnson Sanctuary Tour

5. Roatán: Snorkel and Daniel Johnson Sanctuary Tour

Start this family-friendly tour across land and water with a pickup in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. Talk to your professional, bilingual, English, and Spanish-speaking guide on the way to your first stop. Visit Daniel Johnson’s Monkey and Sloth Hangout, a small, family-run animal sanctuary and a safe and loving environment for many animals. Interact with and learn all about sloths, capuchin monkeys, scarlet macaws, and parrots, with a guided tour through the park. After the land-based part of your tour, head to West Bay Beach. Board a 15-passenger speed boat for a relaxing cruise around the bay and West End. Enjoy the coastline views and stop for a refreshing swim and take advantage of the snorkeling gear provided. Explore the beauty of Roatán's coral reefs. Swim among sea turtles, squids, schools of fish, and other marine wildlife. Finish your day with a break at the West End Buccaneer, a private beach club. Relax and have fun on a pristine sandy beach with beach chairs, bathrooms, a changing room, free WI-FI, and a freshwater shower are all included.

Roatan: Mangrove Tunnel Tour with Snorkeling

6. Roatan: Mangrove Tunnel Tour with Snorkeling

Your day begins with a visit to a local wildlife park where you will be able to interact with monkeys, sloths, and tropical birds whilst learning about Honduran wildlife. Next up, you will make your way to the east end of the island where you will be able to stop for photos overlooking the tropical jungle from the hilltops on your scenic drive to Jonesville. Once there, you will embark on a tour through the mangrove tunnels with your guide. This scenic water tour will lead you to a swimming hole where you will be able to snorkel around the mangroves and also enjoy a swimming break. There are also inshore reefs for your to enjoy reef snorkeling as well. You will also later enjoy a sightseeing tour on the water where you will see how the locals live and commute on the water from one bay to the other.

Roatán: Private Customizable Island Exploration Tour

7. Roatán: Private Customizable Island Exploration Tour

Get picked up from the cruise terminal or your hotel and start a sightseeing tour of the island. Explore the local communities for about 1.5 hours and then have free time to shop, take photos, or wander around. Learn about the area's culture and history, meet local people, and see the real Roatán. To maximize your day at the island, you can choose up to 3 additional activities. The following activities can be added on at the checkout: Zipline (45 minutes) - Feel the thrill while zipping, gliding, and doing different flips over stunning 360-degree views of the forest canopy. The zip-line route is composed of 16 lines, 24 platforms, and 3 suspended bridges. Monkey and Sloth Sanctuary (30 minutes) - Visit Daniel Johnson’s Monkey and Sloth Hangout, a family-run animal sanctuary and a safe and loving environment for many animals. Learn all about sloths, capuchin monkeys and parrots, with a guided tour through the park. Horseback Riding (1 hour) - The ride consists of going up the hilltop to admire spectacular views and to take pictures. Then, ride through the jungle taking in the local fauna, before riding along the beach. You will be given a horse based on your experience and activity level. Glass-bottom Boat (50 minutes) - Sit 6 feet (1.83 m) below the surface with windows on either side of you, so you can admire the marine life of the Caribbean Sea.  Beach Break at West End or West Bay (1 hour) - Have fun in a private beach club for some relaxation and fun on a pristine sandy beach. Beach chairs, bathrooms, a changing room, WI-FI, and a freshwater shower are all included. Snorkeling (1 hour) - board a 15-passenger speed boat for a relaxing cruise around the bay and West End. After enjoying the coastline views, stop for a refreshing swim and take advantage of the snorkeling gear provided. Explore the beauty of Roatán's coral reefs. Swim among sea turtles, squids, schools of fish, and other marine wildlife. Parasailing (1 hour) - Parasail high above the Bay of Honduras and fill your senses with awe from 800 feet (0.24 km), looking down upon magnificent living reefs and flying eye level with jungle-covered mountains. Roatán Botanical Garden (1hour 30 minutes) -  Stroll through a diverse collection of flowering plants, ferns, spices, fruit trees, hardwood trees and orchids. Trails lead up the valley through arid tropical forest to the top of Carambola Mountain, where you can admire the colors of the coral reefs below and see all the way out to the island of Utila. Also, interact with hundreds of domesticated iguanas roaming freely in their protected environment. This haven is also home to monkeys, parrots, lobsters, sea turtles and other marine animals.  Butterfly & Monkey Park (45 minutes): See and learn about some of Honduras' most colorful butterflies, including varieties such as the common owl, zebra, helicopter, firecracker, Julia's, sunset longwing, monarch, and queen. Join the guided tour or explore the park on your own. There is a chance to see sloths and monkeys too.

Roatan Island: Half-Day Eco-Walk, Zip-line & Beach Tour

8. Roatan Island: Half-Day Eco-Walk, Zip-line & Beach Tour

South Shore's new 1.5-kilometer stretch of eco-walkways and 8 suspension bridges make for a one-of-a-kind eco-tour on Roatan Island. Each suspension bridge is 4 feet wide and has a capacity of 10 people. The bridges vary in length from 150 feet to 200 feet, making them the longest and strongest bridges in the Western Caribbean. There are concrete walkways with wooden steps and handrails. On this half-day adventure, you’ll begin with a leisurely walk through the jungle, keeping an eye out for birds, lizards, iguanas, and admiring the Tarzan vines, tropical flowers, and fruit and nut trees. After your eco-walk you’ll head to the zip lines. Feel the wind through your hair as you fly through the canopies! Finally, you’ll have a couple of hours to kick back, relax, and enjoy the sun, sand, and sea at the beautiful sand beach.

Roatán: City Bus Tour and Beach Break

9. Roatán: City Bus Tour and Beach Break

Explore Roatán at your own pace throughout several stops on the island and get to know the locals. Visit places like the central park, French Harbor, and a chocolate and rum factory. Afterward, enjoy a beach break on the West Bay Tabyana Beach. After being picked up at the cruise ship terminal, travel in an air-conditioned bus through Roatán. During the whole tour, you can opt to stay a little longer in a stop to explore the area at your own pace. In this case, the rest of your group will continue up to the next stops, and the bus will come back later to pick you up and take you to the next stops. The first stop is the central park in the village of Coxen Hole, where you take a walk around the park and see some shops and meet the locals. Continue up to French Harbor where you will see sights like fishing factories and chicken farms. This stop offers a true taste of an un-commercialized Caribbean village. Afterward, you will head down to the West End fishing Village to visit a chocolate and rum factory for a tour of the facility and try free samples of homemade chocolate, mixed rum, and rum cake pastries from the island. Lastly, set off for Tabyana Beach at the Bananarama Resort to enjoy a fun time on a pristine sandy beach. Beach chairs, bathrooms, a changing room, free WI-FI, and a freshwater shower are all included. Water-sports are also available at an additional cost like parasailing, paddleboarding, scuba diving, and jet skis. You will be able to enjoy this paradise before heading back to cruise ship terminals.

Roatan Zip-Line and Beach Break

10. Roatan Zip-Line and Beach Break

Discover what it feels like to fly through the jungle of Roatan like a tropical bird as you brave the best zip-line in Honduras. Benefit from transportation to and from the day’s activities, and experts to walk you through every step of the journey for your safety. Get the ultimate adrenaline rush as you brave 7,000 feet of zip lines with 18 platforms, along with 4 hiking trails to reconnect you with nature. Fly past beautiful trees at an amazing speed, whether you are an absolute beginner or lifelong thrill seeker. Then, go down to see some of the amazing white sand beaches of Roatan, where the water is warm enough to tempt you in for a swim.

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What people are saying about Roatán

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 10 reviews

Steve (the owner) Joshua (his son) and close family friend, Jonathan, were absolutely FABULOUS! The tour was in depth and active and enthralling. I learned all about the history of the island and the locals. We visited towns on the island I never knew existed and snorkeled the reef after an exquisite boat ride. THIS TOUR IS THE ONE I SUGGEST. It is perfect for every type of individual. Age, health and background. Every single persons needs were met 100%!

Haymon was our driver for the day and accommodated us very well with the short time we had to do everything ! From stopping to where we wanted to stop, showing us good places to eat and take pictures, to talking about the local life on the Island, Haymon was probably the reason the sun got out on that rainy day. Thank you so much for the amazing memories. We hope next time we come back, we will have you as our driver ! Thank you from Quebec !!

We really appreciated our tour guide, Murphy, local native and very knowledgeable about Roatan!! Great fun with the animals and they are treated very well! Snorkeling was fun except for the tiny jellyfish mishap, nonetheless we had a great day!!! Ate lunch in a tree house restaurant, Paradise Restaurant!! Awesome day!!

We donated materials for the children to the school, then we walked around the island a few times, went to the viewpoint, and went to West End to snorkel, they helped me a lot to do it among the corals. Water was clear. We saw a dolphin show, I had some really big shrimp.

Excellent tour and the guide very kind and very flexible and above all very nice person thank you Thank you ROATAN