Zip lining and cave tubing
We will meet you at your Hopkins accommodation for this adventure-filled combo tour, after which we will head west to Jaguar Paw on a scenic air-conditioned drive. Upon arrival at the outpost, your tour guides will issue you inflatable tubes, headlamps, and life jackets. An orientation and safety briefing will follow.
The hike will last 30 minutes and include:
• Wading through streams of calming water.
• Trekking through the thick rainforest canopy on flat terrain; and
It is possible to view exotic flora and fauna in the area.
You will begin your journey through the mysterious Maya underworld at the entrance to the cave system. Inside, at the heart of ancient history, you will see crystalline stalagmites and stalactites lining the cave of Xibalba. As you travel through the darkness, you will experience all the sights, sounds, and smells that the indigenous Maya experienced centuries ago. (If you’re feeling adventurous, ask your guide about a visit to the mini waterfall and swimming area!)
Once you leave the falls, you will emerge into the sunlight and free float gently downstream to where the tour began.
As you zip-line through the treetops, you will get an incredible view of Belize’s lush jungles. Then, there is only a short walk to the gear area, where our guides will help you get all the gear you need. You’ll then make your way over to the first platform, in which a safety briefing will follow, which covers braking technique, balancing, and cable safety.
Once you’ve been safely harnessed, it’s READY SET GO – you’ll sail peacefully through the skies above the dense flora of western Belize, and a guide will be waiting for you at the next platform so you can continue along the tour.
Cave Tubing Note: It’s best to use comfortable shoes and clothing that will air dry quickly if you don’t want to bring along a change of clothing. If you opt to bring a change of clothes, bathroom facilities and showers are provided onsite, but it’s going to be a quick change as time doesn’t permit the leisure of a long shower. Rinse and go! Nobody soap or rags provided. The guides may also let you choose whether to zip first and cool off by Cave tubing last.