Zip-Line Jungle Adventure
Belize City, Belize
- The Thrill: There are seven zip-line runs that let you glide between 10 story building platforms and glide 100 – 450 feet between platforms up to 75 feet high in the trees at canopy level. After being fitted into the safety harness, the next 30 – 50 minutes are spent zipping through a series of zip line runs from 7 jungle platforms You'll fly from tree to tree through the dense canopy as howler monkeys and tropical birds screech. You will, too.
- The prep: Before you even set off on your ZipRider adventure, your guide will teach you how to work the lines, from speeding up to slowing down.
- Complimentary beverage and snack: You'll likely have worked up an appetite following your sky-high tour, so enjoy the snack that awaits you.
About this Belize City tour
Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird. It's a plane. It's you?
Such is the refrain you'll hear in your head as you fly across the lush canopy of a tropical rainforest and not just any rainforest. The Nohoch Chen Archaeological Park was once the stomping grounds of the ancient Maya. One can only imagine what they'd make of humans flying more than a hundred feet above the floor of their home, whooping it up with gleeful screeches. Perhaps they'd think us one of their countless gods.
This is definitely NOT your grandfather's sightseeing tour. It's one thing to learn about the flora used by the ancient Maya in their rituals and medicines; it's another thing entirely to zip through it and see it up close. You'll make it to one platform, and as soon as your heart stops pounding from excitement, it's time to make an even longer run.
For all their ingenious engineering achievements pyramids and vast cities with sophisticated road networks even the Maya never imagined such a fast-moving and scenic way to get around.
And he did it without a safety net
Zip-lining has some crazy ancestors. In 1739, British steeplejack Robert Cadman would tie off a rope from the top of a steeple and make whatever repairs were necessary. He'd then position a small wooden board on the ropes, lay headfirst on his belly, and slide down the rope with great showmanship to thunderous applause from the gathered masses. During the last of these performances, the rope snapped and he plummeted to his death. Our lines are much safer of course.
Cruise ship travelers: Please proceed pier side to meet your GoBe Rep. Look for our displayed logo sign. Staying at a hotel? Be sure you specify the name at check out so we can meet you in the lobby.
Participants must be able to walk uphill over uneven jungle trails and fit into the safety harness, that can accommodate maximum waist measurement of 44-inches.
Private Tour, Scenic, Family Friendly, Adventure
Generally, a 15-seat Van
English, Spanish, German
Tour Participation Requirements
This experience is rated strenuous. Travelers must consider their physical fitness level and medical history when determining whether this tour is appropriate. Travelers with pre-existing neck, back, knee and/or shoulder injuries, cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions or any other medical condition must take particular caution when selecting a tour categorized as "strenuous". If you have concerns, you must consult with your personal physician before engaging in any activity that may be too strenuous for you.
Suitable for travelers 10 years of age and older.
Special Medical Restriction
Participants must be able to fit into the safety harness. Waist measurement cannot exceed 44 inches. This tour is only suited to travelers in very good physical condition.
It is not suitable if you suffer from seizures, have heart, back, neck, respiratory, or shoulder problems, recently had surgery, or are pregnant.
Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.
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