JUNGLE ZIPLINE DESCRIPTION

The excitement of the Mayan Jungle Canopy begins before You first Zip…

As You ascend the temple- like steps to the first platform. From there, It’s all downhill… Literally! So, Be ready for lots of fun and excitement and experience the thrills of the Mayan Jungle Zip lines.• •

This zipline features the latest in safety equipment including a dual-pulley/dual-cable system (3/8? diameter galvanized aircraft cable) and brand new Petzl safety harnesses, helmets, carabiners and pulleys. Petzl is the leading supplier of zipline safety equipment throughout the world. • • You will zip from tree platform to tree platform through tall jungle trees, across meadows and from hillside to hillside. The tree platforms are sturdy, measuring at least 10-feet by 9-feet — offering plenty of room to prepare yourself for the next exciting zip!• •

This zipline will not require riders to self-brake themselves to control their speed as others on Roatan do, and highly-trained guides will accompany each individual group down the course. (Some ziplines merely pass a group of zippers from guide-to-guide located at each station, at the Mayan one guide will go with your group the whole way down the course.) • • Larger groups will stay together, unlike other Roatan ziplines, so they will be able to experience the thrill together.

Additional guides will be assigned to larger groups to maintain the high safety standards.• • Includes free unlimited access to Victor’s Monkey Business, a unique primate interaction.Number of zip-line: 13 Climbing wall: 0 Suspension bridges: 3Length of zip-lines: 90 – 2000 feetHighest zip-line: 15 to 300 feetLength of zip-line tour 1.3 milesApproximate zip-line tour: 45 minuteCable details: dual cable / dual pulleyPull brakes/ gloves required: NOYou must be able to fit in the harness.There are no scales to weigh you, but its more or less based on how your weight is carried.

For example, an athletic 245 pound person will probably enjoy and be more comfortable in the zipline than a person with a sedentary lifestyle. But if you can fit into the harness, the zipline companies will allow you to Zip!Ziplining can be exhausting and will involve repetitive lifting of your legs when approaching platforms, ankle and wrist pressures when landing and taking off from platforms as well as some jumping and other body stresses as you zip through the lines. Persons who are pregnant or have a history of ankle sprains, neck, back, joint or heart problems or other serious illness are advised not to participate. 

Participants must be physically able to hike one half mile through uneven and downhill terrain. Ankle and wrist injuries are common so please be advised.Additional InformationGoing on a Zipline is very much fun, but can be a physically demanding trip!Wear: Closed, flat shoes that have a good grip and won’t fall off. Comfortable clothing, such as shorts or jeans.Insect repellent and sunscreen.Make sure your camera or video has a strong strap on it.Be aware that hats,sunglasses,wallets and other objects can fall into the jungle below!You must be able to fit in the harness.

There are no scales to weigh you, but it’s more or less based on how your weight is carried. For example, an athletic 245 pound person will probably enjoy and be more comfortable in the zipline than a person with a sedentary lifestyle. But if you can fit into the harness, the zipline companies will allow you to Zip!Ziplining can be exhausting and will involve repetitive lifting of your legs when approaching platforms, ankle and wrist pressures when landing and taking off from platforms as well as some jumping and other body stresses as you zip through the lines.

Persons who are pregnant or have a history of ankle sprains, neck, back, joint or heart problems or other serious illness are advised not to participate. Participants must be physically able to hike one half mile through uneven and downhill terrain. Ankle and wrist injuries are common so please be advised.

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