Sitting amidst 28-acres of Roatan’s lush tropical vegetation, South Shore Adventures’ eco park contains our Zipline Canopy Tour , Zuperman Zipline experience, and our unique Eco-Walk Tour with a series of walkways and suspension bridges through the jungle.
Sweeping ocean views, beautiful island palms, fruit and nut trees, and the famous Gumbalimba trees that sway softly as the Caribbean breezes flow … a new world awaits you as we take you on an adventure through our scenic natural reserve.
This popular add-on will take you over to Paradise Beach Hotel after your experience at South Shore Adventures, where you’ll enjoy Roatan’s famous West Bay Beach and have access to facilities like the pool and showers.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase from the resort’s onsite bar & restaurant.
Courtesy round trip ground transport in our air conditioned, 14 passenger vans is provided from the areas of Sandy Bay, West End, West Bay, or the cruise ship terminals at Mahogany Bay and the Port of Roatan. Our drivers and guides are English-speaking Islanders who are very knowledgeable about the Island.
Please be sure to let us know your pick up time and location when making your reservation.
Please see our Meeting Instructions page for directions on how to find your South Shore Adventures tour guide when you arrive at your port. Be sure to provide your ship’s name and port name (Roatan has two separate cruise ports) when making your booking to ensure that a tour guide will be waiting for you at the cruise ship terminal.
At the end of the Zipline Canopy Tour and Zuperman Zipline, our jungle bus will be waiting to take you back to the top where you’ll find our shaded viewpoint rest area, souvenir shop, snack bar, restrooms, and changing area.
Regardless of your adventure, you’ll want to be sure to bring the following with you :
If you’ve booked the Beach Break add-on, don’t forget to pack your towel, swimsuit and beachwear! Lockers & changing facilities are available at South Shore Adventures.
For the Zipline Canopy Tour , Zuperman Zipline , or Eco-Walk Tour , we recommend clothing that is comfortable for walking, as well as appropriate for your activity. Keep in mind that this is an adventure!
In addition to our adventure infrastructure (platforms, walkways, suspension bridges, zip cables, etc.), the following facilities and amenities are onsite at South Shore Adventures :
Cash and all major credit cards are accepted for incidental expenses such as:
Tips at the end of the tour are completely up to your discretion, but greatly appreciated by our friendly, experienced crew who work to ensure that you always have a safe and enjoyable adventure. Suggested gratuity (based on industry standards) is 15-20% of the cost of the activity.
At South Shore Adventures, safety is our number one priority.
Our highly qualified, hand-picked staff receive over 200 hours of formal training in Canopy Tour operations and safety techniques before leading tours.
All groups or individuals are instructed by our professional English speaking staff regarding how to put on the harness, latch onto the cable, and brake (in case you want to slow down while zipping along the cable). Safety measures are discussed as well before connecting to the cable lines.
You are under the constant care and supervision of our friendly staff, who are happy to accompany you in tandem throughout the zip line until you are ready to try one of the lines yourself!
You are equipped with a high-tech harnesses, gloves and a helmet to ensure your safety. We use the highest quality equipment that is available on the market today. This equipment is rigorously inspected and constantly maintained so all you have to think about is FUN!
Our zip lines include double cables designed by expert engineers, to make this thrilling adventure one of safest available to tourists on Roatan. One cable is used for attaching your harness and pulley for easy gliding from one platform to the other. The second cable is simply for attaching emergency clips.
Between the two cables they are able to handle 18,000 – 20,000 lbs of pressure. We also use double caribeaner hooks with a twist and turn lock that prevents any accidental unlocking during the glide. The maximum length of a cable is 1300 ft and the highest point is over 100 ft.
South Shore Adventures receives annual inspections and certification from ACCT (Association of Challenge Course Technology).
ACCT is “an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited standards developer for the global challenge course, aerial adventure park, canopy tour, and zip line industry.”
South Shore Adventures takes extra precaution to be insured and certified by Seguros Del Pais due to the high number of tourists annually performing this activity.
If you have any questions concerning your safety, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Our adventures are suitable for most ages and abilities!
We welcome guests as young as 5 years old (small harnesses are available for the Zipline Canopy Tour), and there’s no maximum age limit to participate in our adventures, so elderly guests are also welcome and can participate provided that they are in adequate physical fitness for the activity they’ve booked. Children 12 years of age and under must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or chaperon.
Moderate physical fitness is required as all adventures involve some walking (including stairs). Guests must also be physically and mentally capable of following instructions given by South Shore Adventures staff.
The maximum individual weight limit is 300 lbs (136 kg) for the Zipline Canopy Tour. The Zuperman Zipline has a minimum weight requirement of 110 lbs (50 kg) and maximum of 250 lbs (113 kg).
Guests with hearing loss may participate provided that they are accompanied by a personal translator (in order to ensure safety instructions are effectively communicated).
Guests with vision loss may participate provided that they are accompanied by a personal guide (to assist them along walkways, etc.).
Guests participating in the Zipline Canopy Tour or Zuperman Zipline must not have neck, back, shoulder, knee, ankle injuries, heart conditions, or recent surgeries. Pregnant women are not allowed to participate in the zipline tours.
If you have another physical condition that you think might make our adventures unsuitable or hazardous for your health, please consult with your physician prior to booking or participating.
Participants found to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol will not be permitted to participate. See our Terms & Conditions for more details.
Our commitment to being an eco-friendly and humane operation means that the only animals at the park are the wild, native species which naturally exist within the habitat. We do not have caged or trained animals at South Shore Adventures.
While on your adventure, you may spot local wildlife such as iguanas and other lizards, frogs, snakes, watusa (agouti), and some of the nearly 100 species of birds native to our island. As these creatures are allowed to freely inhabit and roam through the property, we cannot guarantee any specific wildlife sightings.
Have members in your group who won’t be participating? They’re more than welcome to take in the experience from our shaded viewpoint rest area as Adventure Observers.
Looking for a different sort of Roatan adventure? Let one of our friendly, English-speaking guides show you around the island’s East end or West side with our Roatan Island Tours.
Book your exciting Roatan adventure with South Shore Adventures!