Pick ups begin as early as 7:00AM for hotels within San ignacio Town.
Additional fees apply for hotels outside of Town.
The tour scheduleflexible depending on cruise ship groups, traffic on roads, and your guide's attention to details, including off-the beaten path extras he may occasionally throw in (adding value to your tour).
Tour departsSan Ignacio Town at 8:00AM.
You'llembark on our journey out of San Ignacio on a1 hour & 15 minutes drive along the George Price Highway (paved road) until arriving at the junction of the Jaguar Paw Cave Tubing outpost. The sites parking lot is another 10 minutes or so on paved road.
At the site:
Make use of theexpansive restroom complex to change into your swimwear. Your guide then walks you over to the tube racks where youll pick a tube of your choice. You will be provided with life jackets, helmets, and headlamps.
Geared up, you will embark on a 45 minutes hike across the clear green Caves Branch River. A rope at the crossing keep you from straying. The water is waist-deep, normally.After the river crossing, you'll hike a jungle trail heading upstream. Your guide will point out interesting aspects of the local flora &fauna as you trek through perfect time to take out your cameras (preferably water proof).
After a briefing on the proper safety techniques you'll set afloat through a series of caverns which periodically open up to the sunshine & jungle. Your guide will occasionally point out various Maya artifacts within the crevices of the caves. Depending on time availability, he may allow you to unboard your tube & walk up for a closer look into hidden chambers of the cave which are normally not explored by many other companies or cruise ship passengers due to time constraints.
Lunch is served buffet style on-site. After lunch, it's a short hike onto the zip line check-in station, (just long enough to get your stomach settled).
At the Zip Line Course:
At the check-in station, skilled on-site guides will brief you on safety procedures while fitting you with their own helmets, harnesses, and gloves. The first line is a teaser to get you hyped up. There are 6 rounds in total, each lasting about 12 seconds and covering 40 300 feet of cable with the highest at 150 ft. The last two lengths take you soaring over the caves branch river in an exhilarating and scenic glide. The entire course lasts about 30 to 45 minutes.
After our zipline adventure, you'll walk back to the parking lot where you'll board the vehicle and head back onto San Ignacio via the George Price Highway, arriving around 5:00 to 6:00PM.