Largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is located right off the coast of Honduras in Central America. It is well-known for its tropical jungles, vibrant nightlife, excellent beaches, and amazing coral reefs. Because of its scuba diving and eco ocean adventures, the island attracts a large number of tourists every season. Some of these tourists are cruise ship visitors who wish to explore the island but are limited with time. The good news is that there are many day trips available for cruise passengers in Roatan and this is definitely one of the best ways to explore the island.
Day Trips and Excursions in Roatan
Whether you are after a snorkeling boat shore excursion or you wish to explore the excellent dive spots and go scuba diving, there is no shortage of great tours in Roatan. Cruise ship passengers can get an amazing view from above on the Roatan Parasailing, Sightseeing and West Bay Beach Excursion. If you prefer sailing and snorkeling, spend the day on the Roatan Catamaran Sail and Snorkel Excursion. There are travelers who just wish to unwind and spend a relaxing day on the island. For them, recommend purchasing a day pass at one of the Private Beach Clubs. Transportation from the pier is included in the price; there are private beaches and swimming pool, and an open bar and restaurant offer a variety of dishes to choose from and refreshing drinks including cocktails and juice.
In case you wish to explore the jungles in Roatan, go on a Roatan Canopy Zip Line and Beach Break Adventure. Shopaholics will be happy to hear that a Shopping and Beach Break Cruise Excursion is available in Roatan. Some of the other excursions include horseback riding, land tours, catamaran sailing, wildlife tours, and spa days. Explore the shopping areas near the ports.
The vacation options for cruise ship passengers here in Roatan are endless, as there are dozens of local agencies who organize a variety of different tours and excursions on the island. All of them have professional guides who grew up on the island and will make sure that you have a good time.
Jolly Roger Catamaran Sailing
This is one of the best tours of the island. The crew arranges everything beforehand and the ride on a catamaran is a truly unforgettable experience. Snorkeling is included in the tour, as well as a tasty homemade lunch with a rum punch.
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