Your tour starts as you are picked up by your smiling guides Marco or Zenolla at your resort/ cruise ship terminal. You will first be given historical facts about the island, pirates and juicy local gossip. You will proceed to pass thorough about Coxen Hole, the largest settlement on the island. Your first stop is the Iguana Farm, a sanctuary for 3000 free Iguanas.
As you pass French Harbour you will move through the dense jungles and through sparsely populated local fishing villages. When you arrive at Oak Ridge you will explore the large fishing village where all the houses are built on stilts in the water. Oak Ridge was an important source of oak masts for pirate and merchant ships in the 1700s. At one time the island had over 10,000 pirates!! After a briefing on the area you will go by water taxi through the Mangrove Tunnels and see beautiful colourfully painted houses (described as the Venice of the Caribbean).
As you pass through the famous naturally occurring mangrove tunnels of Jonesville you can see local birds and animals. Once in Jonesville, you will get off the boat and have lunch in Hole in the Wall restaurant. Started by hippies 15 years ago, 'Hole in the Wall' is only accessible by boat and known for their all you can eat lobster and cast of colourful characters which frequent the bar. From there you will proceed back towards the West End of the island where you can stop for souvenirs. If you are on a cruise ship we will also take you to beautiful West Bay Beach, a perfect white sand beach with some of the best snorkelling in the world!!
The tour typically takes 5 hours and is private with just your family and friends. Lunch and admissions are extra, group discounts available for more then 4 guests.
Your payment is fully refundable if you cancel your reservation at least 3 days before your tour. You will also receive a full refund if weather conditions or other factors force us to cancel your reservation.
Length: 5 hours
Min./Max. Capacity: 2-30 guests- 3 Days Advanced Notice.
What to Bring: Comfortable clothing and sturdy footwear, swimwear and sunscreen.
Additional Information: Lunch, Mangrove water taxi ride ($8.00) and Iguana Farm admissions are not included.
US Phone: (210) 888-0704
Honduras Phone: 011 504 9626 1270
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