You will be met at your ship and taken to the Antigua rainforest. A welcome drink will be offered. After being briefed by fully trained and experienced guides your exhilarating tour begins. The Antigua Canopy Tour is a unique and award winning eco-tour through Antigua’s lush rainforest, where you embark on an unforgettable journey through the verdant forest, high above the trees. Your tour starts at the architectural pleasing Old Pump House with a walk over a suspension bridge from the side of the building, which spans the gorge to the far bank. Once across the bridge, there is a 12 zip lines journey through the forest begins as you trail to the start aerial zips, crisscrossing the gorge. There are zip lines of 52 feet to 328 feet in length. The geography of the gorge dictates that you are above the treetops for large parts of the run – exiting and entering a corridor in the foliage at either end. There are a series of 12 zip lines, 4 aerial walkways, 1 tree house and 2 suspension bridges giving you a wonderful opportunity to have a bird’s eye view of the flora and fauna in the rainforest. You will have some short trails into the gorge and then a series of connecting zip lines and bridges, which crisscross the gorge at tree canopy level. The gorge is full of interesting plants and fruits and has a definite “tropical” feel to it especially when you take a break in our tree house, hidden from the rest of the world! Within the gorge there is a series of large trees and certain features; prominent boulders and a rock pool. The gorge offers a shaded area with interesting plants with a range of wild fruits, vines, mosses and lichens. Mineral water is available at several water stations through the tour. Once back you will be offered a certificate of achievement and time to relax on our verandah with a cool drink or take some time to look at photographs or choose a souvenir from our well stocked gift shop.
Need to Know:
Note: Participants must be at least 4 feet tall and weigh no more than 265 lbs. Wear closed-toe shoes, shorts or long pants. This tour is not recommended for pregnant women or those who are afraid of heights or have health conditions.
Tours with this activity level involve physical exertion for extended periods of time; can involve uneven or steep terrain or swimming in a light current. Recommended only for physically fit and adventurous travelers.