This park is one of the best excursions you can get at Roatan Island. You get to see luscious tropical vegetation in separate gardens full of huge trees and all kinds of animals. They're everywhere. We saws hummingbirds, iguanas, bats, horned fowl, basilisks, turtles, geckos, agoutis (rodents as big as rabbits but looking more like tailless rats) and of course, parrots and monkeys.
The main attraction of Gumbalimba park is to see and interact with the macaws and the capuchin monkeys. Once you walk through the rope bridge, macaws and amazon parrots greet you. They're all over the place- up in the trees and on the ground. Same with the capuchin monkeys. If you want to, tour guides can put them on your shoulders for personal pictures but you can also buy theirs.
There's an insectarium with some morpho butterflies, a fort-like structure where you will hear some pirate stories, a gorgeous 3d map of the island and there's even a place to buy some souvenirs. If you're on your way to Tabyana beach and bring a bag, I'd recommend renting a locker so you don't have to carry it through the park. If you have the time, there's even an area for zip lining for the most daring visitors.
Overall, Gumbalimba Park and the bus ride from the port to it was a great experience. We left completely satisfied and hoping to return for more.
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