HELLS GATE TUBING OR RAFTING TOUR ADVENTURE
Hell Gate Rock Rafting & Tubing Tour is designed for the guests that wants to relax, and enjoy the scenic beauty of a jungle float down the cleanest river in Belize, the Sibun. You get to choose between rafting or tubing.
What to Expect:
Bus drops you off at the starting point, no hiking just a relaxing floatyou are equipped with floating devices: Tube or an option of raft. Life vest, a professional tour guide will be assigned to every eight guest.
The first half of the tour is more of a scenic and relaxing float down. Here is where guides will point out the interested facts of the flora, fauna of the area, a large amount of Iguana’s Howler & Spider Monkeys reside along the River.
After the smooth float you reach mid-point, here is where the guest will have a small snack and water with the opportunity to take swim.
THRILLING ADVENTURE BEGINS
The second part of the tour is where it get more interesting, for guest will start seeing series of small rapids they will get to where the Caves Branch River meets the Sibun River on the left and they can see the Hells Gate restaurant on the right.
HELLS GATE RESTAURANT
At the finishing point guides help assist guest getting off their tubes or rafts from there the Hells Gate Restaurant is only a few steps away; here is also is where your transportation is waiting.
Call (+501) 670-3275 (DARK) for prices
*If you want to use your own guides who are drivers that handle your guests, call Seline at Sales office at 501-670-3275, for special pricing & local Belize pricing.
Dress CodeWear closed toe shoes suitable for walking. Pants or long shorts is preferred.
What makes you different from other Zip Lines in Belize?
Zip Lining is all about elevations. Many other zip lines may require quite a lot of stair climbing on their course in order for participants to gain in elevation.Comparatively, we have very little stair climbing and we zip into and through a cave in a privately owned property.Also, we are the longest, highest and fastest zips, the Best Adventure in Belize Available only at Dark Night Cave Tubing Adventures.
How safe is it?
All above ground adventures carry natural risks. We have taken numerous steps to alleviate these risks.Our course meets and exceeds all professional building standards. Our guides are trained and certified by accredited trainers.All course elements are inspected daily. Personal Protective Equipment is inspected before and after each use.
Is your course inspected?
Yes, our course is inspected daily by our trained staff and annually by approved inspectors.
What to bring?
All Zip Line equipment will be provided. (Harness, Helmet, and Gloves)All pockets must be emptied or zipped. (lockers available for storage)Toques, hoods, or ball caps can be worn under the helmets.You may bring a camera. Please have a closeable pocket or a way that we can attach it to your harness.You may bring water bottles. We can attach it to your harness.
How should I dress/what to wear?
Wear closed toe shoes suitable for walking.Good fitting clothes (no scarves or dangling jewelry).Long hair needs to be tied to the back.Do not wear skirts.Pants or long shorts are preferred. They make the harness more comfortable.“Short” or shorts are not recommended.Dress for the weather forecasted. We operate in all weather conditions.Be prepared for rain; bring rain gear which will be worn under the harness.
Can I bring a camera?
Yes. You can bring your camera.It must have a long strap that allows you to tie it to your harness.We do have our own photo and video equipment on site to capture the best moments of your tour. This is available to you for purchase after the tour for a reasonable fee.
What types of bathrooms are available?
We have outhouse bathrooms and washrooms with sinks for the washing of hands and other parts of the body.
Should I tip the Zip Line Guides?
Tip are not expected, but graciously accepted. If you enjoyed your guides service, tips are a great way to express it.The guides work extremely hard to keep you entertained and safe throughout your 2 hour zip line experience.Just like any service industry, tips are not included in the price.
When is the Zip Line open?
We are open: January – December.We have a variety of times available.
What time do we need to be there?
You MUST arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of your tour.
How long does the tour takes?
The tour takes approximately 2 hours.
Is there an age limit?
We use 10 years old as a guide line. The minimum a participant can weigh is 70lbs.Every participant, regardless of age, must be able to demonstrate and execute the skills required to zip line during the “ground school” training session.If you cannot demonstrate those skills successfully, you will be asked to leave the tour for your own safety.
What is the weight limit of the Zip Line Tour?
Our Zip Line Tour is calibrated to operate between 70 and 250lbs.We do not accept participants outside of this weight range.
How many people are in a tour?
Our tours have a minimum of 2 people to a maximum of 50 participants.There are always 2 zip line guides per tour group.If you come with less than 8 people, you will be teamed up with other adventure seekers!
Do I need previous experience Zip Lining?
No. We will teach you everything you need to know.However, you must be able to understand your guides directions and be physically able to execute the required manoeuvres.
How "physical" is it?
The tour is considered to be Leisurely Moderate. You must be of average mobility and strength.You must be physically able to control the speed of your travel by touching the cable above your head with the leather gloves provided.The tour consists of many towers, going through caves, tubing along the river and you will be walking up a few stairs.Our oldest participant, is 75 years old!!! She did fantastic!
If it is raining, will the tour still operate?
Tours operate rain or shine. Except for cases of Natural Disasters or Extreme Weather conditions.Please be sure to check the weather prior to your departure and dress appropriately.Excessive winds or lightening activity will cause the course to close.If your tour is cancelled due to weather by, we will attempt to contact you at the phone number you provided and reschedule your tour.