Drive Your Dune Buggy Trip to Caribbean Venice + Oakridge Harbor & Mangrove Cruise
Prices listed are per person. Minimum tour reservation 2 pax. 2 people maximum can be accommodated per vehicle.
Add transportation to the park?
We offer to our guests affordable round-trip options for the most commonly required areas of the island. Ask us if you're in a different location.
Cruise Port Round Trip $10
West End Round Trip $15
West Bay Round Trip $19
Quick details about this tour
5 years and older
Every Hour 7 AM - 2 PM
Full refund up to 24 hours before activity starts
Tour Description (offered on non Ship days)
This tour will take you to the less known Eastside, where you will stop at picture-perfect spots, visit the Garifuna fishing village of Punta Gorda and discover the rich culture of our island including music, dancing, and riveting stories about Indians, slaves, invaders, pirates, buried gold, and our charming blend of cultures.
Board a Dory water taxi in Oakridge and head out to explore Roatan's mangroves, navigating along narrow channels, learning their pirate-related history and the value that this ecosystem adds to our island. Look out for birds, fish, and other animals living within the mangroves!
Lunch is available for purchase at your own expense at the world-famous restaurant and bar Hole in the Wall or Trico's, it’s a wonderful experience to enjoy local food at their dock.
Buggy units and guides are available to you for the entire day, if there are unplanned activities you would like to do let your guide know.
Attractions guests see during this tour
ATV Roatan, Roatan Adventure Park
Upon arrival to the tour operator facilities, you will be provided with the necessary safety gear, such as a helmet, goggles, and bandanas. Your bilingual tour guide will provide a safety briefing and will explain the use of units before starting the tour.
French Harbour Village (drive through)
French Harbour is Roatan's third-largest community and home to the island's active fishing industry. Many of Roatan's commercial vessels are docking in and around the waters of French Harbour. In this community, you find optional popular attractions like the Iguana Park or the Monkey and Sloth Hangout.
Club Isery, Punta Gorda
Take photos and spend a good relaxing time at a unique attraction called "Isery" pirate boat.
Punta Gorda Village
Your guide will take you to the first Garifuna settlement on Roatan, where you will hear from the story of the Garinagu (Garifuna people) and have an opportunity to experience their culture through music and dance. The Punta Gorda community also has a beach with many bars where you can enjoy a refreshment or try the local food.
Once a thriving fishing industry port, Oakridge is now a sleepy village, filled with colorful homes built on stilts on the water. This is the starting point for the Oakridge Harbour and Mangrove Cruise. We will park the Buggys and embark on a typical dory water taxi that will show us around the "Venice of the Caribbean" and will navigate along narrow mangrove channels.
Explore Roatan's mangroves, navigating along narrow channels, learning their pirate-related history and the value that this ecosystem adds to our island. Look out for birds, fish, and other animals living within the mangroves!
At this point, we will be presented with the option of stopping for lunch or continue the navigation returning to Oakridge. Lunch is available for purchase at your own expense at the world-famous restaurant and bar Hole in the Wall or Trico's, it is a wonderful experience to enjoy local food at their dock.
ATV Roatan, Roatan Adventure Park
This is where the Buggy tour ends. Toilets and showers are available to our guests. Transportation to your hotel or cruise port is provided from this point.
What you need to know about this tour
What's included, some recommendations and other important information about this tour
Use of Buggy Unit to tour the island's east side. Drivers must be 16 yrs and older
Helmet, Goggles & Bandanas
Multilingual Guides & Drivers
Visit to Punta Gorda with Garifuna culture musical performance
Dory boat Mangrove cruise ticket.
Bottle of water or soft drink
Any extras not mentioned in the program
Remember to bring the tour purchase receipt.
For your visit wear swimsuit, closed shoes and comfortable clothing
Bring an extra change of clothes and a towel
Remember to bring cash or a credit card to purchase lunch, drinks, souvenirs, enjoy an Optional Activity or tip the staff.
Minimum age to drive a buggy or atv is 16 years old. Children below that age must be accompanied by an adult and take the accompany seat.
Drivers must show driving license. Youth aged 16-18 must show an ID to verify their age as well.
Transportation from the cruise port or hotel is included if you add it at the moment of purchase.
Reservations cancelled with more than 2 days in advance before the booking date are refunded; from 2 to 0 days or in case of no show, reservations are nonrefundable.
It is not possible to make a date change the same day of your visit.