Canopy: An experience for thrill-seekers.

César Lozano
Canopy in Vallarta

In the heart of the tropical forest of the Sierra Madre Mountains, lies an ecological paradise where you can discover a stunning profusion of Mexico's tropical flora and fauna. It is here, in this lush paradise, where you can experience the thrill of zipping through the treetops, feeling the rush of adrenalin pumping through your veins, as you whoosh from platform to platform high above the forest floor.

It would be very hard to find a more exciting way to explore the depths of this tropical rainforest. Zip-lining above and through the forest canopy is an adventure that gives you the opportunity to experience this amazing natural environment from a truly unique perspective. You will be amazed by the stunning tropical setting as you effortlessly traverse between the huge tropical trees, in amongst the wild flora and a diversity of native birds and reptiles.

Canopy in Costa Rica

Costa Rica, the country where canopy tours were invented, offers a beautiful setting, full of exotic birds and wildlife. But don't worry you don't have to go all the way to Costa Rica to enjoy it! The popularity of this activity has led other Latin American countries, in which the density of the forest and the beauty of the surroundings allow for thisexciting adventure, to develop their own exciting canopy tours.

Canopy in Vallarta

If you are looking for a breathtakingecological adventure that offers you the unique opportunity to glide on a network of cables suspended high above the dense Mexican jungle, then Puerto Vallarta is the place to go. For thrill seekers and nature lovers alike, this amazing adventure is one of the most popular ecological jungle tours in this magical destination. This is definitely an alternative way to get to know and experience Puerto Vallarta. Discover that other than just sun and beaches, excellent gastronomy and vibrant nightlife, Puerto Vallarta is also an idyllic destination for people who love adventure and eco-touristic pursuits.

The number of platforms varies, but generally there are more than ten and the average height is about 30 meters. The speeds that you can reach while you are 'zipping' along is incredible, you can feel the tropical breeze in your face and you probably won't be able to contain an emotional ''scream'' as you practically fly above the forest.


There are lots of companies that offer the chance to enjoy this amazing activity. It is, however, recommended to take this kind of tour with a trained professional, always use the appropriate equipment for your safety and wear comfortable clothing. Don't be afraid to have a go, you'll love the experience and be glad you did it. Everyone feels elated once they finish this exciting challenge and many return, time and again, for more!


Written by César Lozano Díaz