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St. Lucia Sights

Rain Forest Sky Rides

  • Amusement Park/Water Park
  • Rain Forest Sky Rides, Castries and the North

    Aerial Tram

  • Rain Forest Sky Rides, Castries and the North

    Zip Lines

  • Rain Forest Sky Rides, Castries and the North

    Rain Forest Trails

Updated 02/28/2014

Fodor's Review

Ever wish you could get a bird's-eye view of the rain forest? Or at least experience it without hiking up and down miles of mountain trails? Here's your chance. Depending on your athleticism and spirit of adventure, choose a two-hour aerial tram ride, a zip-line experience, or both. Either guarantees a magnificent view as you peacefully ride above or actively zip through the canopy of the 3,442-acre Castries Waterworks Rain Forest in Babonneau, 30 minutes east of Rodney

Bay. On the tram ride, eight-passenger gondolas glide slowly among the giant trees, twisting vines, and dense thickets of vegetation accented by colorful flowers as a tour guide explains and shares anecdotes about the various trees, plants, birds, and other wonders of nature found in the area. The zip line, on the other hand, is a thrilling experience in which you're rigged with a harness, helmet, and clamps that attach to cables strategically strung through the forest. Short trails connect 10 lines, so riders come down to earth briefly and hike to the next station before speeding through the forest canopy to the next stop. Bring binoculars and a camera; there's a special nighttime zip line tour.

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Sight Information

Address:

Babonneau, St. Lucia

Phone:

758-458–5151; 866-759–8726-in U.S.

Sight Details:

  • Tram $72, zip line $69, combo $85, night zip, $79
  • Tues.–Thurs. and Sun. 9–4

Updated 02/28/2014

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