Yey! Youre finally coming to Cancun! And the best part is youre going on the ultimate adventure: ziplining in Cancun! Things You NEED To Do Before Ziplining in Cancun
Could there be anything better? You finally get a break from the cold weather. Heckin Cancun, you get a break from EVERYTHING. No stress. No worries.
And when youre feeling worry-free
You know its ADVENTURE time. I mean, why not? You are in Cancun after all.
But then you think What do I need to do before ziplining in Cancun?
Well stop worrying. Were going to give you EVERYTHING you need to know before ziplining in Cancun.
The reason why you want to follow our advice is
here at Selvatica, we know ziplines. Not to brag but you could even say, we know ziplines better than anyone in Cancun. We have over 20 years of experience with ziplines (more than anyone in Cancun). Thousands upon thousands of travelers have safely soared over jungle canopies on our ziplines.
The result? We are Trip Advisors #1 Outdoor Activity in Cancun.
So you see
When we talk about zipline safety, we know what were talking about.
So rest assured. If you read this safety guide, youre in good hands.
Here are 10 Critical Things You NEED To Do Before Ziplining in Cancun:
1. Make Sure You Have A Clean Bill Of Health
Before you even think about ziplining, make sure youre good to go. Here are some questions you should consider:
- Have you had surgery lately?
- Nursing any lingering serious injuries, particularly in the back or neck?
- Do you have a heart condition or suffer from high blood pressure?
If the answer is yes to any of the previous questions, consult your doctor beforehand. Better safe than sorry right?
2. Go with the Right Zipline Providers
Ziplining is TOTALLY safe when done properly. This means having the right equipment, and the right team members. And dont forget experience counts.
So before you book with anyone, do some investigating. Ask yourself:
- Does this place check-out?
- What other people saying online?
- Are there any user videos you can see that gives you an overall sense of the place?
Trust your instincts! If something feels off back out. You should immediately feel a sense of security when you arrive.
3. Know Your Weight in Pounds AND Kilos
Yup. You have to do it.
You have to step on that scale and face the truth. Just know, its for a good cause. =)
And one more thing.
Make sure you convert that to kilos, and memorize it. This way, you can check out the weight limits and know what your limitations are.
BONUS TIP: Dont forget that pounds will be listed as lbs.
4. Come Well-Rested
You have to remember something.
Ziplining in Cancun is an extreme activity. And as such, you should treat it with respect. Get a full nights sleep. That means NO partying the night before.
This is so important, its worth repeating.
If you are ziplining in Cancun, DO NOT DRINK the night before.
The last thing you want to do is go ziplining with a hangover. Its dangerous, and well just plain ill-advised.
5. Dont Bring Sandals
There are so many places in Cancun where sandals are accepted. Even more than accepted. Almost everywhere in Cancun sandals are the preferred footwear.
NOT when you are ziplining. Unless of course you absolutely hate your sandals to the point you want to abandon them in the heart of the Mayan jungle.
If thats the case then sure bring your sandals.
If not, bring closed toed shoes. Youll thank us later.
Speaking of the proper attire .
6. Loose Fitting Clothes Are Your Friend
You want to wear clothes that are light and comfortable. You know? The type of clothes that stretches a bit.
Dont forget. Zipline harnesses can feel tight (as they should). If youre wearing the wrong clothes, its going to feel uncomfortable.
Pick something youd feel comfortable, and youre going to be fine. Just dont forget to
7. Empty Your Pockets
You may be thinking who on Earth would commit such an atrocious mistake?
Well A LOT of people actually. Dont let that be you. Rent a locker. Put EVERYTHING inside. Yes. Even the smartphone.
Unless of course, you want your smartphone next to those sandals you wanted to abandon.
8. Dont Come With A Full Stomach
This ones simple.
Eat a very light breakfast about an hour or so before you get to the park. Some chopped fruit or even a bowl of cereal.
Something thats easily digested. Avoid a hearty breakfast like eggs and bacon (I know its going to be tough, but you can do this, we have faith).
9. Talk to Your Guide
One thing were proud of here at Selvatica is our customer service.
We break everyone into groups with Tribe leaders. These tribe leaders guide you through the process. They organize the tour in such a way, that there zero long lines to wait through (thank god, right?)
The best part? You start to build a rapport with your guide. They will learn your tendencies and adjust accordingly.
The most important part?
LISTEN. Your guide will give you instructions. Pay attention, and follow each one.
10. Smile for the Cameras
Ok. I know technically this is DURING ziplining, but well include for funs sake. If you come to Selvatica for the ultimate jungle adventure, just know this.
There are cameras watching your zipline ride. Now you have two choices:
- Make a cowardly face of fear
- Stick your tongue out and own the moment
How you choose to eternalize the moment is entirely yours.
There you have it…there was 10 critical things you need to do before ziplining in Cancun.