Posts by Banana Coast Tours

Trujillo By Land & Sea

Trujillo By Land & Sea

Duration: 4 hours

Experience the beauty of the Honduras coastline with its lush vegetation and sun drenched climate en-route to the Guaimoreto Lagoon Wildlife Preserve. Back on land you’ll take a historical trip through Trujillo, including an inside visit to the Santa Barbara Fort.

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Farm To Table

Farm To Table

Duration: 4 hours

Join your guide on a drive to Campamento, a working Honduran farm, popular local resort and small slice of paradise. Enjoy an interactive experience with a local Honduran family and meet the residents of the farm.

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Norwegian calls at Banana Coast

Norwegian calls at Banana Coast

Banana Coast welcomed its first large cruise ship on 15 October as Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Jewel arrived in the Bay of Trujillo with more than 2,200 guests. The visit marked the official opening of the first mainland cruise port in Honduras and was commemorated by a ribbon-cutting and traditional plaque exchange ceremony officiated by Ricardo Alvarez, vice president of Honduras. Alvarez was joined by Jose Lainez, mayor of Trujillo, Captain Sven Kenneth Harstrom, master of Norwegian Jewel, and Randy Jorgensen, general manager of Grand Trujillo Autoridad. Despite initial congestion...

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Banana Coast to Welcome First Mega Cruise Ship Oct. 15

Banana Coast to Welcome First Mega Cruise Ship Oct. 15

Miami (Oct. 6, 2014) — Banana Coast, the newest cruise port in the western Caribbean, is preparing to host its first mega cruise ship call at the deep-water Bay of Trujillo, Honduras. Norwegian Cruise Line’s 2,376-passenger Norwegian Jewel is scheduled to arrive Oct. 15, 2014, launching the port’s inaugural cruise season with the first of 29 calls. The port is planning a ribbon-cutting ceremony that is slated to include government and community leaders from around the region. Invitees include Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández; Vice President Ricardo Alvarez;...

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Trujillo y sus ocho maravillas en el Caribe de Honduras

Trujillo y sus ocho maravillas en el Caribe de Honduras

Trujillo, Colón, Honduras Entre monumentos históricos, asentamientos culturales; escenarios naturales y ecológicos ha sido cimentada la ruta de ocho maravillas que Trujillo ofrecerá a los cruceristas. Esta ciudad recibirá el próximo 15 de octubre el primer crucero con unos 2,300 pasajeros en la terminal marítima Banana Coast Trujillo, proyecto impulsado por el empresario canadiense Randy Jorgensen. Trujillo ahora estará bajo una mirada internacional y muestra lo que tiene por ofrecer. 1. Casco histórico, un recuerdo del pasado colonial La imponente catedral San Juan Bautista, la fortaleza de...

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Honduras: Certifican a Trujillo para recibir cruceros

Honduras: Certifican a Trujillo para recibir cruceros

Trujillo, Colón, Honduras Luego de la inspección realizada hace dos semanas por los ejecutivos de la empresa Norwegian Cruise Line, estos certificaron al puerto de Banana Coast para comenzar a funcionar el 15 de octubre. A partir de la fecha atracarán en Trujillo 31 barcos que están programados para finales de este año y principios de 2015; en estos cruceros llegarán unos 50 mil visitantes. Epaminondas Marinakys, presidente de la Cámara Nacional de Turismo de Honduras, dijo que con el puerto de Banana Coast es una buena oportunidad para abrir nuevas posibilidades comerciales en la zona, lo...

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Trujillo is a new cruise port in the Caribbean

Trujillo is a new cruise port in the Caribbean

There is a new cruise stop in the Caribbean – Trujillo, Honduras. It is an interesting place. It is where Christopher Columbus first stepped foot on the mainland of the Americas and where O. Henry hid out while a fugitive from justice. His book, “Cabbages and Kings,” describes Trujillo in the late 1800s and it has not changed all the much since the book was published in 1904. One of the lesser known Trujillo personalities is William Walker, an American who between 1853 and 1860 made several attempts to take over territories in Mexico and Central America. For a short time he was the...

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Holland America Signs On For Second Season!

Holland America Signs On For Second Season!

Banana Coast Cruise Port ~ Where The Rainforest Meets The Sea… March 10-13th, 2014 were a few busy days spent at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Banana Coast Cruise Port and Banana Coast Tours were in attendance, promoting all that the newest Caribbean port has to offer and the cruise ship industry was listening! Holland America has signed on for a second season at Banana Coast. “We’re gratified that Holland America has expressed the confidence in Banana Coast to sign on for a second season of calls” said Randy Jorgensen, general manager of Grande Trujillo Autoridad, developer of the...

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BANANA COAST TOURS – EXPANDING!

BANANA COAST TOURS – EXPANDING!

More Tours, More Laughter = Tons O’ Fun! There are many tours with Banana Coast Tours in Trujillo. Everything to satisfy all interests. From history tours, adventure tours, horseback riding tours and nature walks through one of the most gorgeous parks in the area – Campo Del Mar Nature Park…but we are expanding that itinerary! Banana Coast Tours is expanding their available tours to include the: ATV Jungle Tour Added to the Campo Del Mar Beach Break is the ATV Challenge Course! Guaimoreto Lagoon Kayaking Tour Horseback Adventure & Nature Park Rio Grande Cascades & Swimming There is...

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Trujillo – The Gem of the Caribbean

Trujillo – The Gem of the Caribbean

Nestled on the northern coast of the beautiful nation of Honduras sits the tiny town, of Trujillo, named after the adjacent bay entering the Gulf of Mexico. This Caribbean hot spot has all the intangibles to be Central America’s next “it” location for tourists and vacationers. With the bay immediately out in front of the city, and the mountains Capiro and Calentura to the south, Trujillo provides everything you could want when it comes to sand, sun, and most importantly, fun in the Caribbean. Trujillo also happens to be one of the most historic spots in Central America for those history...

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