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Dive Locations

2 recommended locations:

Roatan

Surrounded by the longest barrier reef in the northern hemisphere, Roatan offers plenty of underwater adventure from hard-core wrecks and deep fissures to peaceful eel gardens and shallow terraces where countless macro photo opportunities abound.

  • Ideal for viewing: spotted eagle ray, whale shark, bottlenose dolphin, hawksbill turtle, nurse shark
  • Excellent for: Resort based diving, Singles diving, Family diving, Learn to dive

Utila

Encounter whale sharks and discover beautiful beaches and coral reefs on this tiny island where there are over 60 dive sites to explore including drop-offs, caves and wrecks such as the Halliburton 211, scuttled in 1998 to create an artificial reef.

  • Ideal for viewing: spotted eagle ray, whale shark, Caribbean reef shark, hawksbill turtle, giant frogfish
  • Excellent for: Resort based diving

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Dive trips

The Bay Islands of Honduras form part of the longest barrier reef in the northern hemisphere. Both Roatan and Utila provide a great mix for divers and snorkellers alike. The vibrant marine life can easily be reached from resorts that provide comfort and luxury for any length of stay.
2 recommended trips. Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your requirements.

Snorkel Roatan

The beautiful island of Roatan creates a perfect playground for snorkellers, and this trip idea offers warm waters, vibrant sweeping reefs, dozens of snorkelling sites and plentiful photo opportunities.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 10 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £1,545 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Visit Roatan

A visit to Roatan, the largest of the Bay Islands, offers plenty of variety for divers or snorkelers alike, from hard-core wrecks to peaceful eel gardens, and shallow terraces with countless macro photo opportunities.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 10 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £1,595 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

When to go

Visit between March and May for the chance of whale shark encounters.

Seasons

  • Wet season

    Oct to Jan: The wet season in the Bay Islands runs from October to January
  • Dry season

    Feb to Sep: To enjoy the Bay Islands and the mainland, the best months to visit are February and March

Wildlife events

  • Mar to May: Whale sharks are seen year round off Utila, but the best months are March to May
  • Aug to Sep: Another great time for a whale shark encounter in the Bay Islands

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