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Dive Review of Coconut Tree Divers/Seagrape Plantation in
Honduras/Roatan, Bay Islands

August, 2004, an Instant Reader Report by Stephanie Voris, FL, USA
Report Number 1982
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Australia, Fiji, Grand Cayman, Grand Turk, Belize, Costa Rica, Curacao,
Bahamas, Florida Keys, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, St. Martin
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
80   to 85    ° Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 80    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
We were given a profile with depth and time limits.  You could explore a
bit by yourself but the divemaster liked to keep the group together as much
as possible.  It was an understanding that everyone would stay together but
we didn't have to be single file.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
5 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
4 stars  
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
Boat Facilities
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
There were no special facilities for underwater cameras or photographers.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
4 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
3 stars   
4 stars    
Coconut Tree Divers is in the town of West End on Roatan.  They are run by
a husband and wife team that make you feel extremely welcome.  The boat is
spacious for divers and equipment and can accomodate up to 16 divers. 
There was a maximum of 10 divers when I was there.  They also have a full
service classroom and certify many levels of divers.  The divemasters are
very friendly and safety concious.  They will give you a profile and time
limit for the dive and ask that you stay within eyesight of the group.  If
you wander they will herd you back but they are not tapping on their tanks
constantly to keep the group tight and bumping into each other.  They also
point out a lot of sea life during each dive, whether it be small or big. 
Diving was very comfortable and relaxed with this outfit.  They are one of
the best bargains on Roatan having charged $15 per dive, including

I stayed at Seagrape Plantation which is a short walk from Coconut Tree
Divers.  Accomodations were very clean and comfortable with a hammock hung
on the front porch for afternoon naps.  Everything in West End was in
walking distance.  There are plenty of restaurants and shopping along the
main road.  It was a very relaxing and enjoyable trip. 
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