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Dive Review of Dunbar Rock/Villas at Dunbar Rock in
Honduras/Dunbar Rock

Dunbar Rock/Villas at Dunbar Rock: "The Island Liveaboard", May, 2024,

by Martin Metzger JR, TX, US ( 2 reports). Report 12956.

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Atrium Lobster is available every day!!
View from Bar

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments Getting there: The ferry was very comfortable and smooth coming back, but rough on the way there and several people got sick. Next time we’ll either take motion sickness medication earlier, and/or those wrist bands with the ball, but more likely we’ll take the quick charter flight from Roatan to Guanaja, which is about 3 times the price of the $170 first class round trip ferry and with the charter there’s no waiting for the ferry. The all-inclusive weekly rate (includes 17 dives with first class valet service) was around $2850 for double occupancy and incl tax + $150 for nitrox + any rental equipment. House brands included Bacardi, Jim Beam and many others. Some top shelf liquor brands had a $2 or $5 charge, or there is a special liquor package, but I couldn’t/wouldn’t drink that much on a dive week.

Accommodations: Upon arrival, Parrots Gina and Coco greeted us in the atrium while staff carried our luggage up to the rooms. We received a quick briefing and filled out a slip of paper to select that evening’s appetizer, main course (half, regular or double portion), sides, dessert and any special requests. Staff then showed each of us to our rooms. By the time we freshened up, the dive shop was reading our gear for the next morning’s dive, and dinner was ready. At the end of each meal, we get a new slip of paper with the menu choices for the next meal. Dinner that first night was either steak or lobster or a special request (we were asked to advise ahead of time any preferences). They then told us we could order anything they had as a special request, even lobster every night if tha ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Bahamas Aqua Cat, Blackbird Resort Belize, Cayman Brac, Cozumel, Scuba Ranch, Texas
Closest Airport Roatan Getting There Direct flight from DFW, TX or Miami to Roatan, then a 1 hr 45 minute ferry (or charter flight) to Guanaja, then 5 minute dive boat ride to the Dunbar Rock island.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas
Water Temp 81-83°F / 27-28°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50-75 Ft/ 15-23 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Be back at the boat ladder with 500 psi and no longer than 60 minutes
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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