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Dive Review of Roatan Aggressor in

Roatan Aggressor: "Great diving on Roatan liveaboard!", Jun, 2017,

by Don Wikle, GA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 4 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 9835.

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments Overall this trip was a fantastic live aboard dive trip with high standards as typically provided by Aggressor. The Roatan Aggressor is a new location for the previous Utilia Aggressor, and the boat has been refurbished stem to stern. Dive sites included sites off of the islands of Rotatan and Utila, as well as open water sea mounts. There was one planned shark dive which was so good the divers voted to do the shark dive again on a subsequent day, which was also great. There is plenty of profile variety with reef, wall and wrecks over the week of dives. Night dives were also very good and offered every night but the last.

The boat crew and serivce was one of the best I have ever seen, and the dive deck layout is generous and easy to dive directly from the yacht. Accommodations are standard Aggressor yacht format, small but nice rooms with in room showers and comfortable A/C. The food was outstanding and plentiful and a nice variety.

Once in Roatan, plan for getting to the boat by taxi. As of my trip in June 2017, Aggressor did not offer a shuttle to/from the airport. It is about a 20-30 minute taxi from the airport to the boat which is docked at Romeo's Restaurant, and it has great food also. Lunch on arrival day was great.

When departing Roatan, plan plenty of time at the airport prior to your departure time. All of the U.S. bound flights arrive and depart within a couple of hours of each other. The security lines are very long on departure day. Plan to check in 3 hours before your flight to be safe.

Websites Roatan Aggressor   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Caymans, Belize, Cozumel, Truk Lagoon, FL Keys, Mozambique, California, Australia.
Closest Airport RTB Getting There Direct flight from Atlanta

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy, cloudy Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 80-84°F / 27-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-80 Ft/ 15-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No restrictions were placed on dive profiles, but there was a general request to keep max dive times to one hour and keep to recreational depth maximums.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics 3 stars

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Very good UWP photo support with knowledgeable crew. Facilities to review photos, equipment for rent. Videographer recorded the week's activities and offered trip video for sale and end of trip.
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