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Dive Review of Roatan Dive Center in
Honduras/Roatan

Roatan Dive Center: "Advance Wreck Diving", Nov, 2021,

by John Miller, TX, US (Contributor Contributor 15 reports with 4 Helpful votes). Report 11751.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
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 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments I went down with the wife and two of my dive customers, one of which was working towards his Master Diver. As a SSI Instructor Trainer I conducted his Navigation, Buoyancy, Wreck and Advance Wreck Specialty training for him with myself doing 10 dives and he completed 18 - the deepest being to 138 feet. My wife only did 8 due to it raining most of the week. Roatan Dive Center is owned by a former PADI Platinum Course Director who is also a SSI Instructor Trainer. I have been diving with them for 8 years now all over the island of Roatan, both on the south side and around West End/West Bay. The owner is originally from England and came to the island years ago as a dive master and stayed.

I initially did the wreck diving instruction on the Mr. Budd and then on the Prince Albert. Mr. Budd was a cargo/shrimp boat that is sunk in a nice spot on the edge of the reef. This is where I taught wreck line laying and some easy penetrations on our first day of instruction. On Tuesday we moved over to the Prince Albe ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Roatan Dive Center   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Wakaobi, Figi, Roatan, Tobago, Cozumel, Cayman, Philappines, Belize, Truk, Turk & Caicos, Tabago, St Croix
Closest Airport Getting There United and American Airlines

Dive Conditions

Weather windy, rainy Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 82-83°F / 28-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 30-60 Ft/ 9-18 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Marine Park Laws
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 4 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Camera bucket on the boat and dedicated rinse sink on shore.
Excellent handling of cameras by boat captain both in and out of the water. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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