Half Moon Wall

Located off West End, Half Moon Bay Wall is an easy site to get to and a popular one with local dive centers. The reef begins at 15 feet and drops to 150 feet.

Flamingo tongues, black coral, and orange elephant sponges can be found on the wall. Groupers, Wrasse, and Chromis are easily spotted here.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 20 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Drift Dive
  • Wall/Drop Off

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

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Dive sites nearby

Lighthouse

The dive site called Lighthouse is a very popular dive. It is a great option for all levels of divers but is often used as a teaching site because of its great sand patches at 15-20 ft / 5-6 m.

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Moonlight

Moonlight is a very popular dive site. It is great for diving along the top of the reef. There is also an amazing wall. The sand patches under the mooring lines are great for teaching.

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El Aquario

This is a great pure deep and wall dive and can be done either as a drift dive (make sure you clear the boat channel to Saayas or Lighthouse if heading west/north) or a stationary dive. Belying its name the mooring is only in about 25 ft / 8 m on the top reef, but a short swim to the wall explains the name.

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Hole In The Wall

A very unique dive site, Hole in the Wall is West End’s version of Delicate Arch. It is located just to the south/west of the boat channel at Mangrove Bight. The site that is marked on the Marine Park map is actually the Mangrove Bight buoy; there is no buoy for Hole in the Wall.

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Canyon Reef

Continuing the theme near the Mangrove Bight buoy there are lots of canyons, swim throughs and cuts to explore here.The wall bottoms out at 55 ft / 16 m, so everyone can play here even with only an open water certification. Its a great dive site for everyone.

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The Bight

Great teaching sites or shallow dive sites with a nice sand-patch at 15-20 ft / 5-6 m, and a really nice top reef that varies in depth to about 40 ft / 12 m.

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Blue Channel

Blue Channel dive is one of Roatan’s most famous snorkel sites, while at the same time a great dive site. Swim along a wide, shallow channel in the reef and into 20 minutes of tunnels. Finish the dive in the shallow swaying turtle grass.

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Bikini Bottom

Bikini Bottom is a great teaching site or shallow dive site with a nice sand-patch at 15-20 ft / 5-6 m, and a really nice top reef that varies in depth to about 40 ft / 12 m.

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Fish Den

Fish Den is another of our favorites. The mooring is set on a pillar of coral which itself is set in a square-shaped cut in the reef wall. The top of the pillar is at about 20 ft / 7 m and drops down to about 40 ft / 12 m. The square hole in the reef slopes down to 60 ft / 18 m as it joins back with the main wall.

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Gibson Bight

Gibson Bight is a wall dive off the northern shore of Roatan, with a depth range to approximately 90 feet. The mooring is located near a beautiful canyon, which will lead divers directly to the wall when followed.

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