Seaquest Shallow

Seaquest Shallow is a shallow reef starting on a sandy bottom. Follow the sand to the top of the reef, which sits at 18ft. Situated in West End, this is an easy site to reach.

On the top of the reef, you can find large grooved brain and boulder brain coral. Conger eels and flute fish are just some of the marine life to be found.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 21 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

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

Seaquest Deep

A popular dive site that is quick to get to. It is one of the more commonly dived sites in Roatan. Sandy bottoms and plenty of life makes it well worth a dive.

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Turtle Crossing Deep

Located between West End and West Bay, Turtle Crossing has coral channels that lead to a drop of to about 120 feet. Mooring on the plateaus between 20 and 40 feet you come upon beautiful coral structures.

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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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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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Butcher’s Bank

Butcher’s Bank offers is so much variation, making it a firm favorite with many dive operators in the area. The line is set at the usual 40 ft / 12 m at the inner end of a coral finger running in from the outer wall.

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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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Over Heat

A beautiful relaxing dive site, named after the patch of reef over which an old resort dive boat would overheat each day. Over Heat is one of the most favorite dive sites on Roatan.

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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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Recommended Training

Night Diving and Limited Visibility

Diving does not end when the sun goes down! Become a night diver and meet the incredible marine life that only comes out at night. Join the SSI Night Diving and Limited Visibility specialty program.

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Stress & Rescue

Learn to identify stress, prevent accidents, and learn rescue diver skills with this essential Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty program. Help yourself and other divers to stay safe. Get started now!

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Scooter / DPV

Enjoy longer dives, explore further and cover a larger area on every dive. Become an SSI Scooter/DPV Specialty Diver. Get started today.

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Enriched Air Nitrox Level 2 (40%)

Extend your dive time, shorten your surface intervals and spend more time exploring the dive sites you love, with the SSI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty certification program.

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Marine Ecology

The SSI Marine Ecology Specialty program is the best way to discover the exciting science of marine ecology and become an underwater naturalist. Enhance your dives in a new way. Earn the SSI Marine Ecology specialty certification now!

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