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.

The name says it all, this dive site is famous for his huge concentration of sea turtles, as many as 30 turtles have been seen during a single dive. Reef formations and huge sponges are found all over.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 23 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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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