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.

You will see lots of sponges, sea fans, small critters like lobsters, crabs, arrow crabs, shrimp, and schooling fish.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 23 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Cavern/Cave

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

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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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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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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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.

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Pillar Coral

Another distinctive dive site, Pillar, as its name suggests, is a coral spire just off of the reef wall. The mooring is on the top reef at 35 ft / 10 m, but a very short swim takes you over the top of the spire which tops out at around 90 ft / 27 m. This site descends well beyond the recreational limits so watch your depth closely.

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El Aguila (Wreck)

El Aguila (The Eagle) is Roatan’s most popular wreck dive and is located just off Baileys Key and Anthony’s Key Resort. It was a concrete freighter and sunk off Utila. The wreck was raised, stripped out for diving, and then sunk again by a consortium of dive shops on the island in 1997.

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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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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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Spooky Channel

An interesting dive site that links the inner lagoon to the outer reef. This beautiful gorge provides underwater canyons for all to enjoy.

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Recommended Training

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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Open Water Diver

Begin your lifelong adventure as a certified diver with the globally recognized SSI Open Water Diver certification.

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Waves, Tides & Currents

Take control of your dives no matter the conditions with the SSI Waves, Tides and Currents specialty. Learn all you need to go diving in currents, waves and rivers, enjoy shore diving and learn about the environmental conditions that affect dive sites.

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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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