The Halliburton (Wreck)

The Halliburton Shipwreck sunk on purpose in 1998. It was a cargo ship intentionally prepared to create an artificial reef for divers. The deck of the ship is at 20m and the top of the bridge is at 18m. The length of the ship from bow to stern is 30m.

Marine life consists of small crabs and shrimps hiding in the cracks and crevices of the ship to larger schooling fish circling on the outer side of the bridge.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 19 m
Current

Current

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Wreck Dive

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Ron’s Wreck

Finishing off Moon Hole toward the west brings us to Ron’s Wreck. Once an old shrimp fishing boat, it is now sitting below the sea at about 60ft (18.28m).

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Bando Beach

Bando Beach has a mild sloping wall that drops to about 18 meters to the sand. This is a great site in foul weather because it is closer and possibly calmer than other sites. This site is best for new divers but divers of all experience levels can enjoy.

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Moon Hole is a large sandy patch surrounded by coral. This is an excellent site for Buoyancy or Open Water training dives. From Moon Hole, you can cross the coral to Ron’s Wreck.

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Airport Caves

The Airport Caves dive site is located about 10 to 15 minutes from the main dock on Utila. It is located on the east side of the Island in front of what used to the old airstrip.

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Linda's Wall

Linda’s Wall is a south-side dive site, not as well know as other dives. The wall here is beautiful and covered with a spectacular rainbow of hard and soft corals. Easy access makes this a great site to visit.

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Honeycomb Caves

This is a great shore dive. Rough, rocky entry with some surge to contend with. Once in, the dive is full of vibrant coral and sea fans. Max depth is about 18 meters.

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Red Cliff

Red Cliffs is another super dive off of the Southern side (southeastern) end of Utila Island in Honduras. A wall of red hard and soft corals gives the sight its name and this is a very popular site also because it is so quickly and easily reached by boat.

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Rocky Point

Rocky Point is a sloping wall that turns more shear as you proceed east along the wall. Depths in excess of 40 meters are possible. A great site for Extended Range training. Also a nice dive to drift toward the west.

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Ted’s Point is a popular south-side dive site offering a sandy bottom at about 60ft. The east slopping wall has depths to over 100 ft. The western side is shallower at 60ft.

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Pretty Bush

This reef starts at the shore line and reaches all the way to 15ft and then drops to 100ft. Broken walls and sand channels make for a beautiful site.

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