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DISCOVER SOME OF THE BEST REEFS IN THE CARIBBEAN

WITH BAREFOOT DIVERS

EXPLORE OUR TOP 10 DIVE SITES:

MARY'S PLACE

  • One of Roatan’s most spectacular dive sites, famous for its deep cracks that were formed by volcanic activity and extends down 95 feet
  • Abundant fish life, beautiful coral overhangs throughout the cracks, schools of glassfish, chubs and creole wrasse, spotted drums, and delicate black coral
  • Advanced level due to depth and very good buoyancy control required – beginner divers can follow along the top of the crack
  • Depth range of 20’ to beyond recreational dive limits
  • Right on Barefoot Divers’ doorstep, just a few minutes away by boat

INSIDIOUS REEF

  • One of Roatan’s most spectacular dive sites, famous for its deep cracks that were formed by volcanic activity and extends down 95 feet
  • Abundant fish life, beautiful coral overhangs throughout the cracks, schools of glassfish, chubs and creole wrasse, spotted drums, and delicate black coral
  • Advanced level due to depth and very good buoyancy control required – beginner divers can follow along the top of the crack
  • Depth range of 20’ to beyond recreational dive limits
  • Right on Barefoot Divers’ doorstep, just a few minutes away by boat

PRINCE ALBERT WRECK

  • An intentionally sunk wreck (back in 1985) which sits in the large CoCoView boat channel, the Prince Albert is a 165-foot freighter that is home to extensive coral growth which almost completely covers the entire wreck
  • Penetration possibilities exist if you’re certified as a PADI Wreck Diver (specialty certification available)
  • Eagle rays, southern stingrays, and squid often pass alongside
  • A DC-3 plane fuselage is just a few yards away
  • There are ways to visit the wreck whether you’re a beginner or advanced diver
  • Main deck of the wreck is 25’; maximum depth is 60’ and most dives on the wreck consist for 15-20 minutes exploring the wreck and then on to one of the beautiful walls at the exit of the channel
  • From Barefoot Divers, about 8 minutes away by boat

MENAGERIE

  • Aptly named (meaning “zoo”), Menagerie teems with fish
  • Schools of Atlantic spade fish, Bermuda chub, dog snappers, and jacks abound
  • Wall has coral overhangs, gorgonians, and large barrel sponges
  • Suitable for all diver levels
  • Mooring is at 20’; the top of the reef gently slopes to 50’; then the wall drops off past recreational dive limits
  • From Barefoot Divers, about 8 minutes away by boat

SHARK BAIT SHALLOW

  • A shallow maze of coral heads and sand chutes – the perfect hiding spot for nurse sharks – lead to a gently sloping wall
  • Sea fans, gorgonians and sponges mix with brain coral and lettuce leaf coral
  • Stingrays and eagle rays both frequent this site, as well as nurse sharks, eels and schools of blue tangs and Bermuda chub, and flounders in the sand
  • Suitable for all skill levels
  • Depth ranges from 20’ to past recreational dive limits
  • From Barefoot Divers, about 10 minutes away by boat

CALVIN'S CRACK

  • Crack starts at 20’ with a swim-through and gradually slopes off to a depth of 90’, exiting to the wall
  • Clusters of vase sponges, gorgonians, and brain and thin-leaf coral
  • Sometimes elusive toad fish can be found. Schools of silverside fish congregate in the crack. Off of the wall, find barracuda, hunting jacks, and permits
  • Intermediate level; beginner divers can follow along the top of the crack
  • Depth ranges from 20’ to 90′
  • From Barefoot Divers, a 40-minute boat ride – visited as an excursion dive only

FRENCH CAY BANK

  • The remains of a sunken shrimp boat, the Cap’n G, are found at the base of the mooring
  • Coral gardens are filled with barrel sponges of all sizes and colorful hard and soft coral; sea whips decorate the bank around the mooring
  • Upswells at the edge of the bank bring in schools of hunting fish such as jacks and barracuda – turtles are occasionally spotted here as well
  • For intermediate level divers
  • Depth ranges from 40’ to past recreational dive limits
  • From Barefoot Divers, 6 minutes away by boat

CONNIE'S DREAM

  • A gently sloping wall with soft coral overhangs, small crevices with king crabs and lobsters peering out, and sea fans swaying
  • A popular spot for hide and seek: look for well-camouflaged scorpion fish, banded coral shrimp tucked inside sponges, and flamingo tongues
  • Usually done as a drift dive
  • Suitable for all skill levels
  • Depth ranges from 25’ to past recreational dive limits
  • From Barefoot Divers, a 4 minute boat ride

CEMETERY WALL

  • Enter on a sand chute, and drop off to a steep wall that starts at a depth of 25′
  • Beautiful overhang covered in gorgonians, sponges and a variety of hard corals
  • Large groupers and elusive seahorses are commonly sited here.  Eels, groups of parrot fish and surgeon fish along the top of the reef
  • Suitable for all levels of divers
  • Depth ranges from 25’ to past recreational dive limits
  • From Barefoot Divers, a 5 minute boat ride

MR. BUD WRECK

  • A cargo ship sunk intentionally in 1995
  • The ship is upright along the reef’s edge with the deepest part at about 70′, having been pulled from its original resting place by Hurricane Mitch
  • The dive normally focuses part of the time of the wreck, then on to the coral reef
  • Blanketing the top of the reef is an abundance of soft corals such as sea plumes and sea rods with flamingo tongues and seahorses clinging to them
  • Sand dwellers such as jaw fish, garden eels, flounders, and sail fin blennies all reside in the chute surrounding the wreck, and the large sand patch beside the wreck is a great place to spot stingrays
  • Suitable for all skill levels
  • Depth ranges from 40’ to past recreational dive limits
  • From Barefoot Divers, a 6 minute boat ride