Enjoy these Water Activities offered in Roatan
The largest of the Caribbean Islands, Roatan has become a popular destination in the recent times. Besides, the pristine beaches, turquoise waters and world-famous dive sites; the island is a favorite stopover for cruise ships. Moreover, the colorful coral reefs and lush tropical foliage have added to the beauty of this island a paradise for many day trippers.
Besides the various water activities that are discussed further in the article, you can enjoy the breathtaking zip-lining, canopy tour adventures and a myriad of other things like horse riding, botanical gardens, parks and Roatan’s wildlife.
Roatan Water Activities
Learn diving at Island Diving Center and Scuba School
Roatan Island is the second largest barrier reef in the world and calls upon many snorkelers and divers across the globe to discover the beautiful marine life. There is an abundance of tropical fish found on the island, it is considered to be one of the best diving destination having around 40 dive sites. Roatan also houses the famous Island Diving Center and Scuba School for getting a proper training of diving.
Enjoy with Dolphins at the Anthony’s Key Resort
You can get up close and friendly, with the affectionate and intelligent marine creatures – the dolphins. You can snorkel, swim and splash with the resident dolphins at the Anthony’s Key Resort. A safe tour is guaranteed as you will be accompanied by trained dolphin behaviorists and videographers. You can play with these magnificent creatures in the open sea and also be a dolphin trainer for a day. You will also enjoy the spectacular live shows performed by dolphins.
Enjoy fishing at Mesoamerican Barrier Reef
The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef is among the most easily accessible fishing area in Roatan and also in the whole of Caribbean. It will take only a few minutes for you to walk down the beach and reach the community dock. Whether you are fishing for the first time, or are an experienced angler, you will just love to catch a variety of fish. You can also enjoy deep sea fishing and get lucky enough to catch some migrating marlin, sailfish, yellowfin tuna, mahi-mahi, wahoo and different others. You will be accompanied by the experienced staff that will set you up with a local fishing charter.
Enjoy the marine life at Cayos Cochinos
Between Roatan and Honduras lies a group of 15 small islands called Cayos Cochinos, which is a UNESCO world heritage site and is very famous for its astonishing marine life. After taking permission from the marine park office, you can snorkel the untouched reef system.