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Roatan Shark Dive

West End, Honduras
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Ranked #78 of 153 activities in Roatan
Type: Bodies of Water
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texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I loved the sharks they were magnificent. I will take some responsibility for the dive being very scary. I have about 30-35 dives under my belt. I consider myself a novice. Anytime I have dove in choppy waters, I get a bit panicky. The descent was not too bad às far as the current goes, but I was nervous and... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

This dive is lots of fun but is not necessarily for brand new divers. The divers go down a fixed mooring line about 73 feet and gather in front of a small coral wall in the sand. We were given an opportunity to swim around with the sharks. In our case there were around 20 sharks in varying sizes. After... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This was a great experience, but it was by far the strongest current I've dived in (may not be that way every day). It is very cool to see the 15 or so sharks swimming around, extremely close to you, waiting to be fed. (Yes, it's contrived, but they are wild sharks and you're not likely to see them any... More

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Como
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Everything about this experience is amazing. The staff is friendly, welcoming and incredibly professional. Everything is about you — your safety, your happiness. The initial briefing is clear and informative, with trivia and useful information about the reef sharks and how to behave during the dive. The dive itself is a dream — you get to see the sharks and... More

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Lucedale, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Roatan Shark Dive is a must. We been on the shark dive twice, and will do it again on our next trip. Great staff, and great experience. Something you must do while diving in Roatan.

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Staten Island, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I read through many of these reviews and I'm not sure I can understand why we've got such a huge difference of opinion. I absolutely though this was an awesome add on to my week of diving at Roatan. I waited until our last day of diving to do this trip because I figured I would either end it on... More

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Lake Worth, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I was very frustrated with all the negative reviews which almost caused me to not do this dive. After my great experience, I have dedicated this review to debunking some of their foolish claims against a great dive company. First off, if you are a decent diver (which most of the negative comments are from uptight, newer divers) you will... More

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Montreal, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

where to start ... these people are simply horrible in every way ....first they have no water , shade, rinse soap or other useful things on the (canoe) they call a boat . ok now they have that NO GOPRO policy because they would attract the sharks to close to the divers because of the magical sensor they have !... More

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Just got back from a trip to Roatan. While I enjoyed the dive be aware that this shop has a no "Go-Pro camera policy which they state is for safety. Now while I can see where they may not want people sticking them out on poles etc, holding it as a camera would normally be held should not be an... More

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Carson City, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

We were warned by our Roatan dive shop that this experience was 'rustic'. It was-- but we knew what we were getting in to. You get into your gear at the dock and they help you get into the dive boat. There were 14 of us and we were pretty crammed into the boat. No room to really move around... More

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