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- Round trip transportation from your Roatan cruise terminal (Coxen Hole and Port of Roatan Mahogany Bay)!
- PADI certified English speaking SCUBA dive master!
- All diving equipment included!
- Marine park fees (there is a suggested $5.00usd personal donation for the Marine Park)!
- Use of facilities at Mayan Princess San Simon Beach Resort including swimming pool, beach, lounge chairs, among others!
- Fulfill your Caribbean diving dream of with Discover Scuba diving cruise excursion in Roatan!
Your friendly, English speaking scuba dive cruise excursion staff will greet you outside your Roatan cruise terminal (Coxen Hole and Port of Roatan Mahogany Bay) and get you on your to the Mayan Princess Resort. The departure time for this Roatan Cruise Excursion is 7:30 AM local Roatan time, we ask everyone to meet 10 minutes before departure. The drive to the Dive Center, which is a short 20 minute ride from the pier at the city center (Coxen Hole) and about 30 minutes from the pier at Mahogany Bay (Round trip is about one hour).
After a brief shore excursion orientation at the Dive Center, you will be introduced to your scuba diving excursion instructors and you will watch a 30 minute video, while the Dive Team starts to prepare your dive equipment. After the video your instructor will brief you on the skills you will be practicing in the swimming pool and also thoroughly talk you through the upcoming dive in the ocean. You will then be escorted to the dive boats, which are purpose built for diving excursions on the reef and hold either 6 to 2 participants on each. On board you will put into separate groups (maximum of four participants per Certified SCUBA Diving Instructor for maximum safety and comfort).
After a short boat ride to a calm dive site, you will enter the water with the instructor and gradually make your way to a shallow underwater area to assess your comfort level in the ocean; followed by an instructor guided dive of the spectacular Meso-American Barrier Reef. The maximum depth of the dive will be between 20-40ft/6-12mts (depending on dive site) for up to 45-60 minutes. This breathtaking reef is known for its beautiful corals and exotic marine life. Common marine life includes sea turtles, lobsters, stingrays and an endless variety of tropical reef fish.
From start to finish, your Discover Beginners SCUBA Dive shore excursion in Roatan will be approximately 2.5 to 3 hours.
You may use the lounge chairs, pool, beach area, restroom, showers, etc. after the dive with time allowing. Food and beverages are not included but may be purchased.
The transportation will have you back at the pier one hour before your ship's departure or you can return to your ship at any time at your own expense.
All of these Roatan diving shore excursion boats are equipped with first aid, oxygen units, life vests, marine radios and comfortable ladders for getting in and out of the water. All our Roatan shore excursions are guided by a fully certified PADI divemaster or instructor. There is a suggested $5.00usd per person donation for the Marine Park.
Note: Please download and print the following PADI Discover Scuba® Diving Participant Statement
(PDF document) and complete prior to participation in this Roatan Discover Beginner SCUBA and Mayan Princess Resort Beach Break.