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Coral Reef Explorer Glass Bottom Boat

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Address: West End Beach | In front of The Beach House Half Moon Bay, Roatan IB3100, Honduras
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On this glass-bottom boat and SemiSubmersible tour, you can see the Coral...

On this glass-bottom boat and SemiSubmersible tour, you can see the Coral Reef without getting wet! Sit 6 feet below the crystal clear water in A/C comfort and glide through over 1 mile of Roatan's most precious resource . . . the Coral Reef! Listen to your tour guide describe the fantastic marine life and beautiful coral formations. Located at Roatan's most beautiful beach; West Bay Beach. Daily tours from 9am to 3pm.

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For people who want to see the reef and fish without getting their hair wet. This is for you. It is a 45 min tour. They picked us up right at Infinty Bay Resort dock. Don't pay... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 February 2017

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

For people who want to see the reef and fish without getting their hair wet. This is for you. It is a 45 min tour. They picked us up right at Infinty Bay Resort dock. Don't pay full price. I think we paid $25 us a person.

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Salvador, BA
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Like in many places in the world, the corals in Roatán are plain dead. What you See is their cemetery. No Fish, no colors, a sad experience. The pictures the vendors show you were taken 30 years ago or thousands of miles away.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

The reason most of the photos of this excursion show schools of sergeant majors is that the crew is feeding them off the side of the boat. This should be against the law as it is a bad thing to do for the fish and the eco system. Speaking of the eco system, the ship is spewing exhaust, making people... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

If you don’t want to get wet, this is your option to see the coral reef fish and turtles, it was a great experience

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Glass Bottom Boats are a great way to see the underwater reefs if you do not know how to snorkel or dive. However, during our visit, the driver almost hit several snorkelers that were snorkeling the reef. I understand that he was trying to show passengers a good time, but he is not respectful of those in the water. Several... More 

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Slidell, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Was a very good of the reef and got to see a curio factory. very nice family business and craftsmanship. Ship was clean and glass was clear, easy to look through.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

A friend suggested we try this out and it was actually quite nice after my friend repaired their engine. About an hour of looking at fish and divers around a couple of reefs.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

This tour off the west side is a total pleasure. We found it ourselves and booked on the beach for just $35 pp as opposed to $80 pp thru the cruise line. Wonderful reefs and a variety of colorful fishes, turtles and corals. If you don't snorkel or scuba this is the way to go. Our party of 4 had... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

This was a beautiful trip, very clear water. It was a bit rocky when we went, fortunately I took some motion sickness medicine before we went. If you are claustrophobic, this might not be the trip for you. the bottom part of the boat that you go to view is very small, but if it gets too bad, you can... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

The tour was great! The Marine Biologist was very informative, and you could tell that she loves her job. The boat was nice, and you could very easily view sea life from both sides of the boat. The ocean water was very clear, we were hoping to see more marine life, but we didn't, however we saw some fish, and... More 

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