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El Aquila Wreck Dive

#12 of 20 things to do in Sandy Bay Features Animals
Sandy Bay, Roatan, Honduras
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Meh, it's a wreck

This is supposed to be one of the landmark dives on Roatan, but as far as wreck dives go, was... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2013
SDbeachgirl05
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San Diego, California
Lets just say Groupers..

great dive site with the wreck good for divers of any skill level.amazing fish hanging around there... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2013
Jan L
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kALEDEN bc
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
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“garden eels” (11 reviews)
“grouper” (10 reviews)
“sandy bottom” (5 reviews)
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Sandy Bay, Roatan, Honduras
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Reviewed 14 December 2013

This is supposed to be one of the landmark dives on Roatan, but as far as wreck dives go, was pretty mediocre. It's pretty much personal preference, but IMHO, there are garden eels here and super huge groupers, and that was it. There are much...More

2  Thank SDbeachgirl05
Reviewed 29 October 2013

great dive site with the wreck good for divers of any skill level.amazing fish hanging around there and the reef higher up,, big snapper, puffer fish and HUGE Grouper..

Thank Jan L
Reviewed 2 October 2013

After a quick deep dive on the wreck, you get to visit the large groupers in the shallows by the mooring. I was the first diver in the water, so they all swam up to me, expecting to be fed; luckily they were not aggressive....More

1  Thank sueiamsue
Reviewed 14 September 2013 via mobile

Awesome wreck dive, ship has been broken into pieces buy a hurricane making access easy and safe. Large Groupers followed us around, many fish!

Thank NickMit
Reviewed 7 September 2013

Excellent and not to be missed. Each time we visit AKR we dive the wreck and it's great each time! AKR has top of the line boats, equipment and employees that take care of you on and off the boat. The Resort is truly 5...More

1  Thank CoGlobeTrekker
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We just hung around the wreck without penetrating it, as the tour led did. We found several species that had made it their home.

1  Thank Nancyuen
Reviewed 27 August 2013

The groupers were large and the eel was very eager to show you he lived on the wreck. No complaints about it.

Thank Jake S
Reviewed 23 August 2013

Our first wreck dive, it was a little intimidating going this deep. However, the dive was unbelievable and the reef incredible. So many fish and wildlife - I highly recommend this dive! The only downside is that everyone seems to dive this site - there...More

Thank Liz D
Reviewed 28 July 2013

At 110 feet it is a great wreck dive especially for new divers. The wreck was torn into 3 parts by Hurricane Mitch in 2005 and makes for great easy swim throughs. There is a resident Moray Eel that hangs out there and got to...More

3  Thank chiefsafety
Reviewed 27 July 2013

Outstanding deep dive. Great swim throughs. A school of eight or so giant Grouper followed us on the second half of the dive.

Thank Van K
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