As the largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan offers a variety of fun and adventurous day trips on land. You can rent a car, scooter or motorcycle to learn your way around and explore isolated beaches, nature parks, and picturesque Caribbean towns located along and over the water. On your way you can stop for lunch at one of the many island eateries or drop into a resort restaurant and try one of their specialties.
Bay Island Airways has many different Seaplane Adventure Packages, custom charters as well as Inter-Island Travel to Utila, Guanaja, Cayos Cochinos and La Ceiba. Their services include; direct air service to your favorite dive or fishing sites, aerial photography, whale shark watching, or simply travel from your beach house to West End or West Bay. The price for two people is $380 per hour. Special fares are available.
See the dolphin show at AKR on Monday to Friday at 10:30am and 4:30pm and on Saturday and Sunday at 10:30am, 1:30pm, and 4:30pm. Admission is free.
The Coral Reef Explorer, West Bay. The 44 foot long Coral Reef Explorer was especially designed and custom built for the reef system in the Bay Islands. It boasts comfortable seating for 30 adults, 2 inch thick Glass walls, air-conditioning and a sound system for your easy listening pleasure. Tours last about 50 minutes and include a tour guide who describes the marine life and the coral formations. Daily tours at 11:00am, 12:30pm, and 2:00pm.
Diving and Snorkeling
The stunning coral reef and the white sand beaches for which Roatan is famous provide dozens of opportunities for a fun day of diving or snorkeling. For snorkeling, you can swim out from almost anywhere along the islandâ€™s shores to experience exotic reef structures and colorful marine life; and the possibilities for diving are almost endless with nearly 200 identified dive sites.
West End Village houses the most dive shops, followed by West Bay, while numerous resorts scattered across the length of the island offer diverse dive packages. Sign up with any one of them to go on a fun dive, obtain a basic diverâ€™s certification, or take an advanced diving course. You can go shallow diving, wall diving, night diving, wreck diving, tunnel diving and even shark diving!
Many hotels offer complimentary kayak use and you can also rent a kayak from many of the dive shops. The Seabreeze Inn in West End offers singles and double kayaks. Subway Watersports in Turquoise Bay, offers a full day guided kayaking tour of Roatanâ€™s 221 Fun Things to do on Roatan north shore. They also offer water skiing, jet skiing, wake boarding and knee boarding.
Discover Roatan in a gun, educational way, you do not want to miss out on all the fun!