Glass Bottom Boat

Half Moon Bay Glass Bottom Boat Excursion in Roatan
Price: $65.00
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Active, water / beach
Shore Excursion Duration 2 Hours
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? The cruise ship pier, or an approximately 15-minute walk from the cruise ship pier.
Food/Beverage Provided None
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and tennis or walking shoes. Sun glasses and sun screen are also suggested.
Restrictions Guests must be able to step on and off the boat from pier as well as navigate a narrow staircase to reach the viewing area. The boat is not wheelchair accessible.
Tour Details

Glass Bottom Boat

Roatan Island is renowned the world over for its lush and vivid marine life. And you'll see it all by glass-bottom boat on this Roatan excursion.

After meeting your driver at the pier area, you will travel approximately 30 minutes to reach your boat on Half Moon Bay on Roatan's West End. As it is situated on the second-largest reef system in the world, Roatan's claim to fame is under the sea off its coast. During your Roatan shore excursion, you will experience the magic and majesty of the reef from the comfort and security of your glass-bottom boat.

The boat is 44 feet long, 12 feet wide, is air-conditioned and accommodates 28 passengers. The viewing area can be reached by a narrow staircase leading from the upper deck down into the hull of the boat. Here, metal benches fold down so you can sit and watch the underwater world go by. The windows face out, offering a much larger viewing field than the traditional glass bottoms that only look down.

While keeping comfortable and dry, you will be able to be face-to-face with sea fauna, untouched reef systems, eels, sharks, and a whole host of fish species. It is an unforgettable experience observing, photographing, and simply being one with the underwater ecosystem like never before. Your glass-bottom cruise lasts approximately 40 minutes. After the tour, you will have a few minutes to take pictures or purchase a refreshment before you are transferred back to the cruise pier.

Shore Excursion Size
Small Group
Shore Excursion Type
Active, water / beach
Shore Excursion Duration
2 Hours
Activity Level
Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From
Cruise Pier area
Food/Beverage Provided
None
Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and tennis or walking shoes. Sun glasses and sun screen are also suggested.
Restrictions
Guests must be able to step on and off the boat from pier as well as navigate a narrow staircase to reach the viewing area. The boat is not wheelchair accessible.
4.5 Stars4.6 / 5  |  61 ReviewsReview This Tour
We had a great day
March 19, 2020
We were a bit concerned at first at the confusion between the local/ship time that was listed on our order as they said the tour would leave 30 minutes after the ship docked. We navigated the maze of shops and our tour guide was waiting. for 2-3 in We were the only ones on the tour. Garlan was an excellent guide, sharing about his country, family and his life. We first stopped off at the chocolate factory before we went to the glass bottom boat. We wanted to get chocolate but feared it would be too hot to leave it in the car--so he willingly stopped on the way back to the ship. From his shirt, he was a part of Hyde Tours,, secondly booked online through Shore Excursions. We were the first ones on the boat and it quickly filled up. We had a good seat and saw lots of colorful fish. Our boat narrator was very good. After the boat trip, Garlan took us back a different way so that we could see different places. We really appreciated that. We had a very nice day.
Reviewer: R. Humerickhouse
5 Stars
was fantastic
March 10, 2020
boat was clean, a/c worked good, lots of fish...reefs are beautiful...
Reviewer: mike valenta
5 Stars
No quite as expected
March 05, 2020
Once u get past the madness that is the roundabout for tour vehicles the island is quite beautiful. Especially where they took us for the glass bottom boat. However where the boat goes on the reef is mostly a dead reef with very little colour or fish and was kinda disappointing.
Reviewer: Jonathan Boucher
4 Stars
Glass Bottom Boat
March 04, 2020
Very interesting. We were able to look out the window at the Reef Coral and all the different types of fish.
Reviewer: John & Margo Tritt
5 Stars
Glass bottom boat
February 19, 2020
Very informative your, we learned so many things . The young man who was our tour guide was so knowledgeable about the fish and coral in the area . He was very well informed. This was very enjoyable .
Reviewer: Madeleine Malchow
4 Stars
Beautiful view
December 30, 2019
we have to thank our driver and guider-Charline, she was knowledgeable and such nice lady.She took us go around the island took pictures. Visit the chocolate factory..... so much fun. Hyde tours Roatan
Reviewer: Heather
4 Stars