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Glass Bottom Boat

Price: $62.00
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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 Stars4.5Based On 27 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsRoatan Glass Bottom Boat TourMay 13, 2017

Reviewer: Dean & April Cameron
The tour guides were very friendly, accommodating and knowledgeable. They asked if we would like to do a little shopping and when we said yes, they took us to a large souvenir shop in a mall in the town. They then took us to a shop where chocolate was made from scratch using cocoa beans. A man at the shop explained the process that they used and let us taste a piece of the cocoa bean and some samples of the different kinds of chocolate they made from it. Then we drove to the dock where we went on the glass bottom boat. It was a very enjoyable spectacular view of the bottom of the sea and the many colourful fish species. We would highly recommend this excursion.

4 StarsGlass bottom boat March 02, 2017

Reviewer: Debbie J
We had a lovely time! Allan our guide was interesting and friendly . He kept the ladies who wanted to braid my hair away. They were quite tenacious but Allan was firm. I realize the reef is dying for whatever reason , it's still amazing to see. The sea grass was great to see. Very family friendly and interesting.

5 StarsWonderful TimeJanuary 18, 2017

Reviewer: Enid Yound
Qur tour guide Harley Sharn and Dilbert made our trip very special. He took the time to show me how to snorkel properly and was an amazing source of knowledge about iRoatan. We really had a lot of fun and I would recommend this activity to anyone wanting to snorkel and learn about Roatan.

5 StarsGood ExcursionDecember 20, 2016

Reviewer: Patrick
This was a good excursion and I am glad we took it. The guide was very friendly and informative. The tour itself was beautiful.

5 StarsSee the underwold of the SeaDecember 14, 2016

Reviewer: E. Dare
This was spectacular. We met our driver, Abraham, outside the gates and he whisked us to our glass bottom boat. It was like none other....very intimate with the sea and all of its creatures. The captain of the ship and his mate were very informative and great company on this trip.

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