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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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Wreck dive with large groupers.

My friends and I dove the El Aquila wreck while staying at Anthony's Key. It is only about a 10... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
Sam David C
A great deep dive!

I got to dive this wreck as part of my advanced course and what a treat it was! 107 feet to the... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2016
Taylorsville, North Carolina
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  • Average10%
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“garden eels” (11 reviews)
“grouper” (10 reviews)
“sandy bottom” (5 reviews)
Sandy Bay, Roatan, Honduras
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

My friends and I dove the El Aquila wreck while staying at Anthony's Key. It is only about a 10 minute boat ride from their dock. The wreck lies in 110 feet of water at the keel and has several resident groupers. The sandy area...More

Thank Sam David C
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

I got to dive this wreck as part of my advanced course and what a treat it was! 107 feet to the sandy patch near the wreck- saw lots of grouper and garden eels! Fireworks on some parts of the mast! The wall nearby is...More

Reviewed 22 November 2015

Great place to get in a deep dive with great viz, warm waters, and eel gardens. Highly suggest visiting this site when in Honduras.

Thank Sean C
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Great viz, nice wreck with few good swim through. Eel garden, a few morays and tons of huge groupers. And a nearby reef for the second half of the dive.

Thank RuthP70
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Just returned from a week visit to this hotel where we stayed in a 'bungalow' with a sea view on a all inclusive basis. I put the word bungalow in quotes because unless the word means something different in Greek, they are not bungalows. They...More

Thank Melvyn G
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Dive starts deep along the flanks of the ship. You continue across the decks, then up a coral encrusted canyon to the extraction point. Short dive, but what do you expect for 100+ feet?

Thank Spence M
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Decent modern wrek, broken up by hurricanes, in about 100 feet. Home to about 6 friendly and large groupers

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 5 January 2015

Ship wreck (sunk in 1998) with a tunnel to dive below, inhabited by a friendly green moray and lots of big groupers!

Thank GaudenzB
Reviewed 5 January 2015

You have to go to see by yourself. For wreck lovers and begginers is a nice spot to dive. Reach sea life.

Thank Marcos P
Reviewed 2 January 2015

FUN dive, large grouper. Sand eels everywhere. Morays & more. 11 of us divers had a fun time, fun dive and enjoyed it.

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