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Address: Half Moon Bay, West End, Roatan IB3108, Honduras
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Stanley Submarines is the premier location in the world for the public to...

Stanley Submarines is the premier location in the world for the public to have access to the deep sea. It is the longest operating and deepest diving operation of it's kind. We have been in business since 1998 and take tours as deep as 2000 feet.

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One more off the Bucket List - and so much fun

My wife and I booked a dive to 1000 feet with Karl that left at 10 am. It was fantastic. Karl provides an excellent travelogue as you rise from 1000 feet depths and view the... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2016
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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

My wife and I booked a dive to 1000 feet with Karl that left at 10 am. It was fantastic. Karl provides an excellent travelogue as you rise from 1000 feet depths and view the reef and its inhabitants. Although we had no scientific knowledge of the ocean depths, he did a great job of sharing the wealth of insight... More 

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Reviewed 27 January 2016

My wife and I visited Roatan primarily for scuba diving, which we loved. But what proved to be the coolest experience of the trip was the 4 hour trip on Karl's sub down to 2000 feet. We felt like we were on another planet, geeking out every time we saw the tiniest jellyfish or sponge or sea fan. It is... More 

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La Jolla, California
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Reviewed 16 January 2016

How fortunate were my wife and I to go on this unique trip. Nowhere else in the world can civvies do this. It actually exceeded my expectation. DO the dive that leave before sundown so you get to experience coming up in the night. It is otherworlldly

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Florida
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Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Hard to find the words that can describe what an amazing dive this was! Went on the "Ophelia Reef" dive and was astounded by the life we saw at 2000' and on the deep water reef! Karl has built a marvelous sub and his knowledge of the waters and the reef is fantastic! What a once in a lifetime adventure!... More 

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Palatine, Illinois
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Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Thank you to Karl for accommodating our family of four (two young kids) for an incredible dive up to 1,000 feet. Loved the little sub and Karl's handling was very precise allowing us to get so close to the reef, the wall, etc. to be able to spot the strange creatures that inhabit these depths! It was a snug fit... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

Night dive to 2000 feet seeing amazing creatures, Just got to go back. Best thing I have done in years.

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London
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Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Where else can you jump into a submarine and cruise down to 2000 feet below surface? Nowhere else that I know of unless you want to spend a few years in the navy! My wife and I had a great time on this trip and Captain Karl was very knowledgeable in pointing out things and describing his submarine. My favourite... More 

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La Ceiba, Honduras
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

Karl is great! I must admit I was a bit shaken at first but the music and cool temps below 300 feet made things awesome and I really cannot even begin to explain how special and unique this is.... Do it if you are in Roatan!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 reviews
Reviewed 6 June 2015

I won a trip on Karl's sub through a freediving competition. Although it's my job to dive deep I was extremely nervous at first. Within 5 minutes of being in the sub the fear melted away and my thoughts were consumed with wonder at how deep he'd allow us to go. Awesome time!

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Thank Ashley C
Wilmington, North Carolina
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Reviewed 3 June 2015

A once in a lifetime opportunity. Captain Karl is safe and knowledgable and you want be disappointed. My wife and I were both a bit nervous but Karl explained all the safety features and made us extremely comfortable. If you are on the fence about riding with Karl, don't be. Go where few men and women have gone before......

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