Roatan Attractions and Activities
Mesoamerican Barrier Reef
This barrier reef is the largest second largest reef in the world. Scuba divers can observe a variety of coral reef near it, including black, elkhorn, and stony coral. There are also numerous types of marine animals that can be observed around the reef. Some examples include sea turtles, Queen Conch, West Indian Manatees, and numerous species of tropical fish.
The Iguana Farm
The Iguana Farm is located on French Key. It serves as a sanctuary for a variety of iguanas native to the region, including green and red iguanas. Tourists can visit the farm and catch a rare glimpse of these unique animals.
Roatan Institute for Marine Sciences
At the Roatan Institute for Marine Sciences, people have a chance to interact with and learn more about dolphins. Those visiting this site can also swim with dolphins and participate in training activities with the dolphin trainers.
Deep Sea Fishing in Roatan
The waters surrounding Roatan are full of marlin, tuna, wahoo, bonefish, and barracuda, making it a popular destination for deep sea fishing. There are a variety of companies chartering boats on the island. Fishers not wanting to charter boats can find great fishing spots off the shore.