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Stanley Submarines

Half Moon Bay, West End, Roatan IB3108, Honduras
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Experience of a Lifetime

This is truly a fantastic voyage. The exploration of an unknown world and seeing the variety of... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2016
Mark K
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... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2016
Don W
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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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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Half Moon Bay, West End, Roatan IB3108, Honduras
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

This is truly a fantastic voyage. The exploration of an unknown world and seeing the variety of unusual living creatures that live deep in the ocean is an unforgettable experience. The three person sub may seem a little cramped at times but that is completely...More

1  Thank Mark K
Reviewed 1 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...More

2  Thank Don W
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...More

Thank Tucker W
Reviewed 15 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...More

1  Thank Brian M
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...More

1  Thank Dave S
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...More

Thank Satish R
Reviewed 28 September 2015

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

Thank mrks573
Reviewed 1 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...More

1  Thank Elendrew
Reviewed 23 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...More

Thank ryant96
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...More

Thank Ashley C
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19 June 2017|
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Response from AdventureUnlimited01 | Reviewed this property |
My husband went on this excursion down 2200 feet. I did not want to go and we preferred not to pay full price so the proprietor matched my husband with another solo but traveler allowing them to each pay a portion. The... More
21 December 2015|
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Response from subkarl | Property representative |
it depends which port- Roughly $20 a person from Coxen Hole or $30 a person from Maghogony bay- These are door to door prices. If you go out to the street and get a regular cab, or collectivio mini bus you may get to west... More
Stefan .
17 November 2015|
Response from subkarl | Property representative |
all four can go for the same price as 2- as long as the weight is under 450