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Stanley Submarines

Half Moon Bay, West End, Roatan IB3108, Honduras
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Incredible Experience

We feel fortunate we had the opportunity to explore TheDeep with Captain Karl. Our 2000 ft reef... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2015
Minneapolis, Minnesota
via mobile
A dream come true

I was at Roatan a year before and I heard about this the very last day I was there...I decided to... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2014
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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 23 January 2015 via mobile

We feel fortunate we had the opportunity to explore TheDeep with Captain Karl. Our 2000 ft reef expedition started with a brief overview of the dive plan, review of the redundant safety systems and a climb down into the submarine. My wife does not enjoy...More

1  Thank clarkdavid8
Reviewed 13 November 2014

I was at Roatan a year before and I heard about this the very last day I was there...I decided to come back only for this and I made my reservation months ahead. This was totally one of my best experience in life, so glad...More

3  Thank ferrer0
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Thanks Karl for providing this! this is some of the coolest thing you could possibly do on earth. it should be on everyones bucket list for sure! You dive into another world that you could not have imagined before. we saw the walking fish, a...More

Thank Omegalodge
Reviewed 11 September 2014

My husband and I were staying on Roatan for a dive vacation when he saw an ad for Stanley Submarines. Being a previous Navy submariner he immediately said let's do this! I was apprehensive at first but Captain Karl said same price either way so...More

2  Thank FloridaTrish
Reviewed 7 July 2014

My wife, son and I recently went 1400 ft under the sea to encounter 6 Gill sharks. Wow! As other have stated it's not cheap, but if you can find the means, you will not be disappointed. It was truly 6 hours I will never...More

1  Thank donaldjohn4
Reviewed 28 June 2014

By far the highlight of our trip to Roatan! Karl Stanley is a genius and gracious host inside his little yellow submarine! My husband surprised me with this excursion and he was very excited. I was nervous to do this for many obvious reasons, but...More

2  Thank Dayna R
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Was very lucky to have made this voyage to 2000 feet as I have wanted to do it for many years. Going down to 2000 feet gives you an insight into the deep and the fragility of what we have up above. Some amazing sites...More

2  Thank Mike L
Reviewed 26 May 2014

So this post is way over due!!! We owe Karl a HUGE Thank You!!!! We were scheduled to go out on his sub on Januay 5th, but due to bad weather it was not possible, but he knew how much we wanted to go on...More

3  Thank MeghanCraig
Reviewed 12 April 2014 via mobile

2000 feet!! As a marine biologist, I've always wanted to see the critters that live that deep! Regret the things you did, not the things you didn't do!

1  Thank Jennftb
Reviewed 9 April 2014

I went on the 2000 foot dive last year and it was a fantastic experience. Very authentic, not a "canned resort" type of experience at all. The sights were amazing - getting so close to the cliffs without touching them, drifting just off the bottom,...More

1  Thank Rooster889
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Bob G
15 December 2017|
Response from subkarl | Property representative |
To go 1000 feet for 1.5 hours is $500 a person, to go 1500 feet for 2.5 hours is $700 a person, to go 2000 feet for 3.5 hours is $900 a person- Unfortunately the total weight limit is 440 pounds, so in your case you would... More
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