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Stanley Submarines

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Half Moon Bay, West End, Roatan IB3108, Honduras
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Journey into Inner Space!!!

Showed up @ 10:00 as planned & all systems charged & ready to go. As an avid SCUBA Diver this has... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark S
Sixguill Shark

The most amazing experience under the water at 2000 feet deep. One other check in the bucket... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Gerald L
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Saint Hippolyte, Canada
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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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"captain karl"
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"once in a lifetime"
in 24 reviews
"bucket list"
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"yellow submarine"
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"octopus"
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"deep ocean"
in 3 reviews
"coolest thing"
in 4 reviews
"discovery channel"
in 3 reviews
"living creatures"
in 2 reviews
"unique experience"
in 5 reviews
"sea animals"
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"shark dive"
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"well worth the money"
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"marine life"
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"fish"
in 7 reviews
"half moon bay"
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"idabel"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Showed up @ 10:00 as planned & all systems charged & ready to go. As an avid SCUBA Diver this has been on my bucket list for a while. I'm also a bit of an adrenaline/adventure junkie besides the SCUBA bit. I've sky dived day...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

The most amazing experience under the water at 2000 feet deep. One other check in the bucket list. :-)) It’s been my third trip to Roatan always had it in mine...this time was the time, being a diver for the last 10 years always was...More

Thank Gerald L
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is the most exciting, unique and amazing thing that my wife and I have ever been lucky enough to experience. Dealing with Karl beforehand by email was easy. When we arrived he was equally casual and made the arrangements very relaxed and easy. We...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

As a scuba diver, I've never been deeper than 138 feet. Well, after diving to 1500 feet with Karl Stanley on the Idabel, a deep-submergence vehicle, I have to agree it was a once in a lifetime experience. I enthusiastically recommend it to anyone interested...More

1  Thank Jim W
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

I did my first dive with Karl in May of 2015, after reading a silly Sci-fi novella and deciding I wanted to see the deep sea for myself. I was hooked immediately. Five dives in (three with Stanley Submarines, two of which were just last...More

Thank tobilynne
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

There's a reason so many reviews describe this as a "once in a lifetime" experience. Nowhere else on earth can you dive 2000 ft and have access to a deepsea trench like this. I was worried there wouldn't be much to see-- but there was...More

Thank ltoplosk
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Captain Carl was beyond professional and I can't believe I got to experience the bottom of the ocean like this

Thank Emily K
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

This was by far a once in a life time sort of experience. It was so cool to spend so much time deep down under water. The bioluminescence as we went down was absolutely epic. We had a little issue with the booking and had...More

Thank msuhich
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience. I can only echo the reviews of others on here. A unique opportunity for tourists to go down to these depths and see the wildlife down there. We were fortunate enough to see a six gilled shark which was fantastic. Not cheap but...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

I've always been fascinated by deep sea creatures, so, when I first found out about Karl's submarine trips, I immediately started planning a trip to Roatan to experience his Lophelia Reef and Sixgill Shark dives. Karl always answered his emails within a day, and he...More

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Bob G
15 December 2017|
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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
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cnwilson2003
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
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