The Padi Bubblemaker is as much fun as it sounds!Read More
What is a PADI Bubblemaker?
Fascinating facts on Crinoids
Crinoids, also known as sea lilies or feather stars, are marine animals that belong to the phylum Echinodermata and the class Crinoidea. They are characterized by their feathery arms, which they use to capture food particles from the water, and their central disk-like body, which contains the mouth and other vital organs.Read More
What's the story behind the logo & boat names of Reef Gliders?
It all starts with our matriarch Irma. The Reef Gliders logo is a tribal shark, a blue shark to be specific. It is one of Irma's favorite sharks in fact. Since she has been a lover of the ocean and sharks in particular from a very early age due to her dad being an avid fisherman, free diver and ocean lover himself. The blue shark caught her eye because of its elegance and the fact that female blue sharks have skin three times thicker than the males....... So when Irma decided on her first tattoo it was exactly what she wanted, a tribal blue shark. It was one of our team members (Victor) that pointed out to her that, that should be our logo and we all instantly loved the idea.Read More
What is all the hype about diving in Roatan?
Roatan is a small island located in the Caribbean Sea, off the coast of Honduras. It is part of the Bay Islands, which also includes Utila and Guanaja. The island is known for its beautiful beaches, lush tropical forests, and crystal clear waters, making it a popular destination for tourists and divers alike.Read More
How do I become a PADI Divemaster?
Am I ready for the Divemaster Course? What's it all about?
Divemaster is undoubtedly the greatest sounding title in diving, I mean, any non-divers will think you’re basically the scuba equivalent of Luke Skywalker. But before you get to skip around the dive centre pretending to be an Aqua Jedi Master, you must complete one of the best experiences any scuba addict could ask for: the PADI Divemaster Course.Read More
The Seamounts of Cayos Cochinos - Dive Safari Trip
Have you ever heard of the Seamounts? Here's a top choice for divers who are looking for something different in Roatan
The Seamounts of Cayos Cochinos (Hog Cays) are some of Roatan's most spectacular dives. Not many people know about this amazing archipelago lying between Roatan and the northern shores of Honduras. Cayos Cochinos consists of two small islands (Cayo Menor and Cayo Grande) and 13 smaller coral cays, lost in the turquoise Caribbean waters surrounded by amazing underwater banks and seamounts. The sea around these islands harbors a myriad of dive sites formed by an underwater mountain range that creates the reef system: Roatan Banks.Read More
The 'El Águila' Wreck
What is it like to dive Roatan's most popular wreck? All you need to know about 'El Águila' Wreck
Diving 'El Águila' wreck in Roatan
The most popular wreck dive off the coast of Roatan is without question the El Águila (The Eagle) and it is easy to see why. The El Águila is a 200 foot cargo ship that was purposefully sunk in 1997 due to growing diver interest in wrecks. She was positioned close to the reef at about 110 feet. However, a couple of weeks later, Hurricane Mitch came along and split the wreck into three distinct pieces and that is how she remains today at a 45 degree angle.Read More