Trunk Turtle Wall Snorkeling

The 4th most popular snorkel dive spot in Barbareta Island.

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Off the north point of Barbareta Island in the Bay Islands, the Trunk Turtle Wall snorkeling is popular for its stingrays and moray eels. The 20 foot to 80 foot deep water is accessed via boat or by shore. While snorkeling at Trunk Turtle Wall, you may encounter peacock flounder, southern stingrays, spotted moray eels and scorpion fish.

The Trunk Turtle Wall snorkeling site is located off the north side of Bongus Hill. Barbareta Island is surrounded by a mile long wall with plenty of soft corals and barrel sponges to explore.

To reach the snorkeling in the Bay Islands by air, fly into Ramon Villeda Morales International Airport (SAP) in San Pedro Sula. Then, you will need to transfer to an inter-island flight to the Bay Islands. Alternately, if you are coming from the US, you may be able to find a direct flight to Roatan into Juan Manuel Gálvez International Airport (RTB) from Miami or Houston. To reach Barbareta Island snorkeling, there are dive boats from Roatan or inter-island flights from Roatan.

Overall, Trunk Turtle Wall is the 4th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 4 snorkeling dives in Barbareta Island.


Local Contact(s):  Instituto Hondureno de Turismo (504) 2222-2124

Recommended Book:  "Snorkeling Honduras" from Lonely Planet

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Luxury Loding:  Barbareta Beach Club

Article Source:   Best Trunk Turtle Wall Snorkeling Review

GPS:  16.447219, -86.14161

Date Published:  1/6/2012

Date Updated:  7/3/2016

ID:  24407

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