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Doc

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I was on the first commercial vessel (after HMS Sheffield) to make port in Guanaja (Bonacca Key) after Mitch in 1998. Guanaja itself only had palm trunks, each and every one was stripped of fronds.

I’ve been back- seems to be doing quite well both u/w and on land.

An unusual review- participants were also just at CocView which is in that limited and most specific zone of shallow vertical Sunlit walls, yet no comparison of the diving other than reef geographic shape. I found Guanaja had greater intensity of intermediate Pelagics, but that can/could have changed months later. I may have 45 (recreational) dives there in total, certainly nothing to base a long term estimation upon. With 2500 (?) on Roatan, I feel free to opine.

I will take issue with the appraisal of the diving being more advanced for many divers? Not much to put it above beginner level challenges on my scale.

I wish I was sure-footed enough in my decrepitude to explore Guanaja!

Go, write a trip report- but don’t hide it on some unread website.
 

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I was on the first commercial vessel (after HMS Sheffield) to make port in Guanaja (Bonacca Key) after Mitch in 1998. Guanaja itself only had palm trunks, each and every one was stripped of fronds.

I’ve been back- seems to be doing quite well both u/w and on land.

An unusual review- participants were also just at CocView which is in that limited and most specific zone of shallow vertical Sunlit walls, yet no comparison of the diving other than reef geographic shape. I found Guanaja had greater intensity of intermediate Pelagics, but that can/could have changed months later. I may have 45 (recreational) dives there in total, certainly nothing to base a long term estimation upon. With 2500 (?) on Roatan, I feel free to opine.

I will take issue with the appraisal of the diving being more advanced for many divers? Not much to put it above beginner level challenges on my scale.

I wish I was sure-footed enough in my decrepitude to explore Guanaja!

Go, write a trip report- but don’t hide it on some unread website.
If you go back to the same website, you can find their complete review of Coco View as well. This is their personal website for their own dive club. Here is the review for Coco View, so you don't have to go look it up-- don't let the URL fool you-- it is the Coco View report. https://www.atabardivers.com/copy-of-clearwater-paradise-resort

To my knowledge, the Clearwater resort is on the opposite side of the island from Dunbar Rock and all the other resorts and where most people tend to dive while on Guanaja. The Clearwater Resort side of the island is filled with swim throughs that can last up to 20 minutes. It is even more remote and off the beaten track by Guanaja standards.
 
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If you go back to the same website, you can find their complete review of Coco View as well. This is their personal website for their own dive club. Here is the review for Coco View, so you don't have to go look it up-- don't let the URL fool you-- it is the Coco View report. https://www.atabardivers.com/copy-of-clearwater-paradise-resort

To my knowledge, the Clearwater resort is on the opposite side of the island from Dunbar Rock and all the other resorts and where most people tend to dive while on Guanaja. The Clearwater Resort side of the island is filled with swim throughs that can last up to 20 minutes. It is even more remote and off the beaten track by Guanaja standards.

My wife and I were at Clearwater in January, 2019. Here is my report which I had posted earlier in this forum...
Clearwater Resort - Guanaja: Trip Report
 

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Diving at End of the World Resort in Guanaja with Captain Brian & his team was an excellent choice! His dive gear was in great condition (BCDs were new) and I loved the fact that we weren't diving with 50 other people! The resort sat on a beautiful beach, was served three delicious homemade meals a day with beer & specialty cocktails and felt like VIP the entire time. The coral is beautiful, abundant fish, nurse sharks, turtle, rays, etc. Enjoyed snorkeling during down time. Definitely don't miss your chance at this relaxing but exciting resort!
 
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Diving at End of the World Resort in Guanaja with Captain Brian & his team was an excellent choice! His dive gear was in great condition (BCDs were new) and I loved the fact that we weren't diving with 50 other people! The resort sat on a beautiful beach, was served three delicious homemade meals a day with beer & specialty cocktails and felt like VIP the entire time. The coral is beautiful, abundant fish, nurse sharks, turtle, rays, etc. Enjoyed snorkeling during down time. Definitely don't miss your chance at this relaxing but exciting resort!

When we're you there @Tammy0515?

Has anyone heard how they are making out through this Time of Covid?
 

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When we're you there @Tammy0515?

Has anyone heard how they are making out through this Time of Covid?

I am in the process of trying to make a trip to Guanaja work now for later this year and have been in contact with Brian at EOW. From my communications they appear to be doing just fine and ready for arrivals.

Hopeful.
 

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