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Big Bight

Big Bight Dive Site - A Hidden Gem for Divers in Honduras

Situated just a short 10-minute journey East from the bustling Utila Harbor in Honduras, Big Bight Dive Site awaits your exploration. This captivating dive location is easily identifiable from the surface by the sight of a stunning beach adorned with large pieces of coral that have been gently washed ashore.

With its fascinating underwater world teeming with marine life, Big Bight is a haven for divers of all levels. As you descend beneath the surface, prepare to encounter a vibrant array of marine species, including barrel sponges, branching corals, anemones, channel clinging crabs, spiny and Spanish lobsters, green moray eels, groupers, and an assortment of colorful sea slugs.

What makes Big Bight particularly appealing to divers is its suitability for drift diving. While the site experiences minimal water current throughout the year, its compact size allows divers to effortlessly explore its entirety in just one or two dives. As you navigate the underwater landscape, you'll be mesmerized by the lava rock walls, extending down to a maximum depth of 20 meters, before transitioning into a graceful step leading towards the vast expanse of the open ocean. Some sections boast a gentle sloping wall, while others surprise you with yet another dramatic drop-off to around 60 feet.

As you dive at Big Bight, it's highly advisable to keep a watchful eye towards the open ocean. Occasionally, you'll be treated to breathtaking sightings of schools of jacks, graceful turtles, and even majestic eagle rays gracefully gliding by.

For divers seeking an unforgettable underwater adventure, Big Bight Dive Site in Honduras delivers an enchanting experience. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced diver, this captivating dive destination caters to all levels of expertise. With crystal-clear visibility reaching an impressive 19 meters, Big Bight promises to amaze and inspire divers from around the world.

Discover the beauty of Big Bight Dive Site, located in close proximity to Calle Vieja, Camponado, Útila, Bay Islands, THE BAY ISLANDS, Honduras. Start planning your next dive expedition and immerse yourself in the wonders of the underwater realm at Big Bight.

Last updated: 10 mo. ago - Oct 4, 2023

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