Scuba diving in Duppy Waters

Access
From Boat
Diver level
Novice
Depth
Average: 49.2 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft
Current
Mild
Visibility
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft

Duppy Waters is a mysterious dive site on the northern side of the island of Útila, Honduras. “Duppy” is a word in a local dialect, which means “ghost”. This area sparkles strangely at night. It is very adventurous to dive at Duppy Waters, because divers can explore the reef wall with channels and slopes full of marine creatures.

When to go

The air temperature here is about the same all year, around 27-30C/80-86F. The average water temperature is 28-31C/82-87F. March through September is the driest time, and October through February has the most rainfall.

What to see

Divers can spot barracudas, turtles, lionfish, wrasses, and moray eels while diving at Duppy Waters. The reef wall also houses lots of crustaceans, and there are many underwater flowers, corals, and enormous barrel sponges.


Reachable from

Utila

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