Scuba diving in Halliburton Wreck
The Halliburton, a 30m/98ft long cargo ship, was purposefully sunk off the island of Utila in 1998. This impressively intact wreck sits in 30m/98ft of water resting perfectly upright in the sand. It provides an easy penetration and there are many points of entry divers can chose from. While on the dive visitors can swim through the cargo hold, around the hull and the wheelhouse. The site is ideal for divers who want to finish their wreck specialty course. Diving at the Halliburton wreck is an interesting adventure for all divers.
When to go
Diving in Honduras is available all year round with the average water temperature staying between 26-29C/80-84F.
What to see
This wreck has become a rich ecosystem for coral and marine life, including sea fans, vase sponges, different corals, including black and brain coral, octopus, squid, barracuda, stingrays, turtles, crabs, shrimps, butterfly, yellowtail parrotfish, rainbow runner, yellow tailed snapper fish and large green moray eel. Divers can safely penetrate the wreck and explore the remains of the bow, the deck, and the bridge, which are in a relatively good condition.