Scuba diving in Mary's Place

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

Mary’s Place is famous for its deep crevices which were formed by prehistoric volcanic activity and extend down to 28m/95ft depth. The dive features a steep wall that is dissected in one area and the sides of the wall create a coral and sponge-filled labyrinth at more than 30m/100ft depth. Some of the spots are pretty tight so divers will need good buoyancy control to avoid touching the walls.

When to go

Diving in Honduras can be done all year round. The average water temperature is 27C/81F from January to March, and 29C/84F from July to September.

What to see

Hard and soft corals, black coral trees, delicate seafans and sponges grow densely along the reef’s walls and crevices. Marine species include large groupers, nurse sharks, yellowtail snapper, schools of silversides, hawksbill turtles, schools of glassfish, chubs, creole wrasses, as well as lobsters and crabs who are seen hiding under the many ledges.


Reachable from

Oakridge, French Harbour, Brick Bay

Liveaboards with trips to Mary's Place

Dive center`s Special Offers

  • French Harbour Fantasy Island Beach Resort, Dive & Marina

    10 Boat Dives Package

    Daily diving from boat. This product is for certified divers only
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    10 Shore Dives Package

    Daily diving from shore. This product is for certified divers only

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