Roatan Cruise Ship Guests

If your cruise will be docking in Roatan, don’t miss out on some of the best diving in the world. Discover our magnificent coral reef, spooky shipwrecks, and vibrant marine life.

"If you are searching for a great diving experience in Roatan look no further. Octopus Dive School is simply where you need to go. The boat, facility, equipment were all in good quality and organized and the dive instructors are simply great people...."

Something for everyone

If you are visiting the island on a cruise ship and want to get away from the crowd, Octopus Dive School is the place for you. You can spend the day at our secluded location away from the crowds and enjoy relaxing, diving or snorkeling with us.

We do offer all these activities planned around the cruise ship schedules. If you are in a group of divers, snorkelers, or sun seekers, please contact us, and we will accommodate everyone.

Enjoy the day with Octopus Dive School away from the cruise ship crowds

If you are looking for a place that pays attention to the smallest details, values service and wants to make you feel special, then Octopus Dive School is the dive shop for you!  We can make arrangements for a private taxi to pick you and your group up from the Cruise Ship dock and transport you to our beautiful home at Gibson Bight, West End. Once you step foot on our private, uncrowded oceanfront location, you will immediately relaxing in paradise.

Even better is that we offer something for everyone. From open water fun dives, to refresher and children’s PADI courses as well as unlimited access to our double-deck dock, everyone in your group will enjoy a fantastic day. Want to order lunch for when you are finished your dive? No problem, we have some delicious options!

Enjoy our amazing customer service and let us pay attention to your each and every need.  Make your cruise ship diving in Roatan excursion special with Octopus Dive School!

Have fun, not worry!

We respect you and your valuables and know that while on vacation that you want to feel relaxed and not have to worry about your stuff.  At our dive shop, we have lockers that are big enough to fit all of your belongings from towels, clothing items, bags and anything that you carried with you for the day.  We even have an equipment room to lock up any dive gear that you may have brought with you. Enjoy a day of fun without the hassle of worrying about your valuables! When you dive or snorkel with us, you have access to our outdoor kitchen, private dock and lounge area. 

Package Options 


Learn the basics and go on a fun dive up to 40 ft deep. This 4 hours course covers the basics, lets you see our amazing reef and may just get you hooked on scuba diving! Minimum age is 10 years old to participate.


If you are a certified diver and have logged dives within the past 8 months, make the most of your day on Roatan with a two tank dive! Spend 4 hours with us and discover two of our favorite dive sites. Must be 10 years and older.


Perfect for those that want to get a glimpse of our stunning reef and enjoy some beach time. Our regular tank dive is 2 hours duration and is for certified divers with logged dives within the past 8 months. 


Let us know what kind of reef habitats interest you and we’ll be sure to take you to dive spots you will love. Dig shipwrecks? Our dive shop is located very close to the famous Odyssey wreck. 

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Roatan Cruise Excursions: Two tanks is twice the fun

Because of how the reef around Roatan is formed, it’s a quick short boat ride from the beach at Octopus Dive School to where the coral reef begins. This gives us easy access to over 50 amazing dive sites within just 15 minutes of our dive center. This allows us to do two tank dives with a refreshment break on land in between. There are twice as many amazing sites to explore on two tank trips. We  arrange special excursions for our cruise ship guests so that you can maximize your time underwater according to the schedule of your ship.

We take pride in offering an unbeatable personalized service to our divers and we want you to have the cruise ship excursion ever with us. As scuba diving professionals with many years of experience in the business, we have thought of everything we can to make your day on Roatan awesome! Learn what it’s like to go…


Ready to book the best day of your cruise adventure? Contact us today to let us know your schedule and what you would like to explore underwater while on Roatan. We will take care of all of the arrangements and make sure that everyone in your group has a fantastic time. See you soon!

Octopus Dive School has been operating on Roatan since 2005. We take pride in offering an exceptional personalized service and diver safety is our top priority.