Does TGI Diving offer diving safaris in its range of services?
TGI Roatan doesn’t offer diving safaris.
Is it possible to buy on-line, boat trips with snorkeling?
The boat trips are not available on-line, only on location.
Are there snorkeling excursions at TGI Diving in Roatan?
TGI Diving does offer snorkeling excursions. You will snorkel with one of our guides, who will show you the wonders of the underwater world.
What does TGI Diving offer for someone who is not a diver?
TGI Diving offers snorkeling trips and boat trips.
Can I book the TGI Diving special dive trips on line?
No, because these kind of dives are influenced by weather conditions, visibility and sea conditions. These variables mean that the special trips have to be arranged on location.
Can I re-arrange the dives with the TGI Diving staff if I book a dive package online?
Yes you can arrange your dives with our staff, according to your preferences, when you make the check in at TGI Diving center in Roatan.
Can I buy on-line TGI Diving packages for other people?
Yes, you can but in this case the total payment is either charged to your credit card or needs to be made by single bank transfer.
How is it possible to pay for TGI Diving services booked on-line?
You can pay the services booked on-line with credit card or by bank transfer to one of our affiliated banks.
Can I purchase special offers, courses and packages with TGI Diving when I reach Roatan for the same prices as advertised on-line?
To buy the courses and the dive packages with the special on-line prices you have to reserve and pay for them on-line at least 48 hours before your arrival.
Are there special prices for services if I book on line with TGI Diving?
Yes, there are. The prices of the packages and courses have a lower price when you book on-line from the web site.
Can I make extra dives directly after the PADI license course that I bought has been completed?
Yes, for sure you can buy other dives with us! Or book them in advance on-line together with your course
Is the equipment rental included when I book TGI Diving PADI courses?
Diving equipment is included for all non professional courses.
Are there established days or dates to make the courses in TGI Diving Roatan?
What is the minimum age to start the SSI courses?
To start the SSI courses the minimum age is 10 years.
In which languages do TGI Roatan hold their courses?
TGI Diving Roatan provides courses in 4 different languages: Italian, English, French and Spanish
Is the Discover Scuba always free?
Yes it is. The Discover Scuba is always free.
What are the TGI Diving courses on offer?
TGI Diving in Roatan offers a wide range of PADI Courses from FREE Discover Scuba to Divemaster plus various specialties.
Can I dive without a diving license?
No, you can’t. For everybody who wants to try the dive experience or start their discovery of the undersea world TGI Diving offers the Discover Scuba Diving course that will let you make 1 dive after a short theory course and a swimming pool lesson. After your completion of the course we will issue you a Discover Scuba Diving license with a validity of 1 year. Of course you can add as many dives as you wish, after finishing the DSD program.
Where is the closest Hyperbaric Chamber?
In Roatan in the Institute of Marine science (Private enterprise), aproximatly 15 minutes by bus or boat from the diving centre.
Are the TGI boats well equipped for emergencies? Are there oxygen tanks on the boats?
Yes our boats are professionally equipped for every emergency. The presence of oxygen tanks is guaranteed.
Is insurance included for TGI Diving's customers?
All our staff is insured with DAN, nevertheless we remind that each divers assumes his own responsability.
Can I rent the TGI Diving boats privately?
Yes, you can. TGI Diving on well anticipated request rents boats to private groups and if requested and subject to availability, you can also have a private dive guide.
How many seats are available on the TGI Diving boats?
At TGI Diving Roatan 30 seats are available on each boat.
What kinds of boats are used by TGI Diving in Roatan?
We use large boats that are fast and comfortable with all the security equipment needed.
Where do the boats leave from?
TGI Diving boats depart from our jetty located on the beach in front of the Hotel.
I am an experienced diver. Can I dive independently with TGI Diving?
Once we check your competence and your familiarity in the water through a dive with our staff you can dive without our supervision.
Does TGI Diving organize groups with different levels of experience for the dives?
No it doesn’t. When possible, we divide the divers according to their dive experience. When organizing the diving buddies we check the logbooks and we try to match divers with the same type of license, similar experience and numbers of dives.
How long are the dives with TGI Diving?
The maximum dive time is between 45 and 50 minutes.
How are the dives arranged by TGI Diving?
In Roatan TGI Diving arranges 2 tank dives in the morning and 1 dive in the afternoon.
Are there any special dives in Roatan?
Yes there are, on arrival our staff can explain details and availability. Special trips include shark dives, dolphin activities and night dives.
What kind of dives are there in Roatan?
The planned dives in Roatan are decompression limit and with a maximum depth of 30 meters. The Program includes dives on walls, and in coral gardens. At some dive ited there are possibilities of shark encounters at some of the dive sites.all inside the no
What kind of tanks are used by TGI Diving in Roatan?
TGI Diving in Roatan uses 12 liter aluminum tanks. All tanks are available as DIN or INT fitting.
Do I need a dive computer to dive with TGI Diving?
No you don’t but you can rent or buy one in our dive centre. If you don’t have a scuba computer you can use a depth gauge and the dive tables to dive.
What is included in the TGI Diving packages?
The dive packages for Roatan are inclusive of: tanks, weights, boat trip, dive guide
I have my license but I haven't been diving for a long time. Can I dive anyway with TGI Diving?
Yes, for sure you can! You just have to take part in a check dive to feel comfortable again in the water.
Can I dive with TGI Roatan if I don't have a PADI license but I have a license from another diving school?
Yes, you can! We accept licenses from most recognized international diving schools like CMAS, BSAC, NAUI, SSI, VTLD
Does TGI Diving require a medical certificate to allow me to dive?
A medical certificate is only required in cases with recent medical conditions. If you are unsure it is wise to bring the certificate with you.
What information does TGI Diving need before I can begin diving?
You will need to fill out the registration forms, including medical statement and liability release, submit your diving license and log book, let us know your equipment needs, the number of dives that you wish to do, and present a copy of the confirmed booking if you purchased the dives on-line.
When I arrive in Roatan, how can I contact the TGI Diving Center if I have purchased on-line dive packages or a PADI course?
The Diving School is located inside the Hotel next to the pool. You just have to go to the Dive center to book your dives or get information.
How do I find the TGI Diving Center?
TGI Diving has two locations in Roatan, inside Henry Morgan resort and Paradise Beach resort.
Can I bring a knife with me during the dives?
No you cannot. Knives are prohibited for diving in the Roatan by Law.
Can I dive with gloves in Roatan?
No, you cannot. Using gloves to dive in the Marine Park is prohibited by Law in order to avoid approaches to the flora and fauna of these wonderful undersea landscapes.
Can I expect a lot of currents on the dives in Roatan?
The currents are characteristic of the sites but they are not overly strong. The water currents do not reduce the beauty of the dive sites, rather they help to provide a rich undersea landscape.
What is the visibility in the Roatan?
The average visibility is 25 meters.
Which kind of wetsuit do I have to bring with me to dive in Roatan?
We recommend bringing a 3mm suit.
What is the water temperature?
The water temperature is between 27 and 30 oC throughout the year.
What are the temperatures like in Roatan?
The average temperature year round is 28oC (80oF)
What is the time zone in Roatan?
The time zone for this locality is GMT – 6
Where is Roatan?
Roatan is in the Carribean, an island located around 65 km off the north coast of Honduras.
How do I get to Roatan?
Roatan is reachable with flights going via Miami, Houston and Milan all year round.
What travel documents do I need to go to Roatan?
For Roatan you will need your passport with at least 6 months validity.
Do I require vaccinations before coming to Roatan?
Vaccinations are not required, though a malaria vaccine is recomended
What kind of currency is used in Roatan?
US Dollar & Lempira.