Utila is one of the 3 Bay Islands of Honduras and is located 50 kilometers (27 nautical miles) SW of Roatan.

All year round there are chances for whale shark encounters with higher chances during March to May and August to October.

This Safari can only be done if the weather conditions are ideal and if there are whale sharks spotted in the previous days.


UTILA Safari Program:

  • boat departure at 7:30am (ETD) from Paradise Beach Hotel

    • during the tour we might spot wild dolphins or whales

    • time for snorkeling in different locations every time a whale shark is spotted

  • boat return at 4:30pm (ETA) to Paradise Beach Hotel


  • $150 /person (required minimum 8 pax) or;

  • For private charter (up to 15 snorkelers) please contact us


  • boat trip that includes a marine toilet and all the safety equipment required by USCG

  • local Snorkel guide(s) & valet service

  • rentals: mask, snorkel, fins and safety vest

  • cold water, soft drinks, snacks & fruit on the boat

  • fresh water bins for rising cameras on the boat / dive center

  • Honduran tax and credit card fees

Not included:

  • private Snorkel Guide, + $60 / day

  • thermal protection, 3mm shorty, $6 / day

  • underwater photographer, photo bookings, $100 / per group (max. 4pax)

  • lunch in Utila, and a short walk to Utila’s city center for some pictures. This lunch is not included in the Safari normal price. Lunch should be paid directly to the Restaurant. Please note, that if you have a Paradise Beach Hotel all inclusive package we will provide you with an Hotel box meal included on the Safari price