Roatan scuba diving

5 Cool Facts about Turtles for World Turtle Day

Happy World Turtle Day!

Let's face it, who doesn't like turtles? That's probably what gets requested the most from our divers, and with a well-protected marine park, it's very easy to deliver. Turtles are interesting animals, with personalities and fun quirks, so what are 5 Cool Facts that you should know about turtles today?

Bay Islands Lionfish Spearing License

As a marine reserve, it's illegal to spearfish in the Roatan Marine Park. Lionfish are the exception, since they have no natural predators in the Americas and their venomous spines provide a strong defense against potential predators.

Should I buy a Roatan Marine Park yearly bracelet?

Short answer: Yes. Yes you should.

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Oh, you wanted a long answer? Read on!