Roatan Institute for Marine Sciences - Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

Student Package

  • student cabin 2

The Roatan Institute for Marine Sciences offers special package rates to students participating in a structured program and escorted by a professor.  Students are housed at Anthony's Key Resort and have access to all resort amenities, including the full-service dive shop, underwater photo center and hyperbaric chamber and medical clinic. The proximity of living and working conditions is ideal and maximizes the effectiveness of the program.

What's Included:

  • Accommodations at Anthony's Key Resort
  • Full American meal plan – 3 meals daily
  • Use of 42 ft dive boat with captain, divemaster and UW naturalist
  • Two boat dives daily with use of tanks, weights and belts
  • One night boat dive per week
  • Unlimited shore diving off the backside of Anthony's Key
  • Lectures offered by RIMS staff on a variety of marine topics
  • Large air-conditioned classroom with a/v equipment
  • Well equipped dry and wet laboratories
  • Specimen collections and reference library
  • Use of waterproof marine identification guides
  • Admittance to the Roatan Museum
  • One dolphin swim per student
  • One half day cultural or science related bus trip per week
  • Use of recreational services and facilities at Anthony's Key Resort (Use of water sports equipment and picnics on the beach and key)
  • Onsite clinic and recompression chamber with doctors on call 24 hrs
  • Escorted round-trip airport transfers 

Anthony's Key Resort offers a complimentary land package to the professor for every 11 paying students. A minimum of 11 students required to conduct a group.

Roatan Institute for Marine Sciences
Anthony's Key Resort
Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras
Call: +504 9556-0212


Preserving Roatán’s Natural Resources through Education and Research

The rich waters of Roatán abound with stories. Tales of life, growth and change are all waiting to be told. More importantly, they are waiting to be heard. The starring roles are the fish and other marine organisms who call this place their home. The Roatán Institute for Marine Sciences knows these stories. After all, they unfold right offshore. Keep reading and we'll tell you about what RIMS has to offer. It’s not just another Caribbean Marine Laboratory!