Frequently Asked Questions
1WHAT SHOULD I BRING FOR THE CRUISE?
Get ready for sundreanced Roatan! Wear your swim suit and bring strong sun block, hats, sunglasses, cover ups, and a towel.
2SHOULD I BRING A CAMERA?
Absolutely! Bring your land camera for great scenic shots of Roatan Island and the Jolly Roger Catamaran while we cruise. Please consider bringing your underwater camera, or buying a disposable underwater camera for great photos of our colorful reef and each other snorkeling. Our snorkeling guides are glad to assist you with your cameras.
3WHAT WILL THE WEATHER BE LIKE?
We try very hard not to predict the weather, but there are plenty of web sites that will give you the forecast a week in advance. Check out www.weatherunderground.com for Roatan’s current forecast.
4HOW LONG DOES THE CRUISE LAST?
For cruise ship passengers, we adjust the length of the cruise to accommodate the ship schedule. Generally, our cruises take between 3.5 to 4 hours, with our wonderful Caribbean buffet lunch and open bar included.
5CAN YOU TEACH ME HOW TO SNORKEL?
The Jolly Roger does have a professional snorkel guide on board who can offer tips and assistance on snorkeling, and also look out for your safety while you are in the water. We have snorkel vests to help keep you comfortably afloat if you are not a seasoned snorkeler. A friendly staff member will be in the water with a kayak if anyone needs emergency assistance.
6WHAT ARE WE GOING TO SEE?
We sail along the Great Western Barrier Reef to provide optimum snorkeling spots. The Roatan Coral reef provides colorful living coral, tropical fish, dolphins, turtles, lobsters, starfish, conch, sea fans, and a variety of living marine plants. Above the water are beautiful rolling green hills, quaint villagers, and white sand beaches set with beautiful palm trees and honduran hard woods.
7WHAT TIME ZONE IS ROATAN IN?
Roatan does not change the clock for daylight savings time. Therefore, in the spring and summer, Roatan local time is the same as US Mountain time zone. In the fall and winter, Roatan local time is the same as US Central time zone.
8IS ROATAN SAFE?
YES! We suggest that you use the same common sense that you would when traveling anywhere in the world. Leave valuable jewelry and adornments at home! The less you bring to worry about the more relaxing your trip will be.
9 MY QUESTION WAS NOT ANSWERED?
No problem. Send us an email on the Contact Page with your question, and we will get right back to you with an answer as soon as we can.