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Punta Blanca | East End, Roatan 49617, Honduras
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Bugs are the problem

We went here to scuba dive for the day and to decide it we would like to come for an extended stay... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Doesn't Get Any Better!

I just got back earlier this week from one of the best vacations that I have ever taken! Michael... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2015
Dearborn, Michigan
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From our lovely private lodge on Roatan in the Caribbean, we host sea-kayaking, standup paddleboard and snorkeling day-trips out into the gorgeous reefs as well as hiking in the jungle and rafting trips on whitewater rivers on the mainland of Honduras. We provide personally fitted gear, kayaks and paddleboards to suit any skill level, from beginner to advanced. We offer a full range of locally sourced gourmet cooking, guiding, and instruction. 2014 marks our 32nd year in business. (From our other lodge in Beulah, Michigan, we offer kayak and SUP day-trips along the Sleeping Bear Dunes Area and other Great Lakes locales. Please see our other listing for info.)
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  • Very good7%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
26 May 2017
“Bugs are the problem”
2 Apr 2015
“Doesn't Get Any Better!”
Punta Blanca | East End, Roatan 49617, Honduras
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

We went here to scuba dive for the day and to decide it we would like to come for an extended stay. The answer is we will not be back. The bugs were s bad that we each received 50 bites in the hour rest...More

Thank warrenthompson757
Reviewed 2 April 2015

I just got back earlier this week from one of the best vacations that I have ever taken! Michael, our host, was always very flexible with each days plans and was able to tailor the trip to everyone's interests. I loved the variety. From snorkeling...More

Thank desteffey
Reviewed 28 March 2013

I just returned from my third trip to Roatan to spend another week with Michael. Of course, it was fantastic, and exceeded my expectations. Before preparing my review, I decided to examine several other reviews that were recently posted. Frankly, I was surprised: One reviewer,...More

2  Thank Steven L
Reviewed 15 March 2013

We had a wonderful time snorkeling and kayaking in Roatan with Michael. Most tourists don't get to the east end of the island, so we really felt like we got away. Can't wait together back there.

1  Thank Whitney S
Reviewed 6 March 2013

An amazing week in Roatan with Uncommon Adventures. Both sky and water were the most beautiful blue! Spent time kayaking with good individual instruction and gorgeous scenery. I got to paddle a Valley Avocet - nice boat and great opportunity to paddle something new -...More

1  Thank KayakWaves
Reviewed 14 February 2013

This is a tough trip to review, as we had some unique challenges, and I suspect we had a different trip from what others have experienced. Three of us (all strangers) had signed up for the 7 day lodge/kayak Roatan trip. I arrived sick, with...More

2  Thank kevin_from_AKandCO
Yakman60, Owner at Uncommon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2013

Kevin, I'm sorry that you felt shorted for this particular week. Between my being under the weather at first and then a poor choice of shuttle boat (which was, in fact about four hours...which was really two hours too long, agreed), you really didn't get...More

Reviewed 26 March 2012

You are on and in the water almost all the time.The trip is a heavily kayak oriented adventure to many parts of the island, with continuous snorkeling opportunities. The organizer is experienced, safety conscious and can teach many ways to improve your skills. Your stay...More

2  Thank osborncats
Reviewed 25 March 2012

The Roatan trip with Michael Gray’s Uncommon Adventures fulfilled my desires exactly. I had a chance to paddle three different boats – a Valley Avocet, a Valley Nordkapp and a Current Designs Sirocco. Each boat taught me something new/different. The week’s program was well planned....More

2  Thank Anna M
Reviewed 19 February 2012

For several years a highlight of the East Coast Canoe and Kayak Festival has been attending Michael Gray's exciting presentations of past Uncommon Adventures and dreaming of an adventure of our own. That dream came true for my wife and me in Roatan. The freshest...More

2  Thank Beth C
Yakman60, Owner at Uncommon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2012

Tillman, Thank you for the thoughtful comments. I look forward to seeing you and Beth again this April in Charleston! Tell her that I have indeed learned to make those big German pancakes! Clients like y'all are why I have the best job in the...More

Reviewed 21 January 2012

First trip: A week on Roatan, Honduras; warm water paddling at its best. Michael plans everything, cooks only fresh local products, and does so with perfection. I couldn't believe it. He was buying sea food from spear fisherman right off the end of the dock!...More

2  Thank Steven L
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