rims Student Package

Student Groups at Roatan Institute for Marine Sciences

At the Roatan Institute for Marine Sciences (RIMS), we specialize in providing an immersive educational experience for university and high school student groups. Our programs are meticulously designed to support studies in marine research, coral reefs, oceanography, biology, and more, offering students a unique opportunity to dive deep into their fields of interest.

Tailored Learning Experience: Our special package rates are crafted for students engaged in a structured program under the guidance of a professor from an established university or high school. These packages are not just about accommodation; they’re about creating an enriching learning environment where students can apply classroom knowledge to real-world scenarios.

Group Requirements: All groups must originate from an established university or high school and must be escorted by a Professor of the institution; a minimum of 11 students is required to conduct a group.

Incentives for Educators: Recognizing the vital role educators play in shaping the minds of their students, RIMS offers a complimentary land package for the Professor accompanying every 11 paying students. This incentive is designed to encourage and support educators in bringing their classes to our institute, ensuring they have everything they need to conduct successful and meaningful programs.

Explore Marine Sciences in Honduras: RIMS provides the perfect backdrop for educational groups looking to explore the wonders of marine life and ecosystems. Our facilities are equipped to handle comprehensive research programs, offering students and professors access to state-of-the-art resources and unique field experiences. Whether it’s understanding the delicate balance of coral reefs, delving into oceanographic studies, or exploring the vast diversity of marine biology, RIMS is committed to offering an unparalleled educational journey.

Join us at the Roatan Institute for Marine Sciences for an educational expedition that goes beyond the classroom. Discover the secrets of the ocean, engage in impactful research, and take part in an unforgettable learning experience that will inspire and challenge students and educators alike.

RIMS Student Package

Per Person Inclusions:

  • 7-Nights Accommodations
  • Full American Meal Plan – 3 Meals Daily
  • Two Boat Dives or Snorkels Daily
  • Air Tanks, Weight Belts & Weights
    • (Additional gear is available to rent – please check rates)
  • One Night Boat Dive Per Week
  • One Dolphin Swim & Snorkel
  • Admittance to the Roatan Museum 
  • Unlimited Shore Diving (during shop hours)

Student Group Benefits:

  • 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.
  • Use of Anthon’s Key Resort recreational services and facilities.
  • Hyperbaric Chamber and onsite clinic with doctors on call 24 hrs.
  • Escorted round-trip airport transfers
7-Night RIMS Student Package Rates
Hill / Key Standard (no a/c)$1,060 /pp$1,160 /pp
Hill Superior$1,160 /pp$1,260 /pp
Dockside Lofts$1,160 /pp$1,260 /pp

Rate Details & Group Policy:

  • Valid for travel: January 4, 2025 – January 3, 2026
  • Prices are in US Dollars (USD)
  • Package inclusions are per student
  • Packages are seven (7) nights / six (6) days.
  • The meal plan includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. (Dinner on arrival day through breakfast on departure day.)
  • Prices shown are per student for a 7-night minimum stay.
  • Hotel taxes are not included and are subject to change.
  • A minimum of 11 students is required to conduct a group.
  • The professor receives a complimentary land package for every 11 paying students.