The North Coast of Honduras and the Bay Islands dominate the kayaking scene in the country. Extended multiday trips that hop around the Cayos Cochinos and shorter day trips exploring mangrove forests are increasingly showing up on the itineraries of local tour operators.

Half Moon Bay Kayak Co. (tel. 650/773-6101 in the U.S.; runs 8-day sea kayaking trips in Guanaja, based at Graham's Place, for $1,500 per person, not including airfare.

Utila Water Sports (tel. 504/2425-3264;, on Utila, rents kayaks so you can explore the mangroves and canals that cover much of the island.

Kayak Utila (no phone; rents sit-on-top kayaks to explore the mangrove channels on Utila.

La Moskitia Ecoaventuras (tel. 504/2550-2124; runs day trips to the Cacao lagoon near La Ceiba.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.