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Utila Dive Center

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| Mango-Inn, Utila 34201, Honduras
+504 2425-3326
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Professional and fun

Did my Open Water and ended up staying on for the Advanced Open Water. Everyone I dealt with was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jeremy L
via mobile
Top notch instructor and staffs!

UDC is nothing but the top notch school. Duncan was my AOW instructor. He was patient with me on a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Reiko N
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The Utila Dive Centre is an established dive operation and hotel, offering all levels of scuba instruction from beginner to PADI Scuba Instructor, including Tec diving. Utila Dive Centre has been a PADI Career Development Center since 2002 and is the most popular and successful CDC in Central America. We have Instructor level continuing education courses (Specialty Instructor, Master Scuba Diver Trainer, IDC Staff Instructor) and internships that add real value to your training with us.
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| Mango-Inn, Utila 34201, Honduras
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Did my Open Water and ended up staying on for the Advanced Open Water. Everyone I dealt with was incredibly professional and knowledgeable. Always felt safe and had a bunch of fun. Wreck and Night dive were incredible. Instructors Duncan, Scott and Jim were all...More

Thank Jeremy L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

UDC is nothing but the top notch school. Duncan was my AOW instructor. He was patient with me on a few skills I wasn’t keen to. But he kept teaching small things so I could be a better diver. By the end of the class...More

Thank Reiko N
Reviewed 5 days ago

I did my Open Water there and the course was well guided even before the beginning as they provided help in getting there from Guate. Throughout the whole course the balance between theory and actual diving (skills) was perfect and Adrienne as an instructor was...More

Thank Jens W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Turned out we had so much fun doing our open water dive course in March, we went back for advanced open water in July... and took 4 more family members with us! Highly recommend it, laid back atmosphere, but truly professional staff. Going back for...More

Thank Ida K
MktManagerUDC, Public Relations Manager at Utila Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We always appreciate returning customers, and we are glad to hear that you had a great experience on both your Open Water Course With Josue in March and with T. in july. You and your daughter Sara were a pleasure to teach and seeing you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot recommend this place highly enough! I had done quite a bit of research, reading reviews, and asking other travellers and dive professionals on our trip, prior to arriving in Honduras, UDC came as the mostly highly suggested place to complete our open water...More

Thank Kiah H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a fantastic course with T, during the Caribbean Lionfish Containment Diver Course we learned all about the impact that Lionfish have on the reefs in the Caribbean and then we went diving to eradicate the invasive species with the Hawaiian sling. So much fun...More

Thank Milly S
MktManagerUDC, Public Relations Manager at Utila Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review Milly S The Caribbean Lionfish Containment Diver (CLCD) course is one of the many specialties we offer at UDC and is, as you mentioned, a very fun and rewarding course. We had a lot of fun practicing the use of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I completed my Rescue EFR diver course in September with Teresa aka 'T'. She was so thorough in her training I am now ten times the diver I was. This shop is so well organized and the staff is welcoming and really know their stuff!...More

Thank babyjo02
MktManagerUDC, Public Relations Manager at Utila Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi babyjo02 Thank you for the enthusiasm and choosing to do your professional diver education with UDC. Though we pushed you a lot a tested you mental and physical strength you really showed great results and it was truly rewarding as an instructor to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently finished my Rescue Diver and Caribbean Lionfish Containment Diver (CLCD) certifications at Utila Dive Center with Teresa and I cannot recommend both of these courses or this instructor enough!! My Rescue course has been the most useful course I've ever taken (not even...More

Thank cafernan15
MktManagerUDC, Public Relations Manager at Utila Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for leaving us a review cafernan15 All staff at UDC strive to give you a good experience and I thrilled to hear that you enjoyed all of the courses you have done with UDC so far. It was indeed a great pleasure and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've just finished my rescue course with Adrienne and Scott instructing. Wow. Scott. Never before have I met such an obviously natural-born leader and his dulcet Glaswegian tones made the EFR (Emergency First Response) course thoroughly enjoyable. He's so knowledgeable he even makes up his...More

Thank George J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has mastered the combination of being fun and professional. I showed up thinking I'd probably only do my open water course, but ended up completing my Advanced and Rescue as well. My wife and I were instructed by Matt for all three courses,...More

Thank Manton C
MktManagerUDC, Public Relations Manager at Utila Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Manton C It has been a great pleasure to have you here and to see you evolve from an Open water diver all the way to a Rescue Diver and now to even take the challenge of becoming a Divemaster! We are glad that...More

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seahunters2000
16 October 2017|
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Response from Steven H | Reviewed this property |
Legally I don't know but I know outfits like UDC offer lionfish containment specialty courses so I guess the answer is yes you can... probably safer if you're doing it with a dive center. From my experience diving there... More
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AimsCourt
31 March 2017|
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Response from maggiabroad | Reviewed this property |
Hey AimsCourt....if you are signing up for a diving course and you answer YES to any of the questions and yes, one of those is do you have asthma then they will send you for a doctors approval. You can do this with your own... More
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armin963
8 January 2017|
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Response from MktManagerUDC | Property representative |
Sorry about that - you can reach out to us on our Facebook page
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