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Gunter's Ecomarine Dive Shop

Main Street | Sandy Bay, Honduras
504 2425 3350
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Ranked #8 of 19 activities in Utila
Type: Water sports
Owner description: Gunter's Ecomarine Dive Shop is a world famous secret found only on the island Utila. We offer a familiar atmosphere, professional service and the... more » Owner description: Gunter's Ecomarine Dive Shop is a world famous secret found only on the island Utila. We offer a familiar atmosphere, professional service and the best diving on Utila. Whether you are first time diver or a diver of the world, Ecomarine will give you a dive adventure of a lifetime.... « less
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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My wife and I work in the dive industry, and whenever we go on vacation we normally research dive shops, but never actually book anything until we get to our destination and feel stuff out. We dove a few days with Gunter's Ecomarine, and they were fantastic. While they ran a bit on "Island Time" the service was still excellent... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

My friend and I stayed here at the beginning of June, we were only ment to stay 1 week but loved it so much we ended up staying for over 2 weeks! Everyone is super friendly and chilled out. We did two dive courses which we could do at our own pace and both Nate and Ernesto are great diving... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I have just spent a week with the team at Ecomarine completing my open water dive licence, and am so glad I chose to do it with them! My instructor, Nate, was friendly, relaxed and knowledgeable, making me feel confident and relaxed in the water. The rest of the team are super friendly and make you feel right at home.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I just got my PADI Open Water Cerfication with Gunther's and I'm really happy I chose them from the numerous dive shops around Utila. Their shop is smaller than most of the more popular spots and that suited me just fine. I wasn't feeling like studying in a big class and when I met Nate, my instructor, he told me... More

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

After visiting a few other dive shops, who seemed very party-ish and crowded- the opposite of what we were looking for, we arrived at Gunther's dive shop. We immediately noticed the beautiful pier and laid back atmosphere. We were welcomed by the super friendly and nice Maria who offered us to take the open water course just the two of... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I spent 10 days with Gunters Ecomarine doing both an advanced open water scuba course and a beginner freediving course. The scuba instructors Ernesto and Aiden were very knowledgeable, confident, patient, professional, and genuinely enjoy showing you the reefs. They took a lot of trips to the north side even though it is more costly and time consuming for them.... More

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Surprise, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Fantastic friendly people at this dive shop! Martin took great care of us on our 3 days of diving and Capt. Joe was the best! Freindly , laid back and great diving on top of that! Thanks for everything. We will be back

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Rothesay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We originally weren't going to pick gunther's but as we were staying right across from it we thought we should, and were definitly thankful we did! We took the open water course and were instantly given a better price than parrots or captain morgans, and started the course the next day. The course was smooth and the instructor Ernesto was... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014 via mobile

Went out with Steve (boat captain), Ernesto and Kate (divemasters) for a couple of dives the other day. We visited a site of the North coast first and then one off the South East. Both sites were stunning. There were around 10-12 divers on the boat and we were split been the divemasters, so decent sized groups with nobody getting... More

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Sucre, Bolivia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I did a couple of fun dives with Ecomarine and have met a lovely bunch of people. It's cheap and small groups go diving so your not bumping into other divers all the time. I will definitely do some more dives with them while I am out here.

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