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Address: | Mango-Inn, 34201, Honduras
Phone Number: +504 2425-3326
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Description: The Utila Dive Center is an established dive operation and hotel, offering...
The Utila Dive Center is an established dive operation and hotel, offering all levels of scuba instruction from beginner to PADI Scuba Instructor, including technical and rebreather diving, guided dives, on our beautiful coral reefs with resident whale sharks!
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Fun week of diving

Great week of diving! Mary and Hannah were my guides for most dives and did a fantastic job of making me feel safe while having lots of fun.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Mellieha, Malta
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Mellieha, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Great week of diving! Mary and Hannah were my guides for most dives and did a fantastic job of making me feel safe while having lots of fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Thanks Mary and UDC for a fantastic week! I was on 70 dives when I arrived and my friend was doing her PADI open water. Mary sorted dives to suit what I wanted, got me on the right boats, listened to the type of diving I liked and pretty much came up with a tailored plan of diving for 5... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I went to the Utila Dive Center (UDC) to take the Instructor Development Course (IDC) as I was told it was the best, and I can confirm that it absolutely is. I arrived in Utila 10 days early and booked "fun" dives so that I could enjoy the fantastic diving before my class started and become familiar with the dive... More 

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UDCManager, Manager at Utila Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi Mike, Thanks for the nice words and it's always nice to have a technical/cave diver leave a good review as you can measure our standards in training very objectively. It was great working with you on the Instructor course and I'll let Mary know you had a great time diving with her as well and I look forward to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

My boyfriend and I just finished our open water here and we are carrying on with them to complete our advanced open water. Everyone at the dive centre was friendly and welcoming and therese, our instructor, was absolutely amazing! It was incredible to be taught by someone so passionate and so knowledgable about diving. Jeremy, the intern, was also very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

My fiancé and I both went to UDC. I did the Open Water Course so I was a newbie to the scuba scene. While he did a refresher and some fun dives with me at the end of my course. UDC has the best instructors. They are patient and really want you to enjoy the whole experience while being completely... More 

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Leon, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Myself and my girlfriend dived here on our trip to Honduras and UDC is an exceptional dive school. I had trained before and just did fun dives, all which were guided by excellent dive masters and instructors and really well organised. My girlfriend struggled with the diving at the start but the instructor came in an hour early one morning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I came to UDC with a mere 1 dive and left with 80 and as a divemaster. This is all due to the incredible experience that UDC offers in Utila. From day one they were welcoming and I felt straight at home. Starting with Open Water Doug was an incredible instructor who was patient and ensured everyone was given individual... More 

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UDCManager, Manager at Utila Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi Kate, We're glad you had such a great time with us and got to really grow as a dive professional and take advantage of our unlimited diving. That's an impressive number of dives you achieved and great to hear you had a lot of fun whilst learning and thanks for the nice comments about our Instructors, we do try... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

First of all, GREAT PRICE! Got my Open Waters Diver course last week. It's the most respected dive school of Utila and the oldest, it was highly recommended by others, and now I know why. The instructors were nothing but friendly and caring people (shout out to Rafa Jimenez and Millie Raban), they are great teachers and had patience whenever... More 

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UDCManager, Public Relations Manager at Utila Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi IngSimonH, Thank you very much for this lovely review and for choosing UDC for your training. We are glad you enjoyed your time here and appreciated our standards and quality. Looking forward to your next visit. Happy travels and best regards from all of us. More 

Port Charlotte, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Our dive gear was delivered to the boat each day. The dive masters put our gear together and all we had to do was put it on and they even helped us with that too. They took our gear each day and washed it with freshwater and soap and rinsed it. Then they hung it up to dry.

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UDCManager, Public Relations Manager at Utila Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi standana, Thank you for your review and for the time shared with us. Happy travels and warm regards from all of us here. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

UDC has an awesome staff and instructors in a perfect setting. The waters are warm and inviting. The people are friendly and loooooove diving! I did my PADI Open Water certification there and I couldn't have asked for better instructors. Gabi and Daniela had so much knowledge and enthusiasm! The instruction is thorough with individual attention. Our dives were fun... More 

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UDCManager, Public Relations Manager at Utila Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello Pixiefun, Thank you very much for this lovely review and for choosing UDC for your training. We are glad you enjoyed your time here and the appreciation for the standards and quality we deliver. Happy travels and hope to see you back some day. More 

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