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Utila Dive Centre

34201, Honduras
00 504 24253326
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Ranked #6 of 20 Activities in Utila
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Adventure
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Owner description: The Utila Dive Centre 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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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

I just spent three months on Utila and did my EFR, Rescue, Divemaster and IDC with UDC. Just wanted to leave a quick note say that this place MORE than exceeded my expectations. Knowledgeable staff, great facility, friendly atmosphere. The quality of instruction at UDC was also top notch - you can tell Andy and Jhair have been doing this... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

UDC was perfect!! We got recommended by friends who had been here in the past and were so impressed by the friendly service, competitive rates and knowledgeable instructors! Milly our instructor was thorough and professional but humours and fun! It was the perfect mix and I had a ball doing my open water course with UDC. Thanks for a great... More

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Ica, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I just finished my Open Water Divers class with UDC and I am very happy I chose this organization. They were extremely professional, friendly and fun. The class size was very small, which allowed for a lot of personal attention from the instructors. And I really liked the strong commitment to safety that they displayed. Everyone I met was great,... More

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Hsinchu, Taiwan
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

UDC is fantastic! We did our open water course (basic diving) with them but had to split it over a couple of visits. They were very accommodating and charged us nothing for the trouble it caused them. Our instructor, Vero, was outstanding. I couldn't speak highly enough of her. There were also more than enough accompanying divers on the course... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

They pickes us up from the ferry arranged a cab. We got excellent free accomodation clean big dorm. We did with 2 people a scuba tune up. Nice to do the recall in a swimming pool. Perfect explanation. Our dive master Donna was professional, fun and relaxed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I have been in late September and early October at UDC. Beside the nice weather (not your job guys) i have seen in 11 Days 4 Whalesharks, 1 turtle, Barracudas, 3 Nursesharks and many dead Lionfish. Great spot to dive! I accomplished my Advanced OWD and my Nitrox. First - the Station is very clean, very professional and the boats... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

They were through and fun. Any help you needed or questions you had everyone was happy to help and answer. Vero was an amazing instructor she made is fun and I learned everything very quick for my open water certification. It was clean and the atmosphere was welcoming. After your diving there was always a party here. Laying on the... More

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Straight to the point - the diving, professionalism, ammenities, organization, and character of UDC exceeded all my expectations. Completing the IDC at UDC was one of the most rewarding experiences, and was incredibly impressed at the level of care that was displayed to all candidates. The facility and staff were all helpful and professional, and everything you needed was available.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I had the pleasure of completing my PADI Divemaster certification at Utila Dive Centre in July and August 2014. In-short, whatever your diving goals are while on Utila, UDC is probably the place for you. Whether you research and pre-arrange a space in a course or on a boat before you arrive, or if you decide to shop around when... More

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New York, New York, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I am guessing Utila Dive Center is like the Microsoft of diving schools. As organized as you can hope a dive shop to be, but makes you feel like a cog in a machine. UDC sucked all the joy out of scuba diving for me. I did my rescue course - which I did enjoy, but the instructor I had... More

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

Dear Frances, Thank you for taking the time to write your review as we appreciate all feedback from our divers and clients as it helps us to continue improve our services and offerings and review our policies and procedures from time to time. I’m glad that the training you received met your expectations and you enjoyed the course. All our... More

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