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Bananarama Dive Center

Carretera Pavimentada Principal, West Bay, Honduras
727-564-9058
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Ranked #5 of 15 Activities in West Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports, Adventure
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Owner description: Bananarama Dive Center offers the full range of diving activities on the worlds' second largest barrier reef. Experienced staff, small groups and the best dive sites make diving with Bananarama an unforgettable experience.
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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

My husband pretty much forced me to take the discovery dive class! I was VERY nervous! Craig was our instructor and was very patient and reassuring! I am pretty sure I would have given up if it weren't for him! It ended up being very cool and I feel like I checked an item off my bucket list! Everyone at... More

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Arkansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Bananarama West Bay Trip Report Stayed June 20th thru 27th 2014. This review is about the dive operation only The dive shop is located about half way back on the resort. Upon arrival with my gear, they stored it for the week and I took care of the required forms. They put my name on the board for the week.... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

It was the low-season, so we were able to schedule dives the day before. Went on 3 dives with Marco and had a great time. Equipment in tip top shape. Just note that unless you pay cash, you'll be assessed a 16% card fee

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My girlfriend and I did the Discover Scuba with Zoe and were impressed from start to finish. My girlfriend was very nervous and was really only going becasue of me. There were a few times I thought she was going to back out. Zoe saved the day, her patience and professionalism put us both at ease. After we did our... More

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Grimsby, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

After a 30 year hiatus from diving we took a refresher course with Zoe who made the transition back to the water fun and easy. Both Zoe and Lanita made sure that subsequent dives were tailored to our comfort level and interests. We would not hesitate to recommend them for their incredible enthusiasm and expertise!

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Munich, Germany
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This dive shop is nothing special, it was just fine for a few dives, but I would not call them as being the best or whatsoever. I did not feel especially safe or welcome. They work like a factory, and they are just money oriented. 8 divers per boat and per dive master seem to be the norm here, which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

What can I say. The scuba diving was the best part of my vacation and something I will remember forever. The dive instructor was so patient and helpful Andrade everything go so smoothly. This was the first time my friend and i have ever dived and the experience with Banarama dive exceeded all of our expectations. I highly recommend this... More

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Colleyville, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Zoe and Lanita were wonderful. They are very experienced and helpful. They practice safety and were very patient in the discovery dives. We will be back.

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Bakersfield, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Our third trip with usually 10 dives in a week, the crew is big on training, education and safety is huge here. Always a request for fishes or species are met ! These folks are wonderful and the boat captains are top notch. Special kudos to Michael for extraordinary piloting in a very rare storm but all are expert. The... More

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Seattle
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12 reviews 12 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Because of the great experience I had with Zoe, I'll be back next year to get my open water certification. The entire experience with the Bananarama Dive Center was exceptional. I had a one-on-one experience with Zoe that made me feel comfortable and safe. Like many people, I have wanted to dive for years, but didn't know if I would... More

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