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Utila Dive Center

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Address: | Mango-Inn, Utila 34201, Honduras
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+504 2425-3326
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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The Utila Dive Centre is an established dive operation and hotel, offering...

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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Great place for dive training!

My husband and I completed our rescue diving certification with UDC. Aly was our instructor. She did a great job organizing and leading our training. There were 6 people in our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I completed our rescue diving certification with UDC. Aly was our instructor. She did a great job organizing and leading our training. There were 6 people in our class and there were many other AIs and DMTs that assisted in the class and made it amazing. This class will train you to manage dive issues big and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very professional yet very laid back. They have many instructors and dive masters that make sure everyone is getting trained and helped very well. All the staff are super friendly. Felt like one big family there. The restaurant is good and BBQ nights are a wicked party. Lots of experience and knowledge by everyone working there and everyone is willing... More 

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Bamfield, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Did my DM at UDC in about a month (wanted to stay longer) and LOVED IT! UDC is by far the best dive shop on the island and the staff are incredible. I was taught by Dani, Jake, Jemma, Aly, Mary, Doug, and Juicy who are all phenomenal individuals. My dive skills and guiding skills improved immensely, as well as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved our week of diving with UDC! Took an advanced course with Ali and Jules both of whom were excellent teachers. Subsequently did a bunch of fun dives with Nikki, Mary and Brooklyn who were brilliant. Really thankful to everyone for making our trip so good and for relentlessly searching for whale sharks for us (success... totally incredible). Mary explained... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredibly professional and great hands on support for all levels of classes. Understandable why people choose to go this shop ahead of the other shops on the island. The captains are skilled, the instructors are patient and understanding and the support network is impressive. We had less than a month available to complete our training and they worked around our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was excited to learn to dive and utila dive centre made the whole process extremely enjoyable. We were picked up from the pier and brought to the mango inn on our arrival day. The staff at the dive centre were so friendly and helpful. Josiah (juicy) was an incredible teacher. The teaching was clear and fun. He was very... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're thinking about entering the world of diving and you want first class training in a beautiful layback environment full of different diversity in aquatic life form? Then visit Utila Dive Centre. UDC provide professional dive training from PADI open water all the way up to MSTD. the staff at UDC are among the world's leading dive instructor with... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How ever you want to spend your time diving in Utila, UDC is certainly the best option! If it is fun diving: The designated resort boat and Amazing Divemasters including Nicki, Mary and Brooklyn will make sure you hit the best spots and conditions giving you the best opportunity to see the best the reef has to offer. If it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was on utila and with UDC for 4 months and learnt so much from so many ppl. I came originally to do my IDC, IYT and MSDT I ended up doing so much more to the point that when it came time for me to leave I extended. This was the best decision I have ever made. With an... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed on Utila for 10 days and loved it. Once you get used to the crazy moped traffic the charm of the island is plain to see. But there is not much here for non-divers. We came here to do a lot of diving and diving courses and Utila Dive Center did not disappoint at all. From the get... More 

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

Thank you for the great review Kim F! Its great to hear you enjoyed your time on Utila diving with us! We're a big family here and its nice to know that came across in your visit and that everyone was accommodating and welcoming! Doug is a incredibly talented instructor and is always willing to go that extra mile for... More 

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