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Octopus Dive School

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Carretera Principal, Sandy Bay, Roatan 34101, Honduras
+504 9887-9236
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Were not honest and attempted to force courses for additional fees

My wife and I are both certified divers (I have been open water certified for over 15 years and my... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Columbus, Ohio
Do this!!!

Everyone at this shop was wonderful. I got to do my first back flip off a boat and loved it. We got... read more

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Reviewed October 13, 2017
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We are a 5-Star Padi Dive Center located directly at the quiet beach of Sandy Bay on the beautiful island of Roatan, Honduras, at the Blue Bahia Resort. The Octopus Dive School offers the following: PADI Courses We are a 5-Star PADI dive center, operating since 2005, with a focus on smaller groups and personal attention. We offer PADI courses from Open Water all the way to Divemaster taught by our qualified instructors. Classes can be held in English, Spanish, German, Italian, and French. Our class size is limited to four scuba diving students per instructor. We also offer Discover Scuba Diving experiences for those of you wanting to try diving for the first time without having to take a full course. You will feel as part of the Octopus Family right away. With over 50 different dive sites to choose from, we take you to some of the best walls, canyons, caves, and wrecks the Caribbean has to offer. You will experience calm, warm, clear waters (yearly average temperature are 24 to 32ºC, 75-90ºF). We accommodate our clients by choosing sites based on their personal requirements, interests, and scuba abilities. We also organize whole day trips, sunrise, and night dives upon request. We dive with a maximum of six divers per instructor, and there is no fixed time limit for our dives. For you and your family’s convenience, we also offer Snorkel Safari, Bubblemaker (8 years+), Open water Junior (10 years+), weekly fish ID Happenings, and much more.
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Carretera Principal, Sandy Bay, Roatan 34101, Honduras
+504 9887-9236

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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I are both certified divers (I have been open water certified for over 15 years and my wife has been certified for 6) and we went to the Octopus dive shop to inquire about their dives and daily schedules. My wife and...More

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blueskyRoatan, Owner at Octopus Dive School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good afternoon, I had the pleasure to meet you and your family last week, actually your father in law was book with us to finish his open water course after lots of emails back and for, he is a very nice man, same as his...More

Reviewed October 13, 2017

Everyone at this shop was wonderful. I got to do my first back flip off a boat and loved it. We got such specialized care. The smaller groups also ment we got to see so much more than we ever thought possible. Definitely a MUST!!!

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Reviewed September 28, 2017

It was an unbelievable experience!! If u are searching for a great place to learn diving or for having an amazing experience under water it is just the right place to go! At octopus dive school they really care about u and ur needs they...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2017

Was looking for something special to celebrate my husbands 50th birthday. I had reached out to several dive schools prior to visit looking for help to plan something special the day of my husbands birthday, Nuria who is the owner responded within a day and...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2017

Everyone was so helpful and professional. Yvonne did a discover scuba with my travel buddy and she was excellent. So very patient and informative! I would definitely go out with them again.

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Reviewed August 30, 2017

I had not planned on going diving. Once I arrived in Roatan I couldn't wait to try out diving! Octopus Diving School was professional, fun and informative. Yvonne was the perfect instructor for my high strung personality. She was patient and calming. The entire group...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2017

We have been diving all around the world and Octopus dive school is one of the best that we have encountered. In particular,we did two dives with Yvette who was very intelligent, pleasant, safety conscious ,knowledgeable and a technically excellent diver.

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Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

I stayed in roatan for a month and did more than 12 dives with these gals. This is a very professional operation and the staff is thorough, thoughtful, all about safety first, and making sure to point out the fantastic things you're seeing under the...More

Thank tdandpepper
Reviewed August 25, 2017

What an amazing experience! Totally worth the money and cannot wait to go again . The instructors were awesome and the views were unlike anywhere else on the island . It's a must do for divers!

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Reviewed August 25, 2017

I am not one to ever review things on trip advisor, I usually forget. This is the exception, It is now a month later and I am reviewing it! I cannot say enough positive things about the Dive school and the staff. I took the...More

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November 19, 2017|
Response from adennis83 | Reviewed this property |
We were in Roatan last week and they certainly were open. Don’t want to sway your opinion to use a shop but I personally would recommend ANY shop but Octopus. I had a great experience with Sea Divers (just down from them... More
January 16, 2017|
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Response from britta1435 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - we had our family of 5 with one instructor.... perfect for us. there were others on the boat who had one-on-one with instructors and every other combination. The boat held about 14 ish people in total sometimes full and... More
Bob C
October 6, 2015|
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Response from Grady S | Reviewed this property |
Octopus is a PADI shop. We spent a week there in June 2015. They offer full services. Nuria (owner) and Velvet and James (all 3 are instructors) do a very good job of training. All are very personable, and seem to be... More