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Location : Honduras - Utila - See the map
Region info : Honduras
Utila - Honduras

Address : Barrio La Punta
Phone : 50424253326
Website : http://www.goproutila.com
Email : info@goproutila.com
Languages spoken : English  •  French  •  German  •  Spanish
Diving agencies : IANTD  •  PADI
Courses offered : Dive intro / try dives  •  Open water / beginners course  •  Advanced course  •  Rescue course  •  Divemaster / dive leader  •  Nitrox course  •  Wreck specialty  •  Deep specialty  •  Naturalist specialty  •  Instructor level / IDC  •  Other
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Other courses available : Sidemount, Tec diving, Marine ecology
Safety equipment available : O2 medical kit  •  Medical kits in boat  •  Medical trained staff  •  DAN affiliation
Dive centers services : Own boat  •  Kids friendly  •  Own air compressor  •  Bar  •  Pool for training  •  Combo Lodging with Dives  •  Disable people services  •  Kayaks  •  Restaurant  •  TV & movies  •  Internet access  •  Underwater photography or video  •  Equipment gear rentals
Technical diving capacity : Nitrox compressor  •  Rebreather services  •  Twin tank rental  •  Trimix services
Type of tank provided : Aluminium 12-13 Lts
Typical tank fill : 200 bar
Price for 1 dive including equipment without staff/guide : 30 to 39 USD
Price for 1 dive excluding equipment without staff/guide : 30 to 39 USD
Price for 1 dive including equipment and staff/guide : 30 to 39 USD
Price for 1 dive excluding equipment but with staff/guide : 30 to 39 USD
Note: Prices are given for 1 dive to get a price level comparison. However, many dive centers propose ONLY package for 2 or more dives. So we have divided the total price by the number of dives to obtain the price level for 1 dive.
Time to go to the nearest hospital : More than 1 Hour
Name of the nearest airport city : San Pedro Sula, SAP
Average time to reach this airport : 60 to 90 minutes
Level required : Beginner accepted

Description for the dive shop Utila - Honduras

The Utila Dive Center offers all levels of PADI scuba diving courses in the Bay Islands of Honduras, Central America. From beginner to Divemaster or Instructor, and beyond with our monthly IDC and professional internships and technical training.

The Utila Dive Centre is the Premier PADI Career Development Centre in Central America and the Caribbean and is located in the Caribbean Bay Islands of Honduras, offering diving packages, accommodation, PADI certification courses from beginner to Instructor (monthly PADI IDC’s), GoPro internship programs, marine ecology training. There is no other facility in Utila, Honduras or elsewhere in Central America that has such a combination of experience, commitment and enthusiasm and we aim to provide our divers and students with more than just diver education and that is what makes our team so successful. We are on the cutting edge of training and conservation and set the standard for so many dive operations and professionals in the region.
In the last few years we have received countless awards from PADI for our training programs and in 2004 we were voted No 1 Dive Facility worldwide for entry level training by PADI Americas. Our PADI Course Directors (Instructor Trainers) have received countless Certificates of Excellence for their Instructor Training Programs and hold the Platinum status ratings. In 2006 the 'Divers Alert Network' (DAN) rewarded our Instructor trainers for their commitment to promoting safe diving and from 2006 - 2009 we also received the PADI Project Aware Environmental Achievement Award. In 2010 we received best PADI IDC center from Sport Diver UK and best PADI Instructor Development Center in the Americas from PADI.
Our PADI internship programs are ideal for divers who wish to GoPro and train to become PADI Divemasters or Instructors in our immersion environment, and gain experience assisting on PADI recreational courses and specialty diver training. We offer intensive internships for Open Water to Divemaster in 8 weeks and as part of our Divemaster internships all candidates partake in the Project Aware Coral Watch program and learn about identifying diseased corals and recording data for the University of Queensland. For certified divers we also offer training to Instructor in 8 weeks. If you are a complete beginner and wish to train to Instructor we also have 6 month beginner to Instructor programs. Utila is the ideal destination to gain experience whilst interning, unlimited diving, great conditions with coral reefs and Whale sharks, and very affordable living with a fun and social lifestyle.

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