The Utila Dive Centre is the Premier PADI Career Development Centre in Central America and the Caribbean. We offer diving packages, accommodation, PADI certification courses from beginner to Instructor (monthly PADI IDC’s), GoPro internship programs, marine ecology training.
In 2011 and 2010 we were voted #1 PADI Instructor Development Center by PADI Americas and also in 2010 by Sport Diver, and over the years our staff have received countless awards for their training and environmental efforts.Our divers are guided in small personal groups and our students receive the strictest class ratios on the island, no other facility in Central America offers such dedicated supervision and personal customer service as Utila Dive Centre. This is why our divers keep coming back and more professionals choose to undertake their training with us than any other facility in Central America.
Our weekly BBQ's and social events highlight the fun and personal service; our staff like to share with all our divers to at our facility. Our core competencies are the experiences that we provide certified divers, the training we provide to students of all levels and the effort that we take to protect our environment and underwater heritage. Utila Dive Centre doesn't just aim to be a market leader but aims to raise standards not just by educating our own divers and staff but through professionalism, customer service, innovation and environmental protection.
We set the standard for the dive industry and other dive centres in our region and we aim to provide our service with dedicated personal attention. This benefits our divers and makes 'word of mouth' the number one reason why people choose to dive with us.We invite you to come to Utila and dive with us. Whether you are a novice or an expert diver, we will show you why Utila Dive Centre has been so successful and is one of the top PADI Career Development Centres in the world.
- Practical information
- PADI OWD / AOWD / Rescue
- PADI Divemaster
- PADI IDC / OWSI
- Tec diver programs
- Camera Rental
- Dive computer rental
- Boat Diving
- Deep Diving
- Nitrox Diving
- Tech Diving
- Dive shop - Equipment for sale
- Pickups from hotels
- Suitable for handicapped divers
- Changing Room
- Swimming Pool
- Repair / Service Center
- Safe box / Lockers
- Free Wifi Available
- Spoken: English
- Portuguese. Materials: Many more...
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PADI internships from beginner to Divemaster and Instructor
Marine ecology courses with Beautiful Oceans
Technical diver training with PADI Tec 40/45/50 courses to Trimix
Closed Circuit Rebreather diving with Poseidon SE7EN
Full service resort with daily guided fun dives
International Association for Handicapped Divers training
International Yacht Training
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Jessie May 14th, 2014 - 19:13:I did my Advanced, Rescue, and Divemaster with UDC. I had no plan of doing IDC but the training was so impeccable that i decided to become an instructor with them. The Divemaster program is amazing. You can assist on so many courses and really get proper training. Declan, Sarah, Mark, and Jhair (IDC) are amazing instructors. Do advanced with Sarah and Rescue with Dec. Andy Phillips runs the show there and is amazing with customer service. You send him an email, or have any question about anything, he is on it. Amazing customer service, very professional, and UDC makes everything so fun!
Henry September 7th, 2013 - 12:44:I've chose a UDC (Utila Dive Center), located on Utila Island to do my Divemaster Internship. And I have to say, I couldn't be happier with my desision. The divemasters and instructors were amazing, they knowledge and experience is second to none. They provide very personal approach to learning, always there if you need any help or advice. I can not recomend highly enough this school. And tey prices are amongst the lowest, to do any diving course. Saying that, the profesionalism and work attitude is up to highest standarts.
Grayson August 5th, 2013 - 1:30:UDC is a great dive facility with a professional and friendly staff. Everything from the boats to the equipment is top notch. I have done two certification courses and am currently pursuing my Divemaster.
Lukas May 2nd, 2013 - 22:15:I have been here the last 7 weeks and made my Divemaster here. Really nice Dive Center with 5 Boats, nice Instructors, good education, equipment to rent OK (not the newest wetsuits!), own BBQ, own small bar and evening events like Pubquiz, BBQNigth and Pokernigth.