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Alton's Dive Center

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Advanced course & fun dives

Fantastic! Looked at many dive centers in Utila and chose Alton's as it looked safe with good... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mark R
Open water and advanced

Amazing place to learn to dive. Jess was our instructor and she was great. Very helpful and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joseph D
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For over 20 years Alton's Dive Center has developed a reputation as the friendliest and most professional dive center on the island. As a five star PADI facility we are fully equipped to cater to all level of divers from beginners up to Master Scuba...more
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Bo. La Punta, Utila IB3103, Honduras
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+504 8880-4466
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Fantastic! Looked at many dive centers in Utila and chose Alton's as it looked safe with good equipment and fun at the same time.I was correct!! Great team from Steve in the office to all the Dive Masters that we dived with to the guy...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place to learn to dive. Jess was our instructor and she was great. Very helpful and supportive. I would definitely recommend Altons to anyone learning or continuing to dive. It's a very professional, friendly and fun environment.

Thank Joseph D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A huge thanks to everyone at Alton's for what can only be described as a phenomenal few weeks - you run a stellar operation with an awesome team! We leave with our memories full of fun times below and above the water, and a bunch...More

Thank EmHarfield
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I very much recommend diving with them. The divemaster is very patient, fairly good prices, they even give you a refresher class if you feel like you need one. I just wished I did not do the whale shark watch, they charge you extra for...More

Thank Veronica L
Divejunkie86, Manager at Alton's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Veronica, Thanks for this second review of your time with us! I'd just like to clarify about the whale sharking. Between our morning dives on the north side of the island, Captain Eric goes all the way off the island looking for whale sharks,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in Utila for 3 months and got to know each of the dive shops. Alton's is professional, well run, Steve is very friendly and knowledgeable. The gear at Alton's is good and appears to be well kept. After diving maybe a beer or...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Alton’s staff are awesome friendly and very well trained. We had an awesome time diving with them. My daughter took her advanced diving and she loved everything thing about it. Alton’s treats you like family I would definitely recommend them for family or couples diving....More

Thank trudelkat
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Ive been here with a college group and ive been here for a whole month. In the time that ive been here ive been around some of the other dive shops and i would say altons is the best. They are all incredibly nice and...More

Thank Sir D
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We stayed 9 nights at Alton's. After completing the Open Water Dive course, we were hooked, so stayed to do the Advanced Open Water course. After reading numerous reviews on many dive shops on the island, we chose Alton's over the others for 2 main...More

Thank Alyssa L
Reviewed 21 May 2018

I stayed at Alton's for almost 3 weeks and from day one I felt welcome. The staff are amazing. Fun, professional, and highly knowledgeable about all things diving. I took both the Open Water and Advanced Open Water courses and could not have been happier...More

Thank Connor N
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Did 30 dives with Alton's and stayed for 10 days total over two stints in April 2018. It's a really top-notch dive shop with excellent accommodation. Relaxed vibe, professional service and people, fast boats. What else do you need? They do two two-tank boats a...More

Thank PaulKapsos
Divejunkie86, Manager at Alton's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Paul, Thank you so much for the beautiful review! It really means a lot to us when experienced divers like yourself enjoy their time with us! We are a busy dive center who caters to both students and to fun divers, and it's always...More

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MSS37
26 November 2017|
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Response from Divejunkie86 | Property representative |
Hi there. Our Open Water courses run over 4.5 days, including the 2 free fun dives we give on certification. The only days over the holiday season we close are Christmas Day and New Years Day.
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Terry K
23 December 2016|
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Response from Divejunkie86 | Property representative |
Hi Terry, If you could send an email to us on info @ diveinutila . com we can send you all the information you need! Kind regards Steve Crowe Dive Center Manager
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