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Alton's Dive Center

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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
+504 8880-4466
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Alton’s 11 years ago and swore I would come back! I finally made a return visit and my memories of it being a magical place had not deceived me! I dove at Alton’s several times over our two week stay on Utila. My...More

Thank emma C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been diving for 48 years and have dived all over the Caribbean. For the last two years we have dived with Alton's Dive Center in Utila and we will be returning again because they do so many things so well: Excellent equipment, superb...More

Thank CraigJ1380
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been diving for 13 years and worked all over the world as an instructor. I've managed to pay for 2 fun dives in my life and both were complete GARBAGE. First one I had to cancel because of wisdom tooth issues. I visited utila...More

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

Hi Eric, Thank you for taking the time to review us. As our first negative review in 4 years, I must admit I'm quite disappointed that the first we hear of your displeasure over your day diving with us is 5 months after your visit,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location is breathtakingly beautiful, they have a fun group of staff, decent equipment and the price was average for the island. Be careful, the place is addictive, people stay longer than planned and so did we. Special thanks to Hannah Elliott (aka crazy-purple-pen-lady) who...More

Thank christofluyten
Divejunkie86, Manager at Alton's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Christof, thank you so much for the review! It's great to hear you had such a good time, and I'll let Hannah know how much you guys enjoyed your time with her!

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We recently completed our open water diving with Anton’s and had a great experience with them. Our accommodation was basic but extremely clean and the 2 fans worked great in the heat. Steve the Manager was quick to respond to emails and provided helpful information....More

Thank dalymelissa
Divejunkie86, Manager at Alton's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Melissa! Thank you for your wonderful review! It was an absolute pleasure having you guys out here with us! It's great to hear you had such a good time with Gaby. I'll be sure to pass on your kind words!

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This was my second time using Alton’s as my dive shop, and this time I used them to complete my Advanced Dive Certification. I could not have asked for a better experience. Before getting to Utila they communicated clear, concise, and replied to all my...More

Thank andrescheepers2018
Divejunkie86, Manager at Alton's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Andre! Thanks for the review! We're glad you had such a good time with us! It was wonderful having you here with us! Come back soon!

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Two weeks at Alton's just finished and I am already planning to go back. It is as close to the ideal shop as you can imagine. The staff as great from top to bottom - professional, laid back, just love diving and want to share...More

Thank PaulKapsos
Divejunkie86, Manager at Alton's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Paul, what more can we say? Thanks for coming back out to dive with us, and we're already counting down the days till your return in April!

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I did my advanced diving course here and found the dive centre to be extremely professional. The instructor-student ratio was pretty good. They were generally quite helpful. It is a great place to hang around and relax - one of the more peaceful spots on...More

Thank udai113
Divejunkie86, Manager at Alton's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Udai, Thanks for the review! It's great to hear you had such a good time! We pride ourselves on having a fun, yet relaxing atmosphere here at the dive shop! Enjoy the rest of your travels, and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Alton’s for me was the perfect choice in Utila, Beto was a great guide, he new the reefs amazingly well and also new where to find all the little critters. Steve was also great easy and fast communication before arrival. The food and dorms were...More

Thank Hayden H
Reviewed 8 August 2018

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

Thank Mark R
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26 November 2017|
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.
Terry K
23 December 2016|
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