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Island Diving Center

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| Half Moon Bay, West End, Roatan, Honduras
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Island Diving Center West Bay is OK

We stayed at the Grand Roatan Resort and there was an Island Diving Center satellite concession... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
skydoc2336
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Springfield IL
Great Dive Experience

We took three dives through the Island Dive Center, normal reef dive, night time dive and a shark... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
nedridge
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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Roatan's premier diving center and scuba school for divers of all ages. We are a full service PADI dive center located on the white sand beach of Half Moon Bay in the West End area of Roatan, Honduras. We teach all PADI courses and conduct dive excursions to the over 40 most popular dive sites along Roatan's reef. We keep our class and dive excursion sizes small for personalized service. Courses starting daily. Professional and friendly diving at its best!
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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat captain” (19 reviews)
“dive shop” (57 reviews)
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| Half Moon Bay, West End, Roatan, Honduras
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed at the Grand Roatan Resort and there was an Island Diving Center satellite concession on-site, which was convenient. I've vacillated between a 3 and 4 star rating for them. Their equipment is very good, but no dive computers. Everyone relied on my computer,...More

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Travis M, Manager at Island Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded today

Ralph, We appreciate the feedback and the freelance instructor during that weekend was brought in that Friday to lead your dives and fired Sunday night for her behavior both in and out of the water. We appreciate you letting us know how we can improve...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took three dives through the Island Dive Center, normal reef dive, night time dive and a shark dive. Not only is the staff knowledgeable, they are very friendly and make you feel right at home. This was a full service dive experience. They did...More

Thank nedridge
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

My wife and I just spent a week diving with the crew at the West Bay Island Diving Center (next to the Grand Roatan). The crew at Island Diving Center made our trip unforgettable. Tim and Jo were not just great guides but made the...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We booked three dives on-line through Travis - very easy and quick to respond. We are a family of 5 newer divers and opted for the VIP trips. We dove Bear's Den, Blue Channel, Mary's Place, Mr. Bud (wreck), Dolphin's Den (great caverns), Overheat Reef...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I visited Roatan in March 2018 and was lucky enough to complete my PADI Open Water Diver Certification with Island Diving Centre and Stuart Morgan. The experience was fantastic especially since I have limited mobility and difficulty with walking and balance. Stuart was amazing and...More

1  Thank Kristina C
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Once again, we have returned to Island Diving Center.... Year after year, the staff and Instructors are excellent to deal with. Super knowledgeable Dive Masters and Instructors. Stuart Morgan, Viví and Bill are all top notch. Excellent shop/support staff and Excellent boat Captains! Perfect for...More

1  Thank GearheadDiver
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

We have been travelling to dive in Roatan for the past 15 years. Not only do we keep going back more than once a year, but since we started diving with Island Diving Center about 4 years ago, we have stuck with them ever since....More

1  Thank kudly68
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

I was just in West End, Roatan for the 6th time and the 3rd time as a diver - and 3rd time diving with Island Diving Center. I took the opportunity to complete my Advanced Open Water and my sister completed her Open Water. Instructor...More

Thank ktmac2014
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Best dive shop on the island. I've been diving with them for years and keep coming back. Just spent another seven days of diving with Stuart and can't wait for my next trip.

Thank ager01
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

First, I'd like to say that the customer service was great and accommodating, but does not make up for a terrible five. We were coming for a 2-tank dive from a cruise ship, which was late and then used tenders instead of gangway. Our diving...More

Thank Edward S
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Travis M, General Manager at Island Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Edward, Thank you for bringing this to our attention and we appreciate the feedback. Unfortunately the cruise ship arrived too late to get you on the boat with our other divers that day and with your teenage son that was doing a Discover Scuba dive....More

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barbadosbound09
14 March 2017|
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Response from Travis M | Property representative |
We also own seascape roatan d o t c o m and have free transport to West End each day. We also can arrange with mametrees d o t c o m for accommodations there. Thanks, Travis 865-332-5502
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posypusher
25 February 2016|
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Response from Travis M | Property representative |
Great question! We do our exclusive Firelight Night Dives on Thursdays typically. Our divers are each equipped with a high powered fluorescent light and a white light so they can experience both types of night diving. We are... More
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VagabondAdam
2 December 2015|
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Response from merrillma | Reviewed this property |
You should contact island divers, Travis is really quick at responding and makes every effort to accommodate your wants. If his shop doesn't go there, he can probably tell you who does.
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