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Bay Islands College of Diving

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Main Street, Utila 34201, Honduras
+1 855-846-3483
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Amazing!

Friendly, welcoming and super professional staff. Beautiful spot on the island, easy to find and... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
emrosemc
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Brisbane, Australia
Excellent

The entire staff at BICD was professional and enthusiastic. The dorms were simple but met my needs... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Hannah M
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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A professional and fun team dedicated to teach all levels of diving, from beginner to professional, so all your scuba dreams can become true! Come and join the BICD family for memories and an experience of a life time.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Main Street, Utila 34201, Honduras
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Friendly, welcoming and super professional staff. Beautiful spot on the island, easy to find and convenient location for shops and to explore. We stayed in the dorms which were simple and well priced. I completed my Advanced OW and Bob my instructor was an absolute...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The entire staff at BICD was professional and enthusiastic. The dorms were simple but met my needs completely.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great staff nice room good equipment would highly recommended diving with this place. We were here in low season and they gave us a private room. Nice after spending time in dorm's and didn't charge us extra for the private room. Only us two on...More

Thank Pinkrach13
DivingUtila, Marketing Coordinator at Bay Islands College of Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the review! We appreciate the positive feedback. Happy diving! -Sean

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So you're looking for that perfect place to get professional about diving? Or maybe you're organising that dream holiday diving the mesoamerican reef? Bay Islands College of Diving covers all bases. They offer free accommodation with diving and free diving for life if you let...More

1  Thank Mike R
DivingUtila, Manager at Bay Islands College of Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Mike thanks so much for the time you and Mimi spent with us! You'll always be apart of the BICD Family! Keep on diving and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Utila intending to spend a week doing my open water certification, ended up staying 3 weeks and doing my OW, advanced OW, and my rescue diver certification, with plans on returning for more! Te staff was nothing short of exceptional, and I...More

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DivingUtila, Marketing Coordinator at Bay Islands College of Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yea Emilie! Way to embody the 2nd lie of Utila! See you again sometime soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I decided I was going to leave the US to do my IDC abroad I had I hard time choosing where the best place to go would be. I emailed back and forth with a number of shops all over the world, then, about...More

1  Thank Maxwell B
DivingUtila, Marketing Coordinator at Bay Islands College of Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yo Maxwell! Absolute pleasure to have you down here buddy. It's great to hear from a former student of our programs describe how our programs prepared them to be confident Instructors out in another part of the world. Wishing you the best and hope to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

DETAILS: I showed up to BICD to get my Open Water Certification after checking prices with multiple other dive shops on Island (they were all within $20 of each other). From talking to other people who dove with multiple other shops, I came to the...More

2  Thank Zuri P
DivingUtila, Manager at Bay Islands College of Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Zuri, Thanks for the awesome review! Utila has a way of keeping people for longer than they intend to stay and your review really shows that haha. Looking forward to having you back around for your Divemaster course - see you soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't say enough good things about diving with BICD. Took a rescue course and dropped in for a few fun dives. Instructors were some of he best I've had. I'd learned to dive on Koh Tao and had a less that stellar experience. This was...More

Thank Todd F
DivingUtila, Marketing Coordinator at Bay Islands College of Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Todd, Thanks for the great review. We train our instructors to be the best and to hear firsthand of their professionalism, compared to past Scuba experiences, means a lot. Congrats on becoming a Rescue Diver and happy diving! -Sean

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't say enough about my experience at BICD! I came for my Instructor certification, and still haven't left. All of the staff of BICD and the associated Whale Shark and Oceanic Research Center and Utila Lodge have been exceptional in my opinion. I've stayed...More

1  Thank CRGuard
DivingUtila, Marketing Coordinator at Bay Islands College of Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mr. Chris Guard the pleasure is all on this end. You are such a driven and positive student. It's so great that we have you on our team for months to come! Cheers bud! -Sean

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did my Instructor Development Course (IDC) With Nick Derutter and I highly recommend this man if you wanna take your diving career higher! Learned everything I needed to know and more from him. The best mentor, very professional and extremely knowledgeable! If you're thinking...More

1  Thank LeoSG11
DivingUtila, Marketing Coordinator at Bay Islands College of Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

LEO! Thanks for the kind words. From OW to Instructor it was great to have you training with us. Nick is happy to have such a strong endorsement from you and if you need any more training from him he's always ready to go. Cheers!...More

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hilbaril
14 April 2017|
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Response from ulodger | Property representative |
Hi Hilary! You will spend the first two half days in the classroom. The afternoons will be in confined water, either in our pool or off of the end of the dock. The last two days are half days spent on the boat. See you... More
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