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Address: Main Street | Sandy Bay, Utila IB3103, Honduras
Phone Number: +504 2425-3350
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Gunter's Ecomarine Dive Shop is a world famous secret found only on the...

Gunter's Ecomarine Dive Shop is a world famous secret found only on the island Utila. We offer a familiar atmosphere, professional service and the best diving on Utila. Whether you are first time diver or a diver of the world, Ecomarine will give you a dive adventure of a lifetime....

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Best & Friendliest Dive Shop on Utila!

Look no further than Gunter's Ecomarine Dive Shop when diving on Utila. They offer more flexibility than other dive shops, have the best prices, and are extremely friendly on top... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Erik V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Look no further than Gunter's Ecomarine Dive Shop when diving on Utila. They offer more flexibility than other dive shops, have the best prices, and are extremely friendly on top of everything else. You aren't pressured into diving or courses, but they let you inquire about where YOU want to go. In fact, you are more likely to be approached... More 

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Thank Erik V
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

A wonderful place to learn how to dive and the instructors are fantastic. It has a lovely vibe here and everyone is super friendly. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We went there to do our advance and we really liked the atmosphere and the small groups! Lovely people, great vibe and an amazing diving experience!!!

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Thank Delphine M
Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We passed our open water and open water advanced at Gunter's EcoMarine Dive Shop. We stayed almost 6 weeks on the island so we really got to know the people working there! The staff is very friendly, Tara the owner is really nice and helpful, and our instructor Ernesto was simply the best ! Learnig to dive with them was... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

I was planing on diving with them so I went to their hostel the first night. The room was extremely basic, but that's ok, it's a hostel. However, the (shared) bathrooms are in such a poor condition, that can barely be used. No toilet paper, not even talk about soap to wash your hands before eating. The dive shop has... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Well it is a nice place to be there at Gunters! We have been there doing some divingcourses for two weeks. They do a good job but nevertheless there are also some weird to strange instructors! Try to get rid of them and ask for Ernesto or Aiden!! Both are amazing!!

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

A really nice service gesture we got from Gunters Ecomarine Dive Shop was that they were waiting for us at the ferry dock.  They had arranged this for us in advance so instead of walking or taking a cab to our hotel, they had their dive boat there to take us and our luggage back to their dive shop where... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

It was my first trip to Utila and to do diving, I completed my dsd course under Travs supervision and I really enjoyed it. Eco is a great friendly place where everyone is welcoming! Best place to dive by far!

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Hi recently spent 7 days in Utila and did all my diving with the fantastic Gunther's Ecomarine Dive Shop run by Tara and Captain Steve :-) I did 8 dives with them to a host of different sites all around the island on their dive boat Salva Vida with small groups (maximum 10/12 but most of the time just 4/6).... More 

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Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

I paid for my Advanced Open Water with Gunter's Ecomarine Dive Shop and I'm so glad I went there! It's just far enough outside of town that you're close, but not bothered by all of the extra noise. The staff is really down to earth and fun, professional, and accommodating. They have a beautiful deck, hammocks, a swing to jump... More 

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