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Bay Islands College of Diving

#10 of 18 Tours in Utila
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Open Now: 07:00 - 19:00
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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.
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Main Street, Utila 34201, Honduras
+1 855-846-3483
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 July 2015

The reefs, the staff, the instructors (big up to my 1st class instructor Carole), the Lodge, the activities, the bars, the food, all of it, are all the time and money worth, and more! So stop considering and just go for it!

4  Thank Cristian C
ulodger, Manager at Bay Islands College of Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2015

Hey Christian, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am glad you enjoyed your course I will make sure to pass your compliments over to Carole. Have a great trip and hope you keep on diving! Cheers, Vanessa

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 27 June 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at BICD the past week. Upon arriving we were taken on a tour of the office, a beautiful lodge attached, and then finally a dingy hotel next to the lodge where they send the colleges overflow of visitors. We were...More

8  Thank Rafb1
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Out of all the diving shops in Utila this is your MUST GO TO! The staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and experienced. Whether you are trying to get scuba certified, advance your scuba skills, or just fun dive; Bay Island College of Diving should be your...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I completed my PADI open water certification with BICD today. I honestly doubt I would have completed the course without instructors Jack and Hunter and assistant Paige. They are phenomenal teachers who are incredibly patient, encouraging and knowledgeable. They made sure I was comfortable and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have nothing bad to say about BICD. I spent many an evening hanging out on the dock here watching the rays and the bats and even saw a few squid. No one ever hassled me for using the private space even though I usually...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2018

My experience & time spent @ BICD was exceptional. It was made exceptional by the staff, the condition of property and equipment but most of all, Instructor extraordinaire scuba "Bob" was a complete professional and has the patience it takes, to teach this course to...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2018

The staff are all so friendly and brilliant divers! I was made to feel so at ease and safe doing my open water and advanced open water diving courses. My instructor, Michelle Riley, was the best ;) I would highly recommend BICD to anyone diving...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I just finished taking the “super safety” certification package which included emergency first responders, oxygen provider, neurological assessment and rescue diver. Our instructor Hunter was awesome. Very knowledgeable, worked with us at our pace and was just a pleasure to learn from....More

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Reviewed 1 September 2018

The staff and level of instruction here is of a high standard with diving typical of the Caribbean. It is a very sociable and inviting shop which made you feel very welcome to socialise outside of diving. There where some difficulties with our booking, that...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Great open water certification here! Impressively professional, thorough, and patient instruction with Michelle Riley and beautiful dives around the island

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Reviewed 29 July 2018

I did my Rescue certification last week at BICD, the instructor was top notch, I learned so much from Tatiana. The atmosphere at the shop is awesome. I felt at home the whole time I was there and learned so much from talking to the...More

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Thank Mike G
Aly M, Marketing Coordinator at Bay Islands College of Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Mike, We are so happy to hear that you had such a wonderful time during your PADI Rescue Diver course with Tatiana! One of our biggest goals is to make our divers feel at home and part of the family while they are here, so...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018

The people, process, and facilities Bay Islands College of Diving (BICD) had were world class. It was an experience I will never forget. I did my dive masters here after deliberating for over 2 years while doing a trip around the world to figure out...More

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Aly M, Marketing Coordinator at Bay Islands College of Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Mike! We absolutely loved having you come and take your Divemaster course with us! It is so wonderful to hear that you felt so welcome during your time here and were able to truly see first-hand how important it is for us to create an...More

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14 April 2017|
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