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Octopus Dive School

#2 of 20 things to do in Sandy Bay Features Animals
Carretera Principal, Sandy Bay, Roatan 34101, Honduras
+504 9887-9236
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Went twice!!

Very safety oriented. Only went snorkeling but we watched them train divers. And very nice people... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MBN1955
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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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Safe and fun re-cert

I've re-certified at least 5 different times since I first started diving and from that experience... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
pbtown214
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Atlanta, Georgia
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We are a 5-Star Padi Dive Center located directly at the quiet beach of Sandy Bay on the beautiful island of Roatan, Honduras, at the Blue Bahia Resort. The Octopus Dive School offers the following: PADI Courses We are a 5-Star PADI dive center, operating since 2005, with a focus on smaller groups and personal attention. We offer PADI courses from Open Water all the way to Divemaster taught by our qualified instructors. Classes can be held in English, Spanish, German, Italian, and French. Our class size is limited to four scuba diving students per instructor. We also offer Discover Scuba Diving experiences for those of you wanting to try diving for the first time without having to take a full course. You will feel as part of the Octopus Family right away. With over 50 different dive sites to choose from, we take you to some of the best walls, canyons, caves, and wrecks the Caribbean has to offer. You will experience calm, warm, clear waters (yearly average temperature are 24 to 32ºC, 75-90ºF). We accommodate our clients by choosing sites based on their personal requirements, interests, and scuba abilities. We also organize whole day trips, sunrise, and night dives upon request. We dive with a maximum of six divers per instructor, and there is no fixed time limit for our dives. For you and your family’s convenience, we also offer Snorkel Safari, Bubblemaker (8 years+), Open water Junior (10 years+), weekly fish ID Happenings, and much more.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Carretera Principal, Sandy Bay, Roatan 34101, Honduras
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+504 9887-9236

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very safety oriented. Only went snorkeling but we watched them train divers. And very nice people. Very patient as they helped our crowd find the right masks and flippers. Can't wait to go back

Thank MBN1955
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've re-certified at least 5 different times since I first started diving and from that experience I can tell you that these instructors are super safe and super professional, the gear is first class and the diving is absolutely wonderful.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While in Roatan my 19 year old son got scuba certified with Octopus Dive School. He is an avid spear fisherman and thought that scuba diving would be boring. Instead, he had a blast! He had a fabulous time learning the rules and diving with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly and knowledgeable dive masters and staff. Pablo and Virna were fantastic, we would follow them just about anywhere. World Class dive sites.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Max group size per dive master is six and the DMs are phenomenal. We had some great dives including Completing the advance open water certification. Would highly recommend this place!

Thank Yonotron J K
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

V was great! Awesome patients with kids! Velvet was great too, and Nudia was really good with Info on Facebook! And Lola was a good dive dog! :0) BRING BUG SPRAY! USE IT! DAILY!!!! And check HEAT INDEX! It IS HOT HOT HOT!!

Thank ianwoc
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Great place, great people and great dives. Lovely setting with the majority of dive sites less than 10mins from getting into the boat. Small groups that makes your dives/open water more personable and definitely more fun. Did my open water and advanced open water back...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

The was my first time in Roatan. I stayed next door at the mayoka who recommended Octopus Dive School. I went for a discovery dive with my 21 year old. Neither of us has ever dived before. After going out just 3 or 4 minutes...More

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Thank wvillamil
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Excellent diving school in Roatan! Professional, supportive, friendly and welcoming. Might I add the best value for money by far. Thanks to everyone there. You were all great! I had such a fun time learning. Completed my open water PADI and so happy I did...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2017

We rented paddle boards and they went out of their way to help us make the payment in the most reasonable way.

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17 January 2017|
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Response from britta1435 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - we had our family of 5 with one instructor.... perfect for us. there were others on the boat who had one-on-one with instructors and every other combination. The boat held about 14 ish people in total sometimes full and... More
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Bob C
7 October 2015|
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Response from Grady S | Reviewed this property |
Octopus is a PADI shop. We spent a week there in June 2015. They offer full services. Nuria (owner) and Velvet and James (all 3 are instructors) do a very good job of training. All are very personable, and seem to be... More
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