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Bananarama Dive Center

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Bananarama Dive Center offers the full range of diving activities on the worlds' second largest barrier reef. Experienced staff, small groups and the best dive sites make diving with Bananarama an unforgettable experience.
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Carretera Pavimentada Principal | Bananarama Dr., West Bay, Roatan, Honduras
+1 727-493-1891
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All reviews top notch swim throughs awesome staff open water certification thirsty turtle great diving hole in the wall rental equipment love diving surface interval diving experience minute boat ride next year can't wait to go back near future laid back refresher course
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Been diving Roatan since 2008. Spent a couple trips checking out different dive operators over the years and Bananarama is still the best around!! Great staff small boats great service and awesome value. Marco runs a fantastic operation and we always enjoy our time with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank iTorch
Reviewed 5 days ago

Marco runs a fantastic, highly competent, and safety oriented operation. The Dive Masters and boat crews provide an excellent small group experience, with plenty of individual attention, making it easy to relax and enjoy the beautiful sights and surroundings with confidence. Truly a gold standard...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DOCanada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been Diving in Roatan for 15 years now and Bananarama Dive Shop is still the best that the Island has to offer. Amazing Crew, small groups and individual attention on spectacular dives right off shore. We've dove all over the Caribbean and Roatan is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DylanRegan
Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Dylan . It was such a treat after some years to have you all back to dive with us again . We love sharing the beauty that still exists in Roatan's reef system . We do hope you and the family will join...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This dive shop was great! My boyfriend did his open water and the instructor, Andrea, was great, she was patient and helpful and make sur he would be confortable under water. The divemaster are also nice and know their site. Even though the temperature was...More

Thank nal768
Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Nal .We are glad you enjoyed the time here with us .We appreciate the patience and understanding of our dedication to giving the best dive with the conditions of the day . We hope soon you both can return and with more sun...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have used this dive shop twice and we love them!!!! They were prepared for us, we went out in two groups to accommodate people taking care of our young children! They are very professional and very friendly as well!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Excursion51671239287
Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We appreciate your commentary Excursion :) I was our pleasure accommodating your group and we hope you all can come back for a longer stay next time . Thank you very Much

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been a scuba instructor for 18 years. Traveled and have led trips all over the world. I was diving there for fun in November. I know a special combination of diving/ staff and accommodations when I see it. Off the charts on all !...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Eric F
Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Truly a pleasure diving with you Eric . We hope soon you get back for more fun and awesome dives Cheers

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a wonderful experience diving with Bananarama last week. I logged 10 dives and each one was incredible. Yes, they have the advantage of being located just minutes off of a beautiful reef vibrant with hydrocorals, gorgonians, stony corals, black corals and animals. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Valerie H
Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Very awesome commentary Valerie .We loved having you and your appreciation of the incredible underwater environment of Roatan .Thank you as well for noticing the care that is put into dive planning and the diversity that is available here in such a close proximity to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Banarama early November 2018 with my girlfriend who never dove before. She loved her teacher and passed her open water licence and i really enjoyed diving with Martin, the dive master present at this time. Kind of a free and spontaneous aventure and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sébastien L
Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Sebastien . We had a great time diving with you and your girlfriend .We really appreciate your enjoyment of diving with us .Please let us know next time what we can do to improve your experience even more to the 5 star level...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’ve dove multiple places in the Caribbean. Mexico,Bahamas , Curaçao etc. Bananarama dive shop from top to bottom is the BEST! ANYWHERE! Marco,Yumi,Lanita,Zoey,Andrea,Bryan,Michael,and Martin make up a team that is professional and skilled to give you the best dive experience ever. This October was my...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bananaramabob
Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We really appreciate you commentary and YES It was an awesome time at the Seamounts .Super sweet . It was one of our more tranquil weeks as well to do some more slow motion photography dives :) Always a treat for us to have friends...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't normally write reviews but these guys deserve one they were so good. For context I am a dive professional at a dive shop/hotel in the FL Keys so I have some experience at this. From the time we arrived the service was excellent....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mark M
Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It was a treat for us to be able to share the amazing reef system here in Roatan with you , We also love taking our fellow instructors around with us . The proximity of the dive sites, and diversity all with a very short...More

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2 February 2017|
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Response from fixinta777 | Reviewed this property |
I posted a pic of the boats in the reviews of the dive center, as I can't find a spot to post the pic here. Hope the info helps!! Great staff and crew there!!
5 November 2015|
Response from GeorgeP314 | Reviewed this property |
I don't work for Bananarama so I can't answer your question about what they could do for you and your group. You need to contact Marco at the dive shop through their website. I think they have a contact us form on the Dive... More
Gina B
30 September 2015|
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Response from Diane A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you have no worries with them - they will teach you and then practice with you and then take you for a great adventure. I recommend them very highly!