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Bananarama Dive Center

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Carretera Pavimentada Principal | Bananarama Dr., West Bay, Roatan, Honduras
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Fantastic dive center, excellent service, excellent people, fair prices, extremely professional

I just have praise words for the Bananarama Dive center, it is a great place, Marco, the owner is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
RaulMostos
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Boston
Great Beachside Dive Shop

Had another great week at Bananarama. Marco and the crew were great and organized. Lenita and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
rodgerruss
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Cleveland, Ohio
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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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  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Carretera Pavimentada Principal | Bananarama Dr., West Bay, Roatan, Honduras
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I just have praise words for the Bananarama Dive center, it is a great place, Marco, the owner is the best guy ever, he accommodated every request we have, and he runs the center with extreme professionalism, always caring about safety first, and at the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had another great week at Bananarama. Marco and the crew were great and organized. Lenita and Chip were exceptional dive masters and I just love the small boats and small groups. Bonus was large school of dolphins we swam with on the way to a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't speak highly enough about Marco and his crew! What an awesome experience they provide. We did 16 dives with them and every dive was so much fun. They work so hard to make each dive a unique and memorable experience. -Dave H.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say Marco? Just spent the last eleven days diving with the lovely team, did 26 dives in total, including two wreck dives and the best night dive of my life (thanks Chip!). The shop is really well organised, and catered to our...More

Thank Wendy S
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Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was truly a pleasure to have you and your group here with us . I really wish I could have had more time to dive with you as well . With your infectious energy and appreciation for the underwater environment. Everyone here would love...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were back to Bananarama for the 4th year in a row. Love this place. Rooms are great and only a few steps from the beach. Restaurant and bar staff were all great to us. Diving is so beautiful. Everyone in the dive shop is...More

Thank Holly W
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Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Holly .YOU ROCK :) It's always fun for us when you all arrive .We love to positive energy and fun style you have .We hope you don't wait too long to return for more adventures underwater with us

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I stayed at Bananarama in April 2018 and went diving with there. The dive center was fantastic. Marco, Martin and the team were all so friendly and helpful, they couldn’t have done more to help us to enjoy our stay and diving...More

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Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you tons Mimistkitts :) You and your son were such a treat to have here .I loved the energy you both have and your appreciation of the underwater world.We look forward to your return ,so we can show you even more amazing diving.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Flexible on dive times.. tried 3 different places before i walked into bananarama and they were able to get me in a dive at a very last minute. Price was normal no over charges. Drive Master was super cool and staff at the check in...More

Thank Oscar H
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Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad we were able to accommodate you Oscar .We hope you can return someday and spend more time diving with us again . Thank you very much

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing week diving with Martin :) Not only he, but also the captains and other staff were very professional. The equipment was good, we felt safe and we had a lot of fun. I recommend this diving center and i will be...More

Thank Luisa R
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Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Luisa .It was our pleasure to have you diving with us .Safety comes first always and fun will be easy to have with the wonderful reef system here in Roatan

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a week at Bananarama Resort and dove with the Dive Centre. Very professional staff and good equipment. Two of the best dives of my life were with this shop. On our last day our dive master took us to Blue Channel - absolutely fabulous....More

Thank Shauna G
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Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Shauna,We look forward to your return as well .We can show you even more incredibly amazing dives Roatan has to offer

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were at Banarama 4 years ago and both went on a Discover dive - I was hooked! I went home to Kansas City and got certified by the local dive shop so I would be prepared for my return! We didn't...More

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Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you David ..We always appreciate being able to get people hooked on diving , and next time maybe we can get your wife certified :) .You were a pleasure to dive with .Thank you as well for the Shout outs for the staff in...More

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JennNutting
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!!
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RedDevilScuba
5 November 2015|
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Response from George P | 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
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Gina B
30 September 2015|
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Response from drdia | 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!
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