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Bananarama Dive Center

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About Bananarama Dive Center
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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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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West Bay, Roatan, Honduras
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All reviews top notch open water certification awesome staff swim throughs thirsty turtle great diving hole in the wall rental equipment love diving diving experience minute boat ride near future can't wait to go back laid back refresher course lion fish sea life
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Reviewed today

Great spot to relax and take in some serious diving. I spent 2 weeks over the holidays at Bananrama and enjoyed every minute. On arrival, I introduced myself to the Dive Center staff and made arrangements to get my Open Water certification. Marco and the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GLCanada
Reviewed today via mobile

Myself and two teens did our first ever dives with Bananarama. We did the modules on-line before we went. Andrea was sooooo patient with us. We all got our open water certification. By the end we felt very comfortable diving. The staff are so fun...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PeteBowman
Reviewed yesterday

The 4 of us made a quick dive trip to celebrate my nephew's graduation, and we are all seasoned divers. This dive shop made the trip excellent! Being at the end of the rainy season (our trip was from 01/05 - 01/12), we weren't sure...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank c4nd1d
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Bananarama is a great dive shop. Got both my open water and AOW here. Trustworthy, reliable and they make it fun. The manager Marco is very accommodating and the dive instructors are awesome! Thanks Lanita!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ivar J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our second family vacation to Roatan diving with Bananarama Divers. Great diving and even better staff!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jeff R
Bananarama_Manager, Marketing Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for coming and staying with us again, we're happy to accommodate you any and everytime! We wish you safe travels and look forward to your next visit with us here on beautiful Roatan island. Best Reguards, Bananarama Staff

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a large family with several divers (some who hadn’t dove in years) and kids and adults who wanted to snorkel. Our schedules changed several times with wedding activities and weather. The dive team was kind and accommodating with changing numbers etc. We had...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Abby L
Bananarama_Manager, Marketing Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

When on vacation it's your job to have fun, and our job to accommodate, so it's a great when everything works out. I'm glad to hear you had a great experience and would love to have you and your whole family back to dive/snorkel sometime...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Staying with friends in West Bay I thought I’d get a few dives in and chill... till I met the amazing team at Bananarama. I could not help but get caught up in the enthusiasm and drive to challenge my past experiences and reset my...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tn0rm
Bananarama_Manager, Marketing Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

It's great to hear you had such a good time with us! It is sometimes hard to learn in the waters of Roatan due to the seemingly endless amount of aquatic life to look at, but that's not always a bad thing. We're glad we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This time around I didn't get to Dive much at all except for a refresher and a shark dive (not through them but booked with them). Because my wife had sinuses issues she couldn't dive, as a result, I didn't get to dive much either,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nicktroppi
Bananarama_Manager, Marketing Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the review and I'm so sorry that happened to your wife! Sinus issues are very common when traveling and it's a shame it had to happen during your vacation. It is good to hear that reguardless you both seem to have still made...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first experience to scuba for my wife and I and we were very lucky to have had such an exceptional instructor and dive shop to show us a whole new world full of discoveries. Lanita was outstanding as our instructor and very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Charles R
Bananarama_Manager, Marketing Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for the wonderful review, it was our pleasure! We do hope you come back to Roatan sometime again in the near future as we'd love to take you diving once more. In the meantime stay warm and safe travels. Best Regards,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bananarama is a wonderful dive shop located right on the beach in West Bay, Roatan. They have very nice gear rentals, free lockers, bathroom, and multiple boats for offshore diving(beach walk on dives also for certification). The manager/owner Marco runs a great business with even...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Danterobbs1
Bananarama_Manager, Marketing Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, It's so good to hear that you had a good time diving with us and are glad we got the opportunity to welcome you into the underwater world we know and love. We always appreciate guest reviews, and yours was very kind. You're always...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 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
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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!
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