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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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Great small dive operator

This was the 3rd trip we dove with Octopus, we probably have about 50 dives with them, so far. I... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
Seattle, Washington
We swom with a whale during our padi open water

We did our PADI open water at Octopus Dive. Really great and enthousiastic instructors. After one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeroen G
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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
Carretera Principal, Sandy Bay, Roatan 34101, Honduras
+504 9887-9236

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was the 3rd trip we dove with Octopus, we probably have about 50 dives with them, so far. I like the atmosphere there - they have good dive masters and instructors and are very accommodating as far as dive sites and skill levels go....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did our PADI open water at Octopus Dive. Really great and enthousiastic instructors. After one of our trainings some whales were spotted near the coast. The staf let us join to swim with them!! This was really really awesome!

Thank Jeroen G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a month Diving with Octopus Dive School and friends of mine got their Certs through them. Great instructors and knowledgeable DM's. This is a fun spirited group and the numbers are small for a great experience. The dives were at least an hour...More

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Thank Kathleen F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our extended family of 11 divers + 3 snorkelers had a fantastic experience with Octopus Dive School. 7 people did their open water dives and 3 others were inexperienced newly certified divers. Virna, Velvet, and Paublo were all terrific...patient, professional, encouraging. I cannot say enough...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just completed a week of diving with Octopus Dive shop in Roatan, Honduras. We are a family of 7-- kids ranging in ages from 19 to 7. One of our daughters got her Open Water Diver PADI license while another one got her Advanced...More

Thank Ioana T
Reviewed 11 July 2017 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 8 July 2017

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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Thank pbtown214
Reviewed 28 June 2017

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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Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 26 June 2017

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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Thank jamo5266
Reviewed 19 June 2017 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
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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
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