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Bananarama Dive Center

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Address: Carretera Pavimentada Principal, West Bay, Roatan, Honduras
Phone Number:
727-564-9058
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Bananarama Dive Center offers the full range of diving activities on the...

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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Just like family

Can't say enough about the great people at Bananarama. Marco, Lanita, Zoey and Patrick love diving and want everyone they dive with to feel the same. I came to their shop 3 years... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't say enough about the great people at Bananarama. Marco, Lanita, Zoey and Patrick love diving and want everyone they dive with to feel the same. I came to their shop 3 years ago as a very nervous novice and only gave myself a 50/50 chance of obtaining my open water certification. Right from the get go they made me... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and son and I dived with Bananarama for a week and had a fantastic time! Marco was great, as was the staff, at making it a memorable and enjoyable week for the three of us. Our son had not dived in six years, so Marco made a point of getting him comfortable and he was right back to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't bring swim fins and wanted to join kids snorkeling. Headed over and asked them if they'd rent me a set, an expat was at the desk and he was quite nice and gave me a great deal for a few days. If you leave your equipment don't fret.

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Niwot, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family of four chose Bananarama to complete our diving certification Open Water courses. I emailed with Marco extensively prior to our trip, and felt confident we would be in good hands. Upon arrival on Roatan, we had a medical emergency with one of our larger group (10 people, only 4 diving) and had to re-schedule our dives. Marco was... More 

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Water Valley, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We keep coming back because of the great staff. The boats and the gear are getting a little tired, but Marco and crew continue to make it work. Staff are all super friendly, they love diving and they want their guests to have the best and safest experience possible. The only thing that would make this experience better is if... More 

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Boquete, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dove with this group for 3days They Patrick, out divemaster, kept things interesting and safe. After receiving our Lionfish Hunting license, he took us to a reef to practice our spear skills. Marco, the owner/manager keeps his equipment in excellent condition and schedules dive trips on his 3 dive boats.

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Bottrel,AB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks to Bananarama dive centre staff for another great visit. Small groups, great guiding, excellent captains make this a super dive resort. We love the variety of diving, and the willingness of this group to cater to our personal dive style. Thanks for finding all sorts of tiny things for us, including juvenile sea horses, tiny sea hares, and daytime... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Everyone we encountered through the dive certification/experience was very helpful and went out of their way to make us feel comfortable. Would recommend for any person looking to get a start in SCUBA. From Mariela, to Andrea, Rolando, Mike, to Patrick, all were knowledgeable and very helpful through the entire week. We will be back

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Our group split up for our day in port - those that were scuba certified went diving, and the rest of us hung out on the beach. Bananarama met us at the cruise port and shuttled us to their location, which was very convenient. The scuba divers had an amazing day - the outfitting and dive masters were great, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We made 18 dives over 7 days (between two people). Our night Adventure Dive was very fun. Martin and Patrick were our dive masters, and they were very good. I'm fairly new to Scuba and they gave me tips that really improved my skills. The reefs here are unbelievable... Eagle rays, sea turtles, Moray eels, and a myriad of other... More 

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