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Parrots Dive Center

#7 of 18 Tours in Utila
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Address: Main Street, Utila IB3103, Honduras
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+504 2425-3772
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A locally run and operated dive center . A community oriented Padi 5 star...

A locally run and operated dive center . A community oriented Padi 5 star resort .

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Great place!

Utila is paradise on earth and Parrots contributes to that. Shane was the best instructor I could have hoped for and made sure I got up to speed with the rest of the group even... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Janita S
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The worst dive center i ever dive whit. After i was diving in 12 countrys and more then 30 dive center , this is defiantly the worst. The owner is rudeness to the clients and to is employees, take car just for the money, rude people and unfriendly , do me a favour and to yourselfs and dont dive there... More 

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Thank Roi C
Tatiana J, Owner at Parrots Dive Center, responded to this review

This client is a very violent person, who attacked our staff members and had to be removed with the assitance of the police. We were morally obligated to stop his irrational behavior underwater and at the surface, as safety was a major concern regarding this customer. This so called certified diver, actually a certified divemaster, REFUSED to do the mandatory... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Utila is paradise on earth and Parrots contributes to that. Shane was the best instructor I could have hoped for and made sure I got up to speed with the rest of the group even though I arrived later. We ended up getting our open water really fast but I guess time flies when you're having fun. Staff recommended some... More 

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Thank Janita S
Carleton Place, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With so many dive shops on the island of Utila it was extremely hard to pick the 'right' one. Being in communication with Tatiana before even arriving in Utila helped alleviate some of our fears. Once we arrived and we were greeted at the dock, we felt comfortable and welcomed. My husband and I took our Advanced Open Water and... More 

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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I did my PADI Advanced Open Water here at Parrots, and it was the best dive center I have been a part of. I have been diving in Thailand and Belize too, but the big difference is how the staff was kind, patient and our instructor, Shane, was very professional, competent and helpful. We choose to stay at the center... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

We came to Utila to do some diving having not dived since we did our open water several years ago! As we were staying at Rubis Inn we decided to dive with Parrots as you get a discount. Parrots offered us a good deal and we did a 2hours refresher course the next day which was $30 each plus tax.... More 

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Parrots U, Owner at Parrots Dive Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review . We are happy to announce that the new wetsuits have arrived , it is Central America and wetsuits were withheld by customs longer than the regular one month wait . We do want to apologize for that situation, as we are always looking forward to give you the best dive gear ! Our scuba... More 

Vernon, Canada
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

I had a bit of a mixed experience at Parrots! I'll start with the positive - I did my open water course there and my instructor Gaby was fantastic, I loved every minute of the dives, and since I was the only person doing the open water on my dates, I got one on one training, which meant less time... More 

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Parrots U, Owner at Parrots Dive Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid review . Parrots dive center has a web page , that clearly states that taxes are not included . Every single correspondence that is sent to our potential customers who are booking online also clearly state that the tax is not included . It is very heartbreaking to read those words as we work way... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

I did two fun dives with this place and stayed in their accommodation for two nights in a private room. Let's start with the dive experience. After giving my sizes to them the day before I was given a bundle with my BCD, wet suit, mask etc half an hour before the dive. Wet suit was to big so asked... More 

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Thank onrouteforward
Parrots U, Owner at Parrots Dive Center, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review , it is an opportunity for us to learn about your experience. Thank you for noticing that our dive gear is in very good condition , Regarding the use and availability of long wetsuits , we don't provide those to our customers as we are diving in one of the warmest regions ...... More 

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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Took the Open Water and Advanced courses with Parrots Dive Center. Larson was my instructor and did an amazing job. He was very professional, a really awesome teacher, and knows how to make sure you have a blast on your dives. Would recommend diving at Parrots because they have patience, are effective teachers and most importantly, make the experience a... More 

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

We stayed in Parrots Dive Center because it got recommended to us. We were also convinced to do our Open Water Dive Course there as it is one of the cheapest places and amazing reefs around here. On the first day we already got to know so many nice people and were instantly part of the community. I think that... More 

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Thank Rouven S
Frorup, Denmark
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We took our open water certificate at Parrots and we can't imagine a better place to learn to dive. Our wonderful instructors, Danny and Georgia, were fun, professional and super patient. Thank you for some great days! 👌🏻

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