Course time: 4.5 Days
Content: 5 Academic Modules, 5 Confined Water Sessions, and 4 Open Water Dives 
Maximum depth allowed: 18 meters / 60 feet
Prerequisites: +10 years old, no previous experience necessary.
Course Package Includes: All materials, taxes, equipment, 5 free nights Mango Inn Resort Accomodation and 2 Free Fun Dives.                                  

Price: Contact us for the most up-to-date pricing and promotions. 
Next Step: Advanced Open Water

Short on time or looking for private instruction? Custom packages available to fit your needs! 

Do you have questions? Our Professional Staff is here to help you… 
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Now you can contact UDC via WhatsApp!  We will answer your questions as soon as we can, our office hours are from 8AM to 6PM.  But sometimes we’ve stepped away, playing in the water or watching the sunset. We look forward to talking to you soon.


Get the first PADI Scuba Diving Certification with the most experienced team of instructors in the Caribbean!

The Open Water Diver certification is the 1st complete PADI certification you can earn and the most chosen course for beginners in Honduras and worldwide.  This license is the most recognized in the dive industry and will allow you to dive anywhere in the world, independent of professional supervision, to a maximum depth of 18 metres/60 feet.  This license is your passport to adventure and the key to open the door of the wonderful underwater world.

“I would recommend UDC to anybody interested in their dive certification. The staff is friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. I will be scuba diving for the rest of my life because of them.”

Utila Dive Centre’s instructors have the highest ratings and the most experience in the Caribbean. The reef system around Utila is the perfect environment for you to learn scuba diving, with warm water all year round, calm seas and dive sites as close as 3 minutes away
All of our instructors are at least Master Scuba Diver Trainers and have experience diving all over the world. Together, our experience, diverse backgrounds and enthusiasm create an engaging environment where you’ll get to learn, feel comfortable in the water, and most of all, have fun! 
We believe in diving safely and training responsible divers.
We maintain the highest standards in all of our equipment and have the most capable fleet of boats on the island, as well as qualified instructors prepared to teach in a variety of languages, all in place to offer you the most memorable Open Water course available!
We now offer our Open Water course with a Dive Computer!
During your course, we’ll train you on how to use a dive computer, an essential tool for divers! We are the only Dive Centre on the island that can offer this service, and with a dive computer you will have a more enjoyable and thorough dive experience!
Biggest selection and newest diving equipment on the island!

The highest standard of professional SCUBA Diving training requires proper, well maintained equipment.

With the largest equipment room and rental fleet on the island featuring all new wetsuits, masks, BCDs and regulators that are stored and maintained to the highest degree of sanitation and hygiene, no one’s got it better than us!

Don’t settle for old gear, masks that don’t fit and regulators that aren’t properly cleaned – dive with the newest gear, the most experienced instructors, and the fastest boats at the most reputable dive training facility in the Caribbean.

We offer accommodation with all our recreational courses at the Mango Inn resort.  The Mango Inn is away from the main settlement of Utila in quiet gardens, yet is only a few minutes walk from all amenities and conveniences should you need to procure any items or accessories.   Outside the rooms you are surrounded by luscious gardens with accommodation, freshwater training pool, and restaurant a few steps away. The tranquil gardens of the Mango Inn are the perfect location in this tropical paradise for a low stress learning environment, and you are no more than a 10 minute walk to our dive center.