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Dive Review of Utila Island Quest in

Utila Island Quest: "A Dream Come True", Nov, 2021,

by Gayle Kirby, TX, US ( 1 report). Report 11827.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments I love diving in the Caribbean. A wetsuit is not needed in most locations, and that means no extra weights! I have traveled to all three Bay Islands of Honduras, but I fell in love with the Island of Utila in 2014. It is the place I compare to all other places I travel.

With no other scuba buddies wanting to travel until restrictions are lifted, I decided to book a trip to Utila by myself. As a single female traveling solo, I had no qualms about going to Utila alone it is a very safe island and US visitors are very welcome. I knew that I would be staying in Utila Town and decided to book my trip with Utila Island Quest, owned and operated by Ryan (Sarge) Payne and his wife, Tamara, who retired to Utila two years ago. Sarge is a PADI Master Scuba Instructor who can certify open water divers and about 100 specialty certifications; he also has new dive gear for rent if you prefer to ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Fiji, British Virgin Islands, Bahamas, Belize, Roatan, Guanaja, Utopia Village on Utila, Cozumel & Yucatan Peninsula (Xchalat & Chutumal)
Closest Airport Roatan Getting There Non-stops to Roatan from Miami, Houston, and Dallas/Fort Worth

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy, dry Seas calm, choppy, surge
Water Temp 80-82°F / 27-28°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 35-100 Ft/ 11-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Safety stops
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Sarge takes his GoPro on every dive and photographs/videos the animals, coral, and guests. Take a thumb drive and ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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