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Ecomarine : Gunter's Dive Shop

Ecomarine: Gunter's Logo - Click to enlarge
Ecomarine: Gunter's Dive Shop - Click to enlarge
Gunter's Sun Deck area - Click to enlarge

Gunter's - Ecomarine is an official PADI Resort with a long diving history on Utila. The current manager was instrumental in putting Utila on the map as far as PADI Instructor courses go. Located in one of the friendliest neighborhoods in town (ask for Sandy Bay) we are located just a minute or two from the beach.

Specialists in quality scuba diving instruction, in a FUN environment we offer;

  • Small Class sizes – 4 maximum*
  • Free DAN (Divers Alert Network) Insurance during Open Water courses
  • Excellent equipment managed by certified Scuba technician
  • 3 Dive boats
  • Regular North Side Diving and whale shark sightings
  • Courses in English, German, Spanish, Hebrew, French, Italian, Portuguese and Japanese
  • Course materials in many more languages
  • Kayak and snorkel equipment rental (snorkel etc. free for divers)
  • Camera and dive computer rental

* groups of friends etc. may opt for larger classes on a voluntary basis

Opening Hours:

The Dive Shop is open every day from 07:00 am to 07:00 pm

Package Deals:

Accommodation at Backpackers Lodge, Seaside Inn or Colibri Hotel (see individual listings)

Dive Shop Facilities:
Gunter's Dive Shop Dock - Click to enlarge
  • Sundeck with hammocks, deck chairs, outdoor study area AND music
     …..great for relaxing and chilling out with friends, old and new.
  • On-site restaurant serving delicious local food delivered straight to the sun deck
  • 2 classrooms with Videos/DVD players
  • FREE internet use
  • Free morning coffee (hot doughnuts from Captain Jacks restaurant optional)
  • Regular BBQs
  • Beer and soft drinks available
  • Trips to offshore Utila Cays
  • Charters to Roatan and Cayos Cochinos
  • Weekly Pub Quiz nights at Skid Row's Bar across the street from our Dive Shop

 PADI Courses

From Open Water to Assistant Instructor plus many PADI Specialty courses


From Utila Municipal Dock, turn LEFT along the main street and walk for approximately 10 minutes. We are located on the left hand side of the main street just past Captain Jacks restaurant.

Contact Information


Tara & Steve Dankewich


+ (504) 2425 3350    Fax: + (504) 2425 3350


[email protected]




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