SCUBA Diving Center

Name SCUBA Diving Center:
Roatan Dive Academy
Website SCUBA Diving Center:
www.roatandiveacademy.com (Please mention Dive O'Clock)
Country:
Honduras
Island/State/City:
Roatan, Bay Islands
Green Fins Member:
Not available in this country
Marine Conservation Efforts:
We are proud supporters of Bay Islands Reef Restoration (BIRR). This new iniative is a coral nursery and coral restoration program that is conserving and replanting threatened coral species.

Teaching and Diving Conditions

Confined water dives (confined open water or swimming pool):
Roatan Dive Academy is located at Turquoise Bay Beach & Dive Resort. We do have a private pool for Confined Waters Training as well as a suitable Confined Open Water site.
Open water dive conditions:
The visibility is very good all year around, temperatures range from 72-75 F in winter and 80-82F in Summer, boat diving only.
Classroom details:
We have an air conditioned classroom with tables, wifi, TV, etc. Also a conference room is available for larger classes or our IDC programs. Full COVID measures in place.
Things to see on fun dives:
You can be sure to have pristine and uncrowded reefs. We are the only dive operation in our area. We are close to the very famous "Dolphins Den" Dive site. You may also enjoy wreck dives.
House Reef:
No

Additional SCUBA Diving Courses at this Dive Center

Technical diving courses:
Side Mount, Tec 40, Tec 45, Tec 50, Gas Blender.
Freediving courses:
PADI Free Diving Courses are available. Inmerse yourself in the peace of the oceans with a single breath!
Business related courses:
Go Pro Management Divemaster Internship
Marine conservation courses and projects:
We offer the Bay Islands Coral reef restoration diver course and Lionfish Control courses.
Internships:
Divemaster Internship Courses and IDC Internship programs.
Other courses:
All PADI Courses from entry level to Professional level

Local Prices

(Indication of your other expenses)
How to get to the SCUBA diving center from the airport:
We have all transportation included from the airport to the Resort and back.
Transportation costs of description above:
USD 0
Low budget accommodation (could be a dormitory):
USD 15
Low budget meal in a bar/restaurant:
USD 7
Beer in a bar:
USD 1.5

SCUBA Diving Instructors / Your Teachers

Arturo Corvino
Name:
Arturo Corvino
Languages spoken:
English, Spanish
Highest certification level:
Master Scuba Diver Trainer / Divemaster Instructor
Certification level mentioned above since:
2007
Number of courses per year:
150
Additional information:
Bi-lingual PADI Instructor, more than a decade of diving on the island.
Website:
www.roatandiveacademy.com (Please mention Dive O'Clock)
Fabio Buitrago
Name:
Fabio Buitrago
Languages spoken:
English, Spanish
Highest certification level:
Course Director / Instructor Trainer
Certification level mentioned above since:
2016
Number of courses per year:
150
Additional information:
Started diving in 1984 Technical Diving Instructor Sidemount Instructor Master in Ecology and Conservation Silver Course Director 2017, 2018, 2019 Elite Instructor 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.
Website:
www.roatandiveacademy.com (Please mention Dive O'Clock)

Dive Professional Course Package

SCUBA Diving package:
PADI Divemaster Internship with accommodation
Website:
www.roatandiveacademy.com (Please mention Dive O'Clock)
SCUBA Diving professional course level:
Divemaster
SCUBA Diving organization / SCUBA certification agency:
PADI

Duration of the SCUBA Diving Course

Number of course days
60
Total
60

Group Size of Dive Professional Course

Minimum/maximum number of students per dive course:
2 - 10
Average number of students per dive course:
4
Average number of certified assistants (divemaster / staff instructor ) helping:
2

Team of Dive Professionals

How much is done by the dive instructor himself:
We work as a team and there will be several people involved in the teaching / less than half by the same dive professional
Dive instructor joining the students at the exams for support.:
Additional languages by team of dive professionals:
English, Spanish

Dive Course Price offer

Package price:
USD 1529
What is included in this dive pro package:
  • Divemaster course and exams
  • Divemaster course materials
Other things that are included in this package:
Free Accomodation at our newly built interns house, unlimitted diving during the internship. Free trip to a near by island.

Starting Dates

PADI Divemaster Internship with accommodation - Roatan, Bay Islands - Honduras

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