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Bay Islands College of Diving

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BICD is a PADI 5 Star Career Development Center and was awarded the 2005 Project Aware Environmental Achievement Award. The BICD was opened in 1993 for backpackers as an Eco Dive Center offering dive training & excursions beyond the standard. Today BICD continues to offer multilingual courses through to Dive Instructor, nightly presentations by our staff Biologists and a Naturalist Division – The Whale Shark & Oceanic Research Center (www.wsorc.com)

Opening Hours:

The center is open everyday from 7am to 7pm.

Package Deals: Accommodation packages included with courses.
Dive Shop Facilities:

Utila’s only; onsite training pool, Hyperbaric Chamber & Rooftop Bar and Pub. Also, air conditioned classrooms, internet café & retail shop.

 PADI Courses

Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver, Rescue Diver, Divemaster, Instructor, other PADI Specialties


From Utila Municipal Dock, turn left along the main street and walk for approximately 5 minutes. The Bay Islands College of Diving is opposite Samantha's 7-11 Store and behind the Utila Fire Station.

Contact Information


Robert O’Donoghue - Manager


+ (504) 425 3291   Fax: + (504) 425 3209