Sponsored by RE/MAX Utila Real Estate Real Estate Listings
 Utila - Tropical Island Paradise     About Us Contact Us Site Map Search Utila
The Official Web Site of Utila, The Bay Islands, Honduras

Bush's Bay Islands Charters

Bush's Bay Islands Charters Logo
Bush’s Bay Islands Charters
Based in Utila, The Bay Islands,
Captain Dennie Bush
Captain Dennie Bush
Owner & Operator of
Bush's Bay Islands Charters
Scuba Diving - Coral Wall - Utila
Scuba Diving on Coral Wall, Utila
Dolphins in Utila's East Harbor
A Pod of Dolphins
in Utila’s East Harbor
Catching red Snapper on hand line
Catching Red Snapper
the traditional method
on a hand line
Pigeon Cay Utila
Pigeon Cay (or Down Cay)
A traditional Fishing Village
Utila Cays, Utila
Bells Cay & Water Cay Utila
Bells Cay (foreground)
Water Cays (background)
Utila Cays, Utila
Approachimg Anthony's Key Resort - Roatan
Anthony’s Key Resort
Cayos Cochinos - Fishermen
Fishermen of Cayos Cochinos
little has changed in hundreds of years
Dolphons racing the boat
Dolphins racing the boat
Dolphons racing the boat
Bush's Bay Island Charters
The fastest way to travel the Bay Islands

Let us be a part of your travel adventures with an ocean of possibilities!

Hey guys, let us at Bush’s Bay Island Charters be a part of your travel experiences. Come along and ride with the best boat charter business on the island of Utila. We are considered the best simply because we are the best. We have the best speed boats, equipment and we do it all. Whatever the guest’s request. And remember, we work for you. That means that we are extremely flexible with our guests. If there is something you would like to do that is not on our list just REQUEST IT!! It’s our job here at Bush’s Bay Island Charters to make sure you get the most memories, experiences and fun when you ride along with us.

Contact Captain Dennie Bush for more information and details regarding any of the following;

Island Tours - Full island tours of any island in the Bay Islands. Utila and the Utila Cays, Roatan, Cayos Cochinos Marine Reserve, and Guanaja. All tours include free drinks, stopping to all the best beaches, cays, snorkeling spots, and towns.

Private Charters - We offer private boat to and from anywhere in the Bay Islands. Rent one of our boats for a few days, captain included, for overnight stays anywhere in the Bay Islands. The boats will be all yours to fish, dive or even just to go sight-seeing whenever you want.

Snorkel and Diving Excursions - We also do private snorkel and dive trips to anywhere in the Bay Islands. You don’t need a thing. We supply all the snorkel gear needed and we can arrange a certified Dive Master with all the equipment needed for a great private dive trip.

Whale Shark and Dolphin watching - Ever had an up close encounter with a Whale Shark or Dolphins. Here’s your chance!! Utila is one of the only places in the world that has Whale Sharks sighting almost year round. Sometimes the Dolphins are just a added bonus. See them from the boat or put on some snorkel gear, jump in and swim along with these playful creatures of the sea just a few miles off the island. It truly is an experience that you will never ever forget. Snorkel gear and drinks are included.

Deep Sea Sport Fishing - For the more adventurous travelers we offer Deep Sea sport fishing. We go out long and far and we get there fast to catch the big game fish. We have all of the gear ready to go. The best Rod and Reels, Lures, Equipment and Experience, needed to go out and catch the big game fish. Wahoo, Mahi-mahi, Marlin, Tuna, Sail Fish, Barracuda, and much much more. Ever tried deep sea bottom fishing island style with a hand line? If not here’s your chance. We do it all!!! Try your luck for some huge Grouper, Red Snapper, Black Snapper, Yellow Tail and just about any kind of fish you can imagine in the Caribbean. We can even prepare the catch after the charter for you guys.

Flats Fishing - If you’re not the deep sea fisherman and you fish on the flats, we also do inshore catch and release on the great shallow water flats around the island for huge Tarpon, Bone fish and other shallow water fish. All with breath taking views and almost always 100% chance that you will catch something. All of our fishing charters include all fishing gear, free snacks and drinks such as beer, rum, sodas and water... We even bait your own hooks!!! All you have to do is sit back, relax, have a drink and wait to pull in the fish!!!

Utila and the Utila Cays Tour - Some of the best diving and snorkeling in the world in is right here on Utila. We can arrange around the island tours which includes stopping to the best spots and beaches all around the island. Explore every one of our 12 beautiful cays on the West end of Utila with white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters!! Or Just go to straight to the world famous Water Cay for a beach party with a group or just a simple picnic. We can also arrange private seafood dinners cooked by local chefs. Or just visit one of the four local restaurant’s located on the Cays.

Roatan Tour - An island full of great water activities, and tons of beautiful world class resorts, shops, restaurants, and bars. Walk on some of the best beaches anywhere in the whole Caribbean. Great for diving and snorkeling. We can arrange all types of fun and cool things to do in Roatan like Parasailing, Jet skis, or real live dolphin encounter at Anthony’s Key Resort. You can enjoy the beautiful dolphin show, snorkel with real life dolphins or even Dive with them in their open Habitat!!! Learn to be a dolphin trainer for the day! They offer behind the scene access tours which includes feeding and hands on training. Learn all of the hand signs used to make these beautiful Bottle Nose dolphins do there amazing acrobatic shows!!! We also do charters from Roatan to Utila for those of you that get into Roatan by airplane to the Roatan International Airport and whoever wants to get to Utila in a hurry. Only a 45min speed boat ride.

Cayos Cochinos Tour - A chain of beautiful, literally untouched Cays and Beaches. Rated as the best diving in all of the Bay Islands by many. See how the local Garifuna people have lived for hundreds of years on this tiny little chain of cays. With a population of about a 120 people, it’s a small fishing village on tiny little cay. Try some of their amazingly fresh seafood dishes cooked over pure wood ovens island style. These people welcome you to their lovely little islands with open arms. There is a $10 entrance fee per person to check into the Marine park but is well worth it. All of the fees go towards protecting the waters from poachers, the islands, and the wonderful people that live there.

Guanaja Tour - Guanaja is a sleepy fishing island with not that many tourists. But what it lacks in tourists it makes up for it with beauty. Some of the best fishing, diving ,beaches and cays you’ll find anywhere!! It’s the furthest island out of all the Bay Islands. About 80 Nautical miles away from Utila. We offer either a 2 or 3 day fishing charter around this beautiful island. That includes fishing around Utila, Roatan and Guanaja and stopping of into different towns, beaches, and private islands!!! It does not include overnight accommodation’s. All drinks and snacks on the fishing charter will be complementary! Fishing gear and everything included.

Utila <—> La Ceiba - Although there is no diving or and any kind of water activities in La Ceiba. We quite often have special charter requests for people who arrives by air at La Ceiba International Airport and would just prefer to travel to Utila by Speed Boat. Or for some who miss the Utila Princess ferry or have a connecting flight and need to get to La Ceiba in a hurry. Only a 35min speed boat ride.

the Rude Boy
Rude Boy - 28 ft Del Mar Marine Desperado cigarette style hull, fully loaded, Twin 225hp Suzuki (2012) Outboards
the Unk-D
Unk-D 28ft deep-v Mako hull, center console, fully loaded, Twin 200hp Suzuki (2012)
Snorkeler and Kayak
Snorkeling on Reef
off Diamond Cay, Utila
Whale Shark off Black Hills Utila
Whale Shark
off Black Hills, Utila
Marlin caught off Utila
Marlin caught in the waters off Utila
Little Cay Utila
Little Cay
Utila Cays, Utila
Enjoying the beach at Water Cay, Utila
Enjoying the beach at Water Cay
Utila Cays, Utila
The Big Houses - Roatan
The 'Big Houses'
Frenchies Cay - Roatan
Frenchies Cay, Roatan
A great little restaurant with fantastic food
Crystal Clear Waters
Crystal Clear Waters
Whale Shark Pumpkin Hill Utila
Whale Shark Sighting
off Pumpkin Hill, Utila
Leaving Utila for La Ceiba
Leaving Utila for La Ceiba
Only 35 minutes by Speedboat

$400 for half day (4 hours)
$650 for full day (8 hours)
4 persons maximum
Contact Captain Dennie Bush if more than 4 people or more information required.

All other prices are dependant on Destination and varying fuel costs.
Weather conditions and number of passengers affect the amount of fuel used.
For example, Roatan-Utila charters are priced at a minimum of $350
We do offer group discounts, so the more people the better and the cheaper it will be.

We don’t have a schedule and it often depends on the weather, which can often be difficult to predict.
Prices correct at 7-Mar-2013, but subject to change without notice.
Contact Captain Dennie Bush for latest pricing info.

Location Icon We are normally docked at Bush's Supermarket, Main Street, Utila. You can ask for Captain Dennie at Bush's Supermarket (Open 6:30 am - 6:00 pm Monday - Friday, 6:30 am - 12:00 noon Saturdays)
Hold down your mouse left button to drag the map below and see more of Utila.
Use the '+' and '-' displayed on the map to zoom.

View View Bush's Bay Islands Charters in a larger map
Contact Information:
Name: Dennie Bush (Captain & Owner, speaks English & Spanish)


+ (504) 3145-7139 (Honduras Cell)


Click on any photo to view full-size
Fun in the Sun
Heading off for a party at the Cays
Fun in the Sun
Fun in the Sun
Fun in the Sun
Down at the Utila Cays
Fun in the Sun
How many can we fit on the boat?
Fun in the Sun
Party at Utila’s Water Cay
Fun in the Sun
Heading home after a hard day

Copyright © 2005-2015 Mark C Smith  All rights reserved.

The Webmaster (who lives here in Utila) tries to keep this information accurate and up-to-date.

If you are aware of any errors or inaccuracies, please email details to me at