Welcome to the Utila, located in the beautiful Bay Islands, Honduras. Home to Alton’s dive, your portal to some of the best diving in the Caribbean. Bordering the Meso-American barrier reef system, (the 2nd largest reef in the world after the Australian Great Barrier Reef),…

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The beautiful reef around Utila is home to scattered sheltered coves which are ideal for the first few dives that you will be making as an open water scuba diver student. At Alton’s Dive Center our experienced and easy going instructors will guide you step…

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Dive Further With The Advanced Course Utila is home to a huge variety of dive sites, which makes the island a great place to take your Advanced Open Water course. From deep dives (to a maximum of 100ft/30m) such as Black Hills or wreck dives…

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Becoming a Rescue Diver is an important and crucial transitional step where you will start looking beyond purely recreational diving. You will expand your diving knowledge and experience, and learn to look beyond yourself to the safety and well being of other divers.This very enjoyable…

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Do your no-decompression limits stop you from staying under as long as you would like? Then welcome to one of our most popular specialties – the Enriched Air Nitrox course. Diving with enriched air nitrox lets you safely extend your no stop time beyond the…

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Welcome to Alton’s Dive Center Divemaster Training – The most complete Divemaster Training in the Honduras Bay Islands. Considering a move to the professional level of diving clearly means that you are a motivated and enthusiastic diver. You will find professional training both challenging and…

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Seal Team Aqua Missions   The PADI Seal Team is for young divers who are looking for action-packed fun in a pool by doing exciting scuba AquaMissions. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to dive with flashlights, take digital pictures underwater or float effortlessly…

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After your first few scuba dives you soon want to explore a bit deeper. There’s something exciting and mysterious about the depth that attracts divers. The Deep Diver Specialty opens up diving opportunities all over the world. You will learn techniques for diving in the deeper range of 18-40…

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Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialties, and the rise of digital underwater photography has made it easier and more fun than ever. This is why there are actually two PADI underwater photography courses. The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer course gets you…

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At Alton’s, you will get the chance to explore Utila’s own wreck, the Halliburton. The Wreck Specialty course teaches you the skills, knowledge and procedures needed to safely explore wrecks – whether ships, airplanes or automobiles. You will learn about safety, hazards and cautions, special…

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Spend time around water and sooner or later, you come across someone who lost something underwater. If you’re looking for the challenge and excitement – along with doing your good deed for the day – the Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course is for you.…

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Step into a whole new world and watch the reef come to life under the glow of your dive light. The adventure, thrill and excitement of night diving can be yours when you complete your Night Diver Specialty course. You learn about night dive planning,…

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Peak Performance Buoyancy Float effortlessly, drifting over reefs. Be the diver you want to be, with ultimate buoyancy control, able to hover close to the bottom and examine underwater organisms without touching them. Be able to position yourself to take great photos without scaring the…

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Underwater Navigator Ever wondered how your instructor manages to find their way back to the boat every time? Be the diver everyone wants to follow and make your sense of direction legendary with the Underwater Navigator Specialty course. Underwater navigation can be challenging, but in…

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