Welcome to Captain Morgan’s Dive Centre
The best place to explore the underwater world of Utila!
We offer both SSI & PADI courses, the choice is yours!
We also offer the greatest diversity of dive sites, both North & South!
The Open Water Diver course is the first certification level. It enables you to dive worldwide with a buddy down to 18m/60ft! The theory will teach you about dive equipment, the secrets to good buoyancy and equalization, but most importantly, safety! Are you tight on time?
Take free-of-charge online e-learning theory course before you arrive on the island.
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Taking the SSI Advanced Adventurer or the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course will allow you to dive in many different situations that will enable you to gain new experiences in the underwater world. The course consists of five adventure dives.Read More
The SSI Stress & Rescue / PADI Rescue Diver program will teach you how to prevent and manage dive emergencies both minor and major. The subject is serious and the training is hard but fun! Not only will you learn to help others, but you will also learn to help yourself. By the end of the course you will be able to complete realistic rescue scenarios under the supervision of your instructor. Let’s learn to save lives!Read More
The DiveGuide / Divemaster Course is the first professional rating in the SSI and PADI system. It includes various areas of study including Physics, Physiology, Decompression theory and also Equipment, Skills & Environment. Your instructor will insure you receive all required training including academic sessions, progress checks, and the opportunity to discuss and ask questions about your education. You will get to work and train with all shop instructors, including assisting students in classes and logistics.Read More
SSI – Scuba Schools International was founded in 1970 and is the fastest growing agency in the world. Captain Morgan’s Dive Centre is a SSI Instructor Training Center with a resident SSI Instructor Trainer that will train you to the highest instructor level.Read More
The RR (React Right) and EFR (Emergency First Response) course will teach you the basics of First Aid and CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation). It is an intensive, yet extremely educational course where you will learn how to handle emergency situations. The RR and EFR courses are designed to qualify you as an Emergency Provider, and are qualifications recognized worldwide. A current First Aid and CPR certification is a pre-requisite to the SSI Stress & Rescue and PADI Rescue Diver course.Read More
Have you always wanted to dive, but weren’t sure if it was for you? Are you visiting Utila, but you are on a time crunch? With absolutely no requirements necessary, Try Scuba Diving / Discover Scuba Diving is the best option for you! It is and ideal option if you want to get into the water as quickly as possible. An experienced instructor will accompany you the whole time as you explore the underwater world!Read More
Does your child have an interest in diving, but you aren’t sure if they are old enough? Well, young kids can become full Open Water Divers (with certain depth and age limitations, of course). Children between the ages of 10-11 must be accompanied by a certified Dive Professional, or a certified guardian/parent in order to dive. Their maximum depth must not exceed 12 meters/40ft.Read More
The Scuba Diver course is an option for those who don’t have the time to complete the Open Water Diver course, but want credit towards a full certification. This quick course consists of academic/theory training, a confined water session as well as 2 course dives (maximum diving depth of 12m/40ft). Upon completion of the above skills, you will have the option to finish your last 2 course dives with any other Dive Shop around the world!Read More
Has it been a while since you’ve been scuba diving? Do you feel like your scuba skills and knowledge are a bit rusty? The Scuba Review Tune-up is just what you need. This refresher will reacquaint you with scuba diving so that you feel comfortable and confident again in the underwater world. It is short refreshment session and can be completed in less than a day!Read More
If you are already certified, and don’t want to take a course, then come fun dive with us! One fun dive “trip” almost always consists of 2 tanks. Our boat, the Miss Ginny will take you to one dive site, after and appropriate service interval, you will then go to a second dive and another dive with new scenery. Your guide for the fun dive will be one of our experienced Dive Master. Captain Morgan’s has dive boat running every morning and most afternoon. We are very flexible with our schedule and work with your travel plan!Read More