Dive Staff - Turneffe Flats Belize
The dive staff at Turneffe Flats are known as the best in Belize. Dive masters, dive instructors, and dive captains will welcome scuba diving enthusiasts of all skills levels.
Denroy Usher is our primary Dive Master. He is a congenial and knowledgeable guide, who enjoys sharing the underwater world with everyone. Denroy has been a Dive Master since 2005 and knows every corner of the Turneffe Atoll.
Also a boat captain. Denroy is a wealth of knowledge about the underwater world of Turneffe and Lighthouse Reef. His love of the sea developed at a young age while growing up in Belize City, and when the opportunity to become a Dive Master came up, he jumped at the chance to be in the environment that he loved.
Denroy is also an equipment specialist, and is always ready to help with your equipment, giving pointers on care and servicing. Denroy lives within minutes of his childhood home in Belize City with his wife and children.
John Gongora has been a PADI Dive Master 2006. He has been diving Turneffe and Lighthouse extensively for many years and is familiar with all of our sites. A very helpful and knowledgeable dive professional, John is excellent at spotting tiny marine creatures and is a bit of a White-Spotted Toadfish whisperer.
John has many funny stories he likes to share during surface intervals. He is from Belize City and pursued diving because he loves being on the water and observing the beauty of the underwater world. John is also a qualified boat captain, and an accomplished Salt Water Fly Fishing Guide, having learned from the top guides here at Turneffe Flats.