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Ati Divers

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| La Iguana Perdida, 07008, Guatemala
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Earn Your PADI Altitude Specialty

Surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Lake Atitlan, the wonderful people and staff at La Iguana... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Jeremy C
Unique dive site and great value!

Such a unique diving experience! This was my first time diving in a lake and at altitude and it was... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Hannah S
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Cape Town, South Africa
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The only PADI dive centre on Lake Atitlan, offering a unique dive experience. No coral reefs or tropical fish, instead see freshwater fish, crabs, plants, volcanic hotspots and rock formations. Fun dives for certified divers, learn to dive with the...more
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

Surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Lake Atitlan, the wonderful people and staff at La Iguana Perdida, and with professional yet personable dive instructors at ATi, I felt like I walked away a better diver (buoyancy control at altitude is no joke!), and had a...More

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Reviewed November 7, 2017

Such a unique diving experience! This was my first time diving in a lake and at altitude and it was really great! The visibility was much better than I anticipated, purely based on other reviews, and we were able to visit the hot spots and...More

Thank Hannah S
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

All that you can feel around you at the Atitlan lake is something unique. Diving into the lake is a really different experience and Ati Divers is the best option, familiar & professional staff give you the posibility to dive in a magical environment. Thanks...More

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Ati D, Manager at Ati Divers, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2017

Hi! Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We definitely believe that Lake Atitlan has something special to share and we work hard to try and show that to our guests. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and would love to see you...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2017

Although the Lake and the people at ATI and the Iquana were personable and pleasent, the actual quality of ATI left us literally cold in the water. Experienced divers who have experienced Hawaii, Figi, Tahiti and Belize - the instructor (not the wonderful owners!) was...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2017

I did my advanced open water with Ati, and while they were very kind, the gear has not been refreshed in a while, is kept quite far back (so you have to walk quite a bit with everything), and the boats do not have any...More

Thank whereismilo
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Ati D, Manager at Ati Divers, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking time to review our dive operation. Our gear is serviced at least annually and maintained regularly throughout the year. Unfortunately our dive shop is at the back of the property but it is to make it as quiet and...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2017

I didn't expect to dive on lake Atitlan but i had a great experience with ati divers and la iguana perdida (the hostel that the dive shop is based out of). the dive master running the shop is awesome, somewhat of a legend for becoming...More

1  Thank Nathaniel M
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Reviewed January 20, 2017

I did my advanced PADI certification with ATI Divers, and I had a fantastic experience. The instructors were good teachers and always patient, even when I was struggling with buoyancy (which is surprisingly difficult when it's your first time at altitude). The only thing that's...More

Thank Mike G
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Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Our guide was Annika and she was brilliant - really friendly and professional. The kit was in excellent condition and we had our brief over breakfast so we felt really informed and prepared for the difference between our normal and diving at altitude. We had...More

Thank Stephanie W
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Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

I did a couple of fundives with Ati Divers and enjoyed myself even though the vis was mediocre. It was entertaining diving from a small boat and de-kitting in the water afterwards prior to wriggling back aboard like an ungainly seal. Sitting in a submerged...More

1  Thank AndyPlovesSwimming
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Reviewed September 1, 2016

Very kind and accomodating, especially considering my last minute request. Explored parts of an underwater hotel which was unlike anything I had ever seen before! Cheap and talented, highly recommended

Thank Claire K
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Chris S
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Visibility varies day by day and can be quite hard to predict. August is usually the worst month due to rain but it's been dry now for several weeks and vis has been great. Honestly it can be anywhere from 1-7 metres! Hope... More
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