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Diving and / or snorkeling day from a catamaran provided by ATAO Plongee

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Diving and / or snorkeling day from a catamaran

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- Friendly welcome in small committee (max 10 - 12 people) - Everyone can do what they want: diving baptism, exploration, snorkeling, paddle, canoe, ... - Possibility to privatize the catamaran if you wish (690 € for a group up to 10 people, diving, snorkeling, paddle & canoe included, optional meal at 20 € / adult and 12 € / child)
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Departure Point
Grande Anse d' Arlet, Martinique
8h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Provision of a paddle and a canoe
  • Optional: appetizer, starter, main course, dessert and coffee for 20 € / adult and 12 € / child. You can bring your picnic if you prefer
  • In addition: scuba diving (+ 40 € / adult, + 30 € / child between 5 and 9 years)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Baby and children welcome!
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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eeveenhuis wrote a review Feb 2020
Antigonish, Canada2 contributions
We had an awesome time diving with Chloe & Oliver. My husband earned his PADI certification & I upgraded from my Open Water. The dives were beautiful. The lunch provided was an amazing 4 course meal. We came away with better knowledge & comfort underwater. Overall, they are very
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from Chloé L, Gérant at Diving and / or snorkeling day from a catamaran
Responded Feb 17, 2020
Thanks again for this great time with us and congratulation for your 2 PADI certifications: now you will be able to share the dives with your husband!!!
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Driley wrote a review Oct 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
it is a family run business & they live on the boat. The food was good. Unorganized and minimal attraction. The 1st stop was good & then the 2nd stop was meh. Our group felt they should have gone over safety & boat rules. The divers in our group didn’t dive as they didn’t feel
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Chloé L, Gérant at Diving and / or snorkeling day from a catamaran
Responded Nov 3, 2019
I really feel disappointed by reading your message... Of course that we are a PADI dive center, you can even check it on PADI website if you want. Our material is certified and regularly checked, as expected by the PADI international standards and also by the French rules and regulation. My husband Olivier and myself Chloé, both of us are professional scuba diver instructors. We are Master Scuba Diving Teachers (MSDT) certified by PADI, "Brevets d'Etat" certified by the French state, and "Federal Monitors" certified by the French scuba diving school (FFESSM). Our professional diplomas and our insurance certificate are even visible inside the boat, nearby where you put your bags. There is no sticker on the scuba diving material as we put it in the water, so as to protect the sea life, like every professional scuba diving school in Martinique... You have seen a lot of divers this day and they were all very happy, feeling safe with us and enjoying the beauty of the underwater world! Next time, feel free to ask if you have any question. I would definitely have preferred that you start by asking, instead of telling us that everything was fine and then writing incorrect things online! We don't rush during our days on our catamaran: that's holidays! We spend the morning on one scuba diving and snorkeling place, and the lunch and afternoon in another bay. We wish that everybody has time to relax and enjoy. If you had expected to go to 10 different places within one day, I guess that you did not read the description of our day before coming, I'm sorry for you.
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kglover12 wrote a review Mar 2019
Burlington, Vermont1 contribution1 helpful vote
To clarify my aunt’s (JoVermont) review and subsequent response from Chloe. My aunt and I explored many snorkeling places in Martinique, and the places ATAO Plongee took us were not the best we experienced, despite statements from Chloe to the contrary. We do not need to “ask
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Date of experience: February 2019
Response from Chloé L, Gérant at Diving and / or snorkeling day from a catamaran
Responded Apr 8, 2019
Your aunt named JoVermont on TripAdvisor left us a review, our first bad review on TripAdvisor. My husband and I were very sad. I also felt very sorry for her and for you, and I tried to explain with details what we propose and what we don't propose on our diving catamaran. When you were on board, everything went perfectly from our point of view, we did not face any problem during the day, and apart from your aunt and you, all our other customers were very happy. Feel free to contact me if you want to discuss more about that. You already have all my contact information and I always try to answer as quickly as I can.
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JoVermont wrote a review Feb 2019
vermont123 contributions22 helpful votes
We spent a day with ATOA Plongee in Martinique. This is a family run business, the family of 4 actually live on the boat. This review is based on what we thought we booked, and what actually happened. We assumed we would actually sail and we assumed we would go snorkeling/diving
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Date of experience: February 2019
Response from Chloé L, Owner at Diving and / or snorkeling day from a catamaran
Responded Mar 3, 2019
Hello, I feel very sad by reading your review, I'm sorry for you that you did not appreciate your day with us. Please let me give a few feedback about your assumptions: In the morning we were at Pointe Burgos. This is one of the most BEAUTIFUL PLACE TO DO SCUBA DIVING (and snorkeling) in Martinique. There are also many scuba diving people who go there everyday. Maybe it is different from Australia or Southern France : each scuba diving place in the world has its own style. But it is really not a "bad" place to practice scuba diving. You cannot even judge about it because you told us that you did not want to do scuba diving, but you can ask any scuba diving club from Martinique, they will all agree with us. On the top of that, this place is really not very easy to access without having a boat. In the afternoon we let the group choose between going to l'Anse Noire (wilder, and more time sailing, approximately 45 minutes compared to the 20 minutes that it took us to reach the Bourg des Anses d'Arlet). To give everybody a clear picture, we also indicates that in l'Anse Noire there are less turtles and less fishes than in the Bourg des Anses d'Arlet. The group (including you and your niece) agreed on going to the Bourg des Anses d'Arlet. This place is not only accessible from a boat, but it is soooo beautiful, so full of fishes and of turtles, much more than other places further. In the afternoon it is not crowded in my opinion. It may happen that some other snorkelers there don't have a correct behavior, like in any place in the world. We manage our customers, and we sometimes tell things to other people, for instance when we see that they harass a turtle, but we cannot educate all the world !
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heldietz wrote a review Apr 2018
Berlin, Germany1 contribution
Those two days of diving were a wonderful experience: Starting with my first dive ever, I felt comfortable and reassured, and happily continued to take my first certificate. Olivier knows exactely what he is doing, and has a wonderful sense of humor! Their spacious Catamaran,
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Date of experience: February 2018
Response from Chloé L, Gérant at Diving and / or snorkeling day from a catamaran
Responded May 8, 2018
Congratulation for your PADI diploma: please keep diving with you sun, and let us know when you dive again !!!
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About the operator

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By: ATAO Plongee
Eric and Evelien from Pays Bas
We have spent the best time of our holiday in Martinique with Olivier, Chloe and the boys. They took us diving in
Highlight of my trip to Martinique
This trip is more focused on marine activities, not a sailing tour of the island. Oliver and Chloe are fantastic, e
Weather didn't cooperate, but still a wonderful time
Our cruise ship was delayed getting to port, and I emailed Chloe to let her know. I received a quick reply that the
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