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Lake Atitlan

Ati Divers

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Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
About Ati Divers
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 PADI open water courses or even take the PADI Altitude Specialty. Based at La Iguana Perdida, in front of the dock at Santa Cruz.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did 1 dive with Sebastian from Ati Divers at the lake. New equipment, really thick wetsuits so we were not cold. Got a clear briefing about the difference between salt and fresh water diving in combination with the altitude. We went to the dive...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank IsabelleWestra
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stayed at La Iguana for 2 nights at the beginning of Nov 2019. We did 2 days of 2 tank fun dives, 4x dives total. The shop has good new gear and many thick wetsuits (2 layer 7 mm) to ensure...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Connor H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did 4 fun dives with Ati Divers and it was awesome. The dive instructor, Sebastian, was very knowledgeable, professional, and patient. The refresher was super thorough so I felt confident diving even though it was my first time in fresh water and at altitude....More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank bean_mrgz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For 99 dollars you can have a great day diving in lake atitlan and get the high altitude licence (2 dives + license). Sebastian is a cool guy teaching you the differences of an altitude dive compared to a normal one. If you stay at...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Hubschraubaer5000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I did the altitude diving specialty and had two great dives. Sebastian was a super nice, caring and competent instructor who explains everything. I would definitely dive again with Ati Divers!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank SophiaKue
Reviewed October 4, 2019

I did my advanced PADI certification course with Sebastian at Ati Divers and it was a fantastic experience! I can hardly think of a more beautiful place to get your altitude specialization, and Sebastian was a very patient and professional instructor. Aside from the dives...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jeremy L
Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

I completed my altitude speciality with the amazing Jorge Renato. He was so good at explaining every small detail. He took his time to ensure I was confident working out the dive planning etc. I felt relaxed straight from the beginning and so had such...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank leoniem
Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

Diving in Lake Atitlan is nothing like diving in salt water; it's a lesson in buoyancy control and a journey into unfamiliar diving territory. Luckily, diving with Jorge at Ati Divers meant our group was in capable and safety-conscious hands. It's quite obvious that Jorge...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank lifeinthetopbunk
Reviewed July 13, 2019

We had two great altitude dives with Ati Divers and Divemaster Mikel. The dive briefing was clear and everything went well. DM Mikel even helped us take underwater photos with our video camera. They have Cressi BCDs with octopus clips and the regulators were in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank NousWorldTravel
Reviewed June 19, 2019 via mobile

...Is where I sit with this one. We also stayed at the hostel (separate review) and the people and organisation of the dive was really good. Dive master was very open on what we would see, or more to the point not see!! Briefing was...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Chris S
July 22, 2016|
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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