About The Dive Shop Lanzarote

British and Irish Canadian owned and operated!

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Sean originally from BC Canada started his career in the cold lakes off Vancouver in 2003 and Donna from the North of England who moved to Turkey in 1999 as first an overseas holiday rep who fell in love with the underwater world. Meeting Sean in The British Virgin Island in 2004. Both with a passion for diving and travel. Starting out in land-based operations throughout Europe, The Caribbean, and Asia, to Liveaboard operations and cruise ship. After the arrival of Casey (our daughter) in 2011, it was time to settle down and live our dream. We chose Lanzarote the island of eternal spring. Moving here in March 2014 we decided to purchase The Dive Shop after falling in love with the island. This was the best decision we have ever made. Lanzarote is now our home and we are all very settled here. This island truly is the Caribbean of Europe.

Dive with the Dive Shop Lanzarote

Our History

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The Dive Shop is Lanzarote’s number ONE scuba diving center for the qualified diver and for scuba diver recreational training. A PADI 5* center with Trip Adviser certificate of excellence 5 years in a row. We are also one of the few Nitrox centers on the island, offering FREE fills to all our divers.

The Dive Shop is located in the main shopping center in Matagorda, Puerto Del Carmen on the beautiful island of Lanzarote. Situated only 5 minutes from Arrecife airport, and 10 minute drive to some of the best diving in Lanzarote.

We are only 50m from the fantastic Matagorda beach and surrounded by a selection of great bars and restaurants. We are also within walking distance of all the hotels and apartment complexes within the area.

Our Vision

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Our mission is to provide first class scuba diver training and high quality guided dives in the Atlantic Ocean around the coastline of Lanzarote.

Our exacting standards, attention to detail and the very best equipment ensure that you will receive the highest standard of safety and enjoyment. All our training is offered 100% private allowing you to learn at your own pace.

From our modern facility, The Dive Shop can offer full scuba diver training from beginner to Instructor, with all specialities being catered including: Nitrox, Deep, Search & Recovery and Boat to mention but a few.

Meet Our Fantastic Team

Donna

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PADI Instructor, EFR Instructor

Originally from County Durham, UK. I left the North Of England in 1998. Starting my career in Turkey as a Divemaster and progressing to PADI instructor rating. Working land-based operations throughout Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean to liveaboard and cruise ships. Travel is a passion that goes hand in hand with the dive industry. I love to make new friends and have met many a character over my years teaching.

Sean

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MSDT PADI Instructor, EFR Instructor, DSAT Gas Blender, Equipment TECH, Hyperbaric Chamber Operator

Sean originally from BC Canada started his career in the cold lakes off Vancouver in 2003. Selling his dry suit to pursue a career in the diving industry. From Canada to Costa Rica and then onward to the British Virgin Islands. After gaining vast knowledge in both teaching and boat handling skills it was time for a change to liveaboard diving operations. Settling in Lanzarote in early 2014 with wife Donna and now 9 year old daughter Casey.

Ute Allart

Ute Allart
PADI Dive Master

Ute Is from Belgium and speaking fluent in English, German and French. Our resident Dive master. Ute Joined us in 2014 when we purcahsed The Dive Shop and basically bought Ute. Having dived in these waters from 2012 she knows the reef blind folded. Shes our momma and big sister all rolled into one. A true Credit to our team

Casey

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Chief Bubble Maker

Casey Tierney, Our Bubble Maker here at The Dive Shop Lanzarote. At only 9 years old she’s the real Big Boss around here. Speaking English, Spanish and learning German she will for sure put a big smile on your face. She is also a shark specialist, in her free time she loves to you tube her favorite Ocean fish The Great White, that’s where she gets her attitude from.  Watch out, Playa Chica!

Lukas

Lukas
PADI MSDT

Lukas is originally from Slovakia but has spent many years living in the UK and a couple of years in Australia. A very professional instructor with 6 years in Industry teaching. At 34 years of age having knowledge within the recreational training levels and technical. He is very patient and always adheres to training standards. He is proving to be a very strong asset to us here at The Dive Shop Lanzarote. Outside interests also include some free diving.

Emma

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Dive Instructor

Emma’s birthplace is Italy, speaking Fluent English, Italian and Spanish she brings 16 years of experience with her. A resident of Lanzarote for 3 years now she truly knows the underwater world here, and the fish by names. She is also one of our eco guides for the Atlantico museum. In her spare time, she enjoys diving lol! her favorite being night diving and Dawn dives. She seems to have a great memory of fish species and plant life, she is more than happy to share this information with you.