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Ants Stern, Lead Guide & Instructor

Take a breath or two and look around - A.Stern

Ants Stern

I consider myself as a human from the first moment I saw daylight in a country called Estonia. Some people say it is imaginary, but I know it is not true. You can actually find it from the map. I did my first dives in cold waters of my home country and soon after, decided that I do like it. Worked few
years as a physical therapist with different Estonian national sport teams and top athletes, but one day, I decided to travel around the world with my backpack, where I discovered magical underwater world in tropical waters - Australia, Tahiti, Tonga, Niue, Vanuatu, Indonesia, Thailand, Italy et cetera. These are some countries where I tried to communicate with fishes and some other sealife. One day I realized that I have been in Thailand for about a year and I am a scuba diving instructor and soon after my friend asked me if I would like to come and work in Iceland and now I am here.
This is the story of me - Story of Ants from Estonia.

Name:Ants Stern
Title at DIVE.IS:Lead Guide & Instructor
Nickname:Ants
Nationality:Estonian
Employed since:2017
Languages:English, Estonian
Working area:Guides
Favorite dive site:All of Them
Favorite spot on this planet:Moorea/French Polynesia
Interests/Hobbies:Football, longboard, cheese, music, books, world & nature

What his colleagues say about Ants

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  • "Simply the best[...],extremely professional, promotes safety first, and really delivers first class service"

  • "What made it extra special -was Ants - such a talented professional guy. We felt completely safe while at the same time could also enjoy some witty humor. ...and of course, his smile was something you rarely get to experience ;)"

  • "His service was very personal and caring. Fun and very professional. Like i was diving with a close friend."

  • "Super helpful, patient and enthusiastic and one of the best instructors I have come across in 40 years diving ."

  • "Amazing! Very charming and sarcastic and made the day a lot of fun!"

Ants might guide you at one of these tours

Diver enjoying his dive in the pristine water of Silfra

Diving Silfra Tour

The Dive between the continents

Dry suit course student learning to dry suit diving in Iceland

Dry suit course & Dive Silfra 2-day package

Get dry suit certified and dive Silfra!

The most photographed waterfall in Iceland, Gullfoss

Dive Silfra & The Golden Circle

All the highlights in one day

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Hot Spring Diving Tour

Diving in bubbles like a champagne glass

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Ocean Diver Day Tour

The North Atlantic is full of life

A humpback whale in Iceland

Dive Silfra & Whale Watching

An awe inspiring experience

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Dive Silfra & Horseback Riding

Let the Icelandic horses show you their turf

Divers heading into Silfra hall from Cathedral

Diving Silfra Under The Midnight Sun

A Silfra dive in bright night

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Silfra Snorkeling Day Tour

Rated no 4 Experience in the world by TripAdvisor

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Family Snorkeling Silfra Tour

A more personalised experience for yourself and your loved ones

A group snorkeling in Silfra Fissure

Snorkeling Silfra & Golden Circle

See all the highlights in one day

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Hot and Cold Snorkeling tour

The Perfect Golden Circle Self-Drive combo

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Hot Spring Snorkeling Tour

Snorkel in bubbles in a cool geothermal hot spring

Blue wideangle view to snorkeler with red fins swimming away in lake Kleifarvatn between black sand and bubbles streaming up

Hot Spring Snorkeling and Lava Caving combo

Underwater & Underground

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Hot Spring Snorkeling and ATV combo

Swim in a glass of champagne, drive through the lava fields

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Snorkeling Silfra & Horseback Riding

The awesome Silfra fissure and beautiful Icelandic horse

humpack whale with white flippers splashing water jumping halfway out of sea in Icelands fjords

Snorkeling Silfra & Whale Watching

An awe inspiring experience of whales and Silfra

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Snorkeling Silfra Group Tour

Get a great deal for your group!

Happy Silfra snorkeler close up from beneath reflecting crystal water surface of Silfra hall in Thingvellir Iceland

Silfra Snorkeling Day Tour

Snorkel the world's clearest water in Iceland

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Silfra Snorkeling Self-Drive

Snorkel the world's clearest water

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Snorkeling Silfra, Caves & Northern lights

Walk through lava tubes, swim between continents and observe Northern lights

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Snorkeling Silfra, Caves & Volcanos

Walk through lava tubes and swim between the continents

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Snorkeling Silfra & Northern Lights

Iceland's most spectacular views

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Snorkeling Silfra Under The Midnight Sun

Mysterious and quiet

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2 Day Reykjavík Winter Dive Tour

Divers perfect getaway

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3 Day Reykjavík Dive Tour

Your introduction into arctic diving

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3 Day Tear of Odin and South Coast

Amazing Sightseeing and Dive a Hidden Dive Site

Diver in Nesgjá, Iceland

5 day Highlights Of Iceland Dive Tour

Dive the big five

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10 Day Ultimate Iceland Dive Tour

Dive and drive Iceland's ring road

The majestic cliffs of the Westman Islands, Iceland

Westman Islands Dive Expedition

Discover the Westman Islands with us!

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Padi Dry Suit Diver Course

Better dry and warm than wet and cold