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Clarence Voon, Instructor & Guide

I know the human being and fish can coexist peacefully- George W. Bush

Clarence Voon

Born in the third largest island in the world in Borneo (Malaysia), I have lived next to the sea for most of my life. I first started scuba diving in 2011 in the vibrant tropical waters of Sipadan and like most people was instantly hooked. Since then I have dived in Canada, Mexico, Honduras, Indonesia and now Iceland. I first arrived in this magical country in 2016 as a Divemaster Trainee and was immediately captivated by its majestic natural beauty. I have since traded the warm sunny islands in the south for this cold, desolate island in the middle of the North Atlantic! Having moved around my whole life, I am no stranger to living out of suitcases in strange locales. When I'm not diving I like to pretend I'm Dora the Explorer and check out whatever's outside, whether it's the city or the great outdoors. I also enjoy butchering the local language in a sad attempt to blend in. I am passionate about the ocean and unsurprisingly my happiest moments are out on the water when I'm sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, etc. I love challenges and the next one for me is to become an ice diver, which I have been quite obsessed with for a very long time!

Name:Clarence Voon
Title at DIVE.IS:Instructor & Guide
Nickname:Clarence
Nationality:Malaysian
Employed since:May 2016
Languages:Chinese, English
Working area:Guides
Favorite dive site:Barracuda Point, Sipadan, Malaysia
Interests/Hobbies:Scuba diving, travelling, eating, watersports, films

What his colleagues say about Clarence

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  • "Our guide Clarence was phenominal[...], couldnt be any more accommodating or knowledgeable."

  • "Quite awesome and helpful throughout. Also he never rushed us and made sure everything was done right."

  • "Fantastic guide and was extremely friendly and professional. He was very careful with ensuring all our suits were put on properly"

  • "He was very informative, helpful and just all around awesome ,[...] professional through our whole experience and make it enjoyable for us on our honeymoon!!"

  •  "I can't say enough good things about him"

Clarence might guide you at one of these tours

Diver enjoying his dive in the pristine water of Silfra

Diving Silfra Day Tour

The Dive between the continents

Divers heading into Silfra hall from Cathedral

Diving Silfra Under The Midnight Sun

A Silfra dive in bright night

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Ocean Diver Day Tour

The North Atlantic is full of life

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Silfra Snorkeling Day Tour

Snorkel the world's clearest water

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Snorkeling Silfra Under The Midnight Sun

Mysterious and quiet

snorkeler diving towards camera between black sand bubbling hot water out of white rocks up to two snorkelers in Kleifarvatn

Geothermal Snorkel Tour

Snorkeling in a cool geothermal hot spring

close-up cave guide shining light into lava tube hallway of Leidarendi with magma rocks piling behind

Snorkeling Silfra, Caves & Volcanos

Walk through lava tubes and swim between the continents

horseback riders and Icelandic horses taking break in green grass landscape close to river canyon Iceland

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

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