Rachel

Rachel

PADI IDC Staff Instructor
(0034) 649121142

Rachel PADI instructor at the underwater museum in Playa Blanca

Hi, I’m Rachel! I am a PADI IDC Staff Instructor. I learnt to dive at only 13 years old while on holiday with my dad. At 18 I became a PADI professional guiding divers, teaching others to scuba dive and fall in love with the underwater world just like I did. A career in scuba diving took me all over the world, venturing as far as the Seychelles!  Arriving in Lanzarote I realised that this was my home from home. Great scuba diving, wonderful people and a fantastic place to live! When I was 22 Ben and I made the decision to buy Manta Diving Lanzarote and we have never looked back since!

Underwater Passion:

One of my biggest passions is underwater photography and teaching others all about it! I can spend hours talking about it, then even longer processing all the images afterwards!! At the moment I’m playing more with videography. Keep an eye on our Youtube channel!

Favourite Dive Site:

Waikiki – I love the orange coral hiding in the reef, it’s fantastic for photography! Getting the right angle and getting the orange contrasting against the blue background is simply stunning!

Most Memorable Dive:

That’s a hard decision as I’ve been on so many incredible dives. One of my favourites is when I was diving the Harbour Wrecks and we decided to go and explore the other side to the reef. Waiting for us were 9 different rays all swimming together! Huge common atlantic stingrays and tiny eagle rays all together!

Favourite excursion do in Lanzarote

Other than scuba diving! I love Cueva de los Verdes. This is a tour through an underground lava tunnel. There are so many cool angles and lighting for taking photos.

Other interests

I love to run! Trail running is my favourite. Each year in June they hold the Wine Run. During this run you run through the bodegas (vineyards) in La Geria. The landscape is simply breathtaking! The running is hard as there are lots of hills and a lot of the time you are running on pecan but it is totally worth it!

Share Button

Privacy Preference Center

Functional Cookies

These cookies allow the provision of enhance functionality and personalization, such as videos and booking. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these functionalities may not function properly.

WooCommerce, Booked,

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site may not work then.

WP Fastest Cache, WP Asset Clean Up, WooCommerce, WP Performance Score Booster, Booked, AutoOptimize

Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site.

Google Analytics
Google Analytics gathers information allowing us to understand interactions with our websites and ultimately refine that experience to better serve you.

Targeting Cookies

These cookies are set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites. They work by uniquely identifying your browser and device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will not experience our targeted advertising across different websites.

Google Analytics, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube

Close your account?

Your account will be closed and all data will be permanently deleted and cannot be recovered. Are you sure?