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Octopus Diving Center

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Address: Anse Volbert on the Cote d'Or, Praslin Island, Seychelles
Phone Number: 248 4232602
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We booked a Two Tank Dive (so two dives) and there's nothing bad I could write about this divebase! Everything is organised very professional. The equipment for rent is top notch... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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English first
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We booked a Two Tank Dive (so two dives) and there's nothing bad I could write about this divebase! Everything is organised very professional. The equipment for rent is top notch (for rental equipment). Briefing was very clear and informative. Diving was supercool and relaxed. Even when my buddy and I got lost while going after a shark and not... More 

Thank phillipsupertramp
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used Octopus for the time of my stay and dived with them on 5 days, clocking up 14 dives. They run a single and a double tank dive in the morning, and a single tank dive in the afternoon, with a night dive on Wednesdays. With your own kit, each dive is 40 Euro with a 10% discount if... More 

Thank MarkN_11
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Very well managed diving centre. Very supportive team. Great divemaster "Mat". The only concern is that some divemasters were a bit bored with their job.

Thank Rrradek
Sacramento, California
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52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Very well organized dive shop in main part of Anse Volbert. Lots of activity with multiple boats. The diving was great.

Thank davez2356
Dresden, Germany
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

During our stay on Praslin we made our diving with the guys from octopus. From the first contact we felt warm welcome there and they offered nitrox for free :). Sometime you could have the feeling that it maybe a little bit chaotic there (specially during the 09:00am dive), but in the end everthing is all right :-). Really special... More 

1 Thank hektiker
Garstang, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Just had one dive with this dive centre, but will hopefully be doing some more. Overall the staff are very relaxed and the atmosphere is very friendly and welcoming. We went out to a dive called coral gardens, fairly shallow, but absolutely beautiful, with too many marine species to mention in a review. Highlight had to be the huge Ray... More 

1 Thank DickBurton
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Fantastic bunch of scuba divers in Praslin! I did my discover scuba dive with Octopus, with Christopher as my dive master and I loved it enough to go back for another dive! Staff are friendly, helpful and look after you well, on land during orientation, on the boat (if you feel sea sick) and under water. I wouldn't suggest a... More 

2 Thank SPdxb
Oslo, Norway
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We had booked diving with Octopus divers several months in advance of our visit to the Seychelles. When we contacted them a week before arrival, they confirmed our diving, but when we talked to them two days before we arrived, they suddenly had one of their two boats in repair, and could not take us diving. They had taken on... More 

Thank KetilDelmark
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Amazing set up, great kit and very friendly, well run centre. Every dive we had was amazing and it is an incredible place to learn to dive or advance your qualifications. Recommend for all levels of divers!

1 Thank MaxandRob
Nairobi, Kenya
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I did this and will do it again and again and again with Octopus, very good dive experience. I had fun scuba diving, humans are the only creatures with the ability to dive deep in the sea, fly high in the sky, send instant messages around the globe, reflect on the past, assess the present and imagine the future. Now... More 

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