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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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Amazing friendly dive centre

We did two dives with them, they changed their first dive location to suit our request. They offered to get us from the jetty, where we arrived from mahe. The center is located... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
PreeChee
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We did two dives with them, they changed their first dive location to suit our request. They offered to get us from the jetty, where we arrived from mahe. The center is located near anse volbert, a very pretty beach. The center has very well maintained top grade equipment and each dive with full gear rental was only €50. On... More 

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Nantes, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Back in the Atlantic ocean, my though bring me back into the Seychelles island Where I manage to do several activities, a stop at the Octopus Diving Center in Praslin for one more dive with no level, I know it may be about time.And yes the professionnalism of Florent may bring me in the future to think seriously of doing... More 

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Thank Beatrice A
Melbourne, Australia
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223 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

dive shop owned and run for last 10 years by a friendly french couple (with good english) who have a good team of local instructors and dive master guides who did a great job pointing out all the amazing sea life - turtle, morays, stingrays and octopus common and we even had a dolphin come check us out underwater on... More 

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Thank davidhughtaylor
Durban
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82 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel we stayed in was about 30 minutes drive from the dive center on the opposite side of the island. The owner Florent fetched and took me back to my hotel every day. Divers were split into groups of no more that 6 and briefings done professionally prior to boarding the well equipped dive boats. The journey to the... More 

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Thank SharksSupporter1
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

All went seamless and according to plan. Fast response on booking, good equipment and good process around dives. A very professional team and two great dives.

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Thank Santiago A
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

very nice and international experience ;-) It felt so great to walk into this place and meet people from all around the world speaking so many languages. Also a great surprise to have a truly multilingual team welcoming us. also to be said , you are looked after and the service you get is worth the price. if you are... More 

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Thank lindinissima
Rajkot, India
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

they give snorkeling gear for free (for day use - subject to you stay at Berjaya), also provides nice diving tours.

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Thank myamit
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

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 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

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 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

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.

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