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Address: Clube Naval da Praia da Vitoria, Avenida Beira - Mar, Praia da Vitoria, Terceira 9760-412, Portugal
Phone Number: 00351965431985
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We would like to present you the Azores Archipelago as an unique and...

We would like to present you the Azores Archipelago as an unique and newest diving destination in nord Atlantic Ocean. Terceira Island is a quiet and relaxed holiday´s destination, away from the noisy crowds of massive touristic destinations. At diving center, we organize daily diving trips during the summer and throughout the year whenever the weather permits, as well as weekend boat & shore dives. We also provide recreational diving courses all year long.

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Diving among friends

My group spent 3 days diving in Terceira with this diving center. It was a very good experience. The diving spots were very good, the crew was very helpful, and the owner, Alex... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 8, 2015
Henrique C
Lisbon, Portugal
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Lisbon, Portugal
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

My group spent 3 days diving in Terceira with this diving center. It was a very good experience. The diving spots were very good, the crew was very helpful, and the owner, Alex, is always ready to help. I recommend this diving center heartily.

Thank Henrique C
OCTOPUSdivingcenter, Gerente at Octopus Diving Center, responded to this review

Hello Henrique, Thanks very much for your review. It´s and will be always a pleasure receive divers in Terceira and provide them a great experience while diving into the Azorean Blue... More 

Brooklyn, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

On our honeymoon, we decided to do the Discover Diving Experience, as my husband has always wanted to try diving. I am so happy that our first experience was with Alex and Nuno. They prepared us well for the whole experience, explained to us the basics of how the dive will work. They were very knowledgeable and although I was... More 

Thank Julia O
OCTOPUSdivingcenter, Proprietário at Octopus Diving Center, responded to this review

Hello Julia, Thanks very much for your kind words in our tripadvisor page, it´s really important for us. Hope that you come back to Terceira as a certified diver to explore more dive spots and have fun while diving into the Azorean Blue.... Greetings, Alex Octopus-diving center More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

I and a group of friends went on a 4 day diving trip to the Terceira island and couldn't be happier with the dives that we made with Octopus Diving Center. Every dive had something new to see and marvel at. It was the first time I dove with manta rays. Be sure to ask Alex, the owner, to show... More 

Thank Samuel A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Excellent! I am from Terceira Island and did lots of diving with Octopus during my holiday. Very nice people, very professional, and the dive sites were amazing, with LOTS of life, and GREAT visibility. Many thanks to Alexandre, Rita, João and Nuno, I hope to see you guys again next year!

1 Thank Rui F
Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

The diving baptism with Octopus was one of the best experiences we've ever had! Thanks to Alexandre and Nuno, who were very nice and easy-going but still extremely professional. The diving spot (Lidador, Angra), as well, was wonderful for starters like us. We'll dive again for sure!

1 Thank Diogo R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We did the discover diving experience and it was excellent. Alex and Nuno could not have been better and it was such a great place to dive and see lots of tropical fish. They said if we were lucky we would see an octopus. First thing I saw when i got down? An octopus! I thought I would see loads... More 

Thank Carmo V
Heerlen, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

I had a great time learning how to dive and earn the "PADI OPEN WATER DIVER" licence. I went with Octopus Diving school/center in Praia de Vittoria. Besides having much fun and seeing all the beauty underwater, I really liked their VERY SAFE approach and their hands-on mentality. Instructor Nuno did a very fine job teaching me how to dive... More 

Thank KennethHanzen
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Had a wonderful experience with the team from Octopus. Rita, Alex, John, and Nalo - they were all amazing. They are very caring with their guests, and aim to make sure you have a great time while diving safely. The dive at Split Rock was breathtaking. Would highly recommend these guys. My friend who was traveling with me went snorkeling... More 

Thank Dani F
Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

A highlight of our trip to Terceira. Rita was great a recommending the type of trip we needed as I was travelling with 2 kids under 13 yrs old who had not been diving before. Alex, Nuno, Joao and Rita are great people and they go out of their way to ensure you have a great time. My kids were... More 

Thank planetmstr13
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I had a great time diving with Octopus. Me, my dad and sisters went diving for 4 days, doing 2 dives a day. The crew of Octopus makes sure that they take you to the best dive sites around Terceira. We dived in small groups divided in a way that everybody gets the most out of their diving experience. They... More 

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