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Octopus Diving Center

Clube Naval da Praia da Vitoria, Avenida Beira - Mar, Praia da Vitoria, Terceira 9760-412, Portugal
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Alex and Rita are AMAZING! They are friendly, warm, patient and extremely experienced divers. They use very good quality gear and they don't cut corners on anything regardless of whether this is your first dive or your 100th - that is exactly the kind of people that you want to be diving with, you will be in the best hands... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I found Octopus Diving Center while looking for a diveshop on the island that offered the Advanced certification - as a result I completed five dives with them. Alex and Rita were fantastic, as was the rest of their team. All equipment can be rented, and the dive shop is in the center of town in Praia Vitoria. I strongly... More

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Praia da Vitoria, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Never in my life did I imagine scuba diving!! Thank you Alex and Rita for an amazing experience!! I cannot wait to go again!!

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Praia da Vitoria, Portugal
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

One of the best experiences of my life!! Alexandre and Rita are the sweetest persons to dive with. In the begging I was a little nervous, but immediately they made me feel comfortable despite being in a total different environment. They are really patient, careful, professional and take us to great places to dive, like a sunken boat!! For sure... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Thanks Alex and Rita for the amazing experience! Your support, instructions and safety awareness made me feel like I was doing this for years (despite my the lack of experience)! I will come back! Wait for me!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Been diving with my son last summer in the Azores with this friendly and above all very professional diving school. Rita and Alex were very friendly and helpfull. I was very impressed by the loving and caring way Joao guided my 14 year old daughter on her first try-dive and gave her an unforgettable experience! Erik Kulderij

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OCTOPUSdivingcenter, Owner at Octopus Diving Center, responded to this review

Hello Erik. Thank you very much for your great review. It was also for us a pleasure to dive with you. Hope you already have one more buddy to dive!!!:) Grettings for you and your lovely family. Wish you very good dives. Rita e Alex More

Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Me and my friend went diving with Octopus Diving Center. super friendly, and skilled diving instructors - that do their out most to give you the best possible experience .

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OCTOPUSdivingcenter, Owner at Octopus Diving Center, responded to this review

Hello Michael, hope everything is fine with you. Thanks a lot for your review. We wish we could had more time to show you much more....we hope to meet you again here. Greetings for you and Daniel. Rita e Alex More

Berlin, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I am glad I had the opportunity to dive with this great experts running the Octopus Diving Center for the first time during my holidays in Azores. They will always welcome you with a perfect smile and looking forward to offer you the best dive you can imagine. Rita, Alex, Joao and Gui will became not only a great guide... More

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OCTOPUSdivingcenter, Owner at Octopus Diving Center, responded to this review

Hello Catalina, Thank you so much for your GREAT review. It was a pleasure to dive and to spend some time with you too. It feels so good when we meet beautiful people as you. Thanks for all. Lots of kisses and good luck with everything. Keep smiling!!!:) Rita and Alex More

Angra do Heroismo, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Hi everyone, it was my first diving with oxygen bottle and initially I was afraid, but with the help of a diver for each one, I did it easily. In this first diving, we visit a boat wreck in the bay of Angra do Heroismo and we saw some marine species (the diver points if you didn't repair). The diver... More

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OCTOPUSdivingcenter, Owner at Octopus Diving Center, responded to this review
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Olá João, Muito obrigado pelo teu comentário. Ainda bem que gostaste da experiência e perdeste aquele medo... :) Esperamos encontrar-te... More

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

This is an excellent diving school! Instructions from the dive instructor (Alexandre) were clear and good, there were always people to help you out and between dives it was great to have some good conversation and enjoy their beautiful place. The dives were beautiful, the crew knew where to find all the nice spots and I felt very comfortable. To... More

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OCTOPUSdivingcenter, Manager at Octopus Diving Center, responded to this review

Hello Daniel, Thanks very much for your post in our Tripadvisor page. All the best for you and keep diving and keep going with your projects... Friendly Regards, Alex & Rita & Nuno More

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