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Octopus Diving Center

Skiathos Town, Greece
(+30) 6944168958
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Prior to visiting skiathos I did some research into diving in the area. Octopus came highly recommended. Now I know why. Met Thoe one evening on his boat in the new port, he was very friendly and highly professional. I booked the 5 dive package for €195 which I thought was very reasonable. The dives themselves varied between 15 and... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My kids' (18 and 20) first open water dive. Got in contact with Theo who is very professional and serious about diving (as all instructors shall be, but not all are...). My kids are used to snorkeling and have always been more under water than above, when playing in a pool our at a beach. Theo went through all the... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I've never scuba dived before but have always wanted to but never got around to it. After asking friends on the island for advice, Octopus Diving always came out top. The instructor is very experienced and fills you with confidence. I can honestly say it was one of the best experiences of my life. Have every intention of repeating the... More

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Cardiff
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I had never had the opportunity to try snorkeling so wanted to give it a go. I emailed in advance and was lucky they were going out with Scuba so happy to have us along. We went out to an island off the coast. We were fitted with equipment and i was taken through the basics. They ensured I was... More

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I had 2 try dives whilst on holiday, the first with my step dad and a second with a friend. I had the most amazing experience, the whole time Theo ensured everyones safety whilst opening up a whole new world. This has given me the confidence and motivation to take up diving and to get my certificate's for future holidays.

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

I already posted a review about Octopus Diving Center in Skiathos, but it didn't make it to the audience. I don't know why, but I have a wild guess: "They" know that Theo is my friend. Who are "they"? I don't know and I don't care. But this second review will be even more laudative than the unpublished first one.... More

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Esslingen am Neckar, Germany
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Did two dives on 6th and 8th September with Theo from Octopus Diving in Skiathos just recently and had a great time on both. I will echo some of the the other comments in that all the dive preparation and briefings were clear and detailed. These are done aboard a small dive boat both in the harbour and again out... More

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Vienna, Austria
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

As a rookie I couldn't image what it was like to descend with a tank on my back. But thanks to Theo and his Octopus Diving Center a dream came true. In his careful, confident and charming way to instruct, Theo made those five days of OWD unforgettable for me. The experience in techniques, equipment and individual way of teaching... More

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London
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Whilst on holiday in Skiathos the last couple of weeks, I had a couple of dives with Theo - the first in 8 years! Yes i know 8 years is a long time between dives, but then i only dive in warm waters when on holiday - says something about my working life.... With Theo the whole process was relaxed,... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

On a recent trip to Skiathos I treated myself to a dive with Theofanis of Octopus Diving. He came recommended to me by Ben the Skipper of Cinderella 3 and I was not disappointed. It has to be the most stress free dive I have ever done and I put that entirely down to Theofanis calm confident expertise. What goes... More

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