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Address: Anse Volbert on the Cote d'Or, Praslin Island, Seychelles
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+248 4 232 602

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Excellent diving, friendly and professional team

We booked a check dive and a regular dive. The email exchange beforehand was clear and friendly. The owner was so kind to pick us up at our hotel. At the base and on the boat, the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Thorsten F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We booked a check dive and a regular dive. The email exchange beforehand was clear and friendly. The owner was so kind to pick us up at our hotel. At the base and on the boat, the staff were friendly and professional. We were taken to two beautiful diving locations. Both my dives were one-on-one, and my guide showed me... More 

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Thank Thorsten F
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Both Octopus and White Tip are excellent this one was closer to my hotel as it is in the middle of the beach so was a shorter walk. Also they have Nitrox which I highly recommend if you haven't used it yet. It isn't extra where most shops charge for it. Also they do two morning dives so you can... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

It was my first dive and I had the full support from one person (I think it's the owner.. ;) the whole time. He explained everything and was really patient. Diving for the first time, in the beautiful island of Praslin and seeing two sharks, it was really unforgettable! Tks Octopus for all the friendly staff and nice service we... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

I spent 2 weeks in november 2016 on praslin with a friend, and we've done 20 dives with Octopus diving center. It's good reputation that we've red on the web was quickly confirmed. Florent and Hélène, the owners of the center, were incredibly nice, as well as all the staff. The organization was good all along our stay. The dive... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

We did 4 days of diving here. Well organised by a nice French couple. Service on boat is good. You can order a good lunch after the dives for 7,50 euro. We had a good time.

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

I completed my Advanced Open Water and Nitrox with Octopus Diving. From the beginning everything was organized perfectly, even before my arrival. It was a real educative experience and I have learned really a lot. Vicky, my instructor was extremely helpful, professional and patient. It was relaxing to dive with them and they showed me beautiful coral reefs full of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

We made 10 dives at Octopus diving club in June 2016. First of all the team is very nice and welcoming. We really enjoyed to share good time there. Then they are very professional in term of equipments and security. We finally were lucky to see a lot of see life such rays (included one manta rays), turtles, reefsharks, even... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

A very professional operation (owned by a French couple) with good equipment and facilities located right next to the beach at Anse Volbert. Highly recommended.

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016

Very friendly and professional dive shop. Florent and Francine were at all times helpful and inviting. Their local staff is well trained and the rental equipment is in great condition (most of it seemed rather new). Totally recommend to go diving with them. we had beautiful dives at Channel Rock, Ave Maria, Whale Rock and Booby Island seing lots of... More 

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Abu Dhabi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016

We have dived many places in the world, and Octopus diving center is one of the best we ever dived with! Right from my first e-mails, reply was fast, they took good note of my “wish to dive”-list and even got us to South Mariane 2 times – really amazing place! Pickup was good, and Nitrox (free!!) tanks were ready... More 

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