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Octopus Diving Center

#3 of 15 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Praslin Island Features Animals
Anse Volbert on the Cote d'Or, Praslin Island, Seychelles
+248 4 232 602
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Just OK dive center

A regular dive center with not the greatest service. Equipment is ok, have free nitrox, but need to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
KPOVILAUSKAS
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United States
via mobile
You don't get any attention

I was really disappointed with this dive center. The dive was good and they have good equipment... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nicoli E
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Anse Volbert on the Cote d'Or, Praslin Island, Seychelles
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+248 4 232 602
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A regular dive center with not the greatest service. Equipment is ok, have free nitrox, but need to take your gear to and from the boat yourself.

Thank KPOVILAUSKAS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was really disappointed with this dive center. The dive was good and they have good equipment. However, its not a friendly environment, specially if you don't speak French. You have to carry the equipment without any help ( I hurt my feet and fell...More

Thank Nicoli E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having tried scuba diving for the first time on Mahé, I opted to go for a PADI 'Open Water Diver' course with online/eLearning for theory and doing the practical part during my time on Praslin. Octopus Diving was near to where I stayed, so I...More

Thank mschomm
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We booked 20 dives by email, they told us we would have à 10% discount if we reached 10 dives, which we obviously did. They did not give us 10% but instead counted 2 10 dive packages plus additionnal fees for night dives and far...More

Thank mellion
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We chose Octopus Diving as it was right next to the hotel we stayed in and so was walking distance.. On the day of the dive; there was a proper briefing on the equipment and safety techniques.. You are given all the gears necessary for...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We booked our dives (package of 10 each and the night dive), which is highly to recommend, as they dive in small groups. If you come and book on site, you might ending up without diving. The staff is very friendly and absolutely professional. It...More

Thank Wiebke P
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I did 5 dives with Octopus in March 2017. In realy enjoyed their team. They offer free pick up at your hotel. Every day 2-dives trip guaranteed plus two single dive trips per. Nitrox is not a problem at all. Their guides are experienced and...More

Thank Pavol A
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We had 2 beautiful dives. The water was very choppy but visibility was excellent. Our dive master was safety minded and took time to point out sea life we may have missed. They pack 12 divers and 3 crew onto a small boat so getting...More

Thank Lynn N
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful. We went to curieuse island and they even provided us with free snorkelling equipment.

Thank Anumeha M
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We did 3 days of diving with Octopus. The divemasters did a good job and overall had pleasant dive days. The atmosphere was relax and laid-back. We brought our own gear but from observing the other divers their equipments are well maintained and fairly new....More

Thank 59Richard786
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