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Octopus Diving Center

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Anse Volbert on the Cote d'Or, Praslin Island, Seychelles
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COuld be better

We got a good deal on the excursion for St. Pierre and Curieus being Honeymooners.The food cooked... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
violyel
Last minute dive

This dive centre helped us with a last minute dive when Whitetip divers cancelled our booked dive... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
PizzaBarPlett
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Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
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  • Excellent66%
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  • Average6%
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Anse Volbert on the Cote d'Or, Praslin Island, Seychelles
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We got a good deal on the excursion for St. Pierre and Curieus being Honeymooners.The food cooked by the service was excellent.The trip all in all satisfying.But we felt cheated when it came to snorkeling.Firstly we were told we would get to drop off at...More

Thank violyel
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Veronique D, Manager at Octopus Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I don't know with who you have been on excursion but it is not with us as we do only scuba diving , so please address your complain to the right company . Thanks ! Véronique , Manager of Octopus Diving Centre .

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

This dive centre helped us with a last minute dive when Whitetip divers cancelled our booked dive on the day. Thx whitebank dive was a terrible dive and other than two schools of fish and the sea turtles, there was not much to see. Would...More

1  Thank PizzaBarPlett
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

My experience with Octopus was very good; my dives were based around the advanced padi course with an instructor called Vicky. The dives were well gauged to my experience and comfort levels, Vicky is an excellent instructor - patient and attentive. I was keen to...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

I do not want to judge the whole team, but to the warning I put a photo of a cheater, which unfortunately is employed in Octopus Diving Center, at least that had a legitimacy, I warn everyone who is interested in not paying any money...More

3  Thank Grzegorz N
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Veronique D, Gérant at Octopus Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

To answer Mr. Grzegorz N about the WARNING he posted on trip adviser on the 28th of December 2017. Raoul, the guy on the picture is a junkie that roams around the beach near the dive center looking for guests to sell excursions to different...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely family run organisation with both mother and daughter who are dive masters. Friendly and laid back attitude that made me really comfortable. Thanks Veronique for the lovely experience

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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent diving conducted by our instructor Vicky and her team, had an amazing experience. Must visit

Thank pujammanhas
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent diving experience, friendly and professional crew and amazing Dive Masters, revealing so many underwater secrets. The dives we made with Hugo and Cyril were the best ever, they really know how to get your full attention and make you dream of diving again in...More

Thank Elena S
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I had a bad experience with them. No buddy checks, no instructions from divemaster, no asking for insurance, they insisted that I’d skip the refresher course although I asked for it, rushed dive. Safety protocols of divemaster that led the group were too loose. Unfriendly...More

1  Thank Daniel K
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I am a divemaster and by talking to people I can tell if a scuba operation is good or not. First of all I received very little information about diving conditions and their operation. I have asked to which dive spots they were probably going...More

1  Thank Rafael S
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We've only tried 3 or 4 dive centres so far, but Octopus is our favourite. It's changed ownership since we last dived with them, but we recognised some of the dive guides and the atmosphere was still laid back and friendly. Efficient service and helpful...More

Thank DickBurton
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