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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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Amazing diving experience in Seychelles

Excellent diving experience, friendly and professional crew and amazing Dive Masters, revealing so... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Elena S
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Bucharest, Romania
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Would not recommend

I had a bad experience with them. No buddy checks, no instructions from divemaster, no asking for... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Daniel K
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  • Excellent65%
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Anse Volbert on the Cote d'Or, Praslin Island, Seychelles
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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

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Well, if you are a scuba diver and you are on the Seychelles. ...you have to go under water there. This scuba dive base is perfect for that. Nice staff, free pickup and dropoff at hotel, well situated base, all service. Definitely worth going there!

Thank Hengsti
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I found all of the crew very professional, helpful, and friendly. It was my first diving but I will remember it for all my life

Thank Francesco R
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 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
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Reviewed 1 June 2017 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

1  Thank Nicoli E
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

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
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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

1  Thank mellion
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Dominika B
18 May 2018|
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Response from Veronique D | Property representative |
Hello , Are you certified divers or total beginners ? Regards Véronique
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