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

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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 April 2016
Abu Dhabi
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Abu Dhabi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 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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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Very friendly operation and good equipment/guides. Was able to book from my hotel and the shop offered transport back to my hotel which was excellent (many thanks) Would highly recommend and use again. Mind the mosquitos around the briefing area.

1 Thank C A
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Octopus is a well-run and professional operation. The team is experienced and friendly. The dive equipment and boats are new and well taken care of. We did ten dives plus a night dive and had a great time. Saw sharks, rays, turtles and much more (including an octopus or two!). I'd recommend staying for their lunch. A big thanks to... More 

1 Thank MsMonkeyGirl
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended! I communicated with Helene who was very courteous and informative. They arranged a pick up and drop up to and from the hotel. We did a double dive at booby island and coral garden; both were full of sea life. Had a great time and would recommend them again!

1 Thank aalhilou
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Very professional organisation. New equipment and good dive boats. Knowledgeable staff. We had 10 day dive (5 x double dives) and 1 night dives. Lots of sealife. Snacks and water were provided.

2 Thank Mangy54321
The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

We did two dives with them, they changed their first dive location to suit our request. They offered to get us from the jetty, where we arrived from mahe. The center is located near anse volbert, a very pretty beach. The center has very well maintained top grade equipment and each dive with full gear rental was only €50. On... More 

1 Thank PreeChee
Nantes, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

Back in the Atlantic ocean, my though bring me back into the Seychelles island Where I manage to do several activities, a stop at the Octopus Diving Center in Praslin for one more dive with no level, I know it may be about time.And yes the professionnalism of Florent may bring me in the future to think seriously of doing... More 

1 Thank Beatrice A
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

dive shop owned and run for last 10 years by a friendly french couple (with good english) who have a good team of local instructors and dive master guides who did a great job pointing out all the amazing sea life - turtle, morays, stingrays and octopus common and we even had a dolphin come check us out underwater on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

The hotel we stayed in was about 30 minutes drive from the dive center on the opposite side of the island. The owner Florent fetched and took me back to my hotel every day. Divers were split into groups of no more that 6 and briefings done professionally prior to boarding the well equipped dive boats. The journey to the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

All went seamless and according to plan. Fast response on booking, good equipment and good process around dives. A very professional team and two great dives.

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