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Octopus Diving Center

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we went scuba diving with them and we were impressed. Nice staff, ready to help. I recommend this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ivana B
Great Diving Centre

Our son did a 3-day PADI diving course. The staff are very friendly and become friends almost... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, UK
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  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went scuba diving with them and we were impressed. Nice staff, ready to help. I recommend this place for diving.

Thank Ivana B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our son did a 3-day PADI diving course. The staff are very friendly and become friends almost. Very reasonable.

Thank VJ_London2World
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

It was simply a pleasure diving with these guys! From the information given to us at the beginning and the communication in advance to the professionell procedere and friendly atmosphere everything was perfect. They always have an open ear for you, trying to improve your...More

Thank MoritzV94
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We are a family of four and my husband and daughter are PADI certified divers.However it was the first time for my son and I.The fact that I can't swim made the dive sound daunting A special mention of Vicky , our diving instructor who...More

Thank anita7871
Reviewed 30 May 2018

A very professional and friendly operation next to Berjaya resort running two-tank dives and single dives every morning (Sundays two-tank only), happy to take you to further-away dive sites (we were very lucky to see a whale shark and a hammerhead shark). Good equipment.

Thank Alexander P
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We did a two dive trip to Booby's and Red Point. It was average, we were shocked at the state of the corals- just about everything is dead.... Fish life were good and we saw a big variety. I gave a average rating because I...More

1  Thank Ilse43
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Perfect Organisation, a lot of very kind crew members, wonderful diving places and the best location on Seychelles. I highly recommend this diving center. We traveled by boat 40min and arrived perfect diving places. Unfortunately I joined only 3 dives during my staying on Praslin....More

Thank René M
Reviewed 6 April 2018

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
Veronique D, Manager at Octopus Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

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 .

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
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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Dominika B
17 May 2018|
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Response from VeroniqueD1070 | Property representative |
Hello , Are you certified divers or total beginners ? Regards Véronique