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Octopus Diving Center

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“octopus”(23 reviews)
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We would like to present you the Azores Archipelago as an unique and newest diving destination in nord Atlantic Ocean. Terceira Island is a quiet and relaxed holiday´s destination, away from the noisy crowds of massive touristic destinations. At...more
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Clube Naval da Praia da Vitoria, Avenida Beira - Mar, Praia da Vitoria, Terceira 9760-412, Portugal
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This is the place to be! The crew will take good care of you and make sure you will enjoy your days with them. Very professional and have very nice equipment for you to use. It’s also fun going out with their own boat to...More

Thank Sqinge
Reviewed 20 July 2018

we have spent 1 week in Terceira and we have enjoyed 5 days with those guys diving in the azorean blue. I definetevely reccomend this diving center. one of us started the open water diver course and finished it very happy and well prepared with...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Having dived 30 years ago I have wanted to go again for a long time! However I was not expecting to have such a rewarding visit. For my children and myself this was really special and the confidence and enjoyment we received from the approach...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 1 July 2018

I did a PADI Advanced Open Water course with Octopus. Staff were all very communicative and helpful and I have no complaints. Diving was good and the last dive off Ilheus das Cabras was particularly impressive. Diving in the Azores is of course not quite...More

Thank robertu439
OCTOPUSdivingcenter, Owner at Octopus Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hello Robert, Thank you very much for your words about us and about our diving destination. It was a pleasure for us meet you and dive with you. Hope dive with you again into the Azorean Blue. Cheers. Octopus Team

Reviewed 29 November 2017

I had the most amazing experience in this dive center, the team is friendly and pays attention to detail. I did an amazing night dive in Lidador (my best night dive) and an amazing dive in 5 ribeiras where I had the chance to peak...More

Thank NadjaV129
OCTOPUSdivingcenter, Owner at Octopus Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Dear Nadja, Thank you very much for your review in our tripadvisor page. Looking forward to meet and dive with you again! Greetings, Octopus Team

Reviewed 20 November 2017

My wife and I only got to do one dive, since it was November and the weather was not great. We did a shore dive in the Angra harbor and got to see the wreck and even a huge sting ray. Alex was fantastic and...More

Thank Joe F
OCTOPUSdivingcenter, Owner at Octopus Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hello Joe and Malia, Thank you very much for your review. The huge sting ray was amazing! Looking forward to dive with you again, to be possible show you the best of the Azorean Blue. Greetings. Alex

Reviewed 14 November 2017

These guys were amazing. Safety FIRST and super-duper dives. Thank you Alex, Marcello and "John". for a first class experience under water.

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

9 years ago I did the Try Scuba Diving with Octopus Diving Center and it was an amazing experience! Since that moment I knew that I had to do the Open Water Diver Course with this company, but couldn't do it until now... Finally today...More

Thank Margarida H
OCTOPUSdivingcenter, Manager at Octopus Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Hello Margarida, Thanks very much for your review in our page. It was a pleasure for us receive you and dive again with you. Hope see you soon to be possible explore another diving sites at Terceira Island. Greetings, Alex & Rita

Reviewed 5 September 2017

Do you want to dive, and will take nothing less than the absolute best experience, look no further. Alex, Rita, their super great crew and Octopus Diving will do everything possible to give you the best experience of diving ever. Great equipment, super excelent service,...More

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OCTOPUSdivingcenter, Manager at Octopus Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hello Steinar, Thank you very much for your review in our page. Looking forward to receive and dive with you again into the Azorean Blue! Greetings, Octopus Team :-)

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

After great recommendations from other divers we have met on our trip, we chose this diveschool and just had our best dives in the azores! The owners Rita and Alex welcomed us so friendly and funny that it felt like being part of the family....More

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1 June 2018|
Response from OCTOPUSdivingcenter | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks you for your question. We always work with small groups, but the number of pax depends on the activity. Fun dives: max 9 divers and 2 guides Try Scuba experiences: 2 - 4 pax (one instructor per... More
28 March 2016|
Response from Ritatoilas |
Hello, Thanks for the contact. Th water temperature is around 15ºC/59ºF, so it is a bit cold, also the visibility is not the best, but here in Azores we can't say anything 100% sure, the weather conditions and the diving... More
Joan A
23 November 2015|
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Response from OCTOPUSdivingcenter | Property representative |
Hello Joan, Thanks very much for your contact. February is the winter low season, when the water conditions cannot be the best or even good enought to go out diving or snorkeling. About temperature is around 16 degrees... More