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Octopus Diving Center

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Clube Naval da Praia da Vitoria, Avenida Beira - Mar, Praia da Vitoria, Terceira 9760-412, Portugal
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Excelent staff! Breathtaking diving locations! (not literaly)

I had the most amazing experience in this dive center, the team is friendly and pays attention to... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
Nadja V
Excellent Dive Shop

My wife and I only got to do one dive, since it was November and the weather was not great. We did... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Joe F
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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 diving center, we organize daily diving trips during the summer and throughout the year whenever the weather permits, as well as weekend boat & shore dives. We also provide recreational diving courses all year long.
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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 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 Nadja V
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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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 :-)

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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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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Without a doubt the best dive experience in the Azores. Alex and Rita take care of everything. Logistics, transfers, tea and cookies after each dive, planning the next day by sms if need be... Wind preventing diving on one side of the island? No problem,...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

I gave my daughter a diving baptism in Terceira island as a birthday gift. It was a fantastic experience, with a one-on-one class with Marcelo, who was super friendly and knowledgeable. We felt like we were in really good hands. My daughter loved it so...More

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OCTOPUSdivingcenter, Manager at Octopus Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hello Zayra, Thanks very much for being diving with us, and for your review on our TripAdvisor page. Greetings, Alex

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We're a family with two daughters, being the youngest a 12 year old, and we traveled to Terceira to dive with Octopus Diving Center. We spent a morning with Alexandre and Marcelo and they were very thoughtful and caring teaching us everything we needed to...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

We came to Octopus Diving Center with a group of 5 ranging from first time divers to experienced older ones, what they provided us were some great dive spots that everyone could enjoy. On top of that the crew was extremely accommodating and friendly. Thanks!

Thank Nate Q
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OCTOPUSdivingcenter, Manager at Octopus Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Hello Nate. Thank you very much for your words. It was a pleasure receive and dive with you. Greetings. Alex.

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MsGinaC
1 June 2018|
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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
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prvte
28 March 2016|
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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
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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
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