Octopus is a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Dive Resort. It was votes one of the World's Top 100 Scuba Diving Clubs by German magazine "Unterwasser". Beyond the club's commitment to provide you with high standards of service and security, Octopus Diver is also a unique place for its warmth and friendliness, a gathering point for scuba divers worldwide
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Octopus Diver is located on one of the Praslin Island's nicest beach: Cote d'Or, Anse Volbert, right in front of Curieuse Marine Park
Instructors & Dive masters
Florent - Open Water Scuba Instructor, a Frenchman, from Brittany is a compulsive globetrotter, he spends most of his time either on top or underneath the water.
Francine - IDC Staff Instructor and Octopus Diver's co-manager. This great traveler has settled on our small island more than 7years ago and since her wetsuit has not time to dry.
Hugues - Assistant Instructor, a 25 years old graduate from the Maritime School of Mahe, Hugues already has over 4000 dives on the...Continue reading clock.
Cyril - Divemaster for over 10 years, a strong guy with an unfailing serenity, the strength of Octopus, has been diving all around archipelago.
Christopher - Skipper & Divemaster, 23 years, "Usain Bolt" of Octopus Diver, two-time 200m champion of Seychelles (junior and senior).
Juliana - energetic and smiley receptionist
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Bar, Classrooms, Coffee bar, Lounge, Pool, WC
Octopus Diver is a S.E.A centre (Scubapro Educational Association). All the equipment are SCUBAPRO except SHERWOOD tanks 10,12, 15 litres aluminium. Equipment is often changed in order to give you safety and comfort. Shorties suits are enough to dive in Seychelles, however we have long suits for chilly divers. Our compressor is a Bauer, the efficient KP 46m3 which assure the best quality of air
2 New speed boats well maintained:
Octopus 2: Super Sea Dog 8 metres long, 2x100 HP Yamaha 4 strokes with a capacity of 10 divers.
Octopus 4: Super Sea Dog 9m50 long, 2x150 HP Yamaha 4 strokes with a capacity of 12 divers.
Boats have oxygen therapy (DAN), first aid and phone contact with the base
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REQUIRED INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS
Certification Card, Date of last dive, Diving Insurance
Accepted Payment Methods
Card Methods: Mastercard, Visa
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