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Dive Azores

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Dive Azores is a Whale & Dolphin Watching Eco-operator and a PADI and SSI Dive Centre based in the marina of Horta, Faial Island, owned and run by Joana and Tiago, both marine biologists and diving instructors, since 2003. “We operate a small, but...more
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Horta Marina, Horta, Faial Island 9900, Portugal
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Will not discuss does it worth to dive at Azores in general, as it is always your own choice. Our group decided to do it, the whole trip has been planned 3-4 month in advance when the communication with the diving center started.We got good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Joana and Tiago - marine biology - really know what customer service mean. Both dives were very profesional managed and with all security measures and needed time. Very important with such waves! We really enjoyed it and would love to come back! Thanks a lot...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Enmediodelanada
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I came to Horta because Tiago mentioned he had planned to dive Princess Alice and shark dive, but in the end they could not go before I had to leave because of weather. It's a bit disappointing but you can only blame the weather for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ktigal
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We had dived with this team last year, and we did it again this time. They made me feel confident, which made the diving experience really enjoyable.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PedroPRC
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Tiago and Joana are terrific! So conscious of the whales and the guests. No show boating here. So nice to tour with a company that genuinely cares about their environment. We saw 5 Sperm whales one was a calf, the Blue whale, fin whale, dolphins...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ccmr4
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Very professional and experienced dive operation. Be warned that the water is cold - 22-23C at best! Local diving is interesting - look out for the big grouper, one of which is friendly enough to stroke if you approach it quietly! If you can handle...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank notTheStig
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

As it was my girlfriend her first shark experience she was very happy with the professional and friendly service of Dive Azores. Very friendly staff and well equipped dive Center.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sven L
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Spent a week diving with Dive Azores. They've shown me the submerged crater of the volcano, the caves - the home of eagle rays, the remains of the ships, and the magnificent manta rays at Princess Alice Bank. An opportunity to discover the depths of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ekaterina V
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I went diving with Dive Azores a few times: dived some local sites, including edge of underwater volcano. I also went on special trips further away to Princess Alice bank and shark diving. Overall, I had a great time and I would repeat this trip...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Alexander U
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Went for 2 dives on Aug 2017, and planning to go back for more. First dive was a bit underwelming as I had huge expectations with the Azores as one of the best dive sites in the planet. It was nice but not breathtaking with...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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8 April 2017|
Response from pkh1961 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Phil, We dived at Princess Alice Bank in September 2015. The site is situated about two hours from Horta. We dived with Dive Azores who were very careful to ensure that the weather was favorable before they agreed to do... More