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Octopus Diving Centre

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Royal Road, Max Plaza Building, Pereybere, Grand Baie, Mauritius
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Perfect reintroduction to diving

I have a Padi Open water qualification, hadn't been diving for a while and was really nervous about... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
655Jay
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London, United Kingdom
The perfect diving experience

I went diving with Octopus while on business in Mauritius. They were outstanding. The equipment was... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
NanAnnMann
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Hi! and welcome to Octopus Diving Centre. Located just a couple minutes walk away from the beach, we are at a prime location in Pereybere. We are a small and friendly close knit company, formed in 2011 by our lead instructor Ludovic (AKA Octo) who has more than 15 years experience as a diving instructor. Our team are here to offer you exciting diving adventures in a safe and secure environment. In fact, safety and professionalism is at the core of our company. We welcome all divers of any level and we aim to cater your dives to your level in order to insure you the best possible experience. Here is some more basic information about our company to answer any questions you might have; Dives offered: Deep, drift, wreck, reef, night, safaris. Courses offered: All PADI courses. Things you might see: Turtles, dolphins, sharks, whales (seasonal), stone fish, eels, octopus, clown fish and more. Prices: We offer value for money prices and discounts depending on how many of you are diving. We also offer a student discount to anyone who presents a valid student ID. Children: We welcome children aged 8 and above. Languages spoken: French and English. For more information feel free to contact us via email or phone call or by coming into the shop to visit :) Thank you and we look forward to welcoming you to Octopus Diving Centre.
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Royal Road, Max Plaza Building, Pereybere, Grand Baie, Mauritius
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

I have a Padi Open water qualification, hadn't been diving for a while and was really nervous about getting back in the water. Octopus handled it perfectly, the chief instructor (and owner) Ludo was really patient and attentive. He provided an invaluable refresher for me,...More

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Octopus Diving ... o, Owner at Octopus Diving Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thanks for this nice review :) it really touched me and encourage me and my team to keep the standards high and share this passion with you . It's always a pleasure to show you all these beautiful and weird little animals ;) . I...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I went diving with Octopus while on business in Mauritius. They were outstanding. The equipment was new. The instructor incredibly attentive and professional. The pre-dive instruction was very thorough and well done. The dive sites were great—we saw seven different types of eels, half a...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

I was 8 times with this company and i must them recomend .All was perfect even the night dive and wrack dive . Thanks for all. :-)

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We have visited Octopus diving each time we come to Mauritius. The staff are friendly and knowledgable and always make sure you have a great experience. This trip we did 2 morning dives, the boat is fast and can take you to dive sites other...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

I had fantastic experience diving with Octopus diving center. Instructors are experienced and they train very well. This was my first dive ever and it was absolutely awesome. Pros : 1. Good Instructors 2. Value for money 3. Dive Sites are good. Cons : For...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Absolutely amazing dives with great underwater life! I enjoyed the experience a lot! The divemasters and the owner Ludo are excellent professionals who took great care of all divers and made the dives memorable experiences for all divers. The dive center offers great value for...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Great dive on the Grand Baie Aquarium Expert staff who are very professional whilst paying attention to detail.

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

It was a pleasure to Dive with the Team of the Octopus Diving Centre. They are all really helpful and courteous. The equipment is in a really good condition. I could absolutely recommend this diving centre.

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Octopus is among the best few dive shops in North of Mauritius. Despite Mauritius is not that lovely and attractive island to dive (in compare to other places worldwide) but this dive shop doing great efforts to make your dive perfect. The gears and equipments...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We were a party of 4 Adults and 4 children on 12/12/2017. Our experience was excellent with safety first. Instructors were very professional but fun and the diving experience was the main focus. Most enjoyable experience and HIGHLY recommended.

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Vinit A
1 April 2018|
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Response from Octopus Diving ... o | Property representative |
Hi , on Sunday we don't open normally but if we have min 4 divers for two tank dive we will open :) You can send me an email On our website or contact us on Whatsapp 00230 57289303 . Have a good day .
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Bhootrar
11 January 2017|
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Response from Octopus Diving ... o | Property representative |
Hi there :) , you can try our introduction dive , we propose a little training first then followed with and exploration dive between 3 to 8 meters , feel free to contact me if you need more info , good day to you .
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i had a hart attack about ten years ago i am 71years old i would love to have i go so can i still dive
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