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Oceanium Dakar

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Address: Route de la petite corniche Est, Dakar 2224 , Senegal
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Scuba dive near goree island

These people were super accommodating even though I speak no French. They suggested different options for me to get in 1 good dive while I was in the Dakar. We were a little late... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2016
Vincent M
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

These people were super accommodating even though I speak no French. They suggested different options for me to get in 1 good dive while I was in the Dakar. We were a little late in starting but the owner went out of his way to find me equipment that fit perfectly, even opening a new shipment that had just arrived.... More 

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yemen
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Reviewed 22 February 2016

I go often to Oceanium - to kayak. Have never used their diving facilities. What i definitely DO recommend Oceanium for - is the kayak rental. It is very inexpensive (much cheaper than anywhere else). The kayaks are open top so you will get wet. But they are wide, easy for beginners. You can take a kayak - and just... More 

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1 Thank mfs914
Dakar, Senegal
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Reviewed 4 January 2016

(Just to preface my review, the picture of oceanium is not accurate in the least!) The Oceanium has both kayaking and scuba diving available. Because it is more expensive (and I am not terribly interested in it), I have only gone kayaking. I love kayaking so I try to go about once a month. The people there are helpful and... More 

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3 Thank Ruthanne B
New York City, New York
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2015

I've never dived here even though I've been coming here for years whenever passing through Dakar. It's a very casual place to sit outdoors and have a Flag beer or a bissap with a view of Goree and small fishing boats. Beware: it's a bit hard to find but worth the effort..

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1 Thank Ron O
Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Beautiful location...... excellent place to dine & wine... Most Senegalese elite group make it a point to visit regularly......

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2 Thank Bharat111450
Dakar Region, Senegal
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Reviewed 16 January 2015 via mobile

Visited the place and looks like its under construction activities there is a lady who was at the outside bar with a sign offering meals but hard to find the charm in sitting in the open with construction all round the diving cabin/team seems to work but again the surroundings dont inspire confidence was there for barely an hour. May... More 

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1 Thank derick n
Antibes, France
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Reviewed 17 November 2014

I have been there a long time ago, but just wanted to say that I had an amazing diving experience to this friendly diving center, few dives on Goree or deep wreck in the ocean were all beautiful.

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7 reviews
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Reviewed 28 February 2014

We are not divers but I stayed at the Oceanium while on a business trip last year and, having enjoyed my time there, I came back with my wife and children. The place is quite basic but extremely well located, the staff very helpful (Aita is just amazing), and... well, we just had a great holiday!

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4 Thank morrisback
Dakar, Senegal
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Reviewed 13 February 2014

Senegal is one of the most visited countries in western Africa. My country is very colourful, particularly in its fashions. Senegalese people take a pride in their long and patterned traditional clothes. But we also embrace the modern; in the capital of Dakar, there are many dance clubs.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 January 2014

Oceanium was very prompt at responding to e-mails to schedule a dive and had decently maintained equipment to rent. Dive briefings were very cursory but otherwise the dive guides friendly and efficient. Viz was not great and we did a deep wreck in water about 18 C in winter (Jan.) Best viz and temperatures are in the summer but then... More 

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