Octopus Diver is the only Divecenter offering Nitrox dives and Nitrox speciality courses, on Praslin.
You can ask to fill up your diving tank with Nitrox for your fun dives, and you can get certified as a PADI Enriched Air diver.
We have 3 reliable speed boats which are well maintained by our current staff:
OCTOPUS 2: is the smallest in the fleet, a Seadog of 25 feet long and powered by two yamaha engines of 100 hp each. It can take up to 10 divers.
OCTOPUS 4: Another Seadog of 24 feet long powered by two Yamaha engines 150 HP , with the capacity to carry up to 12 divers.
OCTOPUS 5: The biggest in the fleet, a catamaran open version of 30 feet with the capacity to carry up to 12 divers. Because it’s one of our most spacious boat in the fleet, it is mostly used for twin tanks.
All boats are equipped with medical oxygen, first aid box, flares, life ring, life jackets and spare equipment’s to make your dive trip as safe as possible .
OCTOPUS DIVER is an S.E.A center ( Scubapro Educational Association). All equipments are SCUBAPRO except COLTRI tanks 10,12 and 15 liters aluminum (INT & DIN). Equipment is often changed and maintained in order to give you safety and comfort.
Shorties suits are enough to dive in Seychelles, however we have long suits for chilly divers! We offer a range of suits of 3mm in all sizes, so that you have the perfect fit.
We also offer a selection of masks, fins and Jacket for all age and sizes. In case you want to travel light we have everything you need at your disposition right here at Octopus Divers.
Our compressors are the fast and efficient COLTRI which assure the best quality of air, we also provide enriched air nitrox for the most daring.
SCUBA DIVING LOCATIONS & EQUIPMENTS
OCTOPUS DIVER IS RIGHT IN FRONT OF CURIEUSE MARINE PARK
Octopus Diver is located on one of Praslin Island’s nicest beach: Cote d’Or, Anse Volbert, right in front of Curieuse Marine Park.
In the vicinity you will have the choice between many guest houses or more luxurious hotels. If You choose to stay a bit further away you can rely on our free pick-up service: we’ll take you from your hotel to the club and back
OCTOPUS DIVER is S.E.A center (Scubapro Educational Association). All equipment are SCUBAPRO except SHERWOOD tanks 10,12,15 litres aluminium (INT & DIN). Equipment is often changed in order to give you safety and comfort.
SCUBAPRO EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION
Shorties suits are enough to dive in Seychelles, however we have long suit for chilly divers! Our compressor is a Bauer, the efficient KP 46m3 which assure the best quality of air.
We have 2 new speed boats well maintained: OCTOPUS 2: SUPER SEA DOG 8 metres long, 2 X 100 HP YAMAHA 4 strokes with a capacity of 10 divers. OCTOPUS 4: SUPER SEA DOG 9m50 long, 2 X 150 HP YAMAHA 4 strokes with a capacity ff 12 divers
Boats have oxygen therapy (DAN), first aid and phone contact with the base.
AS PURE AS IT GETS
Far from any continental land mass, the islands of Seychelles have been linked to a string of pearls set in azure waters of the Indian Ocean.