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Octopus Dive Center

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Calle 15 # 1B-14 Taganga, Taganga 470001, Colombia
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This place is now closed and has been renamed

This shop has been sold recently and is run by an Austrian woman, Lisi. Based on my experience... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Spahkee
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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awesome diving center!

MARAVILLOSA! such wonderful professionals here , top experience for my 2nd fun dive ever. SO MUCH... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bodyworkag
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Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania
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We are dedicated to recreational diving, focused on providing each of our customers complete safety and a personalized service! With a lot of focus and attention to detail for all dives, we promise a great experience. We care about the environment and provide a sevice conscious of ths growing issues. We look to support, attend and involve ourselves in all the activities for the well-being of this fragile eco-system.
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  • Terrible2%
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“octopus” (22 reviews)
“open water” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Calle 15 # 1B-14 Taganga, Taganga 470001, Colombia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This shop has been sold recently and is run by an Austrian woman, Lisi. Based on my experience with the new operation, I still has some growing pains.

Thank Spahkee
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

MARAVILLOSA! such wonderful professionals here , top experience for my 2nd fun dive ever. SO MUCH FUN , AMAZING PEOPLE , BEAUTIFUL SITE , and I felt totally taken care of the whole time. Thank you guys for the best last day in Taganga y...More

Thank bodyworkag
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

My daughter and I came to Octopus without any prep. We got the testing and dives done and had a GREAT time! I LOVED doing all our water testing in the ocean. It was surreal and amazing. Desi was super patient and fun! He made...More

Thank Lyinco
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We had the best experience with this dive shop!!! Communication via email and WhatsApp is great! Note that you do have to wear your gear and the tank while walking to the boat, but it’s not far and the dive master even carried mine for...More

Thank Rachel S
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

This was a great place to get certified. Staff is well qualified, very fun and helpful. The location is amazing and we got to dive in open water immediately. It was just two of us being certified with our dive instructor. It was great to...More

Thank KelseyRF
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OctopusTaganga, Director de Recepción at Octopus Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Thank you for your comments Kelsey Thanks for coming with your mother, see you soon! Ada.

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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Very nice place. PADI and CSI certified. Good location - just a 1 min. walk from the boat. The staff gives you a professional service. We went for a 2 dives trip with a boat. Diving equipment was good, not brand new but worked fine...More

Thank Yaron M
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I had a great time at octopus dive! I was nervous to scuba dive because I didn't think I would be able to equalize and that the pressure would hurt my ears. Before getting my certification, Ada let me go out on a mini dive...More

Thank Sarah C
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OctopusTaganga, Ada at Octopus Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

I´m very happy that you love to dive!!! Come back whenever you want!

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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We had a fun and entertaining dive. The staff were friendly and very helpful. We were not expert swimmers and hence we thought things would be difficult for us; however, both of our instructors gave us superior customer service and stayed by our side at...More

Thank Giordanna O
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OctopusTaganga, instructor de buceo at Octopus Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017
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Nos alegra que te guste nuestro servicio, esperamos que puedas visitarnos nuevamente y te conviertas en un buzo certificado. Saludos!!

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I did a 3 day course to become open water diver certified. Everything was good : equipment, boat, crew. My instructor Katalina was great: very knowledgable, helpful and bilingual. We dove in Parque Tayrona. I could not have asked for more

Thank psowlles
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Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Que chido...the people there show you how impressive and beautiful diving is. They let you feel you are a part of them and you can enjoy everything. Muchas Gracias!!!

Thank Bianca W
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