Octopus
PADI and SSI Certified Masters
Under Water photography
Wreck Diving Azores

Explore the Atlantic Scuba Diving

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Go scuba diving in Terceira and discover the wildlife of the Azores. Read more about our divers ecosystem and the different dives you can make here.

We can guide you to various sites for beginners, certified and very experiences divers.
Of course we have all the equipment you need. If you prefer to use your own gear, we can also just provide you the oxygen tanks.

Make your reservation today and tell us about your experiences and preferences.

We will take care of your diving experience, always professional, with fun and with safety first.

Go deeper, visit 6 dive sites in 3 days

See dives, prices and packages in the overview below.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Discovery, Guided Tours, Wildlife
  • Activity Level Moderate
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  • Group Size Medium Group
    4 - 8
All about the Explore the Atlantic Scuba Diving.

FUN DIVES For certified Divers

EXPLORE THE ATLANTIC OCEAN
(2 DIVES – 1 DAY OF DIVING)

2 local dives around Terceira Island

Location to be determined according to your certification and experience level

Guided Dives by a Divemaster or Instructor

5 – 6 hours (9H00 – 14H30)

80€ / person – Tank and Weights

95€ / person – Tank and Weights + Full equipment rental

 

EXPLORE THE ATLANTIC OCEAN EXTENDED
( 6 DIVES – 3 DAYS OF DIVING)

6 local dives around Terceira Island

Location to be determined according to your certification and experience level

Guided Dives by a Divemaster or Instructor

5 – 6 hours per day (9H00 – 14H30)

225€ / person – Tank and Weights

270€ / person – Tank and Weights + Full equipment rental

 

NIGHT DIVES (MIN 2 PAX)

1-night dive

Shipwreck Lidador at the archaeological underwater park

Guided Dive by a Divemaster or Instructor

3 hours (21H00 – 00H00)

45€ / person – Tank and Weights

60€ / person – Tank and Weights + Full equipment rental

 

About us

All dives are performed by Octopus Diving Center , Praia. This diving centre is the first one on Terceira and celebrates her 10th anniversary this year, so the Atlantic around us holds little secrets for us. We will do our best to make to experience as complete as possible for you.

  • Instructors speak English, Portuguese and Spanish
  • Professional Instructors and Divemasters, PADI and SSI certified
  • Small groups and personal assistance
  • Big variety of spots for all levels of experience

 

 Octopus Diving Center, Operador MT nº18/2009
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Briefing
  • Dive Insurance
  • Dive guide
  • Diving gear
  • Oxygen
  • Dive log
  • Optional; transportation from and to you accommodation.
    Please inform us when making your reservation.
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • On board drinks and snacks
    We don’t sell beverages on board, but there are coffee bars with snacks next to the dive center.
  1. 09:00 Preparation

    We start every day at 09:00 to prepair ourselves and our dive equipment. After the briefing we hit the sea as soon as we can.

  2. 12.30 to 14.00 pm Surface Interval
    Usually we make a surface interval between dives around 12.30pm. We will go on land, so it is a good moment to have some lunch.
  3. 14.00 Second dive
    In the afternoon we start at 14pm preparing the dive gear to make the second dive of the day.
  4. 18.00 Return

    Around six we return to the harbour to debrief, clean and store the equipment and give each other a high five.

Our Diving Center

Our diving centre is the first one on this island and celebrates her 10th anniversary this year, so the Atlantic around us holds little secrets for us. We will do our best to make to experience as complete as possible for you.

  • We speak English, Portuguese and Spanish
  • Professional staff with PADI and SSI certified Instructors and Divemasters
  • We work with small groups and personal assistance
  • Big variety of spots for all levels of experience
Our diving center

The facilities

  • Male and Female changing rooms
  • Hot showers
  • Equipment rental (modern Aqualung scuba gear)
  • Tank filling services available
  • Store room to keep your dive equipment overnight
  • There is a coffee / bar around the corner
  • The harbour is next to the boulevart of Praia de Victória (hotels, restaurants and bars)

Our boat

  • Semi Rigid Boat
  • 7,5m long
  • 200 HP
  • Stairs for divers
  • Emergency O2 kit on board
Underwater Scenarios
Sea mountains, walls, caves, and archaeological dive parks.

Huge biodiversity
Sting and eagle rays, barracuda, tuna fish, amberjacks, groupers, moray eels, hake, shrimps, wrasse, red mullet, flounder, lobsters, octopus, fire worms, crabs and other small schools of sardines.

Types of Diving
Dives for all levels of experience.
We provide you deep, drift, cave, night, photo, archaeological, boat and offshore dives.

Between June and October, when the weather is nicer and the water is warmer.

 Visibility
Up to 10 meters to 40 meters.
Temperature
In July usually is 18°C, increasing to 24°C in August, and decreasing to 18°C in October.
Current
Because we are in the middle of North Atlantic Ocean, sometimes can be strong. Since we are on an island it is always possible find a calm dive area.

Safety first, so all diving programs depend on the weather and ocean conditions. In the unfortunate case that the weather doesn’t permit us to go out, we will reschedule your dive. If it is impossible to reschedule during your time in Terceira we will fully refund your (down) payment.

You are very welcome to use your own gear. Please let us know in advance. Note that a 6 or 7mm wetsuit is suitable in summer, out of summer is better use a semi-dry suit.

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