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Sakalav' Diving

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Bemoko, Nosy Be 207, Madagascar
+261 32 07 437 21
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Sakalav Diving really looked after us and gave an amazing scuba experience

Sakalav Diving arranged our whole trip in Nosy Be. Every part of our holiday was second to none... read more

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Reviewed yesterday
Kien L
Great and fun dives

We did the PADI advanced course and it was amazing. Nathaly helped us since we were planning to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anny L
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Sakalav 'Diving Nosy Be is a diving center managed with passion by a French couple: Nathalie and Alain-Benoit, who had dived for more than 45 years now. Capacity from 1 to 25 people Tailor-made dive safely and always framed Specialties: photo and video underwater, referencing of nudibranchs
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“vanilla hotel” (2 reviews)
“french couple” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Bemoko, Nosy Be 207, Madagascar
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+261 32 07 437 21
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Reviewed yesterday

Sakalav Diving arranged our whole trip in Nosy Be. Every part of our holiday was second to none: The quality of dive sites and guiding; the standard of the PADI Open Water Course instruction; the hotel arrangements; even help with arranging trips in our afternoons...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the PADI advanced course and it was amazing. Nathaly helped us since we were planning to dive. She helped us to find an accommodation, which in fact was her lodge, great option, good price and well located if your goal is just dive....More

Thank Anny L
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Sakalav' D, Gérant at Sakalav' Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Merci Anny for your review. It was also very nice for us to dive with you. It was just too short :-) Good continuation to you. Nathalie & Alain-Benoit

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister and I have to perfumed 5 dives each with Sakalav Diving Nathaly was a great guide and took us to very beautiful scenarios around Nosy Be Probably our best dives among the 14 we have ever performed

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Sakalav' D, Gérant at Sakalav' Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thank you Cesar. hope to have the pleasure of diving with you in the near future. It was really nice also for us to share our passion with you Thanks again. Nathalie & Alain-Benoit

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated a wedding anniversary in nosy be , staying at the vanilla hotel and making 10 dives with the nearby sakalav diving club. We had opted for this club after reading that professionalism and kindness were big “assets”. We indeed felt very safe and...More

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Sakalav' D, Gérant at Sakalav' Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this very kind review. It was a great pleasure for us to have you on the boat for such an important date for you :-) We will be happy to welcome you again, but with all your family for the next time....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not an expert on diving (don’t have the open water Padi) but did some diving before so they offered me a “startup package” that worked quite well. 2 dives, one hour each, one to one with the coach. She was excellent, very profissional but...More

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Sakalav' D, Gérant at Sakalav' Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thank you Mario for your review. it was so nice to dive with you and to share such a good time under the water with you. hope next time we will have time enough to achieve the Open water course. Good continuation to you. Nathalie...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

I had a wonderful time diving with Nathalie and Alain at Sakalav divng. Very friendly and professional. Lots of great diving with great reefs and a diversity of sea life. Darren UK

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Sakalav' D, Gérant at Sakalav' Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

Thanks Darren, it was also a great time for us to share our passion with passionated diver :-) Hope to haave the pleasure of diving with you again. Nathalie & Alain-Benoit

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Sakalav' diving is a relatively small diving outfit run by a lovely French couple (Nathalie & Alain-Benoit). They have been living on the island since 2009 and know everything there is to know about the island and its surroundings. Although the majority of their clientèle...More

Thank Claire C
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Sakalav' D, Gérant at Sakalav' Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

wouah, thank you Claire and Thom for this so nice feed back. It was also such a pleasure and a chance for us to dive with you. We had a real wonderful time with you. Hope to see you again in Nosy Be! so many...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Our hotel recommended Sakalav Diving, and it fully deserves the accolades it receives! The proprietors, Nathalie and Alain-Benoit, are delightful people in addition to being very professional. From the taxi pickup (included) to the light breakfast on board the boat, the scuba experience as well...More

Thank Greg W
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Sakalav' D, Gérant at Sakalav' Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

a big thank you for this review. Hope to have the pleasure of diving with you again. Nathalie & Alain-Benoit

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Nathalie and Alain are great hosts and divers. Our group dove with both of them over a week. Convenient taxi pick up and shuttle to the shop.Nice shop right on the beach adjacent to the boats. Many of our group used the rental gear and...More

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Sakalav' D, Gérant at Sakalav' Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Thank you Robin for this feed back. It was a pleasure for us to dive with all of you. We also hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again! Nathalie & AB

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

I enjoyed my dives with Sakalav. Good dives, and equipment in good condition. Nice guides. Worth it :)

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Sakalav' D, Gérant at Sakalav' Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

thank you for your feed back! Godd continuation to you. Nathalie & AB

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