Our Dive Center : A Reference for Diving in Nosy Be
Long established on the magnificent tropical island of Nosy Be (the perfume island) in the North-West of Madagascar, our dive center is a small dive operation focusing on quality service and small group diving
Our aim is to provide the best possible diving for guests. Our ideal location, together with a reliable organization, an expert team, and excellent safety records, gave us a solid reputation of professionalism
- Tropical Diving is offering the best standards in quality and safety :
- We are working with the best french and european dive tour-operators, and we are a SCUBAPRO 5*****, PADI and CMAS dive center
- We offer a personal and expert service : Our team has 14 years of experience in Madagascar, with instructors or divemasters working with us for many years. Their knowledge of local diving and dive conditions is unique in Nosy Be (unlike some of our competitors, we do not employ trainees or temporary staff for guiding or supervising your dives)
- We take a limited number of divers per boat. We focus on comfort on board and going in small groups
- Our safety procedures and equipment are optimal (oxygen kit on each boat, as well as at the dive shop)
- We guarantee a high quality breathing air
- Our team follow eco-responsible dive practices
2> AN IDEAL LOCATION - A TRUSTFUL ORGANIZATION
The dive center is located close to the beach, in the small touristic village of Ambatoloaka, in a quiet area.
We are close to most accommodation possibilities , restaurants, and other operators of excursions and services of the island. You will have an ideal situation for your stay in Nosy Be, with everything at hand.
We also offer diving + hotel + transfer packages at discounted prices, valid for a minimum of 10 dives per person ...
Our speed boats leave from the beach right in front of the dive center (30 meters). Your dive equipment will be carried on board by our support staff (no tanks and/or heavy stuff to carry !)
We can also pick you up right in front of your hotel, if it is situated on the same beach (Ambatoloaka - Madirokely)
Departure time 8 AM and return time 12-1 PM for 2 fun dives (on 2 different spots) in the morning.
We dive all the best spots around the island (Nosy Tanikely Marine Park, drop-offs, shipwrecks, Nosy Sakatia reefs, etc) About 20 different dive sites, all rich in marine life, are reached in 10-40 minutes boat drive.
We also offer a special 1 day - 2 dives (with a minimum of 4 divers) trip to the wonderful Nosy Iranja island (1:30 minutes boat drive)
3> A DEDICATED AND EXPERIENCED TEAM
At Tropical Diving, you will dive with experienced professionals only. We are diving in Nosy Be for many years. We know dive sites and local conditions perfectly, and we make sure you get the best possible diving
CMAS** INSTRUCTOR, PADI MASTER INSTRUCTOR, EFR INSTRUCTOR
TROPICAL DIVING'S MANAGER SINCE 2008
PADI INSTRUCTOR, EFR INSTRUCTOR
AFTER THOUSANDS OF DIVES LOCALLY, HE IS PROBABLY THE BEST SPOTTER IN NOSY BE
HE JOINED TROPICAL DIVING TEAM IN 2019
4> QUALITY EQUIPMENT AND BOATS
Our equipment is regularly renewed and maintained in perfect condition
- 20 full Scubapro sets
- 40 aluminium tanks, 12 liters, Din and Int connexions
- 2 new Bauer compressors
- Oxygen kit on each boat + 50 liter oxygen tank at the dive shop
Our dive boats are especially designed for diving in Nosy Be. Each boat takes a maximum of 6-8 divers
- Back platforms for easy entries and exits
- Sun protection
- New oxygen kit and first aid kit
- Fire extinguisher
- GPS, sounder, GSM