Comprising India’s most remote state, the Andaman Islands are situated over 1000 km off the East coast in the middle of the Bay of Bengal. If you are planning to visit the Andamans then you should not miss out on adventure here. A range of exciting water sports adventure here are snorkeling, underwater sea walk, game fishing, water skiing, surfing and so on.
Diving at Andaman Islands is a major activity. Whether you take it up as an adventure, or get trained as a certified scuba diver or satisfy your penchant for enjoying the marine life, Scuba diving gives you this opportunity. And you need not be a swimmer to take the plunge!
The steep hills of the volcanic lava makes great for some unusual diving. During diving, one can see fascinating marine life and some exciting water bodies, colorful fishes, and rich coral reefs as well as a variety of sharks.
Havelock is one of the main sites for diving. The dive centre located on the island offers a wide range of largely unexplored dive sites rich in underwater marine life. The 2 main operators for scuba diving are Barefoot Scuba and Dive India; both are PADI (Professional Associations for Diving Instructors) certified dive centers.
- The center has all the facilities and equipments for a great experience. With the help of many skilled trainers one can enjoy safe and great dives.
- The best seasons for diving are December to April.
The tariffs for diving are quite reasonable with extra charges for instructors. Discounts are also made available for a few diving packages.
For a safe and a great diving experience, there is a couple of do’s and don’ts that needs to be followed with utmost care!!