ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS
Andaman has always been a mesmerizing pick for beach holidays or water sports. Cinque Island, Havelock Island and Neil island are best scuba diving places in the nation, making Andaman and Nicobar the best scuba diving spot in India.
Known for its history of flanking visitors, perfectly clear waters, influencing palms, moving corals and a scope of marine animal groups, no one can stop loving that jump.
Andaman is a quiet site, far from the racket of urban life. Inside the ocean, lies its very own universe. Andaman brags about having a portion of the best jump destinations on the planet.
February-March is the best season for making a scuba dive in Andaman and Nicobar islands, there seems to be a wide range of sites one can choose to dive.
If scuba diving was ever on your bucket list, its best to try it in Andaman and Nicobar islands.
240 metres off the Malabar coast, a group of 36 islands collectively known as the Lakshadweep Islands. It is a tropical archipelago with immaculate water, astonishing marine species, coral sand and reef, Lakshadweep draws in a considerable measure of voyagers from over the world. With such a great amount to do in this exquisite land, scuba diving is well known for backpackers and sea lovers.
With an expected 600 types of marine fish, 52 types of crab, 78 types of corals, one can’t request progressively while making a plunge Lakshadweep.
Agatti Island, Bangaram island and Kadmat Islands are renowned spots for scuba plunging with a whirlwind of vacationers in crest season making this one of the best destinations in India.
Not simply Scuba jumping, Lakshadweep is likewise well known for swimming, Kayaking, Windsurfing, Canoeing Etc. Aside from storm season, the island is an ideal place for water spot.
Situated on the west coast, Goa is an awesome place for scuba for making a dive. India with a rich aquatic life that offers an uncommon ordeal of the deep sea.
Goa, the paradise among beaches, is one of the most important spots well known not only for its moderate depth(7-20m) of scuba diving while its truly famous for parties, liquor, gambling clubs and nightlife too.
The most scuba targeted place here is the ancient sunken British vessel of 135-meter length named Suzy, situated close to the shore. Breakwater (Grande island), Grande banks, Bounty Bay (Grande Island), Davy Jones, Shelter Cove, Turbo burrow, Suzy’s Wreck, Uma gum reef and Sail Rock are other notable spots of diving in Goa.
Situated on the coastlines of the Bay of Bengal, Pondicherry is known to be an honoured destination for scuba jumping in India. Jump into the mesmeric submerged world and admire mystical magnificence.
In Pondicherry, one can explore the depth of the waters ranging from 5 M to 40 M.This is an ideal destination for scuba diving for both beginners as well as the perfectionists.
Ravines, Grouper’s Gorge, Tabletops, Shy Shark Reef, The Hole and 4 Corners are some of the best spots for scuba diving in Pondicherry. The diving site is a visual treat with unblemished marine life, One can spot lion fish, parrot fish, bannerfish, whale sharks, turtles and even dolphins if you’re lucky enough.
Dip into the turquoise blue waters of Pondicherry, find the charming excellence of the marine life, swim along a variety of marine flora and fauna, and witness the exquisiteness of the multi-hued coral reefs. This will be an expedition to remember.
A popular scuba diving spot in South India, the crystal clear water and great visibility are some factors that make this spot a top choice among divers. Often listed among the top destinations for scuba diving in India, the heart-shaped coral island offers plenty of sights to be seen underwater. The thriving marine life includes varieties of coral, butterfly fish, parrot fish, eels and shrimps. You might even get to see orcas or whale sharks! The activity is mostly done from a boat which is anchored close to the island.
Netrani island, Devbagh Island and Maravanthe Beach are the main attractions of Karnataka. Netrani island, located 10 nautical miles from the temple town of Murudeshwar is a perfect place for scuba diving in Karnataka. Not just diving, one can spot stingrays, turtles, tigerfish, puffer fish, cobia, whale sharks and more. The boat ride from Murudeshwar to Netrani in Arabian sea is an experience in itself. The island welcomes you to the coral reef on east and rock walls on west and north-west side. An amazing place for a weekend, if you love clear waters, boat ride and a dive!
A valid ID proof with an official permit is must because of recent regulations, so make sure you discuss this with the agency your booking the experience with. For beginners, the experience starts with a small training session and then a dive. Most dives close by around 3 pm, so make you are planning an early visit.