Scuba Diving but why in Andaman? Andaman can’t offer you a superb resort, discotheque, shopping mall rather it is solely an abode of water activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, sea walking, glass bottom boat rides, jet ski, speed boats etc. So, if you are looking for some serious water adventure or water sports and activities simply choose Andaman to be your next destination to experience the marine life down under 15-25MTS in the ocean. The best time of scuba diving in Andaman Islands are February to March when the average water temperature is 28 Degree Centigrade.
Where all in Andaman you can enjoy good session of Scuba Diving?
Havelock Island, Neil Island, North Bay Coral Island, Red Skin Island & Jolly Buoy Island. Almost all the islands leaving Port Blair. On an average cost of scuba diving in Andaman will be around INR.3500/ Head/ 30MIN with a single dive with instructor. Though there are different plans and programmes of scuba diving starting from half day “Intro to Scuba Diving” course to a “4 Days Open-Water” course alongwith different certifications like PADI & SSI for professional divers who can attain advanced courses like “Deep Diving, Wreck Diving & Buoancy”.
A general scuba diving session happens like this, upon reaching the diving center a representative attends you and takes you to the changing room. Here you are provided with scuba jackets and gears required during your diving. Once you have worn the jacket you are taken to shallow waters by the shore to give some basic training about scuba diving and how to use the scuba gears. Basic signs are taught before your diving begins. As you get comfortable with the gears and signs we proceed forward to higher depths. A certified diver is always with you during the diving. Spend 30MIN underwater exploring the amazing reef in the coral island. Once you have completed the diving you are brought back to the shore. Changing rooms and sweet water showers are available for you to refresh.
There are too good number of scuba diving centers in Andaman that you can easily find more than 5 in each of the island, out of which Dive India worth special mention as they are the oldest scuba diving center of Andaman, and they have discovered almost all the diving center of Havelock Island & Neil Island.