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Deep Sea Scuba Diving in Andaman
Havelock Island, Port Blair, Neil.

Overview

Shore diving in the Andaman Islands, located in the Bay of Bengal, offers an enchanting underwater experience with its vibrant coral reefs, diverse marine life, and crystal-clear waters. For those seeking a singular diving adventure, shore diving offers the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the captivating underwater world of Andaman. 

Diving Locations:

  • North Bay Island (10 minutes from Port Blair)
  • Havelock Island’s Beach No. 2 – Nemo Reef
  • Neil Island’s Bharatpur Beach. 

Visibility and Water Conditions:

The Andaman Sea offers excellent visibility, often exceeding 20 meters, providing clear views of the underwater world. The water temperature ranges from 26 to 30 degrees Celsius, making it comfortable for diving throughout the year.

Best Time to Dive:

The Andaman Islands have a tropical climate, and diving is possible year-round. However, the best time for diving is considered to be from November to April when the sea is generally calm, and visibility is at its peak.

Key points to consider before diving:

  • Participants must be between 10 to 50 years old and free from medical conditions.
  • No swimming skills required.
  • Allow a minimum of 24 hours between diving and any flights.
  • No major surgeries within the past year.
  • Individuals with heart problems or high blood pressure are not permitted.
  • Travelers with sinus issues are advised against diving.
  • Tailored practice sessions last up to 15 minutes in chest-deep water. 
  • Professional instructors guide beginners through standard training procedures.
  • Diving times range from 30 to 50 minutes, depending on the chosen package.

The hourly breakdown for shore diving is approximately:

  • Training: 15 to 25 minutes
  • Underwater exploration: 30 minutes
  • Miscellaneous (preparation, debriefing, etc.): 60 to 80 minutes
  • Total time: 2 hours

Important equipments: (Included in the package)

  • BCD
  • Regulators
  • Cylinders
  • Masks
  • Fins
  • Booties
  • Wetsuits
  • Weight belts

How does it work

  • Upon arrival at the dive shop, you’ll complete necessary paperwork including an indemnity and medical form. 
  • Once cleared for diving, you’ll don a wetsuit and watch a brief training video. 
  • Accompanied by a Dive Instructor, you’ll proceed to the beach for hands-on training in underwater communication and basic skills. 
  • With your instructor’s guidance, you’ll gradually descend to a depth of up to 12 meters, exploring the underwater wonders.

 

What to expect

Accessible Adventure: Dive Right In!

  • Enjoy the ease of shore diving with direct access to underwater wonders.

Underwater Exploration Unleashed!

  • Dive into diverse marine realms, from vibrant corals to fascinating aquatic life.

Shoreline Thrills: Dive, Discover, Delight!

  • Experience the convenience and excitement of exploring the ocean’s treasures from the shore.

Dive Local, Dive Beautiful!

    • Immerse yourself in the stunning underwater landscapes just steps away from the shore.

FAQs

Who can participate in scuba diving in Andaman?

Participants must be in good mental and physical health, free from medical conditions such as ear problems, breathing difficulties, asthma, diabetes, hypertension, recent surgeries, pregnancy, or daily medication usage.

When is the optimal time for scuba diving in Andaman?

October to April offers the best conditions for water sports, including scuba diving. During this period, temperatures range from 25 to 30 degrees Celsius, with mild currents, favorable surface conditions, and minimal rainfall, ideal for underwater exploration.

What are the age requirements for scuba diving in Andaman?

Participants must be at least 10 years old and no older than 50 years to engage in recreational scuba diving. Individuals above 50 require a medical certificate confirming their fitness to dive.

What items should one bring for scuba diving?

Essential items to bring include spare clothes, undergarments, sunglasses, and contact lenses. All other necessary scuba diving equipment is provided.

Why opt for the Andaman Islands for scuba diving?

The Andaman Islands offer an ideal scuba diving destination due to their strategic location, boasting rich marine biodiversity, pristine sandy beaches, clear blue waters, vibrant coral reefs, and diverse aquatic life, providing an unparalleled diving experience.

Can you scuba dive in rainy weather?

Yes, scuba diving is possible regardless of the weather conditions, provided they meet safety guidelines. Heavy to moderate rain generally does not impact underwater diving, though continuous rain may slightly affect visibility.

The price is INR 3500 per person, with additional charges for car transfers. (Please add the note about rates)

Voices of Delight:
What our Clients Say!

– Dr. Sandipchandrasekar Anantharamamakris

“It was a fantastic experience.Thank you!”

– Dr. Suresh Khemka

“Overall everything was very good and we had an pleasant trip”

– Mr. Abhay P. Shah

“Excellent Trip”

– Mr. Ajay Varghese

“I booked Andaman tour package with andaman love and it was a awesome trip with a great scuba diving experience.”

– Mr. Amit Basavaraj Hosur

“Great Experience”

– Mr. Arihant Jain

“Trip was memorable”

– Mr. Arjun Biswas

“It was an amazing experience”

– Mr. Arjun Kakkad

“Great food in something different & loved radha nagar beach. Awesome trip. Hospitality was really great “

– Mr. Arvind Vinayak Nagawade

“I booked Andaman tour package with andaman love and enjoyed water sports in elephanta beach. Scuba diving was a great experience. Ross island trip was really good. Wonderful trip”

– Mr. Ashokkumar Purshottamdas Patel

“Enjoyed radha nagar beach. Overll the trip was superb.”

– Mr. B V Girish

“Deep sea snorkeling at Elephant beach.Very good we all enjoyed,it was really a memorable for all of us”

– Mr. Bhanu Mathur

“Enjoyed Radhanagar Beach and elephant beach.Our tour guides were very helpful And accomodating in every scenario so special thanks to them.”

– Mr. Birendra Kumar Patni

“Overall good”

– Mr. CP Jithendar

“Elephanata beach and the Natural Bridge visit was wonderful and really great to the team support.”

– Mr. Devendra Kumar Mehar

“Scuba and sea walk experience was unbeliveable. Thanks for the staffs for the support. Overall wonderful experience.”

– Mr. Dinesh Madhavan Maran

“Enjoyed the watewr activities in elephant beach. Excellent and more memorabel.”

– Mr. Durga Venkata Subbaraju Cherukuvada

“Explored and enjoyed Skuba drive ,Parasailing,snorkelling,beach photography and swimming. Its was fantastic”

– Mr. Indermohanjit Singh Sidhu

“Walkdown to radhanagar beach was really nice. Overall very good trip”

– Mr. Jagdish Prasad Sati

“Baratang and havelock trip was really a good experience. Very good and hope in future suggest the same for our friends and family.”

– Mr. Kandula LavaKumar

“Its was superb experience. Overall satisfactory.”

– Mr. Karthikeyan Muthusamy

“Scuba diving experience ws really good. This trip was a memorable for me.”

– Mr. Kothapalli Phani Varma

“overall Good and satisfactory”

– Mr. M D Venkatesh

“This Toure is Memorable in our family life. Excellent.”

– Mr. M D Venkatesh

“Good trip and great experience”

– Mr. Mahesh Kumar

“It was our first vacation done through a travel partner and we loved tge experience. Faraway has made our visit a memorable one with all arrangements”

– Mr. Muktha Vishvas

“The tour was so memorable to us”

– Mr. Patel Dineshbhai Muljibhai

“Snorkeling at elephant beach booked by us directly, excellent experience compared to dolfin boat ride. Excellent staff.”

– Mr. Prakash K

“Elephant beach in havelock was a good experience. Excellent trip.”

– Mr. Puneet Khurana

“Private beach at Silversand Laxmanpur beach, elephant beach.”

– Mr. R K Purushothaman Pillai

“Radhanagar beach was so clean and amazing. It was a great experience.”

– Mr. R. Venkateshkumar

“Scuba Diving experience was great. The trip was good and one of the memorable moments and well assisted by the teams.”

– Mr. Rahul Dawar

“Sunset at Laxmanpur Beach was so good and cool. It was a great experience, specially when everything was arranged so well and making our family trip an amazing one! Thank you so much 😊”

– Mr. Rahul Katyal

“Extremely delightful”

– Mr. Rahul Viswanathan Menon

“Beautiful place and so good supportive staff and team.”

– Mr. Rajesh Arya

“Radhanagar Beach, it was beautiful. This was a wonderful and memorable trip. Over all experience was good and thanks to the team”

– Mr. Ramesh Vempati

“Radhanagar beach and Scuba diving was really amazing. Overall excellent visit and team support.”

– Mr. Ruman Saghir

“Loved Radhanagar beach. Fantastic tour with great memories with my family.”

– Mr. Sagar Rajesh Soni

“Amazing Trip”

– Mr. Sandeep Bhanudas Kotkar

“It was an great experience in andaman with the far away team. They planned our trip in a perfect way due to which we explored many places .”

– Mr. Sanjay Gupta

“Radhanagar beach visit was really nice. It was wonderfull experience.”

– Mr. Sanjay Ramawatar Choudhary

“Good stay and trip”

– Mr. Shravan Choudhary

“All Staff was so polite to us. Very happy to come over andaman island.”

– Mr. Srichand P

“Activities at Elephant beach and stay at Tillar Siro. Wonderful and we had a super trip.”

– Mr. Tarlochan Singh Saluja

“Stay at havelock and Lemon tree hotel and beaches.Very nice.”

– Mr. Venkat P Reddi

“Sea walk and Radha Nagar Beach was amazing. It was a lovely and beautiful holiday and the staff were very hospitable and helpful.”

– Mr. Vikram Jain

“Elephant beach in havelock was a good experience. Good trip.”

– Mr. Vimal Kumar Mishra

“Scuba dining in Havelock was a great and new experience. I will say incredible andaman.”

– Mr. Vinod Kumar Yadav

“It was awesome to be at Andaman island. Great sight seeing, every place is awesome as said blue heaven it’s true weather is awesome. Revisit soon. “

– Mr. Yash Upadhyay

“Radhanagar beach and laxmanpur beach visit was so cool. Loved the nature and sea. I was like itys awesome. “

– Ms. Neela Vivek Natu

“Scuba diving, Radha nagar beach and Neil island trip was really good . Specially the team and tour manager’s cordination and support was excellent. “

– Ms. Rekha Yadav

“Eastern gate hotel had very nice service and staff.The trip was excellent and joyous “

– Ms. Sunitha Pavan

“In Havelock we enjoyed Scuba, snorkelling and radhanagar beach. Overall excellent trip.”

Voices of Delight:
What our Clients Say!

“It was a fantastic experience.Thank you”

– Dr. Sandipchandrasekar Anantharamamakris

“Overall everything was very good and we had an pleasant trip”

– Dr. Suresh Khemka

“Excellent Trip”

– Mr. Abhay P. Shah

“I booked Andaman tour package with andaman love and it was a awesome trip with a great scuba diving experience”

– Mr. Ajay Varghese

“Great Experience”

– Mr. Amit Basavaraj Hosur

“Trip was memorable”

– Mr. Arihant Jain

“It was an amazing experience “

– Mr. Arjun Biswas

“Great food in something different & loved radha nagar beach. Awesome trip. Hospitality was really great “

– Mr. Arjun Kakkad

“I booked Andaman tour package with andaman love and enjoyed water sports in elephanta beach. Scuba diving was a great experience. Ross island trip was really good. Wonderful trip”

– Mr. Arvind Vinayak Nagawade

“Enjoyed radha nagar beach. Overll the trip was superb.”

– Mr. Ashokkumar Purshottamdas Patel

“Deep sea snorkeling at Elephant beach.Very good we all enjoyed,it was really a memorable for all of us”

– Mr. B V Girish

“Enjoyed Radhanagar Beach and elephant beach.Our tour guides were very helpful And accomodating in every scenario so special thanks to them.”

– Mr. Bhanu Mathur

“Overall good”

– Mr. Birendra Kumar Patni

“Elephanata beach and the Natural Bridge visit was wonderful and really great to the team support.”

– Mr. CP Jithendar

“Scuba and sea walk experience was unbeliveable. Thanks for the staffs for the support. Overall wonderful experience.”

– Mr. Devendra Kumar Mehar

“Enjoyed the watewr activities in elephant beach. Excellent and more memorabel. “

– Mr. Dinesh Madhavan Maran

“Explored and enjoyed Skuba drive ,Parasailing,snorkelling,beach photography and swimming. Its was fantastic”

– Mr. Durga Venkata Subbaraju Cherukuvada

“Walkdown to radhanagar beach was really nice. Overall very good trip”

– Mr. Indermohanjit Singh Sidhu

“Baratang and havelock trip was really a good experience. Very good and hope in future suggest the same for our friends and family.”

– Mr. Jagdish Prasad Sati

“Its was superb experience. Overall satisfactory. “

– Mr. Kandula LavaKumar

“Scuba diving experience ws really good. This trip was a memorable for me.”

– Mr. Karthikeyan Muthusamy

“overall Good and satisfactory”

– Mr. Kothapalli Phani Varma

“This Toure is Memorable in our family life. Excellent.”

– Mr. M D Venkatesh

“Good trip and great experience”

– Mr. M D Venkatesh

“It was our first vacation done through a travel partner and we loved tge experience. Faraway has made our visit a memorable one with all arrangements”

– Mr. Mahesh Kumar

“The tour was so memorable to us”

– Mr. Muktha Vishvas

“Snorkeling at elephant beach booked by us directly, excellent experience compared to dolfin boat ride. Excellent staff.”

– Mr. Patel Dineshbhai Muljibhai

“Elephant beach in havelock was a good experience. Excellent trip.”

– Mr. Prakash K

“Private beach at Silversand Laxmanpur beach, elephant beach.”

– Mr. Puneet Khurana

“Radhanagar beach was so clean and amazing. It was a great experience.”

– Mr. R K Purushothaman Pillai

“Scuba Diving experience was great. The trip was good and one of the memorable moments and well assisted by the teams.”

– Mr. R. Venkateshkumar

“Sunset at Laxmanpur Beach was so good and cool. It was a great experience, specially when everything was arranged so well and making our family trip an amazing one! Thank you so much 😊”

– Mr. Rahul Dawar

“Extremely delightful”

– Mr. Rahul Katyal

“Beautiful place and so good supportive staff and team. “

– Mr. Rahul Viswanathan Menon

“Radhanagar Beach, it was beautiful. This was a wonderful and memorable trip. Over all experience was good and thanks to the team”

– Mr. Rajesh Arya

“Radhanagar beach and Scuba diving was really amazing. Overall excellent visit and team support. “

– Mr. Ramesh Vempati

“Loved Radhanagar beach. Fantastic tour with great memories with my family.”

– Mr. Ruman Saghir

“Amazing Trip”

– Mr. Sagar Rajesh Soni

“It was an great experience in andaman with the far away team. They planned our trip in a perfect way due to which we explored many places .”

– Mr. Sandeep Bhanudas Kotkar

“Radhanagar beach visit was really nice. It was wonderfull experience. “

– Mr. Sanjay Gupta

“Good stay and trip”

– Mr. Sanjay Ramawatar Choudhary

“All Staff was so polite to us. Very happy to come over andaman island.”

– Mr. Shravan Choudhary

“Activities at Elephant beach and stay at Tillar Siro. Wonderful and we had a super trip.”

– Mr. Srichand P

“Stay at havelock and Lemon tree hotel and beaches.Very nice.”

– Mr. Tarlochan Singh Saluja

“Sea walk and Radha Nagar Beach was amazing. It was a lovely and beautiful holiday and the staff were very hospitable and helpful.”

– Mr. Venkat P Reddi

“Elephant beach in havelock was a good experience. Good trip.”

– Mr. Vikram Jain

“Scuba dining in Havelock was a great and new experience. I will say incredible andaman. “

– Mr. Vimal Kumar Mishra

“It was awesome to be at Andaman island. Great sight seeing, every place is awesome as said blue heaven it’s true weather is awesome. Revisit soon. “

– Mr. Vinod Kumar Yadav

“Radhanagar beach and laxmanpur beach visit was so cool. Loved the nature and sea. I was like itys awesome. “

– Mr. Yash Upadhyay

“Scuba diving, Radha nagar beach and Neil island trip was really good . Specially the team and tour manager’s cordination and support was excellent. “

– Ms. Neela Vivek Natu

“Eastern gate hotel had very nice service and staff.The trip was excellent and joyous”

– Ms. Rekha Yadav

“In Havelock we enjoyed Scuba, snorkelling and radhanagar beach. Overall excellent trip. “

– Ms. Sunitha Pavan

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