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Scuba Diving in Andaman at Havelock Island
Havelock Island, Port Blair

Overview

Embark on an unparalleled aquatic adventure with scuba diving in the mesmerizing Andaman Islands. Plunge into the crystal-clear waters and discover a world of vibrant corals, exotic marine life, and underwater landscapes that defy imagination. Whether you are a seasoned diver or a first-time explorer, Andaman offers a diverse range of scuba diving experiences. From the shallow shores of North Bay Island to the exhilarating boat dives in Havelock and Neil Island, every dive promises an unforgettable journey into the heart of the ocean. With certified instructors, state-of-the-art equipment, and a variety of courses, Andaman is the perfect destination to delve into the enchanting realm beneath the waves. Join us and experience the thrill, beauty, and serenity that scuba diving in Andaman has to offer.

Shore Diving for Beginners – Recommended for Non-Swimmers:

Shore diving, tailored for first-time divers, is highly recommended for non-swimmers exploring Andaman’s underwater beauty. Certified divers accompany participants during this introductory experience, ensuring safety and guidance. The picturesque locations for shore diving include the captivating North Bay Island and the mesmerizing Havelock Island.

Boat Scuba Diving in Andaman – Can be done by Non-Swimmers:

Boat scuba diving, a popular choice in Havelock and Neil Island, offers an exciting adventure suitable for both beginners and non-swimmers. Participants receive brief training before diving into the enchanting underwater world. Despite its slightly higher cost, boat diving provides real value for money, delivering a memorable and thrilling experience in the Andaman archipelago.

Scuba Diving Courses in Andaman – Swimming Skills Mandatory:

For those aspiring to build a career in diving, Andaman offers PADI / SSI certified courses. These courses, a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, are designed to equip individuals with the necessary expertise. Ideal for career enthusiasts, these courses set the foundation for a fulfilling journey into the world of scuba diving.

Open Water Diving or Advanced Courses – For Deep Diving:

The Andaman Islands provide opportunities to explore dive sites exclusively open to certified divers. Advanced courses are available for those seeking career development in scuba diving. From deep-sea adventures to mastering intricate skills, the advanced courses open doors to a world of possibilities in the underwater realm.

Best scuba Dive Sites in the Andaman Islands

For Beginners & Non-Swimmers:

  • North Bay Island
  • Havelock Island (Nemo Reef)
  • Neil Island (Bharatpur Beach)

For Certified Divers (Havelock):

  • New Barracuda City
  • Junction
  • Jackson Bar
  • Johnny’s Gorge
  • Minerva’s Delight
  • Staghorn Park / Steven’s Ledge
  • South Button

Itinerary

Introduction and Briefing:
  • Introduction to scuba diving basics and safety guidelines.
  • Certified instructors provide a thorough briefing on equipment usage and underwater signals.
Shore Diving for Beginners:
  • Begin with a shore diving experience at North Bay Island.
  • Novice divers receive hands-on guidance from certified instructors.
Boat Scuba Diving Adventure:
  • Transition to Havelock Island for an exhilarating boat scuba diving adventure.
  • Participants undergo a brief training session before diving into the vibrant underwater world.

What to expect

Underwater Wonderland Discovery:

  • Dive into the enchanting world beneath the waves, discovering vibrant coral gardens and a diverse array of marine life.

Thrilling Adventure with Expert Support:

  • Embark on a thrilling scuba journey with certified instructors providing expert guidance, making the adventure both exciting and safe.

 

FAQs

Where are the best scuba diving spots in Andaman?

Some of the best scuba diving spots in Andaman include Havelock Island, Neil Island, North Bay Island, and the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park.

Do I need prior experience to go scuba diving in Andaman?

No, many dive centers in Andaman offer introductory dives or certification courses for beginners under the guidance of experienced instructors.

Are there any health requirements for scuba diving in Andaman?

Participants should be in good health and free from any medical conditions that may pose a risk during diving activities. Some dive centers may require a medical questionnaire or clearance from a physician.

Can I go scuba diving in Andaman if I'm not a strong swimmer?

While basic swimming skills are recommended for scuba diving, many dive sites in Andaman have calm, shallow waters suitable for beginners and non-swimmers

Are there any age restrictions for scuba diving in Andaman?

While there may not be strict age restrictions, children should be old enough to follow instructions and wear properly fitted diving equipment. Some dive centers may offer junior diving programs for younger participants.

The price is INR 3500 per person, with additional charges for car transfers.

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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