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Beneath the Surface: PADI DSD in Andaman Waters
Cellular Jail, Radhanagar Beach 4 nights 5 days

Overview

PADI DSD (Discover Scuba Diving) in the Andamans typically offers a fantastic opportunity for beginners to experience the underwater world through a guided scuba diving session. PADI DSD in the Andamans is an introductory scuba diving experience designed for individuals with little to no prior diving experience. It allows participants to explore the stunning underwater landscapes of the Andaman Sea under the guidance of a certified PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) instructor. This is a more enhanced version of the shore dive that includes the provision of a PADI Certificate. It offers you the opportunity to pursue further courses if desired. The briefing and dive experience are more comprehensive.

Favorable Locations:

PADI DSD is available at: 

  • North Bay Island
  • Havelock Island (Beach No. 2 – Nemo Reef)
  • Neil Island (Bharatpur Beach)

Time Division:

  • Training: 25 to 35 minutes
  • Underwater exploration: 40 minutes
  • Miscellaneous: 60 to 80 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 hours

Equipments Included in the Package:

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

Best Time:

The best time for PADI Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) in the Andamans is generally during the dry season, which typically spans from November to April. During these months, the weather is more stable, and the seas are calmer, providing optimal conditions for diving. Monsoon season, which occurs from May to September, can bring rough seas and reduced visibility, making it less favorable for diving activities.

Favorable Weather Conditions:

The weather in the Andamans is generally warm and tropical throughout the year. During the dry season (November to April), temperatures range from 24°C to 30°C (75°F to 86°F), with lower humidity and calm seas. This period is considered the peak tourist season.

Important Points to Consider:

  • No swimming skills required.
  • Participants must be aged between 10 and 50 years with no medical conditions, those over 50 require a doctor’s certificate.
  • Allow 24 hours between diving and flights.
  • No major surgeries within the past year.
  • Heart or blood pressure issues are not permitted.
  • Travelers with sinus problems are not allowed.

Itinerary

  • Upon arrival at the dive shop, you’ll complete an indemnity and medical form. 
  • Once cleared and fitted into a wetsuit, you’ll watch a detailed training video before proceeding to the beach with your instructor. 
  • There, you’ll learn underwater communication and basic skills before embarking on your dive, guided by your instructor, to depths of up to 12 meters. 
  • Upon completion, you’ll receive an online PADI DSD Certificate.

What to expect

  • Thrilling Underwater Exploration:

Experience the thrill of exploring the mesmerizing underwater world of the Andaman Sea. Witness vibrant coral reefs, diverse marine life, and possibly encounter exotic fish and other fascinating creatures.

  • Sense of Achievement:

Experience a sense of accomplishment as you successfully complete the scuba diving skills and explore the underwater environment. Overcoming any initial apprehensions can be incredibly rewarding.

  • Increased Appreciation for Marine Life:

Gain a deeper appreciation for the marine environment and the importance of conservation. Seeing marine life in its natural habitat often fosters a greater understanding of the need to protect and preserve these ecosystems.

  • Potential for Continued Diving:

Many participants find PADI DSD to be a stepping stone toward pursuing further scuba diving certifications or making scuba diving a regular part of their recreational activities.

INR 4500 per person, with additional charges for car transfers.

Voices of Delight:
What our Clients Say!

– Sarah Mehta

“Andaman Love made my dream trip a reality! The personalized attention and commitment to responsible travel resonated with my values. From thrilling adventures to tranquil beaches, every moment was curated to perfection!”

– Raj Kumar

“Immersive and authentic! Andaman Love introduced me to the vibrant local culture in a way I hadn’t expected. From traditional cuisine to community interactions, every detail was thoughtfully arranged. An enriching experience that exceeded my expectations.”

– Ethan Lewis

“An eco-friendly paradise! Andaman Love not only showcased the natural beauty but also actively contributed to its preservation. The personalized touch in planning our journey ensured a seamless blend of adventure and relaxation. A trip I’ll cherish forever.”

– Aarti Desai

“Andaman Love crafted the perfect escape! From the moment we landed, the team ensured a stress-free and rejuvenating vacation. The attention to detail, serene accommodations, and breathtaking views made it a getaway of a lifetime.”

– Deepak Gupta

“As someone passionate about responsible tourism, Andaman Love stood out. Their commitment to sustainable practices and community engagement made my trip not only enjoyable but also meaningful. An excellent choice for conscious travelers!”

Voices of Delight:
What our Clients Say!

“Andaman Love made my dream trip a reality! The personalized attention and commitment to responsible travel resonated with my values. From thrilling adventures to tranquil beaches, every moment was curated to perfection!”

– Sarah Mehta

“Immersive and authentic! Andaman Love introduced me to the vibrant local culture in a way I hadn’t expected. From traditional cuisine to community interactions, every detail was thoughtfully arranged. An enriching experience that exceeded my expectations.”

– Raj Kumar

“An eco-friendly paradise! Andaman Love not only showcased the natural beauty but also actively contributed to its preservation. The personalized touch in planning our journey ensured a seamless blend of adventure and relaxation. A trip I’ll cherish forever.”

– Ethan Lewis

“Andaman Love crafted the perfect escape! From the moment we landed, the team ensured a stress-free and rejuvenating vacation. The attention to detail, serene accommodations, and breathtaking views made it a getaway of a lifetime.”

– Aarti Desai

“As someone passionate about responsible tourism, Andaman Love stood out. Their commitment to sustainable practices and community engagement made my trip not only enjoyable but also meaningful. An excellent choice for conscious travelers!”

– Deepak Gupta