Jump, splash! Take a deep breath, and then the vision gets clear amidst the disappearing bubbles. Through the transparent mask, the deep blue water opens up to an alien world. The existence of such unimaginable marine life with the blast of varied colors & diversity makes you humble & reminds you that we share this world with so many different species, which we have yet to see.
With the advent of Scuba Diving, you can touch the depths of the ocean and experience this abundance of marine life. Scuba is also the best way to overcome your fears with water. All you need to know is to swim/ float on water, you don’t even require any prior diving experience.
Andaman is home to a plethora of marine life and March is considered to be the best time for Diving in these crystal-clear waters. While the days would be spent learning to scuba, evenings will be spent sharing interesting travel tales with easy going like-minded people!
Sunday 12th March 2017 - Day 1: Transfers & Meet-up
Morning transfer from Port Blair to your hotel at Havelock island. Get to know other participants in the group. You will meet your expert supervisor who will take you through the theory of diving, covered in a mix of video and self-study. (Depending on the time available we may do a short snorkeling exercise late afternoon or evening to get students used to the waters and breathing through the mouth)
Monday 13th March 2017 - Day 2: Shallow Water Training
Your expert supervisor will take you through the basics of diving in shallow waters. You will learn the essential skills of diving such as breathing underwater, removing and replacing your equipment, emergency ascent procedures etc.
Tuesday 14th March 2017 - Day 3: Two Open Water Dives
Brace yourself for your first guided solo dive!
Wednesday 15th March 2017 - Day 4: Two Open Water Dives
Being the last day, you get to dive on your own! Enjoy the new-found freedom and experience a different world. At the end of this course, you’ll be given a diving certificate enabling you to dive independently upto a depth of 18 Mts anywhere in the world!
Thursday 16th March 2017 - Day 5: Rest Day | Kayak Through Glow-in-the-dark Waters
Enjoy your rest day with some sight-seeing and optional paid night kayaking through glow in the dark waters! Or you can catch the sunset at Radhanagar beach, which is rated as one of Asia’s best beaches!
Friday 17th March 2017 - Day 6: Transfer back to Port Blair
Optional sight-seeing at Port Blair or take a return flight to home with amazing experiences and of course, an open water diving certificate!