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Scuba Diving in Andaman & Nicobar


Fast Facts

An average diver makes use of a standard aluminum 80-cubic-foot tank on a 40-foot dive can stay under water for about 45 minutes and then should leave for the surface with a safe reserve of air.

Did You Know

The coastal water surroundings of Andaman & Nicobar island makes for the richest coral reef ecosystem and the coral reefs and underwater formations remain undamaged by human activities.

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The other water sports activities available at the Andaman & Nicobar island are Surfing and Snorkeling, Glass Bottom Boats, Trekking and Island Camping etc.

Introduction

Scuba Diving in Andaman & Nicobar rank among the popular form of recreations in the islands. Andaman & Nicobar Islands is an important Union Territory in India and ranks among the major tourist destination in the country. It comprises a group of islands and is located in the southern part of the Bay of Bengal close to the Indian Ocean. The beautiful ocean and lovely coral reefs and the idyllic beaches and surroundings offer a great scope for scuba Diving in Andaman & Nicobar.

Hundreds of tourists as well as sports lovers from various parts of the country and the world embark on Andaman & Nicobar scuba diving expeditions to get a wonderful feel of the beautiful natural surroundings. Travelers undertake scuba diving trips to have a remarkable and unforgettable underwater experience. They can visit the beautiful coral reefs and also watch various species of marine organisms like colorful fishes, whales and dolphins.

The ideal time for undertaking scuba diving in Andaman & Nicobar Islands is during the dry season when the weather is sunny and pleasant and the skies are clear with very little rainfall.

Scuba diving is one of the major adventure sports in Andaman & Nicobar.The beaches and coral reefs in the islands are popular centers of scuba diving. One of them is Havelock Island. It is home to sandy beaches, beautiful cliffs and lovely coral reefs which make it a perfect destination for diving. The beach is surrounded by rambling pine, palm and coconut trees.

Other than Havelock Island, there are also more points of scuba diving in Andaman & Nicobar. They are Wandoor, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park and the Carbyn's Cove Tourism Complex. Travelers can explore and witness the underwater beauty of the marine surroundings or swim amidst the wrecks of the old ships.

Andaman & Nicobar scuba diving is a very popular sport as such there are numerous clubs and aquatic centers which assist travelers and sports lovers by providing them handy tips on scuba diving. The Andaman Scuba Club ranks among the premier coaching centers in the area which imparts useful diving skills to the tourists and nature lovers. The travelers are assisted by divers and local guides.

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