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Life under water is entirely different from the life above on the ground. The world below is full of mysticism and magical and to see this world is an experience of its own. Scuba diving is one sport which lets you dive deep into the sea and feel the charm of the underwater world.
Life under water is entirely different from the life above on the ground.
The world below is full of mysticism and magical and to see this world is
an experience of its own. Scuba diving is one sport which lets you dive
deep in the sea and feel the charm of the underwater world. India has a
huge coastline providing ample places to try out this exciting sport. As
this sport is slowly catching on, India has many scuba diving tourist spots.
You can hang around with beautiful shoals of fish, try out some treasure
hunting at the various shipwrecks sites or just sail past the coral reefs.
Few places like the Andaman and Nicobar Islands with beautiful beaches,
Lakshadweep with its raw untouched beauty, Goa – the hotspot for
tourists, quaint little town of Pondicherry, Pigeon Island of Karnataka
boasts of some of the enchanting and enthralling sites for scuba diving.
Colourful corals, marine fauna and flora and aquatic beings make these
places perfect to go for scuba diving.
Goa is emerging as the most favoured destination amongst the tourists
for the adventure activities. Being the dwelling place of exotic fishes,
worth exploring. With a huge coastline and favourable water conditions,
Goa offers beautiful places for scuba diving. Here are list of few of
1. Cove of Shelter: Cove of Shelter is an impeccable diving site for the
beginners. Here the depth of the water is not too much. It is enough to
dive and view the underwater world even for the amateurs. You get to see
little wee fishes swimming in groups, corals reefs and scary lobsters too.
2.Reef of Uma Guma: Another hit spot for scuba divers in Goa is the
Reef of Uma Guma. Get mesmerized with the underwater aquatic beings
like the tunas, sharks, porcupine fishes etc. The depth is of almost 14
metres so you can get to see the beautiful coral reefs that presents
memorable visions of the place to haunt you for your life. An expert diver
can dive easily at this place.
3.Bay of Bounty: Yet another scuba diving destination for scuba diving
learners, be it newbies, beginners, amateur divers with their trainer can
look out for plenty of tiny colourful fishes with hardened corals. This is
an ideal destination for learning scuba diving along with cuttlefish and
sharks. At a depth of just 6 metres this is quite convenient for beginners.
4.Wreck of Suzy’s: Goan waters are witness to the wrecks of World
War II vessels. People are still excited at the thought of taking a look at
these wrecks. The wrecks can be viewed at an depth of about 30 metres
in the company of angel fishes, parrot fishes, stonefish etc.
5. The Jetty: Grand Island is haven for the scuba divers. Jetty is to the
north west of the Grand Island and offers a depth of almost 6-8 metres.
It boasts of a mesmerizing experience underwater along with the lionfish
and baby mullets.
6.Locker of Davy Jones: Strongly recommended only for experts and
professional divers since the currents here are way too strong for an
amateur to handle. Indeed it involves thrilling adventure.
into. You need to follow the trainer’s instruction thoroughly. All the diving
equipment, fins, masks will be provided to you. Generally one dive is of
about 40 – 45 minute. Oxygen kit and First Aid is available on site. Some
1. Dive in company. Avoid going alone.
2. Do not hold breath. Breathe normally
3. Begin with small steps. Try shallow waters first
4. Double check the equipment for any malfunctioning before
5. Do not pollute the abode of the marine life. It is the place of