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Adventures in Havelock Island TripsDone

SSI Open Water Diver course with stay (6 nights/7 days)
days 7
PADI Scuba Diver Course in Havelock
days 3
PADI Scuba Diver Course in Havelock Havelock ,Andaman Nicobar
Islands of Andamans with Port Blair and Neil Island (Budget Package)
days 7
Boat Try Dive in Andamans
days 1
Boat Try Dive in Andamans Havelock ,Andaman Nicobar
SSI Advance Adventurer course in Andamans
days 2
SSI Advance Adventurer course in Andamans Havelock ,Andaman Nicobar
Try Dive (shore) with Cottage Stay
days 2
Try Dive (shore) with Cottage Stay Havelock ,Andaman Nicobar
Try Dive (boat) in the Andamans
days 1
Try Dive (boat) in the Andamans Havelock ,Andaman Nicobar
Budget trip to Andaman Islands (3n4d)
days 4
Budget trip to Andaman Islands (3n4d) Port Blair ,Andaman Nicobar
PADI Scuba Diver course with standard hut stay
days 4
Discover Scuba Diving (shore) in Havelock
days 1
Discover Scuba Diving (shore) in Havelock Havelock ,Andaman Nicobar
Andaman Islands Adventure Trip
days 6
Andaman Islands Adventure Trip Port Blair ,Andaman Nicobar
SSI Advanced Open Water Diver (AOWD) Course in Havelock
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Adventures in Havelock Island

Havelock Island, with its swaying coconut trees and sun-drenched beaches, is one of the most beautiful islands in the Andamans. Under the water, it’s even more beautiful, with healthy coral reefs teeming with fish, a number of spectacular dive sites, and great visibility. This is why Havelock is one of the top scuba diving destinations in the Andamans.

Apart from scuba diving in Havelock, there are many other activities to do. Do make time to check out Radhanagar Beach shaped like a crescent moon, and one of the best beaches in Havelock Island. Here’s a list of all the fun adventures to do on your stay:

Best season for scuba in Havelock Island

From December to mid-June, the sea in Havelock is calm and the weather is good. Visibility is good during this time, making it the best time to go scuba diving in Havelock. In the monsoon, from June to Aug/Sept, the sea gets turbulent, so most diving trips are cancelled, unless you’re a very experienced diver.

Packing list for Havelock island diving

On diving days, you need to carry comfortable swimwear and sunscreen. The operator will provide all the equipment you need. Read our blog Scuba 101 to understand what equipment you’ll be given. Carry long-sleeved clothing, a pair of sunglasses and a cap for the sunny boat rides out to your dive spot.

Scuba diving for beginners in Havelock Island

If you are a beginner or do not know how to swim, you can still explore the underwater world. Choose a Try Dive in Havelock Island, which is a tandem dive. Most Try Dives in Havelock take place at Nemo Reef, which is also known as Classroom Reef as it is used by first-timers learning the basics. The water is gentle here, and the ocean floor is soft and sandy. Read more about Top Scuba Options for Beginners

Discover Scuba Diving for beginners (shore)

These trips are ideal for you if you’re a scuba beginner who is curious about scuba diving. This Discover Scuba Dive (DSD) is a single dive experience that will give you a taste of scuba diving, without requiring any swimming skills. You’ll wade into the water from the shore itself, and do your dive close by. It’s suitable for you if you don’t have much time. The skills you earn in your DSD can be carried forward if you decide to do a scuba course.

Discover Scuba Diving for beginners (boat)

This version of the Discover Scuba Dive takes place from a boat, so you’ll get the fun of a scuba dive in Havelock, with the added bonus of a boat ride to a gorgeous dive spot. You’ll have a 45-minute dive out in the ocean, and will be accompanied by a certified, experienced instructor.

Scuba diving courses in Havelock Island

If you’re thinking of earning your scuba certification, Havelock Island is one of the best places to do it. The weather is usually warm and sunny, and you’ll enjoy the days out in the boat. The dive sites in Havelock Island are gorgeous and have a wide variety of marine life. You’ll learn with a mix of self-study, extensive training sessions, and will do your open water dives under the supervision of your instructor.

Sea walk in Havelock Island

If you aren’t sure about diving in Havelock, you can always try the Sea Walk, which allows you to walk on the bed of the ocean. This takes place from a pontoon or floating platform in Elephant Beach. You will be accompanied by an instructor, and will be walking in a netted-off area underwater. You won’t even get your hair wet for this one.

Kayaking in Havelock Island

While diving in Havelock shows you the underwater world, there’s plenty to do above the waves. One of the favourite things to do is to explore the extensive mangrove system in a kayak. You’ll be accompanied by a knowledgeable guide who will show you the unique flora and fauna of the mangroves. There are also night kayaking trips on certain days, when you can see bioluminescence in the water.

 

Adventures in Havelock Island - Frequently Asked Questions

You don’t need to know how to swim for a Try Dive, but if you want to do a PADI or SSI course, it is a requirement. You’ll need to pass a swimming test of 200 metres, and 10 minutes floating.

No, scuba diving beginners don’t have to worry about any gear. Your operator will provide everything you need for your trip.

Your operator will provide you with a scuba suit, but you’ll need to wear a swimsuit/bikini/swimming trunks under the wetsuit. Do make sure the swimwear you choose is comfortable. If you have long hair, tie it back firmly with an elastic band so it isn’t floating into your mask or obscuring your vision.

Usually you’ll put your wetsuit on at the dive centre, before you set off to the boat. Sometimes you’ll put it on in the boat before the dive.

Anyone over 10 years may take lessons in scuba diving. Check with the operator if you are travelling with children, because age restrictions might differ. There is no real cap or age limit for older divers, but you will need to be in good physical and mental condition to dive.

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    14-09-2019

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  • Rated : 5

    12-03-2019

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