PADI Open Water course with standard hut stay
Havelock, Andaman Nicobar, India
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Rs. 32,400
  • 6
  • Duration in Days
  • 15
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    Group Size
  • 10
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Date
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2019
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15
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15
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15
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15
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15
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Scuba course
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  • Trip introduction

    Stay in the gorgeous islands of Andamans, in standard huts not too far from the beach, while you learn the adventure sport of scuba diving at Havelock Island. This Open Water Diver certification course teaches you the skills and techniques required to go scuba diving to a maximum depth of 18 metres or 60 feet. On this course, you'll explore the deep, blue Andaman Sea while scuba diving at dive spots off the Havelock Island. You'll train in 5 theory modules, confined water skills, and finally, the highlight of your certification, 4 open water dives of 45 minutes each.

    During this 6-day trip in the Andamans, you'll be staying in a comfortable hut-style accommodation, built for people who want a no-frills, simple stay option.

    Destination

    Havelock Island is one of the most sought after destinations for scuba diving in India. Thousands of scuba enthusiasts visit the island every year for recreational diving or professional courses. For this Open Water Diver course, your dive center is placed on Beach #3, Havelock Island, and offers access to coral reef formations teeming with marine life. If you're lucky, while you're scuba diving in Havelock, you'll meet some fascinating large marine life too, like dugongs, mantas and the harmless whale sharks, among many others.

    Your resort is close to a white, sandy beach that offers hours and hours of sun, sea and sand. You'll stay in standard hut-style accommodation, located just a short walk away from the beach. The room is equipped with comfortable bedding and a rack to keep your luggage.

    Destination highlights

    • Explore the underwater world of the Andaman Sea.
    • Learn scuba diving at dive spots near the Havelock Island.
    • Earn your PADI Open Water Diver certification.
    • Learn scuba diving, in small groups, with personalised attention.
    • Book one of the best Open Water Diver training programs in Asia.
    • Stay at a simple, happy resort for scuba divers in standard huts.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the dive instructor during the PADI Open Water Diver course.

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during the course. Consumption of tobacco products and cigarettes is not recommended.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Please allow 12 hours between the end of your last dive and your return flight to allow your body to recover.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 30 days or more before departure of the scuba diving course in Andaman: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made between 15-29 days before departure of the scuba diving course in Andaman: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 15 days before departure of the scuba diving course in Andaman: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers are requested to note that the accommodation is at an eco-friendly resort that does not have room service, television or air-conditioning.

    Travellers will be sent a medical questionnaire after confirmation of the booking. According to the answers to these questions, travellers may be required to get documented doctor's clearance allowing them to engage in scuba diving.

    A few days before the course begins, travellers will be sent PADI e-learning material that can be used to get a head start before the course begins.

    Travellers must agree to discontinue diving if respiratory congestion or a head cold or any other medical condition occurs during the course.

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of this PADI Open Water Diver course due to bad weather conditions to ensure maximum safety of divers and staff.

    Travellers are required to pass a test on their ability to swim for 200 metres and float for 10 minutes, as a part of the PADI Open Water Diver course.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Dive India dive centre, Havelock
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    Drop off point
    Dive India dive centre, Havelock
    Mode of transport
    NA
    Start point
    Dive India dive centre, Havelock
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    End point
    Dive India dive centre, Havelock
    Time of departure
    07:30 AM
    Time of return
    06:00 PM

    Activity Details

    License upon completion
    Yes
    License name
    PADI Open Water Diver
    International license
    Yes
    Course language option
    English, Hindi
    Number of dives
    4
    Average dive duration
    45 mins
    Maximum depth during course
    60 feet (18 metres)
    Average time per dive
    45 mins
    Mandatory travel insurance
    No
    License issued/recognized by
    Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI)
    Course completion time
    4 days
    Guide/student ratio
    1:4
    Max. diver weight
    100 kgs
  • Day 1 of PADI Open Water Diver course: Check-in

    Plan to arrive at Port Blair in the first half of the day, so you can travel to Havelock Island on the same day. On arrival at your dive center, you'll check in to your standard huts. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. You can visit the beach and take a dip in the sea or explore the rest of Havelock Island. Overnight in a standard hut at Havelock Island.
    /Scuba Diving Course PADI Andaman Adventure Travel The Great Next Visit the white, soft and sandy beaches of Havelock Island.

    Day 2 of PADI Open Water Diver course: Theory + shallow water training

    Today, you'll begin your scuba diving course at the dive center. You'll meet your dive instructor and begin learning the theory of diving. Over a total of 5 modules, you'll learn about using the scuba equipment, navigating underwater, proper diving techniques and several other skills. This theory session is covered in a mix of video, self-study and instructor briefings. You'll also spend some time in shallow water, working with your instructor to practice the skills learned in the theory modules. The day's training ends by evening. Overnight in a standard hut at Havelock Island.
    /Scuba Diving Course PADI Andaman Adventure Travel The Great Next Spot exotic sea creatures in the Andaman Sea.

    Day 3 of PADI Open Water Diver course: Theory + shallow water training

    Continue learning and perfecting the different skills that a scuba diver requires in the open water. Over a combination of theory modules and practice in shallow water, the dive instructor will focus on making you confident enough for the open water diving tomorrow. The day's training ends by evening. Overnight in a standard hut at Havelock Island.
    /Scuba Diving Course PADI Andaman Adventure Travel The Great Next Spot exotic sea creatures in the Andaman Sea.

    Day 4 of PADI Open Water Diver course: 2 open water dives!

    By today, you should be well-equipped with the knowledge that a scuba diver requires while navigating the open sea. Kick off the day with a deep sea dive from one of the many dive spots around Havelock Island. The dive instructor will guide you at every step of the dive to help you apply all the skills you've learned. You'll complete two open water dives of 45 minutes each, going as deep as 60 feet under the surface. Return back to the dive center by late afternoon. Overnight in a standard hut at Havelock Island.
    /Scuba Diving Course PADI Andaman Adventure Travel The Great Next Spot exotic sea creatures in the Andaman Sea.

    Day 5 of PADI Open Water Diver course: 2 open water dives!

    Take a boat ride back to some of the dive spots around Havelock Island to complete two more open water dives. Today, you'll work on perfecting your skills and putting the finishing touches on your dive technique. Return back to the dive center by late afternoon and complete the paperwork for your certification. Overnight in a standard hut at Havelock Island.
    /Scuba Diving Course PADI Andaman Adventure Travel The Great Next Spot exotic sea creatures in the Andaman Sea.

    Day 6 of PADI Open Water Diver course: Check-out

    Say goodbye to this tropical paradise today. You'll check out in the morning, after breakfast. Your trip ends here.
    /Scuba Diving Course PADI Andaman Adventure Travel The Great Next Live at a gorgeous beachside property.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Havelock Island dive center
    End point
    Havelock Island dive center
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum depth
    0 foot
    Total dive time
    0 min

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Havelock Island dive center
    End point
    Havelock Island dive center
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum depth
    0 foot
    Total dive time
    0 min

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Havelock Island dive center
    End point
    Havelock Island dive center
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum depth
    0 foot
    Total dive time
    0 min

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Havelock Island dive center
    End point
    Havelock Island dive center
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum depth
    60 feet
    Total dive time
    1.5 hrs

    Day 5 - Milestone

    Start point
    Havelock Island dive center
    End point
    Havelock Island dive center
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum depth
    60 feet
    Total dive time
    1.5 hrs

    Day 6 - Milestone

    Start point
    Havelock Island dive center
    End point
    Havelock Island dive center
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum depth
    0 foot
    Total dive time
    0 min
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Accommodation in standard huts with common washrooms for 5 nights on twin-sharing basis
    • Transfers between dive center and dive spots in a boat
    • All equipment required for scuba diving
    • PADI e-learning course material/modules
    • Four open water dives of 45 minutes each
    • Services of certified dive instructor and support staff
    • PADI Open Water Diver certification (upon successful completion of the course)
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Travel arrangements between home city and dive center
    • Any meals, throughout the trip
    • Upgrade to single occupany accommodation (additional cost of INR 1,800)
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, natural calamities etc.
    • Personal expenses such as additional meals or beverages etc.
    • Adventure travel or health insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Swim-wear
    • T-shirts/shirts and track-pants/jeans
    • Light tee or beach-wear
    • Sandals
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Heavily embellished or uncomfortable swimwear

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Boat for transfers between dive center and dive spots
    • All equipment required for scuba diving
    • PADI e-learning course material/modules
      You need to get
    • Daypack
    • Towel
    • Hat
    • Swim-wear
    • Sunscreen lotion
    • ID proof
    • Water bottle
    • Insect repellent

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication
  • Day 1 of PADI Open Water Diver course: Check-in

    Island Vinnie's Tropical Cabanas

    You'll be staying at Island Vinnie's, in simple, no-frills standard huts, built a short walk away from the beach.

    http://www.islandvinnie.com/

    /Scuba Diving Course PADI Andaman Adventure Travel The Great Next Stay in no-frills standard huts at the dive center.

    Day 2 of PADI Open Water Diver course: Theory + shallow water training

    Island Vinnie's Tropical Cabanas

    Today, you begin your first day of the Open Water Diver course. While no meals are included in this package, you can visit any of the restaurants on Havelock Island, including the in-house restaurant at the resort, for meals at your own expense.

    http://www.islandvinnie.com/

    /Scuba Diving Course PADI Andaman Adventure Travel The Great Next Stay in no-frills standard huts at the dive center.

    Day 3 of PADI Open Water Diver course: Theory + shallow water training

    Island Vinnie's Tropical Cabanas

    You'll be staying at Island Vinnie's, in simple, no-frills standard huts, built a short walk away from the beach. Apart from scuba diving, you can also go sightseeing, explore the beaches of Havelock, or book a snorkelling trip to continue your explorations of the sea. However, none of these activities are included in your package for scuba diving in Havelock.

    http://www.islandvinnie.com/

    /Scuba Diving Course PADI Andaman Adventure Travel The Great Next Relax and unwind with the tropical, beach vibes of Andaman.

    Day 4 of PADI Open Water Diver course: 2 open water dives!

    Island Vinnie's Tropical Cabanas

    Today is your first diving day, taking you out into the open sea for the first time. When you're not diving, you'll love spending time in one of the many hammocks on the resort, or simply sunbathing and relaxing on the beach.

    http://www.islandvinnie.com/

    Day 5 of PADI Open Water Diver course: 2 open water dives!

    Island Vinnie's Tropical Cabanas

    You'll be sating at Island Vinnie's, in simple, no-frills standard huts, built a short walk away from the beach. Apart from scuba diving, you can also go kayaking, explore the mangrove forests on a nature trek, or visit cafes to taste authentic seafood. You may enquire about these activities at the resort to know more.

    http://www.islandvinnie.com/

    Day 6 of PADI Open Water Diver course: Check-out

    Island Vinnie's Tropical Cabanas

    It's the end of your scuba diving in Havelock. Check-out and head onwards to your next destination.

    http://www.islandvinnie.com/

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