PADI Scuba Diver course
Havelock, Andaman Nicobar, India
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  • Trip introduction

    The PADI Scuba Diver course is designed for travellers who simply want to get a taste of the certification courses in scuba diving. This trip allows you to learn the basic skills of scuba diving on a short itinerary of just two days. During the course, you'll begin by training with a certified dive instructor in a swimming pool. Soon enough, you'll be completing two open water dives in the Andaman Sea, swimming down to a depth of 40 feet. Post completion of the course, you'll become a certified PADI Scuba Diver.

    After completing this course, you also have the option to continue one step further and train for your PADI Open Water Diver certification.

    Destination

    The PADI Scuba Diver course takes you diving in the pristine waters of the Andaman Sea. You'll complete your pool training at a dive center located on the Havelock Island, and take a boat ride into the teal blue ocean for your open water dives. The dive spots offer a large, lively coral reefs that are home to hundreds of species of marine life. With clean water and relatively high visibility, the Andaman Sea is a paradise for scuba divers. Moreover, Havelock Island's soft and white sandy beaches and tropical greenery are perfect landscapes to relax after a day of scuba diving.

    Destination highlights

    • Get a taste of PADI certification courses with the PADI Scuba Diver course.
    • Learn scuba diving in a small group with personalized attention.
    • Complete two open water dives, swimming as deep as 40 feet.
    • Explore the enchanting, underwater beauty of the Andaman Sea.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the course.

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

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the dive instructor during the course.

    Please allow a minimum of 12 hours between the end of your course and your return flight. This time allows your body to rest and recuperate.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 30 days or more before the start date of the PADI Scuba Diver course in the Andamans: 98% refund.

    For cancellations made 15-29 days before the start date of the PADI Scuba Diver course in the Andamans: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 15 days before the start date of the PADI Scuba Diver course in the Andamans: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    All travellers are required to pass a 600 feet swimming test and 10 minute floating test before beginning the course.

    Travellers will be sent a medical questionnaire after confirmation of the booking. Depending on the answers to the questionnaire, travellers may be required to obtain documented clearance from a doctor allowing them to participate in scuba diving. This ensures that the dive instructor can customize the experience to your needs.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap, accident or loss of life while scuba diving in Andamans.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of this scuba diving course depending upon the weather conditions and other factors. If extra costs are incurred due to changes in the itinerary, they will be borne by the traveller.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    No pick-up for this PADI Scuba Diver course in the Andamans.
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    Drop off point
    No drop-off for this PADI Scuba Diver course in the Andamans.
    Mode of transport
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    Start point
    Havelock Island dive center
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    End point
    Havelock Island dive center
    Time of departure
    07:00 AM
    Time of return
    04:00 PM

    Activity Details

    License upon completion
    Yes
    License name
    PADI Scuba Diver (SD)
    International license
    Yes
    Course language option
    English, Hindi
    Number of dives
    2
    Average dive duration
    40-45 mins
    Maximum depth during course
    40 feet (12 meters)
    Average time per dive
    40-45 mins
    Mandatory travel insurance
    No
    License issued/recognized by
    Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI)
    Course completion time
    2 days
    Guide/student ratio
    1:4
    Max. diver weight
    100 kgs
  • Day 1 of PADI Scuba Diver course: Theory + pool training

    Arrive at the dive center by early morning and meet your dive instructor. Today, you'll begin your training for the PADI Scuba Diver certification with lessons in theory. You'll spend the day studying various dive techniques and watching videos on how to wear the scuba equipment. You'll also get into the swimming pool to work with your instructor and learn how to apply the skills in practice. The day's session ends by late afternoon. You can spend the rest of the day at leisure.
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    Day 2 of PADI Scuba Diver course: 2 open water dives!

    Report to the dive center by early morning. Today, you'll have a short briefing session before boarding a boat and travelling to some of the dive spots around Havelock Island. From these dive spots, you'll complete two open water dives, swimming as deep as 40 feet under the water. Your dive instructor will guide you through every step of the way, as you continue practicing and learning various techniques in scuba diving. The boat will drop you back to the dive center, where you'll give a short quiz and complete the paperwork for your PADI Scuba Diver certification. Your trip ends here.
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    Day 1 - Milestone

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

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Havelock Island dive center
    End point
    Havelock Island dive center
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum depth
    40 feet
    Total dive time
    1.5 hrs
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Boat transfers between dive center-dive spots
    • Two open water dives
    • All equipment required for scuba diving
    • Services of experienced dive instructors and support crew
    • Theory and pool training sessions
    • PADI Scuba Diver course material
    • PADI Scuba Diver certification (upon successful completion)
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Travel arrangements between home city and dive center
    • Any meals or accommodation during the course
    • Adventure travel or dive insurance
    • Personal expenses like alcohol or beverages etc.
    • Any costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, natural calamities etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Swim-wear
    • Quick-dry apparel
    • Long sleeved light top
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Embellished or restrictive swimwear

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Boat for transfers between dive center-dive spots
    • All equipment required for scuba diving
    • PADI Scuba Diver course material
      You need to get
    • Towel
    • Swim-wear
    • Underwater camera (optional)
    • Dry snacks
    • ID card
    • Sun-screen lotion
    • Backpack
    • Water bottle
    • Beach towels

    Medical Kit

    • Specific, personal or prescribed medication only.
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