• Trip introduction

    Sign up for a short fun Try Dive in Neil Island, even if you don't know how to swim! This 30 minute scuba dive is the best way to get your first scuba experience. You'll learn the basics of scuba diving and how to use the gear underwater.

    You'll be briefed by your instructor, and will have some time to practise your skills in shallow water where you get accustomed to using your gear. After this, you'll set out in a boat to the dive spot, where the fun begins! You'll dive to a depth of 40 feet/12 metres, and will remain underwater for 30 minutes.

    NOTE: This Try Dive takes place in Neil Island and can only be done by those staying here.


    Located in Ritchie's Archipelago, Neil Island is about 36 kms from the coast of Port Blair. The island has beautiful white sand beaches and coconut trees above land, and underwater, it offers craggy rock formations and clear blue water for divers to enjoy. With many unexplored reefs and pristine sea bed, you'll be treated to sights of rare marine creatures, schools of tropical fish and hopefully, sea turtles.

    Destination highlights

    Sign up for your first experience of scuba with this Try Dive experience in the teal blue waters of Neil Island. | Learn the basics of scuba diving and how to use your scuba gear. | Dive to a depth of 40 feet and spend 30 minutes underwater. | Explore the stunning corals and gorgeous marine life of Neil Island.

    Trip details
  • Try Dive in Neil Island

    Eat a light breakfast before you report to the dive centre at 07:30 hrs. You'll begin with a basic skills session and will learn the basic skills required for scuba diving. After this, you'll put your newly learned skills to test in a shallow dive in 6 feet/2 meters water near the shore. Once you're comfortable, you'll board the boat and head to the dive location. Dive right into the turquoise waters with an experienced instructor. You'll have about 30 minutes to explore the rich marine life underwater with swaying corals, stunning fish and sea turtles. After the dive is over, you'll return to the dive centre. Your scuba diving experience ends here.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Neil Island dive centre

    Neil Island dive centre

    07:30 AM


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  • Cancellation policy

    If you cancel or don't show for this scuba diving in Neil Island: 50% of the total trip cost will be refunded, minus any transaction charges.

    Rules on trip

    Your instructor will brief you before the Try Dive in Neil Island begins. Please strictly adhere to the instructions.

    Do not touch, tease, break or collect coral pieces, shells, or seaweed during scuba diving in Andamans.

    Do not swim away from your group or try to dive on your own.

    Do not consume any form of alcohol or drugs before the scuba diving in Neil Island. If the instructor believes you to be under the influence, you will not be allowed to dive.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The operator is not responsible for any mishaps, accidents, injuries or death during the scuba diving in Neil Island.

    Participants will have to fill a Medical Form before undertaking the scuba diving in Neil Island. If you answer Yes to any of the questions, you will require a signed medical certificate from a physician, deeming you fit for scuba diving in Andamans. Do carry all the required documents for the scuba diving in Neil Island.
  • Includes / Excludes


    • All scuba equipment as required

    • 1 briefing session on the shore
    • 1 shallow water training session
    • 1 Try Dive in Neil Island (from a boat) for 30 minutes
    • Boat transfers to the dive site and back
    • Dive instructor and crew
    • Photos and videos of the dive
    • All applicable taxes


    • Transport to the dive centre

    • Any food or beverages
    • Accommodation of any kind
    • Insurance
    • Personal expenses such as packaged water, soft drinks, snacks, telephone calls, tips, etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Swimwear
    • Extra pair of clothes
    • Slippers or sandals
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Heavily embellished swimwear

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Boat transfers to the dive site and back
    • All scuba diving equipment, as required

    You need to get

    • Towel
    • Swimwear
    • Underwater camera (optional)
    • Dry snacks
    • ID card
    • Sunscreen
    • Sunglasses
    • Light backpack
    • Water bottle
    • Memory card/USB to carry back photos and videos of your Try Dive in Neil Island

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.