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  • Trip introduction

    Sign up for a Try Dive in the tropical paradise of the Andaman Islands. You'll do your first diving experience at the Sea Shell Reef, where the clear blue-green water is gentle and the reef hosts a variety of small marine life.

    You'll have a 20 minute training session in the shallow water at the shore, where you'll be taught the basic skills. After that, you wade deeper into the ocean for your dive, which lasts about 20-25 minutes. You'll be supervised at all times by your instructor.

    The maximum depth for a Try Dive is 40 feet or 12 metres, but this depends on how comfortable you are.

    This Try Dive in the Andamans includes complimentary photos and videos of your dive. Do bring a USB/hard drive to take it all back.

    Destination

    Scuba diving at the Sea Shell Reef is the perfect way to kick start your sucba experience. The reef is not too far from the shore, and the ocean here is gentle and clear. You'll be able to spot small Nemo fish, as well as some shrimp and colourful coral.

    You'll be doing your first Try Dive in the Andamans at this pretty beach, with white sand beneath you and beautiful ocean views all around.

    Destination highlights

    Sign up for your first Try Dive at Sea Shell Reef in Havelock Island. | Learn the basic scuba skills in a fun 20 minute session in shallow water. | Practise those skills by diving to 40 feet on this 25 minutes underwater dive.

    Activity Details

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    20-25 mins

    Not included

    40 feet

    No

    Trip details
  • Try Dive in the Andamans

    Eat a light breakfast before you report to the operator's dive shop by 07:00 hrs. After a brief introduction, you'll kit up and wade into shallow water to start with the basics of scuba diving. Once you're ready, you'll proceed to deeper water, accompanied by your instructor, for your dive. After a fun 25-minute dive, you'll return to shore. Your Try Dive in Havelock Island ends here.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Sea Shell Reef, Beach 2

    Sea Shell Reef, Beach 2

    07:00 AM

    Food

    NA
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    Reviews

    • Rated : 5

      13-04-2021

      The coordinators are extremely helpful. They go to extra lengths for helping you in figuring out where do you want to go and will be there with you at every step whenever you need them. Amazing service, I wanted to book a last minute ticket, I didn't think I'd get any good treks, but they sorted me out. Highly recommended.

    • Rated : 4

      13-04-2021

      The team is great. They properly guide you so that you can make the most out of your trip. They are very helpful and quick in resolving any of your queries. And the trip was amazing too. The way it was all planned was great. We didn't have to worry about anything. The guides with us on the trek were also very cooperative. The team makes sure that you have everything you need. Recommended 10/10 ❤️

    • Rated : 5

      13-04-2021

      Trekking on new year's eve was an amazing experience. Adding to that thanks to the great next for making the overall experience wonderful. Supportive staff, good guides and the facilities were also nice. Keep up the good work

    • Rated : 5

      13-04-2021

      On trek best arrangement what can be offered.

  • Cancellation policy

    If you cancel your Try Dive scuba dive 30 days or more before the start date: You will get a 100% refund, minus any transaction charges.

    If you cancel your Try Dive between 29 to 7 days before the start date: You will get a 50% refund, minus any transaction charges.

    If you cancel your Try Dive 0-7 days before the start date: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    No refund is given for cancellations on bookings from 15 Dec to 15 Jan.

    All refunds will be paid after deducting transaction charges, in addition to the flat INR 200 fee per person that The Great Next charges for cancellations.

    Rules on trip

    You must adhere to the instructions of the instructor at all times during the Try Dive scuba trip in Andamans.

    You will not be allowed to dive if you are under the influence of alcohol or drugs before your scuba dive. If the operator believes you are not fit to dive, you will be refused, and no refund will be given.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Please plan your trip to arrive in Havelock the day before your dive.

    There will be no refunds for services or facilities left unused by the customer.

    Before your Andamans Try dive, you will have to sign a medical questionnaire. If you answer Yes to any of the questions, you will need to get a signed certificate from your physician stating that you are fit to dive.
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    • Scuba Diving Open Water PADI Andaman Havelock Adventure Travel The Great Next
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    • Scuba Diving Open Water PADI Andaman Havelock Adventure Travel The Great Next
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Shallow water training session

    • One 20-25 mins shore scuba dive session
    • All equipment required for scuba diving
    • Services of experienced dive instructor and support staff
    • Photos/videos of your scuba dive
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home city and the dive center

    • Accommodation or meals, throughout the trip
    • Personal expenses such as apparel, meals or beverages etc.
    • Costs due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, natural calamities etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Swimwear
    • Extra pair of clothes
    • Slippers or sandals
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewelry 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

    • All scuba equipment required
    • Scuba mask and snorkel

    You need to get

    • Towel
    • Swimwear
    • Underwater camera (optional)
    • Dry snacks
    • ID card
    • Sunscreen
    • Light backpack
    • Water bottle

    Medical Kit

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