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  • Trip introduction

    If you're a PADI or SSI certified scuba diver looking to go underwater in the Andaman Sea, this fun scuba dive in Andaman is designed just for you. After a quick refresher of your dive skills, you'll dive alongside a dive instructor and explore the open sea for 45 minutes. Swim over the sandy seafloor to view ranges of lively corals and spot tiny, brightly-coloured fishes like the orange clownfish or the red snapper.

    NOTE: Travellers are required to be PADI/SSI certified divers to book this scuba dive in Andaman.

    Destination

    Located at the southern tip of the Andaman Island, away from the crowds of Port Blair, the small fishing village of Chidiya Tapu is close to a number of dive spots. Little known to the crowd of tourists that usually visit the more popular Havelock Island, the dive spots of Chidiya Tapu experience low traffic, allowing for a personalized scuba experience. Aside from scuba diving, Chidiya Tapu is also known for being one of the best beaches in the archipelago to relax and grab sunset views in the evening.

    Destination highlights

    Go scuba diving in the azure waters of the Andaman Sea. | Explore depths of the Andaman Sea, and spot several exotic species of marine life. | Enjoy a personalized experience of scuba diving at a secluded dive spot. | Catch a spectacular sunset from the sandy beaches of Chidiya Tapu.

    Activity Details

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    45 minutes

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    Trip details
  • Go scuba diving in Andaman at Chidiya Tapu!

    Report to the dive center at Chidiya Tapu by early morning. You'll meet your diving instructor who will conduct a quick briefing session to refresh your dive skills and technique. When you're ready for the dive, you'll take a boat ride to a dive spot near Chidiya Tapu to undertake a 45-minute long dive. Depending on your prior certification level, you'll go from 40 to 100 feet deep underwater. Transfer back to the dive center after the dive. Your trip ends here.

    No accommodation or meals are provided throughout the package.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Chidiya Tapu dive center

    Chidiya Tapu dive center

    08:00 AM

    Food

    No meals are provided today

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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 30 days before departure of the Andaman scuba dive: 85% refund.

    For cancellations made between 30-14 days before departure of the Andaman scuba dive: 70% refund.

    For cancellations made between 13-7 days before departure of the Andaman scuba dive: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 7 days before departure of the Andaman scuba dive: No refund

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction costs.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the dive instructor during the scuba dive in Andaman.

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during the trip.

    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 scuba dive and your return flight to allow your body to recover.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers are required to be PADI/SSI certified divers to book this scuba dive in Andaman.

    Travellers must agree to discontinue diving if respiratory congestions or any other medical condition takes place before or during the scuba dive.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather etc.

    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 during this scuba dive in Andaman.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Boat transfers between dive center and dive spot

    • One 45-minute open water dive
    • All equipment required for scuba diving
    • Services of experienced instructors and diving crew
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel between base city and dive center

    • Any meals or accommodation in Andaman
    • Adventure travel or health insurance
    • Personal expenses like meals or beverages etc.
    • Any costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Swimwear
    • Quick-dry apparel
    • Long sleeved light top
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Embellished or restrictive swimwear

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Boat for transfers between dive center and dive spot
    • All equipment required for scuba diving
    • Mask/snorkel, fins/booties and weights/tanks
    • Buoyancy Control Device, regular wetsuit

    You need to get

    • Towel
    • Swimwear
    • Water bottle
    • ID proof
    • Sunscreen lotion
    • Sunglasses
    • Hat/caps

    Medical Kit

    • Specific, personal or prescribed medication only
    • Personal first aid kit