If you're intrigued by the blue, blue world underwater, this Discover Scuba Diving at Neil Island is perfect for you. You'll learn the basics of scuba diving and how to use the gear. After this, you'll go for a mini dive (6 ft/2m) in shallow water, where you can take your time getting comfortable with the skill of breathing underwater. When you're ready, you'll take a boat ride to the dive site. You'll dive upto 40 feet/12 meters in the turquoise waters and you'll get about 60 mins to explore the gorgeous coral reefs and colourful fish. If you're lucky, you might even spot a sea turtle! A successful dive earns you a PADI certificate of completion and credits which you can add to a PADI course, if you decide to do one.
NOTE: This Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) takes place in Neil Island so can only be done by those who are staying here.
Located in Ritchie's Archipelago, Neil Island is about 36 kms from the coast of Port Blair. The island offers a pastoral charm with paddy fields and natural forest cover. The white sandy beaches, craggy rock formations and clear blue water makes this a paradise for divers. But the real beauty of Neil Island lies underwater. 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.
Sign up for your first experience of scuba with this Discover Scuba Diving 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 60 minutes underwater. | Explore the stunning corals and gorgeous marine life. | Earn your Discover Scuba Diving certificate in the Andamans.
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 60 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 to collect your DSD certificate. Your Discover Scuba Diving trip in the Andamans ends here.
Neil Island dive centre
Neil Island dive centre
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.
Your instructor will brief you before the scuba diving 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.