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  • Trip introduction

    The SSI Scuba Diver (SD) course is the first level of training for scuba diving. If you’ve been diving before and enjoyed it, this course is the perfect introduction to the skills and techniques of guided scuba diving. As a licensed scuba diver, you’ll be able to dive up to 12 meters deep, anywhere in the world, under the supervision of an instructor. This 3-day SSI Scuba Diver course involves 3 theory modules, shallow water training, and 2 dives in open water up to 12 metres deep. This certification can be completed in 2 days or 3 days, depending on your comfort level.

    NOTE: To complete your course and get your SSI Scuba Diver certification, you will be expected to swim 200 metres and float for 10 minutes in open water.

    Destination

    You'll be earning your SSI Scuba Diver certification in one of the best dive destinations in the world. Havelock is popular for its white sand beaches fringed with palm trees, gorgeous blue water, and spectacular marine biodiversity. For almost 8 months of the year, the balmy breeze and the tropical sun make for the most perfect dive days. Under the surface, there are vivid coral gardens and walls to discover, as well as all kinds of vivid sea life. Divers from around the world come here to enjoy some fun diving spots and the laidback island vibe.

    Destination highlights

    Earn your SSI Scuba Diver (SD) certification in the blue waters of Havelock island. | Swim with colourful schools of fish and explore coral gardens on each dive. | Dive up to 12 metres depth with experienced instructors. | Enjoy a peaceful island lifestyle when you're not in the water.

    Activity Details

    Yes

    SSI Scuba Diver

    Yes

    English-Hindi- Tamil- Assamese

    2

    45 mins

    No

    12 meters-40 feet

    No

    Scuba Schools International-SSI

    3 days

    1 Instructor for every 5 Participants

    100 kgs

    6.5 feet

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the SSI Scuba Diver course

    Eat a light breakfast in the morning, and report to the dive centre on Beach 5 in Havelock by 07:00 hrs. You'll dig into some morning snacks here while you go over the theory sessions with your instructor. Then you head out to start your shallow water sessions, where you'll practise your basic skills underwater. You'll eat a light lunch between dives, and should be back at the dive centre by about 14:30 hrs. After that, the day is yours to spend as you please.

    There is no accommodation in this package.

    You will be provided with a light lunch and some snacks on the boat, between dives. There is also plenty of purified drinking water on the boat.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Andaman Bubbles Dive Centre

    Andaman Bubbles Dive Centre

    07:00 AM

    Food

    Lunch | Snacks

    NA
    Day 2 of the SSI Scuba Diver course
    Day 3 of the SSI Scuba Diver course
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  • Cancellation policy

    If you cancel the SSI Scuba Diver course in Havelock 30 days or more before the start date: 100% refund, minus any transaction charges.

    If you cancel the SSI Scuba Diver course in Havelock between 29 to 7 days before the start date: 50% refund, minus any transaction charges.

    If you cancel the SSI Scuba Diver course in Havelock less than 7 days before the start date: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

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

    Rules on trip

    You must adhere to the instructions of your instructor at all times.

    All equipment for scuba diving in Havelock will be provided by the operator and participants must use them with care.

    Participants must not be absent for any module of the SSI Scuba Diver course in Andamans.

    Smoking, consumption of alcohol or drugs is strictly prohibited before or during scuba diving sessions in Havelock.

    Touching or teasing marine life, harming corals, collecting shells or corals is strictly prohibited while scuba diving in Havelock.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    All participants will be required to sign an indemnity form before starting the SSI Scuba Diver course in the Andamans.

    All participants will receive a detailed medical form which will have to be filled before undertaking the SSI Scuba Diver course in Andamans. If the participants answer 'Yes' to any of the questions, they will have to get a doctor's clearance for the same. This form helps the diving instructors and staff to be better prepared and help you get a personalised experience.

    Please leave enough time between your arrival in Havelock and your dive activity. You should have 24 hours after your last dive before you catch a flight.

    If you do not complete any task/requirement of the course, you cannot be certified. There are no refunds if you cannot be certified.
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Scuba Diver Course Andamans Havelock Adventure The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • All course material and paperwork for SSI Scuba Diver course

    • SSI card, log book and manual
    • All scuba gear as required
    • All theory sessions as required
    • 3 shallow water training sessions
    • 2 open water dives upto 12 metres/40 feet for 45 mins each
    • Boat transfers to and from the dive sites during the course
    • Lunch, snacks, and water on the boat
    • Experienced and qualified dive instructor
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Transport from the hotel to the dive centre and back

    • Any accommodation in Havelock
    • Personal expenses such as extra meals, telephone calls, tips, packaged water, soft drinks, cigarettes, etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
    • Insurance

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Swimwear
    • Light clothes to wear between dives
    • Slippers/floaters to wear on the boat and at the dive centre
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Expensive electronic gadgets
    • Heavily 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 transfers to the dive sites
    • All course material and paperwork for SSI Scuba Diver course
    • SSI card, log book and manual
    • All scuba equipment as required

    You need to get

    • Towel
    • Backpack
    • Water bottle
    • Sunscreen
    • Sunglasses
    • ID proof
    • Extra money
    • Light snacks/fruit if you want

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific, personal or prescribed medication only.