THINGS AWAITING YOU IN ANDAMAN

Scuba Diving, Explore Unexplored Shallows and Colours of the Marine World

Dotted in the bay of Bengal, the Andaman and Nicobar island is one fascinating travel destination in India which is listed as one of the must visit paradise in the world by the national geography travellers. Bays and pools with crystal clear waters and fascinating white sand beaches coated with a few interesting stories and histories make Andaman the perfect travel destination for an enjoyable and treasurable holiday where travellers could enjoy long treks and laze around in the inland waters of the island. Travellers who are more into adventures can even explore the underwater beauty of the island by getting engaged in deep sea diving and such water adventures. Stretching from the primitive, virgin beaches of the Havelock and the Neil Islands to the busy town of Port Blair, the Andaman and Nicobar Island have a number of unique attractions to offer to every tourist visiting the land. Underwater adventures are one main thing that the land has to offer to the travellers visiting the island. A number of breathtaking adventure tour packages are organised to the beach destinations of Andaman with scuba diving as the main water adventure by travel operators like Andaman Tour Travel letting you explore the vibrant colours of the marine life in Andaman.

Out of all the water adventures in Andaman, scuba diving holds in a special place and importance among the adventure enthusiast visiting the island. Swimming across the unique water forms, colourful corals, multicoloured fishes with beautiful patterns and colourful seabed - that is scuba diving in Andaman. It is one of the best adventures in the land which offers the diving enthusiast in the country with a rare and unique experience of the waters. The clustered islands of Andaman are all about gleaming silver shorelines comprised of the jaunting ocean waves. For travellers who dare to go deeper into the blue, the island holds in an alien world in the waters which will leave you bedazzled. While travelling to Andaman be well prepared to explore and reveal the enigmatic marine world and its rich inhabitants. Even though Andaman, the island is known to house a number of best destinations for underwater adventures, the Havelock Island, the Neil Island and the port Blair are the 3 main destinations in Andaman which is known to house the best spots where travellers could enjoy and treasure the best memories of Scuba diving. Listed below are some of the best spots where you could make the best memories of scuba diving in Andaman.

Located at Havelock Island, Lighthouse is one of the best diving sites in Andaman and Nicobar islands. It is one of the largest in the land which welcomes all categories of divers. The lighthouse is more known for night diving among the PADI/SSI certified divers. Traversing the diving spot at lighthouse would mostly include exploring and coming across a number of hard and soft corals. The dive at the place would also let you witness a number of interesting water lives which mainly includes Octopus, Humpback, Lobsters, Parrotfish, Fusiliers and Lionfish. The place is one of the best options for night divers.

Well established at the Havelock Island, Aquarium could be referred to as a beginner’s paradise. The place is mostly explored by travellers with no much experience of the diving deep sea. Located to the southwest of Havelock Island, aquarium holds in a soft current which could be easily predicted. It is mainly this feature that makes the place a perfect choice for beginners. Being located in a reef spot the place is mostly covered with hard corals strewn where the travellers or the divers could treat their eyes with a unique colourful school of fishes.


Depth: 10-12 meters

Proper for: Beginners

Located at the Havelock Island, Mac point is a well-known centre for scuba diving in Andaman which is mostly known among the travellers and adventure enthusiast. One of the added advantages of choosing to enjoy a diving experience in Mac-point is that here one gets to spot the national animal of Andaman, the sea dugongs. Lucky divers could even get an opportunity to swing with the animal. The rugged hard coral which is available in the waters would let you enjoy the true beauty of the underwater heaven.


Depth: 10-14 meters

Fitting for: All