Do you like diving into the ocean? Then, you must try scuba diving! An exciting water sport, scuba diving lets you explore the life beneath the oceans. Although, the sport needs an elaborate preparation and paraphernalia to be able to survive underwater. But, if one chooses a perfect scuba diving location, it can enrich your experience. Thus, for beginners, try to be extra cautious with the site they pick.
While there are many luring scuba diving destinations around the world, India has housed plenty of sites to relish the wonderful sport. The scuba diving centers in the country of the Golden Bird offers interesting packages which attract the divers from all over the world.
Here are the top 5 scuba diving locations in India:-
Well, Goa is not just about parties and beaches. It is surprisingly an incredible scuba diving site. Especially for beginners, who can have a great time diving in Goa. Along with an impressive underwater visibility, the water bodies also offer an opportunity to watch fascinating shipwrecks and colorful fishes. Apart from that, the place offers an amusing dolphin sighting. Grand Island, Uma Guva Reef, Jetty, and Shelter Cove are some of the major spots for scuba diving in Goa.
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Besides its on-land mesmerizing French architecture, Pondicherry’s marine life has a lot to offer too. It is a must visit destination for scuba divers around the world. Here you can come across the unique and beautiful fishes and sea animals like parrot fish, lion fish, tiger fish, king fish, and sea snakes to name a few. Major scuba diving spots in Pondicherry are Cool Shark Reef, Temple Reef, The Hole, and 4 Corners.
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#3. Lakshadweep Islands
A perfect location for divers, Lakshadweep Islands houses India’s diverse coral sand beaches. The place offers you a vast number of aquatic species and a surprising underwater visibility. Bangaram Island and Agatti Island are the major scuba diving places to check out in Lakshadweep.
You can quite easily reach the Bangaram Island by taking on an overnight cruise journey from Kochi. Interestingly, the diving centers here also have resorts to aid the beginners.
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#4. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andaman and Nicobar Islands offer the best of beaches and underwater life. The place is a hub of various water sports, scuba diving being one of them. Major scuba diving destinations are The Havelock Island, The Wall, Cinque Island, and Fish Rock.
Andaman and Nicobar Island offers quite an active marine life and you may come across different species like Scorpion fish, Octopus, Angler fish, and Sharks.
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#5. Dwarka, Gujarat
An underrated and off-centric scuba diving destination, Dwarka has an active aquatic life. The place has a sense of history associated with it, which makes it even more interesting for delving deep into the water to explore the remains and relics. Take a ferry ride to Bet Dwarka, to reach the crystal clear waters. Jelly fish, flower shaped sea anemones and hydroids are the interesting things you could come across while scuba diving in Dwarka.
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