What is your thought of a humid paradise? It might include palm trees, sandy white beaches and semi precious stone and pure blue water. What if it had no crowds and does cover some of the world’s best scuba diving as well? That would be attractive and well describes the North Bay Island. It is situated in the western Caribbean off the coasts of Honduras and Belize, the Bay Islands are one of a small number of ideal tropical paradises left on earth. They altogether consist of the islands of Guanaja , Roatan, Utila and over sixty islets which are sitting at the top of the world’s second largest barrier reef.
It was discovered by Columbus at around 1502 and the islands were marked for long as a refuge for pirates like Henry Morgan. But today they attribute a relaxed lifestyle, a gracious English-speaking population, and a vast vacation opportunity for divers and non-divers alike. You can have the best experience of snorkelling and scuba diving at the North Bay Island which comes under the Andaman tour package. The North Bay Islands have become one of the Caribbean’s pinnacle dive destinations because of their outsized reef system and enormous variety of corals and sponges. The water sorts good visibility, slight current and more than eight hundred species of fish. The depths of scuba diving vary from the reefs in 15 feet of water to sea mounds that slant down 200 feet.
Roatan, which is the largest of the Bay Islands, features a number of amazing shore diving sites, which include the eminent Spooky Channel. An antique streambed forming a cut through the reef, Spooky Channel can be reached from the pier Bay Islands Beach Resort. While snorkelers can discover the eight-foot crack at the top of the reef, the divers can go in swimming through shafts of light in the much broader interior of the channel. Scuba diving is included in the package of Andaman tour package from Bangalore, Andaman tour package from Kolkata and Andaman tour package from Chennai. Most recently, it has been discovered that the smaller island of Utila has also gained a reputation as one of the best places in the world to see whale sharks, the world’s largest fishes which are harmless. The seasons of March, April and May are the best months to see these giants. The other spots offer the opportunity to submerge and go for a dip with the dolphins.
While scuba diving is always one of the main attractions, there is much more that you can see and you can indulge yourself with on the North Bay Islands. The non-divers can get a close up look at the coral reefs which are located on Roatan’s West End and the two-person submarine will take you down as far 700 ft. below the surface. Many tourist companies like us provide you with the Andaman tour package which offers sea kayaking from Roatan’s West End, which is another amazing way to get familiar with the beautiful coastline. Right from the half-day rentals to one, two or six-day tours, the sea kayaks offer the most audacious way to get around to the island’s best snorkeling spots.
Scuba Diving In Andaman Nicobar Islands Activity Overview
DIVE DEEP INTO THE OCEAN AND WITNESS THE CORAL UNDERWATER
Ever ask why such a large number of individuals come to Andaman consistently to experience scuba dive? Well the response to that is simple, waters here are warm, streams here are gentle and the fish, critter and coral life are genuinely world class. In addition to that the considerable sustenance, beautiful view and obviously, astounding throughout the entire year scuba diving Andaman brings to the table at a portion of the planet’s most extraordinary tropical reefs and begin to perceive any reason why scuba diving in Andaman is so exceptionally alluring. It additionally doesn’t make a difference on the off chance that you are an expert diver, or a going to do it for the first time, you couldn’t be in a more lovely and comfortable condition.
Scuba Diving in Andaman is one of the best diving experiences you can have in India. The sport offers swimming across colorful corals, beautifully patterned fishes, and seabed gardens in absolutely silent waters. The cluster of these splendid islands is all about silver shores embraced by playful ocean waves and are perfect for diving enthusiasts. But if you dare to go deeper, there’s another world inside the ocean that will leave you amazed and bedazzled.
However, they should be attempted solely by diving professionals or by moderately experienced divers under the guidance of an expert only. During your Andaman holiday package, you get the opportunity of exploring and unraveling the mysterious ocean world and its vivid inhabitants there. So whether you are a beginner, an intermediate, or an expert, there are enough opportunities for you to practice the sport and even master it over a gradual period of time.
In Andaman, Havelock Island is one of the most famous places for scuba diving. A spot called Lighthouse is the best one to go night diving with a depth of 6 to 18 meters. The aquarium is a fringing reef spot is a beginner’s paradise that treats your eyes to colorful schools of fish. Mac Point, a spot with a depth of 10-14 meters is popular especially because one gets to spot Dugongs here.
Barracuda City a rather unexplored destination for scuba diving lets you explore the deep secrets of marine wonderland as you spot colorful corals and a variety of fish, including Blue-spotted stingrays, Coralfish, and Surgeonfish. The Seduction Point is a massive rock embraced with numerous Staghorn corals, which are inhabited by Napoleons and other marine organisms. Neil Island certainly deserves to be on the list of spots for scuba diving in Andaman as the underwater world is fairly unexplored.
Advanced Diving Courses and Dive Sites For Professional Divers are Mentioned later in this Article.
How many days are required to Do Scuba Diving in Andaman?
Now, if you are a beginner and want to experience diving for fun then half a day is enough to complete your diving. Make sure your slot is booked in advance. The above diving programs for Non Swimmers or Beginners will be completed in half a day. However, if you are looking into going for advanced courses then minimum of 4 days till 30 days may be required just to complete the course.
What is Included in Our Diving Program?
Your Scuba Diving contains All gears, training, guide, photos and videos.
What quality Standards are maintained?
Andaman Island follows all professional standard of PADI and SSI.
Who accompanies us underwater?
A Dive Master accompanies you underwater.
Scuba diving is the greatest action on the Andaman & Nicobar Isles other than relaxing around and tasting the delicacy of seafood. The best year for Scuba diving in Andaman & Nicobar Islands is from Nov to April. However, one can indulge in a diving experience all through out the year. This is one activity in Andaman, that is operational through out the year. One can see the amazing sea life among the world of awesome water bodies, vibrant fish and awesome corals.
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