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Written by Buvaneshwari Gopinath on June 23, 2020 Share on

Amazing places to go scuba diving in Andaman

Andaman is a chain of islands in India located over the Bay of Bengal. The island has got pristine beaches, clear waters and white sands making it a perfect beach destination for a quick fun-filled vacation with amazing places to visit. The island has abundant marine life and is waiting to be discovered. Swim across the water and explore the beautiful coral reefs. The island is not all about the water and its playful waves. You can explore the depths of the water and its marine life by doing the scuba diving at Andaman.

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Top 7 best places to scuba dive

1. Mac Point

Have you ever wondered what it is like to swim with Dugongs? Well. head to the Mac Point in Andaman, and swim alongside the dugongs, cute marine mammals that look similar to manatees. The dugongs are tusked mammals that are usually seen only in Australia and Eastern Africa. Spot these cute little dugongs while you dive near the rugged beautiful corals.

2. Aquarium

The Aquarium is ocated in the southwest part of Havelock and it is home to colourful fishes. If you are a beginner and are afraid to dive, well, this is the spot. A fringing reef filled with hard corals is a treat to diver’s eye. The waves here are not too strong making it just the perfect spot for everyone to dive.

3. Lighthouse

Ever wanted to swim in the dark? Go scuba diving in Andaman in the night and come across varieties of corals, fishes, lobsters and octopus and other small marines creatures. Dive near the lighthouse at Andaman, an wide open space for all divers and experience what it is to swim in the dark. Make sure to carry waterproof cameras for you to capture these unique experience.

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4. Seduction Point

Seduction point refers to a varied aquatic life under a massive rock. Once there, you can find the famous Staghorn corals which are inhabited by tiny micro marine organisms and by the Napoleons. Since it is a little long in the depth, we suggest you go diving here only if you have any prior experience.

5. Margherita’s Mischief

A smooth current, with a calm and a pleasant diving spot, is the Margherita’s Mischief. Its nothing like the name says. The water here is crystal clear making it easier for the divers to spot the fishes like Yellow snapper, Blue stingrays, Batfish etc. The spot is perfect for all kinds of divers.

6. Barracuda City

Located right near the Seduction Point is this soothing spot to go on dive for. Swim alongside with the sea turtles and spot the colourful corals, coralfishes, surgeonfishes and the spotted blue stingrays. Explore the marine and discover the deep secrets of the ocean. Go scuba diving here only if you are good swimmer since the current here might be strong.

7. Neil Island

A small island near the Andaman & Nicobar is Neil Island. A perfect place for all those people who hate crowd. The island is a land of beautiful biodiversity, both underwater and on the surface. Explore the long-forgotten water and discover the deep darkest secrets of the sea. For all adrenaline junkies, we suggest you go diving here only if you’re an expert in swimming.

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Swim and explore the beautiful corals, fishes and other marine creatures in Andaman as it is one of the best destinations for scuba diving in India. Experience the best by travelling with Pickyourtrail. Choose the best suitable package for you and dive into the land of wonders.

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