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Andaman Scuba diving experience – Top scuba diving spots in Andaman

scuba diving spot in Andaman
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Divers paradise – Andaman Islands

Though there are millions of beaches and scenic islands all around the world still, the most striking seaside and island destination which comes to mind are Andaman islands. The island is tucked in with shimmering turquoise water, smooth white sandy beaches, scenic beach cottages & huts, and exciting water sports are what make these the best beaches in Andaman to visit.

There are astounding beaches, tucked in the various pristine islands. Swimming across these various vibrant coral reef, exquisite patterned marine life and seabed garden in silent-as-night waters – that’s scuba diving in Andaman for you; one of the best experiences for diving enthusiasts in India

These crystal clear beaches all around in Andaman islands are all about silver shores embraced by playful beach waves. As you go deeper into the beaches, there’s another heavenly world inside the beach that will leave you amazed and bedazzled. So, get ready to explore the magical underwater paradise on your Andaman vacation!

Also Read: Sea Walk in Andaman and Nicobar Islands – The underwater adventure

scuba diving spot in Andaman
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A cluster of scuba diving heaven – Andaman

Don’t worry non-swimmers you will not be left behind by watching all your friends splashing into the water and exploring the coral life without you. Yes, you got it right. You don’t have to worry even if you don’t know how to swim. Scuba diving doesn’t require mastery in swimming. All it requires is the will to explore and the eyes which craves to see all the nature’s beauty which is tucked in Andaman’s crystal clear beaches. Don’t worry you will not be drowned away by nature’s charm, there will be someone to help you reach the land back from the paradise.

To help you choose the best scuba diving spots, here is a list of Pickyourtrail’s top recommended mesmerizing scuba diving spots in Andaman island.

Also Read: Snorkelling in Andaman — Best snorkelling spots to let the adventure begin

1) Lighthouse – Experience Night Diving

Lighthouse Night Diving in Andaman
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Ever thought of having a scuba diving experience during the night? Andaman’s Lighthouse in Havelock island hosts this unique scuba diving experience. The lighthouse is open for all type of divers right from rookies to experts.  During the night scuba diving experience, you can see a variety of hard and soft corals, along with interesting water beings like Humpback Parrotfish, Octopus, Fusiliers, Lobsters, and Lionfish. With all this, the lighthouse in havelock islands is one of the top scuba diving spots in Andaman.

2) Aquarium – Rookie’s Paradise

Aquarium – Rookie’s Paradise Andaman
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One of the best place for beginners to learn and have the best scuba diving experience. You will be at the depth of 10-12 meters and the Aquarium is a fringing reef spot where you can treat your eyes to colourful schools of fish. The aquarium is located exactly southwest of Havelock islands. It is very much easy to reach the islands by taking a ferry from Port Blair 

3) Mac Point – Wintenss The Dugongs

Mac Point Andaman
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Mac point is one of the famous places for scuba diving in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, especially because one gets to spot Dugongs here, along with rugged hard corals which adds the beauty of this underwater heaven. This mammal is found largely in Australia and Eastern Africa. The place is suitable for all type of divers.

4) Barracuda City – Say hello to the Sea Turtles

Barracuda city Andaman
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Barracuda City remains secluded and an unexplored paradise for scuba diving in Andaman. Meet the turtles, and take a look at the deep secrets of marine life as you spot colourful corals and a variety of marine life, including Blue-spotted stingrays, Coralfish, and Surgeonfish. One of the best diving spots recommended for intermediate and expert divers to have astounding scuba diving experience.

5) Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Andaman and Nicobar Island.

Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park Andaman
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This National Park is one of the best places to scuba diving in Andaman and Nicobar islands. You can witness some of the rare marine life such as  Clownfish, Surgeonfish, Whitetip Shark, Parrot Shark, Butterflyfish and Angelfish. The National park is blessed with more than 60 unique coral reefs such as Fungia, Pocillopora, Acropora, and Leptoseris. The park also hosts distinctive marine species such as Clownfish, Surgeonfish, Whitetip Shark, Parrot Shark, Butterflyfish and Angelfish. you can witness them while you are doing scuba diving.

Pristine crystal clear beaches, tropical climate and lush green forest sound like a flawless plan to get away from the daily hustle-bustle. Andaman the paradise awaits for you. Whether its a family vacation, honeymoon vacation or a rejuvenating vacation with friends, Andaman is the ideal destination which has something for everyone. If you are planning for an Andaman trip, then check out the Andaman packages and book your vacation with Pickyourtrail for a hassle-free experience.

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