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Some of the most fulfilling experience of a holiday in Goa is the
discovery of a colourful underwater. The turquoise, blue green and
aquamarine waters in the islands of Maldives, the presence of Spanish and
Portuguese galleons and World War II ships are the major underwater
attractions. Grande Island and Malvan Shoal are other major diving sites
Colourful and beautiful shells, attractive corals and fishes attract all of
us to explore more. Scuba Diving unearths the underwater treasure of Goa.
Scuba Diving helps you to unearth the underwater treasure of Goa. Underwater
visibility in Goa ranges for five meters to ten meters throughout the peak
season. Tourists prefer Goa for Scuba Diving because the waters here are
temperate and safe. Even the beginners find it comfortable to dive because
these is a total absence of riptide currents.
Scuba Diving Gears
Masks, Snorkels and Fins are the basic diving gears. Single, two, three and
four window masks are the best option for better visibility especially under
deep water. Slip on fins allow more water to flow over the blade, so, these
are suitable for warm water diving. You can choose strap fins for a better
performance. These fins allow a smoother and more powerful kick without much
Where to go for Scuba Diving
Goa has a marine life of Goa, quite similar to that of the Maldives. Grand
Island is a preferred site for local diving. Suzy's Wreck, Sail Rock, Davy
Jones Lockers, Sail Rock, Tunnel, Bounty Bay, Surge City and Uma Guma Reef.
Another world class diving site, Angria Bank, is a world class diving site,
120 km from Goa. An underwater mass about half the size of Goa is a
reservoir of fishes and corals. It will be a memorable experience for you to
enjoy diving here.
When to go for Scuba Diving
October to May is the best season for enjoying scuba diving because the
skies are blue and cloudless and the water remains placid.
Before committing to a full-fledged course, check out Try Dives. It is held
every Mondays at Sun Village in Arpora, Cidade de Goa at Vaunguinin Beach,
Dona Paula and Goa Marriotte Resort in Miramar.
Certain safety options should always be kept in mind while diving. Never
dive alone, dive with the partner instead as this ensures the help in the
very moments of need.
Display a 'Diver Below' flag to advice your presence to boat drivers and
jet skis. You should be totally fit physically and mentally to before going
You should also keep in mind all the safety precautions while planning your
diving trip. If the region is protected one, this applies more. Never let
the plants damaged, wildlife disturbed and any garbage left behind.
Experts and instructors are always there. They have the right to refrain
any participant from undertaking the adventure. If any participant has a
heart disease, respiratory or sinus related problems, a doctor's
certificates is required. 12 years is the minimum age for diving in India
and will be only at instructor's discretion