“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for a newer and richer experience.”- Eleanor Roosevelt

Life is itself an adventure, hence one must indulge in various adventurous activities time and again to ditch the monotony of life. The urge to do something magnificent, the adrenaline rush and the feeling of accomplishment is something that one can treasure for a lifetime. Underwater life is one of the most mysterious and beautiful ecosystems in the world. Imagine going face to face with the most colorful fish and corals. Diving into the blue waters in the middle of the ocean and going deep to spend some time with the sea creatures is one kind of experience. You will have to challenge yourself and take a dive deeper into the seas, into your being to discover a new world. It is just like a magical dream. During honeymoon, many couples plan to go for this adventure game together. While you imagine this magical world and colorful confetti, you will surely very curious to know where you can get such experience in India. Many couples book couple friendly hotels in these places to enjoy a hassle free trip. Many of the solo adventure lovers book hotels on an hourly basis or 24 hour check-in basis.  There are some places nestled within India’s wide arms, where you can experience a great dive and meet the aquatic wonders.

1-Andaman and Nicobar islands

Andaman and Nicobar islands are one of the amazing places in India to visit experience underwater life. Situated in the middle of the Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal, this archipelago has several beaches and scuba diving spots. Some of the noteworthy places are Havelock islands, Neil Island, Port Blair, North Point, and Corruption Rock. October to April is the best time to visit the island to have the best of scuba diving experience. There are many diving spots in each of these places. Experts will be there to help you out in every step. There will be a scuba diving package costing you within a range of INR3000 –INR6000. The cost is different at a different place. You can see a very unique variety of marine animals like Scorpionfish, Octopus, Angler fish, Sharks, and Coral reefs. It boasts of having one of the best scuba diving sites in the world.


Lakshadweep islands are a group of 36 islands located 240 meters off the Malabar Coast. The island is blessed with crystal clear water, coral sand, coral reefs, and rich marine species. Some notable places for scuba diving are Aggati Island, Bangarram Island, and Kadmat Island. Many tourists visit the place with a focus to experience the world’s greatest sea treasures. The package cost around a range of INR 4000- INR 7000.


Apart from French architecture, serene oceans, rich history, and a modern lifestyle, this place also holds a top spot when it comes to scuba diving. Pondicherry has a unique treasure of marine life with the presence of Corals, Lionfish, Kingfish, Moray eels, Eagle, Manta rays, Parrotfish, Sea snakes, and Tigerfish. Some notable diving sites are cool shark reef, Temple Reef, the Hole, The Aravind all, and 4 Corners. October and March are the best time to visit this place. If you are going there with your partner for a romantic vacation, then you can book a couple friendly hotel in Pondicherry positively. The package cost around INR 6000 – INR 8000.


The land of sea, sun, and sand, Goa. A place where people rush in daily to enjoy some beach time, go for clubbing and relax in the shacks. But little did we know that there are many diving sites present in Goa that one must visit to discover the hidden underwater treasure of the place. Grand Island is one of the most famous diving sites at Goa that will change your entire perception of Goa. Many adventure lovers visit the place and have the best diving experience. Goa is a heaven for couples. They go ahead and book a couple friendly hotel at Goa to enjoy the best of the vacation.  You can see creatures like needlefish lobsters, white tip reef sharks, etc. November and March are the best time to engage in scuba diving at Goa. Some other popular diving sites are Uma Guva Reef, Shelter Cove, Locker of Davy Jones, and The Jetty. The package will cost around INR 5000 - INR 8000.


Along with beautiful fauna, coconut trees, backwaters, and delicious seafood, god’s own country, Kerala is a must-go place when it comes to experiencing scuba diving. Kochi and Kovalam are the most renowned diving sites at Kerala. The waters are calm here with shoals of anchovy, silvery moony, Bluefin trevally, the odd Moray eel, Pufferfish, and pipefish, etc. December and January are the best time to visit this place by booking a hotel in Kochi. The scuba diving package costs around INR 20000.


Netrani Island or Pigeon Island at Karnataka is one of the best diving sites in the state as well in the country. It is blessed with some of the exquisite marine ecosystems including a great diversity of sea creatures such as Whales, Turtles, Stingrays, Cobias, and Stonefish. The diving spot is shaped in the form of a heart and is fondly known as “The heart of India’s diving”. The best time to visit this place is between December to January. The entire package cost around INR 5500 – INR 20000 per person


The coastal region of Maharashtra is blessed with beautiful marine life and rich fauna. Anarkali region of Maharashtra boasts of some amazing scuba diving training center conducted in natural surroundings. The scuba diving site is near the SIndhudurg Fort. Many tourists visit this site daily to experience some life adventures. You can always book a hotel in Mumbai and get ahead with the planned adventure trip.

8-Andhra Pradesh

Little did we know that Vizag offers one of the amazing sites for scuba diving experience. There are some beautiful corals and unique varieties of fish. There is a new ecosystem that thrives below the surface with this dive trip. With a diving depth ranging from 15m to 25m, the experience offers up to two hours in the Bay of Bengal.

9-Dwarka, Gujarat

Popularly known as the abode of Lord Krishna, this little temple town of Dwarka is also known for its scuba diving adventures. There is a new community of diving that has set up a base in Dwarka due to which it is now becoming a hotspot in exploring the marine ecosystem. With decent visibility, a marine sanctuary in the Gulf of Kutch and places to spot whale sharks, dolphins, and turtles, there is plenty to look forward to during your dive here. October to March is the best time to visit this place. The package cost around INR 4500.

As said by Andi Cummings,

"Diving is an investment of time and money but the rewards can be life changing, literally."

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