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Diving in the Andaman Islands

Explore diving in the Andaman Islands

Most of the scuba diving at the Andaman Islands takes place in the south from Havelock Island or Neil Island.

Expect to see beautiful sloping reefs, steep walls, sandy bottoms, coral gardens and great pinnacles while diving here. Visibility is usually good and can extend up to 130ft (40m).

Many sites are still undiscovered and you might be lucky to see a place never dived before. Some highlights include Dixon’s Pinnacle, walls and channels off Havelock Island, and various manta ray cleaning stations around Barren Island.

When to dive in the Andaman Islands

The diving season usually starts in October or November and extends until May.

Water temperature at the Andaman Islands is tropical, ranging from 80-84˚F (27-29˚C).

Some sites experience currents including down currents and some sites are mostly calm with predictable drifts.

Where to dive in the Andaman Islands

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Common marine life sightings for Andaman Islands

More Information

Fly to the Veer Sarvarkar Airport in Port Blair from Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and other places in India. 

From Port Blair, hop onto ferries to get to the other islands.

Time Zone
230 V
Bar (bar)
C, D, M
1st Stage
INT / Yoke / K
International airports
Port Blair (IXZ)
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