Andaman is a popular tourist spot in India which is known for its calm blue water. Andaman attracts numbers of tourists each year, and it is one of the best places to visit in India for honeymoon trips, family trips, and adventure trips. Scuba diving in Andaman is the best water sports activity to do in Andaman. Do not forget to do scuba diving during your Andaman tour. Here are the best places to do scuba Diving in Andaman.


Havelock Island is one of the most popular islands in Andaman among tourists. The best place for scuba diving in Havelock is Elephant beach. It is also a good place for scuba diving for beginners in Andaman. You can see beautiful marine life in the clear water of Havelock Island. Choose the best Andaman tour package which provides the best experience of Andaman. Also, there are many PADI certified scuba diving providers. So, check their quality, rating, and price and book the best scuba diving tour. Havelock Island is offered in mostly all packages.


  • North Bay Island 

North Bay Island is a small island in Andaman. It is the best place to see corals in crystal clear blue water. The island is located near Rose Island. Scuba diving in North Bay Island Andaman is one of the must-do activities if you love water sports. Scuba diving price is very low here but the price for transportation is high here. To make your scuba Diving trip cheap, you can easily plan ahead and pre-book. 

  • Neil Island 

Neil Island is famous for its wonderful resorts and hotels. Also, some of the best sites for diving are in Neil Island. Scuba diving in Neil Island is costlier than other places in Andaman.

Some of the best diving sites in Neil Island are

  • Rocky’s 
  • Busy Burro 
  • Margarita 
  • Junction
  • Bus Stop 
  • Nursery/One Bottle 
  • Manta Point 
  • Aquarium 
  • Lighthouse 

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  • Port Blair 

Port Blair is the capital of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands, and it is also a great place for diving. It is the nearest place to do scuba diving from the airport. Corruption Rock, Snake Island, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, and Rutland Island are the best places for scuba diving in Port Blair.

  • Barren Island 

If you are in Andaman then do not forget to visit Barren Island in Andaman. It is the best place in Andaman to see ocean creatures like sea turtles, garden eels, giant manta rays, and sharks. Also, the most interesting thing about Barren Island is Volcano.  It is one of the few active volcanoes in the World and the only active volcano in India. Many tourists come only to see the volcano here. But, it is also the best place to do scuba diving and other water sports.

  • Cinque Island 

Cinque Island is one of the best places in Andaman for water sports. Water depth at Cinque Island is more than 70 ft which is best for Scuba Diving. To reach here at Cinque Island, you have to book chartered boats. Boats are available at Port Blair.

How Much Does Scuba diving costs in Andaman? 

Places which are nearer are cheaper than far islands. The price of scuba diving depends upon the scuba diving location in Andaman. 

So, visit Andaman and tell us about your experiences in the comment box.

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  • Deepa Kartha says:

    Scuba diving is the most loveable sport amongst the underwater activities. Andaman is the place which gives you many options for underwater sports…will surely be visiting some of these places in Andaman for scuba diving.

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