Long Breaks | 5 nights
Spend the morning chilling-out at the resort. Explore the island’s villages and have lunch at a chic brasserie. In the afternoon, take the ferry back to Port Blair.
Places: Havelock Island; Port Blair | Activities: Scuba Diving
Fly into Port Blair from Chennai or Kolkata. Transfer to a hotel for breakfast, and then to the pier for your morning ferry to Havelock. Or else, explore Port Blair and its surroundings, maybe making a quick dash to Ross Island, the old British capital of the islands, followed by lunch and then the afternoon ferry to Havelock Island. On arrival, transfer to Barefoot Scuba at Beach No. 3. Spend the day meeting the dive team, kitting-up for size, and getting an orientation. If you are diving after a long hiatus, you may be asked to do a PADI Scuba Review first.
Despite being on Indian Standard Time, the sun rises over the Andaman Islands at 5 a.m. Daily dive-trips leave from Barefoot Scuba Dive Resort on Beach No.3 between 0730-0800hours, to destinations that have been planned ahead of time based on your interests and skills as well as the conditions of the sea.
Day trips are 2-tank outings to the selection of dive sites around Neil Island, Havelock and Ritchie’s Archipelago. Thorough dive-briefings involving dive profiles, safety measures, site conditions and flora and fauna of the area are provided by the Instructors and Divemasters just prior to entering the water. Upon surfacing, you do a minimum interval of 1 hour between dives. Water, tea, snacks of biscuits and a light lunch are provided on all 2-tank outings. The dive boats return to Barefoot Scuba between 1.30 and 3.30 p.m. depending on the distance to the dive sites and the durations of the dives. Upon reaching the dive centre you log the dives, discuss the animals that were spotted and share photographs from the outing.
A night dive is also done on one of these days.
Solos & Couples | Visit August - May | Fly to Port Blair
All Andaman offers are available on pro-rata basis.
Transfer to the airport and fly home.
The perfect dive holiday to explore the top dive sites of Havelock Island. In Addition, you can spend a day or two to unwind on the island’s spectacular beaches and experience the local life. Your dive package includes 4-nights accommodation at Barefoot Scuba’s PADI 5-star dive resort, 6-dives over 3-days, 1-night dive, all meals including a light lunch on all days of diving, accommodation in Port Blair and all transfers.
Barefoot Scuba Dive Resort is Havelock's premier dive resort. Our property on Beach No.3 comprises an elegant and comfortable Resort with several categories of room, an upbeat lively restaurant, and a full-fledged PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Dive Facility. The resort makes an ideal base from which you can explore the beauty of Havelock, both above and beneath the waves.
Barefoot Scuba, established in 2005, is complete with equipment store, filling station, library and classroom, Barefoot Scuba is the first and only PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Dive Facility in the Andaman Islands. With top of the line diving equipment, outstanding customer service and an impeccable safety record, they are the preferred dive operator in Havelock.