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Top Reviews Of Scuba Diving In Pondicherry

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Pratyush dayal

5.0

One of the best experience of my life even though my ears are still blocked due to high pressure but the overall xperience was just awesome. Best Ins...

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animesh mukharjee

5.0

The facility was good. the best part was that there were only two of us. instructors were friendly and extremely helpful. only problem is that you can...

Scuba Diving In Pondicherry Overview

Activity Location: Romain Rolland Street, White Town, Pondicherry

Activity Timings: 7 hours (Open from 6:45 AM to 13:00 PM)

About the Activity:
Pondicherry is a former French colony located on the south-eastern coastline of India and is known for its rich heritage and culture, along with providing a soothing coastal experience for the tourists. Pondicherry is the only diving spot on the eastern coast of India and attracts a large number of tourists every year.

Make a reservation with Thrillophilia for scuba diving in Pondicherry amidst the aquatic life and make memories of a lifetime by exploring the underwater world. We will provide you with your costume and safety gear, and you can also opt for underwater videos and pictures at an additional cost.

Reach at the Villa Pool for dive sessions and an early morning light breakfast. From here, board the dive shuttle and get the adrenaline rush pumping as you scuba dive and witness natural coral reefs, rocky pop-ups, man-made folds, and a plethora of marine organisms!

Note: The minimum age required for the activity is 10 yrs.

How to reach: The location is 1.0 Km from South Boulevard, you can easily reach by public or private transport.

Meal

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  • Light breakfast

Activity

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  • Scuba Diving in Pondicherry

Other Inclusions

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  • Underwater videos and pictures (on extra amount)
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  • Local PADI Instructor
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  • All dive equipment
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  • Costumes

Transport

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  • The location is 1.0 Km from South Boulevard, you can easily reach by public or private transport.

Things To Carry

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  • Towel
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  • Extra pair of clothes.
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  • Sunscreen and cap
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  • Camera
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  • Thrillophilia Voucher
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  • Valid ID proof
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  • Water Bottle
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  • Medicines(if any)

Advisory

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  • Never hold your breath when scuba diving.
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  • Always use safety stops on your dive, even when decompression stops (deco stops) are not required.
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  • Never fly straight after diving.
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  • Knowing your limitations with scuba diving is especially important in the early stages of learning.
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  • Don't rush your learning, don’t rush to want to go as deep as you can and take your time.
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  • Never take the regulator out of your buddy’s own mouth.
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  • Always use bold hand signals.
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  • The underwater videos and pictures are at an extra cost.
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  • The minimum activity required for this activity is 10 years.
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  • Listen to the instructions by the instructor carefully. Briefing, training & Diving takes around 20 mins in total.
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  • If you are suffering from a major illness then this is not for you.
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  • Asthma, BP, Sinus & patients with heart problems at any point in life also can’t do Scuba Diving.
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  • Never eat a big meal before diving and wait for at least two hours after eating before you start scuba diving.
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  • If you're not comfortable in the water, the Divemaster may immediately take you out from water & another chance of dive may not be given.
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  • Consumption of alcohol or any other intoxicating products is strictly prohibited during this trip.

Tour Type

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  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Scuba Diving In Pondicherry: Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Scuba Diving In Pondicherry: Refund Policy

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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Scuba Diving In Pondicherry: Booking Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

Experiential Activity

Inclusions:

Activity, Scuba Diving and Snorkeling, Other Inclusions, 1 Theory session, 1 Swimming Pool training session

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    Story by Pratyush dayal

     Rated : 5.0

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    One of the best experience of my life even though my ears are still blocked due to high pressure but the overall xperience was just awesome. Best Instructors provided to us. Not only they are good in their work, they are fun loving, crazy kinda guys & gel up very well.Pool demonstration & training was more than good as compared to other personnel who provide scuba diving.

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    Story by animesh mukharjee

     Rated : 5.0

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    The facility was good. the best part was that there were only two of us. instructors were friendly and extremely helpful. only problem is that you can't be sure of under water visibility in Pondicherry. someday it is clear, sometimes you can't see anything.

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    Story by Bhanukiran Paravastu

     Rated : 5.0

    This was my first scuba diving experience, and it was just awesome. I have no words to express my happiness here. All credits goes to the instructor Mike and Khushboo and other team members, they very calm composed and teaching all the important things we have to take care during the dive. I had my best experience. I will definitely do this again here.

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    Story by Rati Gill

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    One of the best experiences. Scuba and snorkeling at this rate in Pondicherry is a never should be missed package. Scuba is more adventurous and thrilling than snorkeling. You will dive deep into the unseen parts of the ocean. It is a great moment anyone dream to have in their life. I have been waiting to do such a tremendous adventure for a long time. Thank you Thrillophilia for offering such a good package. The instructor who gave us a guidance class in the beginning was very informative. He helped us throughout. Go ahead and book this package without doubt. Thank you guys.

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    Story by Komal Chandak

     Rated : 5.0

    A once in lifetime experience and as our dive instructor said “after the first dive, you can’t stop yourself for the second and there is no stopping”. For the first timers, the thought of diving in the endless ocean and so many random thoughts might make few people little nervous as our group was too but trust me the highly trained professional divers will be around you all the time. The entire team was fantastic and I highly recommend them.

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    Story by Bhushit Joshi

     Rated : 4.0

    So much thrilling adventure and what a view. Inside a water. I did this when I was on Pondicherry tour. The instructor was kind person, it was my second experience, first I have done this in goa but it was so different and like it was whole different world inside the water. Fun activity must do if you are in Pondicherry.

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    Story by Bhadra Kaniyar

     Rated : 5.0

    Very beautiful place with so enjoyable weather and such an amazing instructor. We were 4 friends and had his. Thrillophilia arranged it nicely for us and with good instructor it became possible. Thanks

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    Story by Gopaal Gandhi

     Rated : 5.0

    My first experience went extremely memorable as I am hydrophobic but the guide was polite and he made me believe that you have all the safety equipment and oxygen under the water, finally after some time and a bit of briefing I dive and it was super fantastic. I really enjoyed it and will definitely do this again.

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    Story by Prem Asan

     Rated : 5.0

    It was on my list from a long time, in Pondicherry we were able to do. The guide we had was very helpful and guided us well, we learned do’s and don’t in the briefing. We enjoyed this adventure provided by Thrillophilia.

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    Story by Dev Abbott

     Rated : 5.0

    I was afraid at first when we planned for scuba diving in pondicherry but the guide helps me a lot to get rid of this fear. He was professional and knowledgeable. Thanks to Thrillophilia for that amazing experience I had for the first time in my entire life.

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    People Also Ask About Scuba Diving In Pondicherry

    1. Do I need to know swimming to do Scuba Diving In Pondicherry?

      No, It is not necessary to know swimming to do Scuba In Pondicherry as it is a beginner course of diving which all tourists can enjoy. The diving lessons are being taught by the instructors before diving in the sea and in case if you are not a perfect swimmer then you can also use sea walkers to enjoy the Scuba in Pondicherry.

    2. Is scuba diving safe in Pondicherry?

      Yes, It is safe to do Scuba in Pondicherry. All the diving activities which take place in Pondicherry are done under the supervision of expert divers who are PADI certified. These divers make sure about the safety of the tourists right from the head to toe.

      The divers are very much professional and experienced with all sorts of diving challenges and that's the reason why customers feel safe to dive in Pondicherry.

    3. Is Scuba Diving In Pondicherry easy?

      Yes, It is easy to do scuba diving in Pondicherry because the whole diving procedure takes place in the presence of experienced and qualified divers who are PADI certified. The divers make sure to train and prepare the beginners with a very easy training schedule so that they can learn and enjoy the diving experience with no hassle in the waters. 

      The beginner divers are being trained with mock dives in artificial swimming pools which prepare them for the dive and makes it easy.

    4. What is the price of scuba diving in Pondicherry?

      The Scuba diving In Pondicherry price for an adult is Rs-6500/- only which includes the training charges, mock dive charges and instructor price as well which makes it a complete package for scuba diving. The Pondicherry Diving charges are pocket friendly and anyone can easily bear it with a bundle of fun loving and thrilling experiences.

    5. Can kids also do Scuba Diving In Pondicherry?

      Yes, Kids who are 10+ years of age can do Scuba diving and for which they don't need to be the super swimmers. The kids who are below the age of 10 are allowed to step in the swimming pool which is approximately 6 feet deep.

    6. Where can we do Scuba diving in Pondicherry?

      There are many beautiful spots to experience the Pondicherry diving activity which are as follows:-

      4 Corners - The 4 corners is one of the best places for the open water divers in the Pondicherry region. The depth of this spot is up to 18 meters. This place will offer you some beautiful dolphins, lionfishes, butterflies, torpedoes, etc on the offshore.

      Coral Shark Reef - This place is known for its depth in two ways like it has a 5-meter deep sandy base and a 23-meter deep surface as well which gives a choice to the divers to dive as per their preference.

      Aravind’s Wall -
      The Aravind Wall is the best drift dive site in the Pondicherry region. The area of the place is very huge that can accommodate a lot of divers and also give out a natural progression.

      Ravines - The Ravines is a great site which is named after the flowing rocky reed bed where exactly it is located. You can also sight the farm plants that are growing over the scuba diving site. This place is also known to be the home of the Manta Ray which is often found over here. The average depth of the place is around 12 metres.

    7. Which is the best time to go for scuba diving in Pondicherry?

      The best time to go for the scuba diving activity in Pondicherry seems to be in the month of February - April and September - November. During this time the visibility of the water is quite clear till the depth of 30 meters which is quite good.

      It is also said to be a good time because most of the people do scuba diving to witness the sea life and beds and which can only be seen in the clear waters.

    8. How deep will we go in Scuba diving in Pondicherry?

      We basically do scuba diving to provide a close view to our customers so that they can see the sea life closely and therefore we take them deep upto the depth of 18 meters. In this depth one can easily see the variety of fishes like lionfish, angelfish, bannerfish, manta rays, and moray eels.

    9. Why is scuba diving in Pondicherry so famous?

      The scuba diving in Pondicherry is famous for its aquatic beauty and sea creatures which are easily visible under the sea beds. You can easily see some beautiful sea creatures like star fish, lion fish and many more bug fishes which make your experience worth it.

      The Oceans of Pondicherry are so clear to experience scuba diving and it can easily take you till 30 meters of depth in crystal clear waters which also makes it famous among the tourists. The Pondicherry has the PADI certified divers to train the tourists who are well trained and who are responsible enough to take care of the divers in the worst condition or emergency condition as well.

    10. Are scuba diving gears included in this package?

      Yes, scuba diving gears are also included in this package. The diving gears like oxygen cylinders and all other basic equipment are provided in this package. The diving operators also make sure to offer the verified and fine conditioned equipment to our customers which helps them to a safe and perfect diving experience without any sort of hassles.

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