Goa is located on the western coast of India and has easy access to the Arabian Sea. The abundance of beaches and rivers in Goa make for an excellent opportunity for water sports. Scuba diving in Goa offers the divers an enticing experience and opportunity to dive into the lush coral gardens and rich underwater ecosystem comprising attractive, colorful and beautiful shells and fishes. Most popular scuba diving places include the Grande Island, Netrani Island, Pigeon Island, SS Mary, etc. Scuba diving in Goa price is very nominal. Netrani Island Dive for beginners is for those who have never tried Scuba diving before. The place offers better visibility and a more thrilling experience. Amazing variety of fishes, coral reefs, whales, whale sharks, and turtles can be spotted here. For more experienced divers looking for a pleasurable experience, Grande Island is a perfect choice.
Various Scuba diving programs are offered in diving schools around the area for beginners who wish to get the feel of what scuba diving really is before going into the PADI certification course. Diver courses to increase the level of confidence of the divers and supervised diving classes in various water depths and ecosystem are also available with emergency first response and rescue trainings. Courses for scuba diving in Goa charges differ for the different courses.
The diving season in Goa is from the middle of October to the end of April or May before the Monsoon season begins. Visibility is generally 5-10 meters and the water temperature around 28 degrees Celsius. Most of the dive sites are shallow with around 5-15 m depth. The absence of riptide currents in the Goa waters makes it a safe option especially for beginners.