Goa is a great place to take up adventurous water activities in Goa which will leave you spellbound. There are numerous other activities which you can try when you visit goa. For scuba diving, Grand Island is the best place for that. Don’t just make memories above the water, go underwater and make some remarkable lifetime memories grand Island is located at seaquarium jetty in Goa.
On Grand Island (Diving)
Up to 20m deep. Around 5 individuals (5 instructors) at a time. Up and down, you will see a variety of colorful fishes (5cm-30cm). It’s a breathtaking experience. Life goes slow and relaxed. The instructor is always with you.
Place: Pool training at resort and Diving at Grand Island.
Time: Report Sinquerium Resort at 7.30 AM. Start from Sinq beach for Grand Island (southwest) by 11 hr of the boat ride. Time to wait for your turn. Return to Sinq by 2 PM.
Those 20 minutes of dive will be remembered for your life (or, at least till you scuba again)
Price: 4k-5k per head. (4-8: 10% off, 15% for 9-12 and 20% to groups of 13+).
No extra charges. Free snacks before and on the boat. pictures will be shared on the FB page later.
Takeaway: Quite a cost that you pay, but for an experience which will be for a lifetime, so go for it!
Grand Island is a great place for snorkeling and among divers.. the depth in the nearshore waters is about 7-20 meters, so this island is a perfect destination for both, professional divers and beginners. ( underwater visibility is fine.)
The most famous and popular diving place is the sunken British 135-meter vessel “Suzy” which can be found just a few stones’ throws away from the shore.
if you’re an experienced certified diver you can dive near the “Davy Jones Locker ship” (~15m) sunken not far away from the Grand Island. The Island also has something to offer those who prefer sleeping beach holidays as it has lots of picturesque, interesting and breathtakingly beautiful places.
Goa is the best place for scuba diving.
Grand Island is located at Sinquerium jetty, Goa. The Grande Island trip price generally starts at 2599 INR per person. Many tour operators are offering this package which includes scuba diving, buffet lunch, snorkeling, and fishing. You can compare the prices offered by different boat operators. The boat trip operators will guide you better. Per person price of the grand island tour package is more or less similar in every travel agency. So, you can check a few tour operators and finalize the best deal.
Grande Island, also known by other names like Bat Island, Illa Grand, Grande Island is the best place for scuba diving in Goa. Located few kilometers away from Vasco da Gama in South Goa, this popular island can arrive easily through a ferry ride from Sinquerium Jetty.
Heading to Grande Island is as exciting as being there itself, as you get to witness dolphins splashing about in the waters. You can also try fishing and sport too,
More About Scuba DIving In Grand Island
Grade Island are perfect for scuba diving. clarity of the blue waters allows you to see the ocean life at its best. You can also see colorful fishes, coral reefs, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, lobsters, turtles, and other forms of marine wonders. Besides, you can also witness the remains of WWII warships and sunken vessels that lie drenched on the ocean floor.
the best place for scuba diving in Goa would be Grand Island. It was my first Diving experience in Grand Island. Gateway to the underwater world. Goa is surrounded by the Arabian Sea. What appears focus underwater is an amazing amount of beautiful marine life, rich corals, beautiful colorful shells and shoals of fish. The wonderful marine life visible while scuba diving in Goa It was a great experience with the whole team of Scuba Diving was very supportive and took care of the entire diving trip and pre-drive training. So Don’t worry about it.
If you are a tourist then I would say the best place for scuba diving is Grande Island. This place has magnificent marine life. The water temperatures are in the range of 27 to 30-degree Celsius and the visibility usually varies between 2-15 meters.
There are many tour operator who offers Grande Island tour along with scuba diving. Training will be provided either in shallow water or in a pool. The instructor will be there to guide you.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]