Scuba Diving Trip at Netrani Island, Murudeshwar
If you have ever dreamed to explore another Universe beneath the ocean, we can help you fulfil this dream very much in Karnataka during our Weekend trip on 1st – 2nd December 2018.
Even non-swimmers can enjoy this experience provided you are comfortable with water. Check more details of our Scuba Diving Trip starting from Bangalore and Book your seat. We have limited seats for this trip.
The Introductory Scuba Diving Experience at Netrani Island is a one day program designed for people wanting to try their first Scuba Diving experience at Netrani Island.
Swimming skill is desirable but NOT essential for this program, and anyone over the age of 10 can participate as long as they are not afraid of being in water. As long as your are reasonably fit, you can go diving. Before you sign up, please click here to download the medical statement. Please go through this form to quickly check that you have no medical conditions that would make it unsafe for you to go scuba diving. Print, fill out and sign the statement and bring it along with you when you come to Murudeshwar.
Your day starts with a short briefing explaining the principles of diving and your equipment, followed by a boat ride to the island ( about an hour and 20 mins). At the dive site, you will learn some basic skills and get comfortable with the dive gear in shallow water. Once your skills are done, you will go for your dive. The dive instructor is with you during the dive, holding on to your tank, so you are always under close, direct supervision of a dive professional. You are NEVER alone underwater.
The dives can be up to than 12 m deep, though usually between 6 -10 m. The dive time is 30-40 mins, it could be more or less depending on how you breathe and your comfort level. We start at 7:30 am and finish by around 4:30 pm.
Other Attractions of the trip
Lord Shiva Temple
The first sight that catches your eye as you enter this peaceful and scenic seaside town is the majestic statue of Lord Shiva blessing you perched atop a small hillock overlooking the Arabian Sea. Though there are a plethora of things to do in Murudeshwar, the spiritual town’s biggest draws are the revered Murudeshwar temple and the heart-shaped Netrani island offering excellent scuba diving and snorkeling opportunities.
Bhatkal Light House
Bhatkal Light House, situated beside the ruins of a fort in Bhatkal, was constructed in 1891. Head here to experience a breathtaking glimpse of the sea. It was a stone masonry column with a double wick lamp placed inside the lantern. Later a flashing light was installed on a white masonry tower in 1936. The tower also had a storm warning signal mast attached to it.On 21st March 1998, metal halide lamp replaced the main source of light from this lighthouse.The light house is another tourist attraction in this town.