DIVE HAVELOCK - MAY 7th to 14th 2016

A dive trip down memory lane... Join Karthik and me back to the magical Havelock Island. Our little paradise where we learnt this spectacular sport.

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Hello Aquanauts!

We are going diving again and hoping to buddy up with you! We are now off to the Mecca of Indian Diving - HAVELOCK ISLAND, Andaman Nicobar Islands. Nothing makes us more happy than diving around this gorgeous tropical Island. Our little diving paradise where Karthik and me both learnt this spectacular sport.
 

Dates of the trip : 7th -14th May, 2016 (7 Nights)

4 days of diving with a day to chill out and explore the sights and sounds of Havelock. In addition to the diving, we have also planned for some amazing Kayaking and snorkelling around these blue waters. 

Group Size - 12 guests.

Partner Dive Centre: 
DIVEIndia

India’s premium Dive Centre offers an experience very few can match. A well equipped dive centre with the highlight being a seasoned and fun crew that offers diving at its best. They make sure that all their guests have an experience that everyone will cherish for a lifetime! 
www.diveindia.com

Diving at Havelock Island.
True story ! - Havelock Island provides world class diving and sometimes we feel its a pity that it isn't marketed that way. But I guess its also good in a way.  Keeps the Island as India’s little secret. Around Havelock, there are multiple dive sites catering to all levels of divers. Dive sites from 10 Mts going all the way to 25 + Mts that are truly magical. To name a few.. the legendary - Johny’s Gorge, Jackson Bar and Dixon’s Pinnacles are among some of the top dive sites in Asia. Almost all dive sites are accessible within 30 mins to an hour from DIVEIndia. 

Accommodation on the Island:  Island Vinnie’s - TENTED Cabanas (NON A/C only)
Luxury twin sharing tents close to the beach with hammocks and an easy vibe to go with it. All the tents have individual bathrooms. 

The beach, the dive centre and DIVEIndia’s in- house restaurant - Full Moon Cafe is just a hop, skip and jump away. 

Trip costs:
We always have a varied guest list and hence we work out different packages for divers depending on their level of certification and also any courses that they would like to do.


The rates quoted include the following:

* Pick up from Port Blair. Return Ferry Tickets to Havelock. Drop back to Airport.
* Breakfast on all days / On boat - Snacks and filtered water
* All dive Instructor fees and complete equipment rental.
* All certifications quoted for are SSI certifications. (For PADI certs, its Rs. 2000/- more per guest)
* Room for 2 nights (Port Blair) 5 nights (Havelock) Twin sharing basis- NON A/C in Havelock.
* All taxes

Exclusions:

* Airfare. (The return fares are approximately Rs. 15,000/-.
(Bangalore - Port Blair - Bangalore).
* Personal expenses and tips
* Charges for loss and damage of equipment
* Food and Beverages ordered separately
* Lunch and Dinner

Last but not least…Our little secret!… we are trying to include something really special…….

BARREN ISLAND: (Advanced Fun Divers Only).
Not many people have even heard of Barren Island.  Barren Island is protected territory and Asia’s only Active Volcano. So that means no fishing boats around and not even stepping on the Island. But you sure can dive around it …and you can only imagine the spectacular topography and marine life these dive sites could offer. We will not elaborate too much on these sites as you really have to see it to believe it! 

But the only issue with this location is the accessibility to get there. Barren Island takes approx 4 hours by speed boat from Havelock and can be reached only if all the stars align…the boat, the crew, winds, weather, no: people on board, permissions etc etc.. But we are going to give it a shot and try our best to charter a boat to dive on one of the trip days. 

  • CONDITIONS SURELY APPLY!. We will share the costs of the individual diver closer to the date. 

Recommended Flights :

Direct flights by GO AIR from Bangalore to Port blair starting in May. Perfect time!
The approx. flight costs today is about 16 K return on the mentioned trip dates. 

GO AIR
BLR 14:45 - IXZ 17:20 (Saturday 07, May 2016)
IXZ 11:25 - BLR 14:10 (Saturday 14, May 2016)


If you are on, BOOK EARLY! to get the best prices…

To confirm your Spot with us:


A 50% non-refundable payment towards the trip cost by the 10th of April,2016.
The last date for confirmation and balance payment: 25th April, 2016. 

Banking Details:
AQUANAUT INDIA,
Indian Overseas Bank, (Kanakapura Road Branch)
A/C No: 156802000000621
IFSC Code: IOBA 000 1568

Cancellation Policy:

- Advance payment of 50% is non - refundable
- Cancellation after last payment day -  No refund
- No refund after trip starts or no show. 



We are really looking forward to go diving with you!  Please feel free to call us for any clarifications or details…

Karthik Natarajan - 98447 98049 / karthik@aquanaut.in
Abhishek Sukumaran - 98800 26691 / abhishek@aquanaut.in
 

Dates

07th - 14th May , 2016

Saturday - Saturday

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