Diving in Andamans is a Unique lifetime experience.The Coastal water surrounding these islands are the abode of one of the richest coral reef ecosystem is the world.The specialty is that here the coral-reefs and underwater formation are undamaged by human activity.The best season for Diving is from December to April.Many of the islands are surrounded by frining reefs,often Sevral hundred metres wide and seperated from the shore by a lagoon of similar width.There are also more steeply undulting hills of volcanic lava,which makes for some unusual diving.There are are plenty of steeply sloping and shallow reefs suitable for snorkelling.
DIVE SITES NEAR ANDAMAN ISLAND
Mahathma Gandhi Marine National Park,Wandoor
Hundreds of Colourful varities of coral reef fishes can be seen in the park.Some these are clown-fish,butterfly-fish,surgeon-fish,angel-fish,parrot-fish,bat-fish and groupers.Whitetip-shark,hammer-headed shark,manta-ray and blue-fin jack are also occasionally seen.Morethan 50 types of corals are found.
The Rajiv gandhi Water Sports complex at port blair offers advanture water sports activities,such as water Skiing,water scooter,speed boat,windsurfing,para-sailing etc.The safe water component has paddle boats,rowing boats,water cucles and many others.
Thers are many organizations that offers all kind of fishing equipments and boats.The sea,off the coasts off havelock Island,long Island and Ritcies Archipelago offer some of the best catches for fishing enthusisasts.
One can enjoye the underwater marine life and view the rarest of coarals br snorkeling near the Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports,Corbyns Cove Beach,Chidiya Tapu,North Bay,Havelock Island and Ross Island.
One Can go trekking the evergreen forest from Bambooflat to Mount Harriet,Mount Harriet to Madhuban in South Andaman.