Scuba Diving in Goa: Best Prices, Season & Timings (2022)

Scuba Diving in Goa

Blessed with pristine water, beautiful landscapes and a number of beaches, Goa is a popular tourist destination famous for Scuba diving. If you are excited to explore aquatic life, then scuba diving in Goa is for you. Scuba diving is an underwater activity whereby divers get a chance to explore enchanting marine life with the help of equipment including breathing cylinder, dive mask, gauge, wetsuit and diving fins. 

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Scuba Diving in Goa Packages:

143 Reviews
4.5/5

The most sought after place for scuba diving in Goa, Grand Island is the first-love of scuba divers. Due to its crystal clear water, varied marine life and aquatic plant life, it attracts a large crowd. You’ll get an experience of scuba diving at 15-20 feet underwater. In your scuba diving at Grand Island you’ll witness beautiful marine creatures that include dolphins, sea horse, jellyfish and sea turtles.

Location: Grand Island, South Goa 

Inclusions: Scuba diving (10-15 min), diving equipments & trainer cum instructor

CostRs 1490 only

119 Reviews
4/5

Another good place near Goa for Scuba diving, Malvan is accessible within 2 hour from Goa. Malvan is an offbeat scuba diving destination known for its beautiful coral reefs and pristine marine life. Along with scuba diving, one can enjoy other water sports namely parasailing, bumper ride, jet ski, and banana ride in Malvan.

Location: Malvan beach

Inclusions: Scuba diving – 15 min, parasailing, bumper ride, jet ski, banana ride & trained instructor

CostRs 2290 only

3. Scuba diving at Bat Island

Scuba diving in Goa at Bat Island
403 Reviews
5/5

The most popular spot for scuba diving in south Goa, Bat Island is known for its exciting scuba diving activity. The dive is about 25 feet deep underwater. Bat Island is renowned for its rocky beaches and beautiful greenery. Along with Scuba diving, Bat Island is a popular spot for snorkeling in Goa.

Location: Bat Island, Goa

Inclusions: Scuba diving, diving equipments, & trainer cum instructor

CostRs 1450 only

4. Scuba diving in Sao Gorge Island

Group of people trying scuba adventure in Sao Gorge Island
115+ Reviews
4.5/5

Sao Gorge Island is the ideal place to enjoy Scuba diving for beginners. As the dive is shallow about 4-10 m deep specifically designed for first time divers. In this scuba diving package, you’ll discover majestic hard coral reefs and marine species.

Location: Sao Gorge Island, Goa

Inclusions: Scuba diving, parasailing, bumper ride, jet ski, banana ride & trained instructor

CostRs 4500 per person

5. Water Sports with Scuba diving at Grande Island

watersports
115+ Reviews
4.5/5

In this combo, you’ll have the best scuba diving experience in Goa. Along with 15-20 minutes Scuba diving, you get to enjoy thrilling water sports including parasailing, banana ride, bumper ride and Jet Sking.

Location: Grande Island, Goa

Inclusions: Scuba diving, parasailing, bumper ride, jet ski, banana ride & trained instructor

CostRs 2300 per person

Scuba diving in Goa: Price

The starting price of Scuba diving in Goa is Rs 1490 per person only, and the costs ranges between Rs 1490-3490 per person at different beach around Goa. Below is the price chart:

Goa Scuba diving PackagesDurationCost (in INR)
Grand Island Scuba diving8 hrRs 1490
Combo of Water Sports & Scuba diving in Grand Island9 hrRs 2290
Scuba diving in Malvan10 hrRs 1290
Scuba diving in Gorge Island7 hrRs 3490
Bat Island Scuba diving Adventure7 hrRs 1450
Best Spots for Scuba Diving in Goa

Some of the amazing spots to try scuba diving near Goa are Grande Island, Malvan, Nagoa, Calungute beach, Sao Gorge Island and Bat Island. Lets get into the details of what makes them best.

  1. Grande Island – Known as Ilha Grande, Grand Island is one of Goa’s most famous scuba destinations. Also, Grand Island has vibrant marine life and crystal clear water that makes it a perfect place for Scuba diving. On your trip to Grand Island, Aguada Fort, Anjuna beach, and Dudhsagar falls are the best nearby places you can visit. If you don’t any hassle to plan your Goa scuba diving, you can always take our all inclusive Goa tour packages with best adventure activities
  2. Sao Gorge Island: Well-known for breathtaking landscapes and pristine marine life, Sao Gorge is a famous scuba diving Island in Goa. The water here is shallow and ideal for first-time divers. In addition, Sao Gorge is well-connected with transport facilities available in Goa.
  3. Malvan:  Situated on the coast of western India, Malvan is a small town located in the Sindhugarh district of Maharashtra. One can try Scuba diving in Tarkarli, Chivla, and Mobar beach of Malvan Island. The best way to reach Malvan from Goa is by bus or Cab. 
  4. Nagoa – Located just a 16 km drive from Vasco Da Gama beach, Nagoa is worth visiting for Scuba diving. In Nagoa, you’ll experience an underwater dive upto 25 feet. Also, the coral reefs and beautiful marine presence provide an exhilarating scuba diving experience.
  5. Calangute Beach: A popular tourist attraction in North Goa, Calangute beach is must visit place for any Scuba diving lover. Not only this, but Calangute beach is the starting point in some of the amazing water sports in goa, namely parasailing, jet ski, banana ride, sleeping, and sitting bumper.
Scuba diving in Goa: Booking

It’s fairly easy to book your scuba diving in Goa, just visit INDIA THRILLS, and choose the scuba diving package that suits you best, and make the payment. Post successful payment, you’ll receive a booking voucher on your email or Whatsapp. In case you need help with your scuba diving booking, kindly mail us at info@indiathrills or contact us at 8077146567 / 9897770643.

FAQs about Scuba diving in Goa:

Goa offers scuba diving at multiple places. Grand Island, Bat Island, Nagoa and Sao Gorge Island are some of the top spots for scuba diving in Goa. Also, 2 hour from Goa, Malvan is an exotic place to enjoy a scuba diving adventure.

The starting cost of Scuba diving in Goa is 1490 rupees. This price includes 10-15 min Scuba diving, to & fro transfers, packed meals and water sports.

Yes, non-swimmers are allowed to enjoy scuba diving as swimming doesn’t have much use in scuba diving. Also the divers will take a dive under expert supervision of PADI certified professionals. However, if you want to become certified scuba diver, swimming is essential.

October to May is considered the best month to enjoy Goa scuba diving. As the weather is warm during these months and considered ideal to visit Goa. Goa has a rainy season during other months from June to September.

You are advised to wear synthetic or nylon tight fitted clothes or any Swimwear will be ideal for Scuba diving. Quick dry trousers and shorts will be a perfect choice!

In General, you’ll scuba dive in a range of 10-30 feet underwater along with a certified instructor.

It’s fairly easy to book your scuba diving, just visit INDIA THRILLS, and choose the scuba diving package that suits you best, and make the payment. Post successful payment, you’ll receive a booking voucher on your email or Whatsapp. In case you need help with your scuba diving booking, kindly mail us at info@indiathrills or contact us at 8077146567 / 9897770643.

The minimum age to enjoy scuba diving in Goa is 10 years. Any person below 10 years are not allowed for scuba diving.