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Diving Rates | Accommodation Rates | Packages & Specials | Terms and Conditions

 

At present, we are have the following packages on offer:

1. 7n Andaman Diver Package

2. 14n Long-term Diver Package

3. 6n Learn to Dive Package

4. 8n New Season Diver Special (valid June 1 - Sep 30)

5. 2n Experience Havelock Package

Please click on the package above or scroll down below for more info.

These prices are valid from Sep 1, 2016 to Aug 31, 2017.

Also, payment for meals is to be made directly to the restaurant.


1) Andaman Diver Special

Come see the diving that the Andamans have to offer - this package covers all the top dive sites of Havelock and Neil Island, and also leaves you with time to soak in the special charm that makes these islands so magical.

You can also apply some of the dives in this package towards your Advanced certification - details given in the package options below the pricelist.

This package is for certified divers only.

This package includes the following:

  • 7 nights stay
  • 6 days/12 dives
  • 1 night dive
  • Full scuba gear rental and divemaster fees
  • All pickups and transfers in Port Blair and Havelock
Meals: ala carte meals are available at our restaurant, and you also have option to have breakfast, lunch & dinner included for an additional flat daily fee (see notes below the price list). There isn't a significant price difference between choosing one option or the other.

Package price and options (all prices per person):

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Base Package Price
Additional nights
Additional diving day (2 dives)
Peak season surcharge (per night)

Tented Cabana - single occupancy

Rs 54,500 Rs 2,500 Rs 4,500 Rs 500

Tented Cabana - double occupancy

Rs 44,000 Rs 1,250 Rs 4,500 Rs 250

Upgraded Hut - single occupancy

Rs 45,000 Rs 1,200 Rs 4,500 Rs 300

Upgraded Hut- double occupancy

Rs 39,500 Rs 600 Rs 4,500 Rs 150

Standard Hut - single occupancy

Rs 38,500 Rs 400 Rs 4,500 Rs 200

Standard Hut - double occupancy

Rs 37,500 Rs 200 Rs 4,500 Rs 100

Please note the following:

  • A 6% service tax applies to the package, additional nights stay and additional diving.
  • Meals-included option is available at Rs 1,200 per person per night. You can choose this when making your booking, or when here.
  • If using own equipment, please deduct Rs 2,500 from the above prices. This only applies to full set of equipment (BCD, reg, mask, fins, wetsuit)
  • Use some of the dives in the package to do your Advanced course - Rs 5,000 extra for SSI or Rs 6,500 extra for PADI.
  • Peak season daily surcharge applies from December 15th - January 5th, inclusive.
  • There is a 15% discount on the package if starting on or after June 1 and ending on or before September 15th.
  • Not included in this package are beverages, tips, personal expenses and accommodation in Port Blair or surcharges for expedition trips (if applicable).

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2) Long-Term Diver Package

If you are coming all this way, why not stay longer and really become a part of the easy-going life of the Andamans? Do some diving, explore the islands, hang out on the beach... it's a tough life but someone has to live it!

And while you are at it, why not combine the diving with some continuing education, and improve your dive skills as well?

This package is for certified divers only.

This package includes the following:

  • 14 nights accommodation
  • Diving as per one of the following 3 diving options listed below - you pick
  • Full gear rental and divemaster
  • All pickups and transfers in Port Blair and Havelock

DIVING OPTIONS FOR THE LONG-TERM STAY PACKAGE:

  • Option 1: 12 days/24 dives + 2 night dives
  • Option 2: 10 days/20 dives + 2 night dives, including SSI Advanced Course (PADI and NAUI also available)
  • Option 3: 8 days/16 dives + 1 night dive + SSI Rescue Course (PADI and NAUI also available).

Meals: ala carte meals are available at our restaurant, and you also have option to have breakfast, lunch & dinner included for an additional flat daily fee (see notes below the price list). There isn't a significant price difference between choosing one option or the other.

Package price and options (all prices per person):

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Base Package Price
Additional nights
Additional diving day (2 dives)
Peak season surcharge (per night)

Tented Cabana - single occupancy

Rs 99,500 Rs 2,500 Rs 4,500 Rs 500

Tented Cabana - double occupancy

Rs 81,500 Rs 1,250 Rs 4,500 Rs 250

Upgraded Hut - single occupancy

Rs 79,500 Rs 1,200 Rs 4,500 Rs 300

Upgraded Hut- double occupancy

Rs 70,000 Rs 600 Rs 4,500 Rs 150

Standard Hut - single occupancy

Rs 69,500 Rs 400 Rs 4,500 Rs 200

Standard Hut - double occupancy

Rs 66,500 Rs 200 Rs 4,500 Rs 100

Please note the following:

  • A 6% service tax applies to the package, additional nights stay and additional diving.
  • Meals-included option is available at Rs 1200 per person per night. You can choose this when making your booking, or when here.
  • If using own equipment, please deduct Rs 5,000 from the above prices. This only applies to full set of equipment (BCD, reg, mask, fins, wetsuit)
  • If you want, you can substitute PADI for Rs 1,500 extra, if you have chosen Diving Option 2 or 3.
  • CPR/First Aid training (EFR) is not included in Option #3. You can complete this training at home through Red Cross, St John's Ambulance or similar agency, if you prefer. You can also do it with us at a discounted price of Rs 6,000 if combined with this package
  • Peak season daily surcharge applies from December 15th - January 5th, inclusive.
  • There is a 15% discount per person on the package if starting on or after June 1 and ending on or before September 15
  • Not included in this package are beverages, tips, personal expenses and accommodation in Port Blair or surcharges for expedition trips (if applicable).

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3) Learn to Dive Package

Come experience life in the idyllic Andamans, and learn to dive while you are at it. In keeping with our philosophy, courses are done in small groups, with unlimited confined water training and even 1-to-1 instruction, if needed, at no additional charge. We want you to be good divers, and will do whatever it takes to get you there.

The package includes:

  • 6 nights accommodation
  • SSI Open Water certification (PADI & NAUI also possible - see below)
  • 1 day / 2 dives after certification
  • All transfers - airport to airport

If you are not sure as to which agency best suits your needs, read this article on The Great Agency Debate [link opens in new browser window]. We can also discuss your options with you when you are here and help you decide, but take comfort in the fact that there really is no wrong decision here: all courses, under a good instructor, will teach you to dive competently and safely.

A discounted add-on option is available for the Advanced Course as well - doing an Advanced course has many benefits: one, you accelerate your learning a lot; second, you are trained to dive up to 30m; third, you retain your skills for longer. Because we feel strongly about the benefits of the Advanced when done in conjunction with the Open Water, we offer this at a heavily discounted price, as an added bonus.

The Advanced Add-on Pack includes:

  • 2 nights extension
  • SSI Advanced Course

Do note that even if you book the Advanced Add-on, you don't have to commit to the Advanced course until you complete your Open Water. If you decide not to do the Advanced course, you only pay for the additional nights stay, that's all.

Meals: ala carte meals are available at our restaurant, and you also have option to have breakfast, lunch & dinner included for an additional flat daily fee (see notes below the price list). There isn't a significant price difference between choosing one option or the other.

Package price and options (all prices per person):

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Base Package Price
Advanced Course Add-On Pack
Additional nights
Peak season surcharge

Tented Cabana - single occupancy

Rs 44,500 Rs 20,500 Rs 2,500 Rs 500

Tented Cabana - double occupancy

Rs 37,000 Rs 18,000 Rs 1,250 Rs 250

Upgraded Hut - single occupancy

Rs 38,000 Rs 17,900 Rs 1,200 Rs 300

Upgraded Hut- double occupancy

Rs 34,000 Rs 16,700 Rs 600 Rs 150

Standard Hut - single occupancy

Rs 33,000 Rs 16,300 Rs 400 Rs 200

Standard Hut - double occupancy

Rs 32,000 Rs 15,900 Rs 200 Rs 100

Please note the following:

  • A 6% service tax applies to the package, additional nights stay and additional diving.
  • Meals-included option is available at Rs 1200 per person per night. You can choose this when making your booking, or when here.
  • Surcharge for the PADI course is Rs 1500 per course
  • There is a 15% discount per person on the package if starting on or after June 1, and ending on or before September 15th
  • Not included in this package are beverages, tips, personal expenses and accommodation in Port Blair or surcharges for expedition trips (if applicable).

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4) "New Season" Diver Special (valid June 1 - Sep 30)

Traditionally, August & September have been termed the off-season in the Andamans. However, based on our experience over the past 4-5 years, this period actually offers some really special diving in terms of fish life and activity. Yes, it is true that there are occasional-to-frequent showers, but the seas are usually manageable and our dive sites tend to be accessible. Most importantly, the number of fish that can be seen increases dramatically during this period - we have seen schools of 30 manta rays go soaring by, been funnelled by over 300 barracudas, been surrounded by a swirling shoal of over 500 fusiliers and lot more.

The past few years, the monsoons haven't really hit us till July either. This means that June has become a de-facto extension of the peak season: sunny skies (although some clouds and brief tropical showers), warm water, high chance of mantas and overall, very good diving. As such, we have also extended this package to June/July as well - an additional discount applies during that period as well. The flip side, of course, is that early to mid August tends to be wetter than it used to.

Weatherwise, conditions are variable. You can have a few days of very rough seas, in which case we will be diving close to shore. And then the weather can take a turn for the better, and give us flat calms seas with access to all our remote dive sites. Even in the peak of monsoons, we are still able to go out daily, though - so that is some consolation.

And monsoon rains typically mean short, heavy showers, although occasionally (usually 2-3 times during this period), we get massive rain, the kind that lasts for hours and gives us a swimming pool on the premises :)

However, dont let the rain put you off - the islands are absolutely magical in the rain. The rains are warm, the water is warm and the casual tourists are not present, so you have miles and miles of beach all to yourself. And of course, there is diving. What else do you need? :)

Of course, we cannot guarantee weather, which is why we have discounted the package quite significantly over our regular-season rates. And we have built-in some non-diving days for enjoying quality time on the beach or going out around the island with your camera before the tourist hordes arrive.

The package for divers during this period includes:

  • 8 nights accommodation
  • 5 days/10 dives
  • 1 night dive
  • Your choice of Free SSI Specialty OR 50% off Advanced or Rescue Diver course
  • All gear and divemaster fees
  • All pickups and transfers in Port Blair and Havelock

PLEASE NOTE - While the restaurant is open at this time, we offer a limited menu at this time (2-3 pages, instead of the usual 7-8 page menu). This makes it hard for us to come with a meals-included price that is equitable for everyone (including us).

As such, for this package, we recommend ala carte. Budget approx Rs 800-1000 or more per person per day for this. That being said, if you want meals-included, you'll get meals-included, so let us know.

Package price and options (all prices per person):

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Base Package Price
Additional nights
Additional diving day (2 dives)
Monsoon discount

Tented Cabana - single occupancy

Rs 50,000 Rs 2,200 Rs 4,500 Rs 1,500

Tented Cabana - double occupancy

Rs 42,000 Rs 1,100 Rs 4,500 Rs 1,500

Upgraded Hut - single occupancy

Rs 40,500 Rs 1000 Rs 4,500 Rs 1,000

Upgraded Hut- double occupancy

Rs 36,000 Rs 500 Rs 4,500 Rs 1,000

Standard Hut - single occupancy

Rs 34,000 Rs 300 Rs 4,500 Rs 500

Standard Hut - double occupancy

Rs 32,500 Rs 150 Rs 4,500 Rs 500

Please note:

  • A 6% service tax applies to the package, additional nights stay and additional diving.
  • We recommend going ala carte at this time - however, the meals-included option is available at Rs 1200 per person per night. You can choose this when here - let the restaurant know
  • If using own equipment, please deduct Rs 2,000 from the above prices
  • The monsoon discount applies for packages starting after June 1 and ending before July 31
  • Not included in this package are beverages, tips, personal expenses, accommodation in Port Blair and speedboat fees (if applicable)

This offer is valid from June 1 to September 30th.

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6) 2n Experience Havelock package

This is the ideal package for those who want to experience a mix of the Andamans lifestyle - the quiet beaches, the swaying palms, the general peace and quiet - but who also want to experience some of the magic that these azure waters hold.

So we have put together a combination of activities that will give you a good mix of all the Andaman specialties that Havelock has to offer: quality time on the beach, a half-day intro to diving and a beach dinner to really make this a trip to remember.

With our emphasis on professional supervision/safety/training mixed with fun, this is a great package for honeymooners, families, people who are new to the ocean, etc. It is also a great way to combine a Havelock trip as part of a larger Andaman holiday.

This package includes:

  • 2 nights accommodation
  • One 1/2 Intro to Diving program for beginners (includes 1 dive)
  • 1 private beach dinner for your group
  • 1 trip to Radhanagar Beach to see the sunset, with picnic basket

If you want, you can also upgrade to the SSI or PADI Scuba Diver certification course - this certifies you to dive up to 12m under professional supervision. You learn more about the underwater world, about diving theory and practice basic scuba and emergeny skills. This way, next time you are on holiday somewhere by the sea, you can go out diving with greater confidence and comfort.

The Scuba Diver upgrade option includes further training, an additional dive (making a total of 2) and certification charges.

Meals: ala carte meals are available at our restaurant, and you also have option to have breakfast, lunch & dinner included for an additional flat daily fee (see notes below the price list). There isn't a significant price difference between choosing one option or the other.

Package price and options (all prices per person):

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Base Package Price
Scuba Diver Course upgrade
Monsoon discount

Tented Cabana - single occupancy

Rs 15,000 Rs 6,500 15%

Tented Cabana - double occupancy

Rs 9,500 Rs 6,500 15%

Tented Cabana - triple occupancy

Rs 8,500 Rs 6,500 15%

Please note the following:

  • A 6% service tax applies to the package, additional nights stay and additional diving.
  • Meals-included option is available at Rs 1,200 per person per night. You can choose this when making your booking, or when here.
  • Monsoon discount of 15% applies to all packages starting on June 1 or later and ending by August 31
  • PADI Scuba Diver course can be substituted for the SSI Resort Diver course for Rs 1500 extra
  • Not included in this package are beverages, tips, personal expenses and anything not expressly listed above
  • Beach dinner as listed is based on standard menu items. You can also choose to get lobster, crabs and other shellfish, as well as other specials-of-the-day for a surcharge; we can help finalize the menu with you when you are here
  • Port Blair pickup/drop-offs are optional, as a lot of our guests combine this with a Port Blair package. Your Port Blair agent can arrange transfers for you. We are also happy to do so - if so, please let us know. Off-season discounts do not apply to transfers

This package is available year-long - however, between Nov 1 and May 15, we only take bookings 4 weeks in advance.

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Please contact us to book your package.

Lastly, please also read the terms and conditions. We have no hidden charges or any kind of funny business, and our policies are quite reasonable, with everything clearly explained (or so we hope). As such, we operate on the assumption that you have read those terms and conditions, and accept them.

 
 
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