Scuba diving in Goa is a delightful experience.
Welcome to the world of underwater delight in Goa. Attractive
corals, colored and beautiful, shells and fishes all invite
exploration. Adventurous sports like Scuba
Diving help you to unearth the underwater treasure
Underwater visibility in Goa ranges for five
meters to ten meters through out the tourist season. The waters
in Goa are safe and temperate. The absence of riptide currents
makes the waters ideal for beginners.
Suzy's Wreck - 30 Meters
long WW II metal wreck in very shallow waters starting at
3 meters depth with a maximum depth of 12 meters. Plenty of
fishlife which includes batfish, angelfish, barracudas, snappers,
lionfish, sargent major, sweetlips, stonefish, blennies, nudibranchs,
parrotfish, moorish idols, groupers, sea whips, sea fans,
morays, etc. Ideal dive site for beginners as well as experienced
Davy Jones Locker - Very broken up metal
wreck in approx. 14 meters of water. Only the stern section
is intact with a huge propeller. Very large groupers, big
barracudas, deep water schooling fish like jacks, tuna, mullets,
etc., are seen frequently. Only experienced divers taken as
currents are generally strong in the area.
Sail Rock - Big fish include
jacks, groupers, barracudas, tuna, sharks, rays. Several species
of small fish in the shallows. For experienced divers only
due to strong currents as well as surge. Depths range from
20 meters to 6 meters along sloping walls making it ideal
for multilevel divers.
Turbo Tunnel - A narrow
channel between the island and a rock with the sea surging
through it. The shallow depth (max of 8 meters) makes it ideal
for experienced divers as well as beginners subject to the
strength of the waves.
Shelter Cove - An ideal
dive site for beginners with lots of small fish, wide variety
of hard coral, lobsters, etc. Fish include stonefish, lionfish,
sargent major, parrotfish, damsels, triggerfish, angelfish,
sweetlips, snappers, etc. Hawksbill turtles have been spotted
on rare occasions. Very shallow depths (max of only 8 meters).
Uma Guma Reef - Excellent
dive site on exposed rocks off Grand Island. Highlights are
large groupers, big barracudas, jacks, tuna, mullets, surgeonfish,
parrotfish, triggerfish, angelfish, puffers, moorish idols,
sweetlips, snappers, porcupinefish, etc. Plenty of hard coral
in the shallow sections. Reef sharks have also been spotted
here. For experienced divers only due to currents and surge.
Great for multilevel dives starting at a maximum of 14 meters.
Bounty Bay - Great site
for beginners as well as trainee divers. Several species of
small fish as well as hard coral found here. Cuttlefish and
nurse shark have also been seen here. Maximum depth of only
The Jetty - Located
at the north western tip of Grand Island, this is a very shallow
site with a maximum depth of 8 meters and an average depth
of 5 to 6 meters. Lots of species of small fish. Lionfish
and schooling baby mullets frequently seen.