Wild Grass Hotel, Rose Valley Resort
Lacadives, India’s oldest operating dive centre, has certified over five thousand beginners as well as hosted thousands of divers from all over the world. Led by some of the most experienced diving instructors in the country, we are defined by our passion for the ocean, our dedication to our guest safety and comfort and our operations which are always off the beaten path.
Pioneers of diving in India, Lacadives first opened its doors in 1995, in the Lakshadweep Islands. We were the only dive centre to operate there for over 15 years, and we have now brought our expertise to the other sid... read more e of the Indian subcontinent – into the Andaman & Nicobar Islands – as well as into dive travel trips around the world, from Indonesia to the Galapagos Islands.
Lacadives stands out from the crowd thanks to its experienced Instructors – including Course Directors of both CMAS and PADI federations, a dive accident-free track record and a strong environmental ethic. The company has always, and continues to, work with marine conservation NGOs, ecology education programs and marine biologists in their underwater data collection.
, PADI Dive Center
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Lacadives now has its main dive centre at Chidiyatapu – a secluded corner at the southern-most tip of the South Andaman Island. This location opens up the possibilities of diving off the uninhabited Cinque Islands, Rutland Island, as well as a 100 year old shipwreck that is impossible to access from any other location.
Our dive centre is a 45 minute drive from Port Blair airport, and combines convenience with seclusion - a reserve forest separating our centre from the h...Continue readingustle of Port Blair town. Close at hand, we have beautiful beaches, forests and mangroves, without the crowds you will encounter in Havelock, Neil and other islands equipped with dive centres.
Additionally, our location gives us the privilege of being the only dive boat at the dive site – an offering that most divers, whether they are beginners or advanced, find appealing.
We are happy to help our clients with booking their entire holiday, including accommodation, transfers and diving.
|Instructors & Dive masters||
Wynnelan Luis - Dive Instructor
Nigel Jeffries - Dive Master
Arnav Kakar - Dive Instructor
Rahul Mitra - Dive Master
|Number of Dive Guides||4|
|Non-diving activities||Visit Chidiya Tapu Biological Park, Trekking & Bird watching|
|Infrastructure||Shower, Nice sunset view from the Sea front|
|Equipment Description||We use well maintained and regularly serviced ScubaPro equipment, a Bauer compressor and 12 litre aluminium tanks.|
Custom made dive boat 315 HP, 11.5m long, can accommodate 8-10 divers, space for 25 tanks & cruses at 18-20knots.
|Number of boats||1|
|Check-in time||13.00hrs to 11.00hrs|
|Seasonality||January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December|
|REQUIRED INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS||Certification Card, Name in accordance with passport, E-mail, Phone,|
|Accepted Payment Methods||
|Read before you go||
The dive season is from Mid- September to Mid- May only.
We recommend a minimum waiting of 24 hours before flying back to your home city/ country.
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