At the eastern coast of India, Pondicherry Scuba diving is probably the best ride to adventure that one can get. Scuba diving in Pondicherry has gained a lot of popularity over the years as this place is the home to a lot of underwater experiences that one cannot find even in the west coast counterparts of this town. With the corals untouched and the marine life friendly to whoever enters this world, beaches in Pondicherry is a pristine option when it comes to exploring it all, and even learning to do so if you are beginner. The experience of diving and seeing the creatures of sea at work is something you will have a hard time forgetting. The cardinal fishes swimming in a school as if it’s choreographed dance and the jelly fishes floating past you in stealth mode, all of it is possible somewhere as serene as Pondicherry.
A heaven for professional divers, Pondicherry is not going to be a disappointment for people looking for a place to begin a new chapter of diving sports in their life. There are many schools in and around the town where one can get a break from all the sightseeing and visits to the Auroville for a peek into the world beyond the beaches of Pondicherry, literally. These schools teach you everything from a beginners course to the advanced course in Scuba diving. You can even go for a one dive experience in the Bay of Bengal including the basics of breathing and use of the proper equipments required for scuba dives.
One of the best experiences in Pondicherry is the feeling of being in the midst of the fishes and the leaving and breathing corals in the see. You can even get the rare experience of seeing Olive ridley turtles that nest in the coasts of Pondicherry. Apart from these, you can even spot lionfish, kingfish, moray eels, manta rays and crustaceans from behind the diving mask, up close and personal. Scuba diving is the one thing you would regret not taking up in Pondicherry, and would not regret at all once you have got the experience of floating in the seas with the groupers and other fishes.