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    Minerva Ledge Scuba Diving

    Minerva Ledge located some 10 nautical miles away from Havelock is a vast, shallow ledge of rock and coral north-east of Havelock Island. It is too large to take in on one dive, and so there are three locations on the ledge. The edge of Minerva Ledge tapers down into deeper waters towards the east, and is frequented by pelagic denizens like Tuna, Barracuda and Stingrays.

    How to Reach

    Reach by Air from Chennai to Port Blair and then from Port Blair to Islands by Sea or Road. Regular Ships are also available.

    Exact Location: Located on the islands of Andaman.

    Nearest Location: Port Blair, which is 10 nautical miles from Port Blair.

    Distance from Chennai to Port Blair: 1190 km.

    Best time to visit: October to May.


    • All Foreign nationals need to obtain prior permission before entering into North Point.
    • There are limited internet cafes and ATMs in Port Blair.

    Things to Carry

    • Water, Juices, Snacks
    • Torch
    • Personal Medication
    • Camera (Optional)
    • Comfortable Clothing
    • Govt ID Proof

    Other Information

    There are no emergency services for miles, so make sure you go with an experienced dive instructor that knows the waters.

    Havelock, Corruption Rock, Fish Rock and Snake Island are few of the attractions in the nearby vicinity.

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