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Welcome to Scuba diving in Bangalore!

If you’ve always wanted to step out of your comfort zone, experience unparalleled adventure, then scuba diving should be on your list. Scuba diving is probably the best possible way to explore the fantastic underwater world, to witness the world beneath the waves, the awesome beauty of a world that covers two-thirds of our planet.

Scuba Diving in India

With around 8000 kms. of coastline, India can boast of a variety of diving experiences. This includes the pristine locations in and around its islands, both in the Andaman and Arabian Seas are on par with some of the best diving around the tropics. Lakshwadeep, a remote archipelago off India’s southwestern coast offers colourful reefs and god marine life that will keep any diver enthralled. On the east cost, the many dive spots around the Andaman and Nicobar islands are brimming with vibrant reef life and pristine dive conditions.

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Scuba diving is an environment-friendly, fun and non-competitive activity which is something everyone in the family can do together. There is no more a reason to stay back while only some members go out for diving. A family diving holiday is becoming more and more common with resorts and dive shops making special promotions and deals to cater to this growing way of vacationing. Even if you are a mixed family with both divers and non-divers, you can spend time with loved ones exploring the fascinating world underwater.

Why go Scuba Diving?

Scuba diving has been growing over the years both as a sport and an adventure activity in India. Compared to other extreme sports and adrenaline boosting activity, scuba diving is relatively safe provided simple safety norms are followed. Aside from the fun quotient, scuba diving has a lot of benefits, physical, psychological and social. Scuba diving provides us the opportunity to see more of the 70% of the world covered by water. With more than 50-60 percent of underwater species still undiscovered, being able to observe the visual array of colours and life is truly an incredible experience.

Why Planet Scuba India?

Planet Scuba India is Bangalore’s first PADI Dive Center, the pioneer in bringing the world of scuba diving to South India. Started early in the new millennium, Planet Scuba India is owned by Madhava Reddy, a former journalist and avid scuba diver. Planet Scuba India offers offers scuba diving courses and experiences designed and provided by Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), the world leader in recreational diving for more than 50 years . Planet Scuba India provides adventure seekers and sporting enthusiasts the possibility of getting their license to dive in Bangalore.

PADI 5 Star Dive CenterPlanet Scuba India is a PADI Five Star Dive Center. PADI Five Star Dive Centers are progressive dive shops that provide a full range of PADI scuba diving education programs, equipment selection and experience opportunities, while encouraging aquatic environmental responsibility. PADI Five Star Dive Centers embrace the PADI System of diver education and offer regular continuing education programs to ensure divers have the opportunity to advance their skills and knowledge.


Magical Maldives on the Equator - New Year's with a dive!

We celebrated the new year south of the Equator in the Maldives, on a beautiful little property in the remote Addu Atoll. 


The value of owning your own Scuba equipment


There are many advantages to owning your own dive equipment. Just as in any sport, once you have a personal set of equipment, you tend to use it more often and also get better at what you are doing with it. 

Why Sipadan should be on your dive bucket list

sipadan planet scuba india

Rated number 1 on CNN’s tour of Asia’s most spectacular underwater dive sites, Sipadan is the only oceanic island in Malaysia rising 600m (2,000 feet) from sea bed.




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