There are two options of dives that is available for S.C.U.B.A Diving in Tarkarli, Malvan. The first option is the commercial dive where in the diver carries a tube connected to the oxygen source which is placed on a boat near the dive site. This type of dives is termed as commercial dive and is ideal for quick peek underwater
The second option of S.C.U.B.A. Diving in Tarkarli is the cylinder dive. Evident from its name in this type of S.C.U.B.A diving the diver carries an oxygen cylinder along with him. Cylinder dives offer much more freedom to the diver and also helps the diver to achieve greater depths and cover more points than commercial dives.
Sindhudurg fort and its vicinity with abundant coral reeves was identified by M.T.D.C as a snorkeling site in early 2000's and since then Tarkarli and Malvan has been elevated as unique beach destination which offered a small window to the under water marine life. Snorkeling in Tarkarli is much cheaper than SCUBA Diving in Tarkarli
Tarkarli is now the most sought after destination for water sports in Maharashtra in the entire Konkan stretch. Tsunami island off the coast of Devbaug nnear the 'sangam point' is the hub of water sports in Tarkarli. All the exciting water sports options including parasailing in the sea is available at the Tsunami island..
Exploring under water marine & other aquatic life, corals and rock scapes using a Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus is called Scuba Diving!!
Where can I do Scuba Diving in Maharashta?
The only place in Maharashtra where you can do Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Maharashtra is in Tarkarli. The primary site identified for Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in Tarkarli is near Sindhudurg fort in Malvan.
Do i need to know swimming to do Scuba diving in Tarkarli?
We have made Scuba Diving in Tarkarli possible even for those who Do NOT know swimming! Trained guides accompany you through out the time you are underwater and guide you through the various points.
What equipment would be required for Scuba Diving in Tarkarli?
All equipments will be provided to you at the site including wet suites. Wash rooms and changing rooms are also available for your convenience.
The S.C.U.B.A diving operators association has fixed the tariffs for dives at Rs 1500 and the charges for photography underwater is extra (Rs 200) apart from the diving charges.
Watersport package is fixed at Rs 800 and parasailing is also fixed at Rs 800 per person