Scuba Diving & Snorkeling
Dive and swim around the fascinating coral reefs of Goa, and be enamored by the dazzling subaquatic life. The privately owned Grande Island off Sinquerim is a popular diving site in Goa. The reef that surrounds Grande Island is a fringing reef. There are some 6 diving schools and over 40 tourist picnic boats that operate here every day. Angel fish, Parrot fish, Cuttlefish, Damsel fish, Groupers, Goat fish, Flatworms, Trigger fish, Snappers and Butterfly fish are dependent on the coral for survival. Please do not litter the sea or land around Grande Island. Equipment and trained instructors are provided by the dive schools. Knowing how to swim, and following the instructor’s directions is essential to remaining safe. Prices start at around Rs.5000 per person for scuba diving and Rs.500 for snorkeling. Best time, October through May.