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Lacadives

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Junglighat P O Post Bag - 1, Port Blair, South Andaman Island 744103, India
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Our amazing trip to Malapascua with Lacadives!

Having done our open water course with Lacadives, we were fairly certain that we would be in safe... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
Krithika R
No paradise equates.

I did my open water course at Lacadives a week ago and am completely enthralled. There are some... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Mimsaw
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Lacadives has pioneered diving in India, setting up the country’s first dive center and (recreational) diver training facility in Kadmat, Lakshadweep in 1995. Since then Lacadives expanded it’s operations to Bangaram in the Lakshadweep Islands, and Havelock and Wandoor in the Andaman Islands.Currently, Lacadives operates dive centers in Wandoor and Chidiya Tapu in the Andaman Islands, with mainland training centers in Mumbai and Bangalore. We also conduct regular, staff-accompanied live-aboard trips to the top dive destinations in the world.The variety of destinations we offer, our ability to cater to divers of all skill levels and our affiliation with some of the leading island research and conservation organizations ensures that your experience with Lacadives will be exciting, educative and memorable.
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Junglighat P O Post Bag - 1, Port Blair, South Andaman Island 744103, India
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Having done our open water course with Lacadives, we were fairly certain that we would be in safe and trusted hands, we were proved right, for our recent trip with Lacadives to Malapascua, a small island off Cebu, Phillippines was nothing short of excellent. Avid...More

Thank Krithika R
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I did my open water course at Lacadives a week ago and am completely enthralled. There are some stunning dive spots, great visibility, generally gorgeous! My instructor, Nigel, was super patient and encouraging. Being "downstairs" as I kept calling it gave me room for the...More

1  Thank Mimsaw
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

As Indians we have a tendency to stereotype our own country for certain things. One of those things is Scuba Diving. Having been guilty for having an extremely pessimistic point of view before I dived in Andaman I can say without any reasonable doubt that...More

Thank Ankush M
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

I have dived around the world and I must say the team at lacadives is one of the warmest. The location at chidyatapu is a perfect get away if you are looking to get away from the busy city life. I personally loved the diving....More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

The best part of lacadives is about its location in port blair in chidiya tapu which is around 32 km from airport and there is no need to book a ferry to go havelock or neil n its good who have a limited time ....More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

I was part of an Ivy League diving trip with Lacadives in Chidiya Tapu. I was completing my advanced certification with Lacadives. The instructors were very professional, and I was extremely pleased with the whole experience. Opt to stay at the Wildgrass Resort. The islands...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Being a diver, I was looking out for unique destinations and communities to dive with. And I was happy to find Lacadives catering to the same! I did 4 fun dives with them and inspite of rough conditions, it was a really good experience! The...More

1  Thank TravelWithDee
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

I had such a wonderful time completing my Advanced Open Water Certification with Lacadives.It was my first experience diving at night with them, and I couldn't have asked for a better team to go with. The instructors and dive masters are highly skilled and excellent...More

Thank Vanmayi S
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

I had fantastic time while doing my open water and advanced open course with Lacadives at Chidiya Tapu.

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

What makes for a great diving experience. The Instructors, location, dive centre and the dive sites. Lacadives wins on all these aspects. I went there solo with anxiety plentiful at first, but came back super happy with an advance open water certificate. The instructors -...More

Thank neekeetaa
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Aarti S
28 December 2017|
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Response from TravelWithDee | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how much time you have. Chidiyatapu is closer to Port Blair and also less crowded. Havelock has more schools and people. But both of them are good.
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sankar narayan M
25 October 2017|
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Response from NIRAV73 | Reviewed this property |
For 1st question its better to take a medical opinion and also consult with the Diving Company/person.... For 2nd question diving cannot be done with spectales i think and also with contact lenses....
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