Discover Scuba Diving in the Andamans

Gypsy Divers Dive Resort, Havelock( Swaraj Dweep) welcomes you to enjoy a relaxing holiday at our newly opened Dive Resort where you can experience the best scuba diving in Andaman & Nicobar Islands, India. Located right on Beach 2, Gypsy Divers offers comfortable and cozy accommodations with an in-house cafe, free private parking, free WiFi and a front desk. Whether you are looking for an adventurous getaway or a relaxed holiday, Gypsy Divers Dive Resort has something to offer for everyone. With our dive boats starting from our own beach, you don't have to worry about your scuba diving and snorkeling adventures. Or if you are just looking to relax, head right to the beach, put your feet up and enjoy the turquoise sea during the day and the brilliant colours of the sky during dawn and dusk.

We are a PADI authorized Scuba Dive Resort in the heart of Havelock with trained PADI Dive Masters and Instructors, having years of experience under our belt. Gypsy Divers offers the best experience for scuba diving in Havelock Island (now known as Swaraj Dweep) with unique underwater encounters of coral gardens, walls, drive-through wrecks. Whether you’re looking to discover scuba diving for the first time or planning to Go Pro, have half a day or a week or a month, our extensive selection of dive programmes have something for everyone.

Relax on a hammock and experience the beautiful palm-lined, whitesand beaches and mangroves. Discover the magical world of coral reefs supporting marine life such as sharks and rays which make for popular diving and snorkeling sites. Leave behind the shackles of the daily grind and set your spirit free - come stay with us and let us take you for a scuba dive with us and experience the nomadic existence of dolphins, turtles and manta rays who roam the ocean like a Gypsy. Let’s dive in..

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FIRST TIMERS

(EXPLORE SCUBA DIVING)

Are you interested to go scuba diving but a bit hesitant because you don't know swimming? Do you have just half a day and not really interested in taking a certification course? If this is more or less you, then come and experience a BOAT DIVE with us.

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GO PRO

(COURSES / LEARN SCUBA DIVING)

If you are curious about scuba diving and the undersea world, Open Water Diver Course is your introduction to it. Learn the theory of diving, basics of scuba, followed by 4 open water dives and earn your PADI certificate.

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FUN DIVES

(FOR CERTIFIED DIVERS)

The aquatic underwater landscape of Andamans is incredible. Come explore the vibrant world of a variety of multihued fish, coral gardens and submerged pinnacles in our very own boat, HUSNA.

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SNORKELING

If you are on a family holiday and you want to give your kids some wonderful memories that will stay with them for life, then a Bubble Makers dive can be a great way to do that. Or enjoy Snorkeling together with the whole family.

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Choose your stay

Gypsy Divers Dive Resorts has something to offer for everyone, from budget to luxury accommodation. Our resort welcomes backpackers, adventure enthusiasts, groups, certified divers and dive students, families, solo travellers, beach goers and holiday makers. We would love for our guests to come together, share travel stories, laugh, enjoy the stay, make new friends and have a memorable time on the island.

DELUXE

More spacious rooms for you to relax and feel at home that come with an attached private balcony deck, sea view, mini fridge

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STANDARD

Standard room includes all kinds of basic facilities such as a double bed, AC, table, chair, desk, open cupboard, television, telephone, coffee maker and a private bathroom.

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DORM (SHARED)

Shared bunk beds with attached cupboard and desk, 3 beds per room. Ideal for dive students, solo travellers, backpackers.

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About Gypsy Drivers

Gypsy Divers is the brainchild of Poonam Darne, a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer and SSI Advanced Open Water Instructor, who has been diving for over ten years now. Once a successful businesswoman, Poonam discovered scuba while holidaying in Andaman in 2007 which changed her life and sent her packing for Thailand to master the skill. She learnt, taught and explored in Phuket, Koh Tao Island, Gili Islands and of course, Havelock Island. "The first time I dived, I loved it bits. I was so hooked to diving that I spent every day doing it at the Andamans. By the end of the holidays I was sure diving was my true calling", recalls Poonam. Oceanographer Jacques Yves Cousteau has said that, ‘The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder'. This maxim came true for Poonam... read more

Plan your trip

BEST TIME TO VISIT THE ISLANDS

The most ideal season is from November to May. It is peak diving time, as the days are sunlit, the sea is placid, and visibility is excellent. These months are ideal especially for fun divers, professional divers and advance level divers.

TRAVEL OPTIONS

There are no direct international flights to Port Blair, Andamans. There are regular direct flights throughout the year from major cities of India – Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Kolkata & Chennai.

GETTING TO HAVELOCK

Please click on the link below for more info on how to get to islands, best seasons to visit, what to bring, safety tips and additional details on permits and visas for foreigners.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Havelock Island is fairly safe, as far as malaria and tropical diseases. But, please consult your doctor about vaccines, shots and preventive medicines.

  • star rating  We did a open water certification course with poonam and team. Must say, these guys are amazing. Had the best time with them. Our instructor Rohan was outstanding. The entire... read more

    Pulkitgodha
    3/25/2021
  • star rating  Gypsy divers have really helpful, friendly and well-informed instructors who train you well before the dive and accompany you for the dive as well. Had the most amazing experience at... read more

    Lubnapatwa13
    4/15/2021
  • star rating  I couldn't have gone to a better diving school than Gypsy Divers. What an amazing place it was. Right from the first day of training to the last, they were... read more

    Aamirh0909
    4/09/2021
  • star rating  Finding the perfect open water course instructors was initially a tough choice. But Poonam was really quick to respond and clarify all the details. We chose to stay in their... read more

    nandu s
    4/07/2021
  • star rating  Very relaxed atmosphere. Trainers know their stuff. Cheerful ambience. Lots of bantering, friendly fun. Good equipment. The dive sites chosen were good for the advance specialization that I did.
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    biploveme
    4/15/2021