Scuba Diving at Netrani: Murudeshwar

Fascinated by the thought of Scuba Diving? Try it out!

Why choose Make it Happen ?

Here is your chance to experience scuba-diving in a whole new form. We are offering a 3-days package; from 24th to 26th January 2014. If you have your own plans and ideas of experiencing scuba-diving, tell us and we will “Make it Happen“. Continue reading further to know about the detailed itinerary for the trip and the registration procedure.

Scuba diving has always been a very exiting form of water sport and water sport lovers have always looked forward to try this sport out. Scuba diving is a form of underwater diving where divers use underwater breathing apparatus; the scuba and go underwater with the help of it. The scuba which is an acronym for “self contained under water breathing apparatus” basically helps them to breathe underwater.

Netrani picScuba diving in Murudeshwar, Karnataka gives you a chance to experience underwater life. Located in North Karnataka, Murudeshwar is a beach town which lies on the coast of Arabian sea. Murudeshwar is famous for the world’s second tallest Shiva Temple.

There are boats which takes you to Netrani Island, which is 10 nautical miles from Murudeshwar. The tour package consists of Scuba diving in Netrani Island, which offers you the best sites for scuba diving.

The uninhibited island of Netrani, also known as the “Pigeon Island” gives you an opportunity to explore the fun of scuba diving and you could always call up the agencies to have a better insight into the packages and offers. So avail the offers now so that you don’t miss out on things that you have always wanted to do.

Attractions of Netrani

The most attractive aspect of scuba diving at Netrani is that it is a coral island. You can find various kinds of coral, butterfly fish, trigger fish, shrimps etc. The best time to visit Netrani is between December and January. Between June and September, the sea becomes rough and hence, scuba diving is not recommended at this time.

Standard procedures for scuba diving

Scuba diving has certain standard procedures to ensure safety. One needs to go through the standard procedures to ensure a safe experience of scuba diving. The standard procedures can be listed as follows:

  • The first thing that is taught is, how to enter the water and descent procedures.
  • Equalization of pressure in gas to avoid problems that might arise due to gas pressure.
  • Adjustment of buoyancy control and diver trim.
  • Breathing gas monitoring.
  • Procedures to exit the water.

How to reach Murudeshwar?

Mangalore International Airport is the closest airport to Murudeshwar. Taxis and buses are available in Mangalore, which could take you to Murudeshwar. The nearest railway station is Murudeshwar railway station. Murudeshwar is also connected by national highways from Coiambatore, Mumbai, Bangalore, Mangalore and other important cities.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 – 24th Jan

9 pm – Board Bus to Murudeshwar in the evening. o/n journey to Murudeshwar(9-10 hrs)

Day 2 – 25th Jan

8 am: Reach Murudeshwar, freshen up and have breakfast( self sponsored)

9:30 am Depart for Netrani Island for Discover Scuba Dive and Snorkelling. Please note there is no place to get down on island, we will be on the boat or in the water all the time. Light snacks will be provided by us during boat journey

8 pm Bon fire and dinner

Stay at Sharing Budget Accommodation

Day 3 – 26th Jan

Sightseeing around Murudehswar and water sports (self sponsored)

Leave for Bangalore by evening

COST:

Scuba Diving and Snorkelling:

  • Option1: INR 6450

Includes: Sharing Accommodation 1 Discover scuba dive (Last for ~30mins), Snorkelling (1-2 hrs), Refreshments on boat, Dinner and Bon Fire in the evening)

Excludes: Extra meals, Transport, Sighseeing & Watersports

  • Option 2: INR 7950

Cost includes: Transport ( AC semi sleeper), Sharing Accommodation,1 Discover scuba dive (Last for ~30 mins), Snorkelling (1-2 hrs), Refreshments on boat, Dinner and Bon Fire in the evening)

Excludes: Extra meals, Sighseeing & Watersports

Discount of INR 500 will be offered to those who have completed the Discover Scuba Splash with us in Bangalore.

Snorkelling

  • Option 3 : INR 5450

Includes: Sharing Accommodation, Snorkelling (1-2 hrs), Refreshments on boat, Dinner and Bon Fire in the evening

Excludes: Extra meals, Transport, Discover Scuba Dive, Sighseeing & Watersports

  • Option 4: INR 6950

Cost includes: Transport ( AC semi sleeper), Sharing Accommodation Snorkelling (1-2 hrs), Refreshments on boat, Dinner and Bon Fire in the evening)

Excludes: Extra meals, Discover Scuba Dive, Sighseeing & Watersports

Boat ride:

  • Option 5 : INR 2450

Includes: Sharing Accommodation, Refreshments on boat, Dinner and Bon Fire in the evening]

Excludes: Extra meals, Transport, Discover Scuba Dive, Snorkelling (1-2 hrs),Sighseeing & Watersports

  • Option 6: INR 3950

Cost includes: Transport (AC semi sleeper), Sharing Accommodation, Refreshments on boat, Dinner and Bon Fire in the evening,

Excludes: Transport, Extra meals, Discover Scuba Dive,Sighseeing & Watersports

Note:

  • Accommodation will be 2 Apartments each accommodating 4 perople each
  • Discover Scuba experience includes: Equipment rental, Boat charges, Netrani Dive Permit, Instructions and guided dives with a dive professional, Under Water Photos posted on our Facebook Page, Mineral Water, Fruits, juice and snacks on the boat after dive and snorkelling at Netrani Island
  • Transport: will be in AC Semi sleeper of Non Ac Sleeper coach. Specially arranged bus from Make it Happen will e organised based on numbers.
  • Underwater Photos Digital downloads on pen drive/SD cards @ Rs. 500 pp & Videos @ Rs. 1000 pp
  • Cost excludes any additional expense due to weather condition, or any other emergencies.

Registration Procedure:

  • 50% advance to be paid at the time of registration to account
  • Name : MARIA GEORGIA VICTOR
    Current Account No.: 00092000016370 ,
    Branch: KASTURBARD,BANGALORE
    IFSC code:HDFC0000009
  • Registration to be confirmed before the 10th of Jan 2014.
  • Balance payment to be made before he 22nd of Jan 2014

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