Scuba-diving and Snorkelling Goa
Scuba diving is an adventure which is gaining lot of popularity in Goa. Underwater visibility in the more tranquil of Goas bays and lagoons ranges from five to 10 meters. Attractive coral heads, lobsters, bright colored fish, and other marine life can be conveniently explored in these shallow waters.
Scuba Diving help you to unearth the underwater treasure of Goa. Underwater visibility in Goa ranges for five meters to ten meters through out the tourist season. The waters in Goa are safe and temperate. The absence of riptide currents makes the waters ideal for beginners.
The Marine life of the Goa is quite similar to that of the Maldives. The underwater world of Goa has the presence of Spanish and Portuguese sailing ship wreckage and that of World War II wreckages. This makes the fish life prolific.
Angria Bank is a world class diving site around 120 miles from Goa. It has an underwater mass about half the size of Goa and is treasure house of corals and fishes. Diving here is an unforgettable experience.
Snorkeling, however, is a much easier activity when compared to Scuba Diving. Snorkeling allows you to glimpse of the submarine world, without really having to go down deep into the water. Snorkeling is great fun for children as well as adults and is a favourite family activity. It's an easy way to visit the underwater wonder world and all you need to do is take one dip and you will be hooked.
Snorkeling is a unique water sport, that rendezvous the adventure enthusiast to the under water marine world.
Snorkelling is for kids and families, scuba -diving is an advernture that requires great deal of practice and comfort level with the equipment and then also you are accompanied by two trained scuba divers.
Look out for the abundant marine life. You will spot groupers, damsels, tuna eels, goat fish, lion fish, snapper jacks to name a few, there is lot more to look out for. Visibility varies from 2-50 meters depending on the sea and weather conditions. A word of caution before you scuba dive, thorough check your equipment and learn its operation.