Goa is a small tiny state in the western part of the India.This is well known to everyone.This state is a coastal paradise.Goa is the 6th among the top 10 nightlife cities in the world in the National Geographic Travel.The water sports activities is the main attraction of this small state.This is a beautiful tourist attraction.Each and every year people come from different places to visit Goa.This place is also a perfect honeymoon destination.This state is divided into two district.One is the North Goa which is popular for the beaches such as Calangute beach,Candolim beach,Baga beach,Fort Aguada,Boghdeshwara temple,church of Mae de Deus,Chorao Diver Island.And the other one is South Goa which is popular for quieter beaches such as Patolem,Butterfly,Polem,Agonda,many luxury resorts,St.Xavier’s church,some waterfalls like Dudhsagar waterfall,Arvalem waterfall,Tambdi Surla falls etc.
One of the most popular place is Grand Island.The popular attraction of this island is water activities such as scuba diving,snorkelling,dolphin boat safari,fishing etc.There are various types of things which one can enjoy during this tour.Scuba diving will give you a thrilling experience.The shallow water is perfect for divers.Clear visibility into this shallow water allows you to explore the wonderful sea life.This experience will be amazing.Proper equipment will be provided by the authority including an oxygen cylinder,rubber fins,facemask,wetsuit so don’t worry.Another activities that you can do in this place is snorkelling, diving, fishing and other joyful water activities.Before doing the scuba you will get a 15 to 20 minutes training time.
This dive site is interesting for anybody from beginners to advanced divers.This is a British cargo ship which is known as SS Rita.In the year of 1950s near the southwest face of Grand Island the ship went down.The wreck is in broken condition.This is 130 metres long ship that is lies in just 5 to 12 metres of water.Now it is a home to many fishes like groupers, batfish and puffers, squid,sweetlips, moray eels, etc.Here you can see barracuda.On the deck and railings you can see scorpion fish.The depth is 10 to 13 metres.
This dive site is situated about one kilometre south west part of Grand Island.This site is a fin like rocky projection.It has an 8 to 24 metres intensity.In this place you can see the amazing finish life here.Discover large groupers,sharks,moorish,education bannerfish.Diving here is advisable for expert scuba divers because there is strong undercurrents in the depths.The depth is 16 to 24 metres.
This site is situated in the north part of Grand Island.The depth is 4 to 8 metres.Here you can explore lobster,triggerfishes,many crabs.Sting Rays are seen in this site.
This site is situated on the northwest side of Grand Island.It has a shallow intensity of 8 metres.If you are lucky enough then here you can spot some sharks .Shallow dive lovers will definitely love this place.
Uma Guma Reef:
This dive site is also a beautiful site for scuba divers.Divers can swim with big groupers, tuna,parrotfish,barracuda,triggerfish,angelfish,porcupine fish,surgeonfish etc.Both experts and beginner divers can dive here.The depth of the water is 10 to 14 metres. This is situated about 6 kilometres from Grand Island.The underwater features make this site more beautiful.You can visit this dive site from the month of October to March.
Davy Jones Locker:
Due to the strong currents in water only experienced divers can dive in this spot.Here you can dive with fishes like tuna,moray eels, barracuda, mullets and schooling jacks. This site is 14 metres in water and this is an amazing site for expert scuba divers.
This is another dive site which is situated near Grand Island.This site is famous for a group of rocks that are exposed.Here you can explore table corals,many Whip corals etc.You will seeBanner fish,butterfly fish,puffers,groupers here.The total depth is 4 to 8 metres.
Shelter Cove is located in the north eastern part of Grand Island.This is a channel with rocks,low current,low visibility that makes this site more thrilling.In this sandy patch cuttles and squid fishes come to mate.They lay their eggs in this sandy patches.This dive site is suitable for all types diver from beginner to advanced.