Scuba Diving in Murudeshwar, Gokarna
Scuba Diving in Murudeshwar, Gokarna
Scuba Diving in Murudeshwar, Gokarna
Scuba Diving in Murudeshwar, Gokarna
Scuba Diving in Murudeshwar, Gokarna

Scuba Diving in Murudeshwar, Gokarna

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Murudeshwar, Karnataka

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What will you experience


30-40 Minutes of Scuba Diving


Capture the Memories


Beautiful Marine Life


Certified Instructor


High Quality Equipment


1.5 Hours of Boating


Complimentary Dive Certificate

About the Activity

Start LocationNaveen Beach Road, Murdeshwar
Start Time08:30 AM
End Time 03:00 to 05:00 PM
Diving Time30-40 Minutes
Activity DateEvery day
Min. Age Limit for Scuba Diving 10 Years & Above
Min. Age Limit for Island Trip5 Years & Above

About Murudeshwar:

  • The Netrani Island is a small Island placed on the Karnataka Coast which serves as an amazing location for this Scuba Diving experience on the west coast.
  • The island has won recognition as one of the best Scuba Diving hotspots for adventure junkies and nature lovers because of its abundance of fish and marine life. Murudeshwar is the best spot in India for doing Scuba Diving. 

About Murudeshwar Scuba Diving:

  • Arrive at the location and gear up to start an enchanting adventure from Temple Main Road Murudeshwar at 8:30 AM.
  • Enjoy 1.5 Hrs of the scenic Long Tail Boat Ride from Murudeshwar Beach to Netrani Island.
  • On your way to Netrani Island the SSI & PADI instructor will explain to you Boat Safety, Dive Safety, Scuba Equipment and exercises.
  • Dress up with all Scuba Gear like an underwater respiration system, and life jackets so that you can dive into the marine life of the Arabian Sea.
  • Listen carefully to the instructions given by the PADI instructor and get briefed regarding the protective measures.
  • Discover the hidden splendour of the sea at a depth of 40-44 feet and for around 30 to 40 Mins with the instructor.
  • Explore the priceless moments with one on one instructor who will take utmost care regarding your safety.
  • Get your videos and photos clicked so that you can keep them for your memories. End your fun adventure while having snacks and water on the boat.

Package Option

Island Trip with Snorkeling

7 Hours

2499 per person


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Scuba Diving (30-40 Mins) | Complimentary Snorkelling

7 Hours

4499 per person

7 Hours
  • Swimming
  • Light Refreshments
  • 3 Hrs Longtail Boat Ride Murudeshwar to Netrani Island & Back
  • Snorkeling Kits
  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Any Travel Expenses
  • Videography or Photography


  • Kids below the age of 5 Years are not allowed for the Trip.
  • Anyone above 5 Years can Book this activity.

Detailed Itinerary

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Know before you book

  • Even as you begin the journey, maintain proper hygiene and sanitization.
  • Keep the COVID-19 guidelines on social distancing in mind.
  • Pay attention to the tips provided with the help of the instructor.
  • Throughout the journey, avoid consuming alcohol or other intoxicating substances.
  • All of the safety precautions and recommendations provided with the help of the authorities must be taken care of.
  • For best protection, the equipment should be cleaned. The driver must wear a mask and his temperature must be monitored.
  • The place visited must be sanitized beforehand and must follow all the guidelines provided by the authority.
  • The visitors are recommended to bring food with them on the excursion for safety and hygiene.
  • Dress comfortably and carry an extra set of clothes for Scuba Diving in Gokarna.

Things to Carry

  • Identification Documents
  • Swimwear
  • Towel & Sunscreen
  • Medical Form
  • Water Bottle
  • Snacks
  • One Pair of Dry Clothes
  • UA Voucher

Frequently Asked Quetions

Is it Safe to Dive in Murudeshwar?

Yes, it indeed is safe to dive in Murudeshwar. Additionally, Netrani Island, which is adjacent to Murudeshwar, is the centre for Diving and one of the top destinations for adventure seekers since it offers stunning views of a range of marine life creatures. Moreover, everybody will be accompanied by PADI instructors for safety, so, there is no reason to worry. 

Is it necessary to know Swimming for Scuba Diving in Murudeshwar?

No, you don't need to know how to swim to go Scuba Diving in Murudeshwar because it's a novice experience that anyone can enjoy. Before diving into the sea, instructors will teach you how to dive and what precautions to take.

What are the Age-Limits for Scuba Diving in Murudeshwar?

Anyone above 10 years can participate in this activity and there is no upper age limit.

What is the Exact Location for Scuba Diving in Murudeshwar?

The exact location for Diving in Murudeshwar is Netrani Island which is just 19.5 KM from Murudeshwar Beach and you will be taken there by a Long Tail Boat from your pick-up point. Netrani Island Scuba Diving is one of the best diving experiences in and around Karnataka.

What is the Booking Procedure for Scuba Diving in Murudeshwar?

After hitting "Book Now," a pop-up menu displays where you must complete the traveller information, including the number of people travelling, your travel date, and other data, and submit the payment. Upon confirmation of your reservation, you will be informed of the activity's exact location and pick-up time. 

*If you have any queries, please contact us at "8533812266," our toll-free number. Have an excellent Scuba Diving Trip in Murudeshwar.

What are the Payment modes that the Company offers?

We accept payment in any mode. [Including Cash and other Online Payment Options]

How Long do I have to stay Underwater?

You will be exploring the underwater marine life up to a depth of 15-30 feet for around 30 minutes with the Instructor. 

I use Glasses. Is it a problem while doing Scuba Diving?

No, not actually. For a comfortable activity, you are advised to use soft contact lenses because wearing Eyeglasses may prevent the Mask from functioning well and it might create problems when pressure exerts during a dive. Alternatively, you may choose to get a Prescribed Mask for you. (The PADI Instructor/ Centre may help you choose a suitable mask.) 

Would Scuba Diving Sessions hurt my Ears in any way when air pressure exerts during the Dive?

Yes, you may feel a little heaviness in your ears. But you don't have to worry about that. It is very obvious while diving to the depths of water. Just mark the instructions provided by the PADI Instructor and they teach you a specific skill of Equalising your Ears. Simply, follow that. And have a great fearless time doing Diving. 

Will the Scuba Gear be provided by You? Is it included in the Package?

Yes, all the required Scuba Gear that includes Snorkel & Face Mask, Rubber Fins, Oxygen Tank, Buoyancy & Regulatory Control Equipment, a Wet Suit and other Snorkeling Gears will be provided to you by Universal Adventures and they are a part of the Package that you avail. 

How much Time does it take to Reach Netrani Island from Murudeshwar?

It is going to be a terrific Long Tail Boat Ride of 1.5 hours from Murudeshwar Beach to reach Netrani Island. After your Pick-up at 8:30 AM, you will reach the Island area around 10:00 AM. During the trip to the Island, the PADI Instructor directs you about Boat Safety, Dive Safety, Scuba Equipment & Exercises. 

What happens if I use up all my air in the Air Tank?

Usually, such a situation does not arise. An Air Tank lasts for around 30-45 minutes and the Dive Centres plan activities, keeping that in mind. And the Instructor checks the Air Tank regularly. Still, if any critical situation arises, the Instructor will have an extra regulator to share the air supply until you land to the surface of water safely. 

Why should I choose your Company for Scuba Diving?

Universal Adventures provides you with the Best Package Option at a reasonable price to Scuba Dive in Murudeshwar, Gokarna. Currently, the market rate for Scuba Diving in Murudeshwar is INR 5,000 and we provide you with the best discount offers in every Package. Additionally, we keep your Comfort & Safety at the top of our Priority List. So, you can expect a kind treatment and a risk-free exploration with us!

Are meals included in the Package?

We provide you light refreshment that includes Snacks & Water Bottle in each of the available 3 Packages, on your excursion. Rest, you are required to bring your own food for safety and hygiene purposes.

What are the Pick-up and Drop-off locations for Scuba Diving?

Your Pick-up point is Diving Center Murudeshwar Beach near Temple Road from where our vehicle will pick you up at the stipulated time, i.e., 8:30 AM and after the excursion ends, you will be dropped off at 3:00 PM at the same location. 

What medical issues may prevent me from doing Scuba Diving?

Asthma, diabetes, heart disease, pneumothorax, and seizures are the medical impairments that may prevent you from doing Scuba Diving. It is also advisable to have prior medical check-ups and clearances for any previous injuries or surgeries as they may harm your body while diving. Please do not conceal any medical issue from your Instructors. As it is truly said, 'Prevention is better than Cure.'

What are the Dos and Don'ts after Diving?

Dos: Hydrate yourself well, if so required, as per the weather conditions and the temperature. Relax well and get a light massage so that the sore muscles are recovered. [ Do keep in mind a light massage is recommended.]

Don'ts: Avoid flying on aeroplanes or travelling to altitudes, avoid heavy drinking, exercise, body massages, and taking a hot bath after Diving. 

How Deep in the water will I go while Scuba Diving?

You will be taken to a depth of about 40-44 feet underwater and for around 30 minutes with the Instructor. Hence, you have a great chance to explore and view the marine life creatures and get the best pictures clicked with them for a good memory. 

What are the Instructions to be followed before Scuba Diving?

Never Drink and Dive as you may lose your capability to make rational judgements which might affect you during the Dive when you need to take instant moves. And also, you need to nibble light food as taking a heavy meal immediately before diving can hurt you and can cause cramps. 

Which is the Best Season to Scuba Dive in Goa?

The best season to go for a Scuba Dive in Goa lies between months of October to May as then, the weather is pleasant and the sea becomes calm. The monsoon months aren't safer for a Scuba Dive because of lower visibility. 

What is the Cost for Scuba Diving in Murudeshwar?

Murudeshwar Scuba Diving Price is based on the number of people doing the activity: 

  1. Scuba Diving (for 10 & above people): This variant comes with the option of Underwater Photos & Videos, a Longtail Boat Ride, Up to 30 minutes of Diving, a PADI Instructor, and a Snorkeling gear, Light snacks & Water Bottle at the cost of INR 4,200 per person. 
  2. Scuba Diving (for 4-9 people): This variant comes with the option of Underwater Photos & Videos, a Longtail Boat Ride, Up to 30 minutes of Diving, a PADI Instructor, and a Snorkeling gear, Light snacks & Water Bottle at the cost of INR 4,350 per person. 
  3. Scuba Diving (upto 3 people): This variant comes with the option of Underwater Photos & Videos, a Longtail Boat Ride, Up to 30 minutes of Diving,  a PADI Instructor, and a Snorkeling gear, Light snacks & Water Bottle at the cost of INR 4,500 per person.

When is the Instructor Session conducted?

On your arrival at the Island Area, the Instructor will direct you thoroughly about the skills and techniques and all other dos and don'ts of Scuba Diving. This will be done between 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM and then the Diving Gear & Oxygen Cylinder will be provided to you. 

Are Additional Charges required, if I demand some extra time for Diving?

Yes. An additional charge of INR 500 is required to be submitted for increasing the Diving Timings by 15-20 minutes. 

What is the Timing for Scuba Diving in Murudeshwar?

The entire Scuba Diving Trip in Murudeshwar is from 8:30 AM to 03:00 PM and it starts with the pick-up at the Diving Center Murudeshwar Beach near Temple Road and ends with the drop-off at the same location. Once you reach Netrani Island, the relevant timing for Scuba Diving Session is from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM including the briefing, training and Diving. 

Will I get a chance to land at the Netrani Island?

No, you won't get a chance to land at Netrani Island. You are supposed to stay in the boat until your turn to Dive arrives. But you can explore the Island after Diving by taking the Snorkeling Gear and swimming in the water under the Instructor's directions. 

How to Reach Murudeshwar?

It depends on which means of transport  you have opted for- 

Air: Dabolim Airport(GOI), Goa is the nearest Airport from where you can get a cab or public transport to reach Murudeshwar. 

Road: Murudeshwar is 134 KM away from Goa. You can easily reach this place by hiring any means of state transport or a private car. 

Rail: Deboard at the Ankola Railway Station(ANKL) which is 20 KM away from Murudeshwar, so that you can easily reach the destination. 

If I reschedule the trip, what are your Cost & Refund Policies?

You can definitely reschedule the trip. For this, you need to check our "Terms & Conditions" on the official website