About Scuba Diving at Grand Island, Goa:

Goa's Grand Island, also known as "Monkey Island," is a popular spot for scuba divers. During scuba diving in Goa, you can experience the magical marine life of Grand Island. Breathing regulators, diving masks, gauges, and a swimsuit are all required for this activity.

The journey begins at the Sinquerim Boat Jetty. You will be transferred from your North Goa hotel to the Diving Spot. Most scuba diving trips last between seven and eight hours. If you decide to go on the dive, you'll have a group of people who are both helpful and fun to be around.  Before the actual dive, you'll spend 5-10 minutes in the pool becoming used to the water and learning the dos and don'ts. Trained by our staff, you can rest assured that your 20-minute dive into deep water will be enjoyable.


Detailed itinerary:

Starting at 7 a.m., our bus will pick up people from Baga, Arpora, Calangute, and Candolim for the exciting water sports and scuba diving.


At 8:30 am, a long-tail boat will depart from the boat jetty and head towards the island, where you can take in breathtaking vistas to calm your senses.


Enjoy a boat journey to the Islands area for 45–60 minutes, until 10:30 am. If you're fortunate, you might get the opportunity to see dolphins while traveling.


At 10:30 a.m., satiate your appetite with delicious meals like lunch and light snacks.


Get two free pints of beer or other cold, refreshing beverages per person.


Enjoy the breathtaking underwater views for 5 to 10 minutes, depending on the weather and water pressure. your skills to learn scuba diving.


At 4:00 pm, indulge in the most exhilarating watersports experience, which includes a banana ride, speed boat ride, bumper ride, and jet ski. Included in some packages


Activities shall be carried out safely and with the required safety gear.


Get off at the exact drop-off locations above between 6:00 and 6:30 p.m.



Activity location: Grand Island, Goa

Activity Timings: 7.30 a.m.–6.30 p.m.

Activity Duration: Depends upon what package you choose.

Age limit: 11 years and above

Starting point:  Sinquerim Boat Jetty

Places for pickup and drop-off: Your hotel is up to 2.5 kilometers from the main road

  • Arpora: 7:00 am –7:30 am
  • Baga: 7:30 am – 8:00 a.m
  • Calangute: 7:30 am –8:30 am
  • Candolim: 8:00 a.m .–8:30 a.m.



  • A trained PADI instructor will instruct you to provide that you complete the Island Goa scuba diving lesson safely.
  • Attempt delightful water sports, such as Jet skiing, Banana Ride, Speed Boat Rides, Parasailing, and Bumper rides.
  • Seize the chance to document stunning marine life and landscapes through underwater photography and cinematography.
  • Prepare for an aquatic Scuba diving experience at the Island and have a blast with your pals.


Details about scuba diving in North Goa

  • The Indian Government and Navy run and control Grand Island. All activities listed in the package will occur close to Grand Island.
  • Come prepared with water cover for mobile, personal medicine, and a health checkup; carry enough sunscreen and a sun protection cap and clothes.
  • Pay close attention to the instructor's directions. Scuba diving, training, and activities will take about 20 to 25 minutes.
  • The provider may alter the pickup and drop-off points during peak travel times to ensure that all guests have a seamless transportation service.
  • Scuba water activities may be canceled in real-time if the weather is unsuitable, there are operating limitations, or the sea is rough. The sum related to Scuba will be subtracted from the overall booking value. The remaining amount will be returned within seven business days.
  • You are not allowed to participate in this activity if you have a severe disease.
  • Travelers may not be eligible for a refund if they decide not to participate in the dive.
  • The water's cleanliness and clarity depend on the current environment; neither the operating crew nor Treks and Trails have any control over this.
  • People who have asthma, high blood pressure, ear problems, sinus problems, or heart problems can't do the activity.
  • The dive master may refuse to give the tourist activity if he is determined to be unfit for diving before or during the scuba activity.
  • This is a group tour; thus, depending on the number of people participating on the given day, there may be a wait to participate in the activities listed as included.
  • Never eat a substantial meal before diving, and give yourself at least two hours to digest before traveling to the island of Goa to scuba dive.
  • Suppose you spend less time underwater while scuba diving in Goa because you are uncomfortable. In that case, the divemaster could immediately pull you out of the water, and you might not have another chance.
  • Combining water sports is not a time-sensitive activity. While engaging in activities, a 150–200 meter circle is covered.
  • Please keep the atmosphere welcoming during your activity.
  • The scuba diving video lasts one to three minutes.
  • When accompanied by paying parents, children between the ages of 6 and 12 must pay an extra fee that must be paid in cash to the vendor on the spot.
  • Children under the age of 12 are not permitted to participate in any aquatic activity on tour, including scuba diving on the island of Goa.
  • Island Goa scuba diving requires divers to be at least 12 years old.
1 Hour Available on request
Things to Carry
Things to Carry
  • Sun Caps
  • Day pack upto 30 liters
  • Water bottle and snacks
  • Extra pair of socks
  • Floater or slippers
  • Swimwear
  • Walking shoes
  • Mobile cover
  • GoPro with floating and hand strap stick, if available


Frequently Asked Questions

What time does Grand Island Goa Scuba Diving start and end?

Grand Island Goa Scuba Diving is available from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Scuba diving in north Goa is an entirely worthwhile experience. Therefore, take advantage of this chance to visit heaven on earth.


How well do scuba diving and water sports in Goa work?

The Island is one of Goa's top locations for scuba diving. Additionally, it is appropriate for all levels of divers, whether seasoned scuba divers or novices. Grand Island's waters are clear and blue so you may get up close to the underwater world there.

You will have no trouble spotting countless magnificently colored fish, turtles, lobsters, coral reefs, and various aquatic flora and animals. You might even get lucky and find some ancient shipwrecks. Overall, it is one of the most rewarding experiences you could have.


How long will we spend underwater on our Grand Island scuba diving?

The underwater dive lasts 5 to 10 minutes, depending on weather, water pressure, and similar operational constraints. It occasionally depends on the individual's capacity as well.

Watersports will be conducted on Bogmallo beach. The banana boat ride, Jet ski, and Bumper ride will be conducted at the beach. Parasailing will be conducted by boat transfer. The speed boat will take you into the deep sea to perform this activity.


What locations do the Island Goa Scuba Diving pick up from?

The Island Goa Scuba Diving has many pickup locations. These include Arpora, Baga, Calangute, and Candolim. Make sure to arrive on time for a hassle-free experience. The drop-off will occur in the same places as well.


Is Grand Island safe for scuba diving?

Yes, diving in Grand Island is entirely safe because the seas there are shallow, and diving is simple. Additionally, the location is perfect for experienced, novice, and non-swimmers.


Is swimming a prerequisite for scuba diving at Grand Island?

No, swimming is not necessary for scuba diving at Grande Island. The Grande Island dive site kindly invites non-swimmers to participate. To ensure kids have a wonderful time, professionals will accompany them with the necessary safety equipment.


What should I wear while diving off Grand Island?

While scuba diving at Grand Island, any suitable swimming attire will work. You will be given all the additional equipment you need on-site. But keep in mind to pack an extra set of clothes.

Before and after your diving adventure, pack waterproof sunscreen lotion and a hat to protect yourself from the sun.


What age must a participant be to participate in Grand Island Goa Scuba Diving?

Grand Island Goa Scuba Diving requires participants to be 12 years old.


When it comes to scuba diving in Goa, are there any restrictions on age or weight?

To participate in the Scuba diving expedition, a person needs to be at least 11 years and older.

There aren't any weight restrictions, but you must be fit and healthy and have no respiratory problems.


When is the best time to dive in Goa?

Goa is located on the Arabian Sea coast. As a result, the climate here is unsuitable for water sports all year. Tourists are recommended to visit Goa at a specified time period, especially if they intend to engage in strenuous water activities.

The optimum time to travel to Goa is between mid-October and mid-May, i.e., after the monsoon. You may be wondering why. This is because the weather in this season is particularly pleasant, with a dry and warm climate. You won't be tired by the weather as you may be in other months. Apart from these seasons, other months in Goa get moderate to heavy rainfall, making them unsuitable for adventure sports.
As a result, only the months of October through May are recommended for safety reasons. And the majority of these watersports activities occur between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Clear visibility is available up to 10 meters. Scuba diving lasts about 15 to 20 minutes on average. Follow these guidelines to create the ideal Goa tour.