Pune, also called Poona, city, west-central Maharashtra state, western India, at the junction of the Mula and Mutha rivers. Called “Queen of the Deccan,” Pune is the cultural capital of the Maratha peoples. The city first gained importance as the capital of the Bhonsle Marathas in the 17th century. It was temporarily captured by the Mughals but again served as the official Maratha capital from 1714 until its fall to the British in 1817. It was the seasonal capital of the Bombay Presidency and is now a popular tourist resort, offering cool weather, historic and religious monuments, museums, parks, hotels, and cultural attractions.
Pune International Airport is located approximately 10 km north-east of Pune in the state of Maharashtra, India.
Pune Junction railway station is the main railway hub of Pune. It is a railway junction with on the Pune – Chennai railway line. It is also the origin of Pune – Bengaluru railway line.
Adventures in Pune
Scuba in the City
Due to either the inaccessibility to the sea, undiveable waters or you just want to avoid classroom and pool training sessions during your Vacations, we present you with “SCUBA in the CITY” which consists of the following PADI Course components which can be completed during free time in your City.
Discover Scuba Diving
At West Coast Adventures, our instructors regularly introduce diving to first-time divers and they know perfectly well the best methods to make the learning process both safe and fun. In this way, you will set out for your first experience in the underwater world feeling calm, confident and excited!
Open Water Course (Theory)
Open water diver course is a full entry level certification which allows the diver to plan and dive with a buddy, independent of a professional, this is where it starts. Learn your scuba diving diving theory for certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course.
This course is for certified divers who have been away from diving for over 6 months or even if you just feel you want to refresh your skills in a pool before you can get back into the open water. You will go over all the basic skills of the open water course and your instructor will remind you of all the procedures and techniques of diving. He will also if necessary bring you up to date with any modifications or changes made in the PADI course materials and diving techniques