Dives in Sunny Goa
Goa, one of India’s smallest states with an area of 3,702 sq. km, is India’s most popular beach resort destination. It boasts of superb beaches and easy going lifestyle. A Portuguese colony till 1961, Goan culture is a blend of Indian and Iberian, white-washed Portuguese churches alongside Hindu temples and villages and hamlets surrounded by green fields of paddy.
Goa’s is best experienced during the winter months from October to the end of February with average around 32° Celsius and minimum staying close to 17° Celsius. Goan summers are from March to May with average temperature ranging between 25° Celsius to 35° Celsius and Monsoons from June to September. The countryside turns lush green almost overnight right at the onset of monsoon.
AIRPORTDabolim airport is the closest airport to our dive center about 37 km away in the south of goa.
RAILThivim station is the Closest staion to the dive centre, about 21 kilometers away. Karmali railway station (Panjim) is the next closest station.
ROADRoad- National highway ( kanyakumari-Panvel) connects Mumbai, goa and murudeshwar. Its is about 12 kms away from our office in goa.
THINGS TO DO
Goa has something to offer for everyone. Besides the beautiful beaches, casinos, night life, Goan Cuisine and water sports, Goa has a plethora of Ayurveda centers where you can allow the ancient healings and medicines to de-stress and re-energize you, Visit the Spice Plantation in Ponda, bite a Peri Peri (hottest chillies of the world), bathe through an ‘elephant shower’ and feast on a traditional Goan lunch cooked with farm spices.
Adventures in Goa
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!
Scuba Diver Certification
This course is an intermediate step for earning an Open Water Diver certification. If you’re short on time and if you expect to go scuba diving primarily with a dive guide, it is a two day course which involves.
Open Water Scuba Diver Certification
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. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.
Advanced Open Water Certification
This will course help build your confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. You are required to complete 5 adventure dives and their corresponding knowledge reviews, deep dive and navigation are compulsory, the other three you may choose from the various Adventure dives on offer, like photography, buoyancy control, fish identification, exploring wrecks and many more.
Emergency First Response Certification
Emergency First Response training focuses on building confidence in lay people to assist another person by providing first aid if and when the need arises. Course participants learn to follow steps for emergency care and practice applying skills in a nonstressful learning environment. Participants learn how to deal with various emergencies such as shock treatment, spinal injury, burns and other such conditions. All courses are supported by self-study manuals, videos and quick reference cards to enhance learning and allow you start learning right away.
Rescue Diver Course
Scuba divers describe the PADI Rescue Diver course as the most challenging, yet most rewarding course they’ve ever taken. Why? Because you learn to prevent and manage problems in the water and become more confident in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help others if needed. During the course, you learn to become a better buddy by practicing problem solving skills until they become second nature. Plus, the course is just fun – it’s serious, but still allows for lots of laughter in between the focused learning.
Dive Master Course
Love scuba diving? Want to share it with others on a whole new level? Take the PADI Divemaster course and do what you love to do as a career. Scuba divers look up to divemasters because they are leaders who mentor and motivate others. As a dive master you not only get to dive a lot, but also experience the joy of seeing others have as much fun diving as you do.
Dive Master Trainee
If your sure that diving is what you want to be doing in the near future, this program takes you from the PADI Open Water Diver all the way to a PADI Dive Master, which is the first level of being a PADI professional.