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Temple Adventures

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Pondicherry, India
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About Temple Adventures
Scuba Diving right here in Pondicherry Ocean! For PADI certification courses, and 1 day programs for non-swimmers also! Now everyone can scuba dive in India! There is a great range of corals, lion fish, grouper, kingfish, moray eels, eagle and manta rays, parrot fish, sea snakes, triggerfish, butterflys, angels, bannerfish, crustaceans... And if you're lucky, even sharks, whale sharks, turtles and dolphins!
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rjain2029 wrote a review Nov 2021
Bhilai, India230 contributions39 helpful votes
The people are amazing. They ensure you are safe all the time. Very experienced and well trained. Must try for newbies, as you are in safe hands.
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Date of experience: November 2021
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Sundar Lingam Suyambu Thangam wrote a review Nov 2021
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The best ever experienced that I could have had for my 1st Scuba dive and Open water certification. To summarize “Temple of best instructors”. Specially Pushkar, Shaveer and Najim made myself feel comfortable during the whole dive. The whole 3 days felt more and more better. Not just as a scuba diver also the all the instructors, executives, non technical staffs and even the pets around were all friendly. From the moment arriving to India for vacation it was the best hospitality I ever had. I wish I could have more dives with the team.
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Date of experience: November 2021
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Saurabh traveldiaries wrote a review Oct 2021
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Excellent group of instructors... Excellent people overall . Had a lot of fun.. the training ..the dive all were perfectly done. Definitely will recommend to all adventure loving people. Must try... Hoping to visit soon
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Vinamra D wrote a review Oct 2021
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Too good. Very professional, extremely caring, well trained and Hygeinic too. Would recommend not to miss it.especially Aishwarya, Parthi and Rajat and manager Shafi were very dedicated to make sure the experience was memorable
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Kumar wrote a review Sep 2021
Bengaluru, India534 contributions92 helpful votes
Scuba diving !! Well .. if this is your first underwater experience, then chances are that you will like this experience. If you have dived anywhere else, then you will be disappointed. The booking experience was great and was well coordinated by one Ms Madhu. The dive office was clean. Had clean wash rooms and change rooms with locker facility. The intro session by Mr. Shankar was crisp and clear. With some nice music …. Kudos for a good ambience in the office. We were asked to go through a practice session in a large tub which I recommend has to be reviewed. The water was definitely used by many and hence definitely has hygiene issues. Thought am not a certified diver, I have dived in places in India and outside India and this was not a practice anywhere. The place you board the dive boat is couple of kilometres away from the office. Will be good if you have your own transportation. You can park your bike/ car there. The boat ride to the dive spot was around 20 minutes. The dive crew took turns to take us down - think it’s 4 of us at a time with 4 separate drivers. This is a man made reef and hence you don’t get to swim around the place for the diving we chose. There were large schools of fishes. So you will not be disappointed if this is your first dive. It was just another experience for me and hence I was not very thrilled. But not disappointed as I like underwater experience and the limited marine life was still good to spend time with. And last, just when I was about to get into the water the dive leader Mr. Sid said no to me taking my underwater camera. The initial reason given was that this being my first dive, it’s in my safety interest and I can bring it the next time. When I said I had dived in other places, the PADI rule came from nowhere stating the rule does not allow that as I am not a certified diver. Well.. I did not want to pick an argument and have simply obliged. However during the time I spent at their office earlier, the staff there was checking out my camera and even suggested that I use a housing case so that the camera will be more safe. And I have taken this camera in all my previous dives by myself. Looks like they are possessive about ‘their’ reef and didn’t want his guests to get pictures of it. So my expectation was definitely not meet. I was offered a under water photography course (that was funny 😊) .. I would rather dive in Andaman for a great true experience. My recommendation - if this is your first dive and you don’t have any plans to travel abroad outside India or to Andaman, go ahead with this place for your first dive experience. If you have dived elsewhere or have plans to travel abroad, you can ignore this. Tip - If you like under water photography, then please check with them if you can take your camera during the dive when you do the booking with them so that you don’t get disappointed.
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Date of experience: July 2021
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