Ocean is Calling

Scubalov Philosophy

We are a PADI 5 Star Dive Center located on the remote Andaman Islands of Havelock and Neil, India. We also conduct all diving activities in sunny Goa and pool training in both Mumbai and Goa. The Scubalov family is made up of a bunch of ocean warriors who have each surrendered wholly to their love of the alien underwater world and its preservation. Our mission is to introduce this world to as many as we can through scuba diving and infect you with our love for it. We aspire to kindle your connection with nature and truly believe that no diver or course is ever the same. Therefore, you can trust us to keep your individualities in mind while you embark on personal, safe and incredibly enjoyable underwater adventures with us.

Jurgen

Co-founder

Hailing from the land of Chocolate, Jurgen came to India in 2004 looking to add some spice to his life. This PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) and SSI Advanced Open Water Instructor (AOWI) backpacked throughout the country before docking in Havelock, where he gave birth to Scubalov. With more than 15 years’ experience and a background in engineering and economics this left brained instructor is a patient perfectionist and a great problem solver. If there is one thing Jurgen loves more than diving, it is passing on his love for diving. This master of Zen is known to possess calm as boundless as the deep ocean.

Mandira

Co-founder

Mandira is like a wave of happiness that washes over the dive shop every day. This PADI Rescue Diver and former aerial artist has traveled extensively all over the country exploring yoga and meditation in its various forms and exudes a light-hearted vibe wherever she goes. Mamma Bear to two beautiful children and the Scubalov family, she always keeps a check on how everyone is doing. Despite her nurturing nature she is almost childlike in her wonder for the world, underwater and above it. She is Jurgen’s better half and co-conspirator in the creation of Scubalov and mother to our conservation-based arm Earthsong.

Dive Categories

Intro Dive for Beginners

If you don’t know how to swim but want to check deep sea diving off your bucket list, the PADI Discover Scuba Dive is the perfect opportunity to dip your toes into the diving world. Accompanied by our safe and experienced dive professionals, you can sink into the blue and have the experience of a lifetime

Learn to Dive/Get Certified

If you know how to swim and want to get into a long-term relationship with the ocean, you must learn how to scuba dive with our wide range of PADI courses. Instead of just being wowed by the plethora of marine life underwater, get trained to swim like a fish with a license to dive anywhere in the world.

Fun Dives for Certified Divers

The Andaman Sea is like an amusement park for certified divers. There are dive sites for every level of certification and every type of specialization. This is the place where elusive marine creatures like leopard sharks and manta rays play hide-and-seek with you and all your diving fantasies come true

Havelock & Neil Island

We have two full-service dive centers located within the Sea Shell Resorts in Havelock and Neil Island. Join us on insane dive adventures at two of the best scuba diving destinations in the Andaman Islands. There is something for everyone on both these Islands, be it an experienced or first-time diver. All diving activities can be scheduled at both centers.

Goa

We conduct all diving activities and pool training in sun-kissed Goa. Here you can explore enchanting wrecks, swim with diverse marine life and seize the opportunity to spot large marine mammals like dolphins and on rare occasions, whales!

Marine Ecology
& Awareness
Programs

In this era of climate change and immortal plastics, it is even more important that we try to reduce our abusive impact on the earth and our fellow non-human inhabitants. Since the first step is knowledge, this is our effort to create awareness about our relationship with nature through beach clean-ups, stimulating talks from experts, nature walks, informative island hopping tours and more. Come with us on this journey of self-discovery through the fragile ecosystem of the Andaman Islands.

Why Us?

Safety First

You can trust us to never
compromise on your safety.

Enriched Air Nitrox

Enjoy more bottom time with Nitrox at the world class premium dive sites around Havelock

5-Star Location

We have access to an ambience of luxury and a private beach for our scuba diving activities

Individual Attention

Our courses and fun dives never exceed a 4:1 student-dive leader ratio

In-House Technician

Use equipment that is regularly serviced by our in-house Aqualung regulator and Bauer compressor certified technicians

Dedicated Fleet of Boats

We have IV and MS Class dive boats to ferry you to not just the nearby but also the far-off premium dive sites

Pool Training in Mumbai

Are you a little apprehensive about scuba diving or pressed for time? Our scuba in the City allows you to experience and learn diving in the protected confines of a swimming pool to get you confident and ‘dive ready’ before you plunge into the open ocean. You can also complete your theory online so you can save time on your holiday.

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