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Aravind's Wall is a fascinating dive site located off Pondicherry city. With a depth of 40 meters/130 feet, it is accessible only to advanced open water divers. Although it is considered a wall dive, the site features only a huge rock formation resembling a wall. The rock is 2.5 km/1.5 miles long and runs from south to north.

This dive site is huge, so it was divided into several sub-sites. Each offers something unique. There’s plenty to see at Aravind's Wall, from the beautiful populations of gorgonians and whip corals to the wide range of animal species such as snappers, groupers, jacks, fusiliers, rabbitfish, bannerfish, and all sorts of crustaceans.

The main attractions at Aravind's Wall are the manta rays and whale sharks, some of the big pelagics that make it on every diver’s bucket list.

The best times for scuba diving in the Pondicherry region are February to April and September to November. These periods ensure 20 to 30 meters/66-100 feet of visibility.

Dive site info provided by Tao W on Jul 23, 2020
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Temple Adventures

Email: dive@templeadventures.com Telephone: +91 99402 19449

          "Born too late to explore the lands, born too early to explore the space, but born at the right time to be exploring the underwater!!"" Well, the team at Temple Adventures on the East Coast of India are doing this on a regular basis, and are taking divers to see these new discoveries daily. Continuing the research and discovery projects of Graham Hancock, they have been diving here since 2007 and have found both amazing reef and marine life, and located and mapped ancient areas of land and structures up to 25,000 years old. They are India's first and only East Coast PADI Scuba Diving Center, based in beautiful Pondicherry, where they like to "Give time an underwater break"! Currently diving at more than 20 underwater sites ranging from 12m to 50m depth, with average ocean temperatures of 28 C and visibility up to 30M. They provide training and certification in all PADI scuba diving courses such as Open Water, Advanced, Deep, Nitrox and Divemaster, plus will guide qualified divers through some of the amazing dive sites in the area.
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