Learn Scuba Diving At Asia’s First PADI Dive Resort In Maharashrta

by Sanmita A
Learn Scuba Diving At Asia’s First PADI Dive Resort In Maharashrta

Are you a water baby? Or look for every reason to be near or in the waters? Then, we must tell you that SCUBA DIVING is your feat! And, do not worry, you need not head South or to Andaman and Nicobar Islands to enjoy this sport or even LEARN it. You can do it right here, in Maharashtra itself! Yes, folks, the Maharashtra Government initiative, MTDC Indian Institute of Scuba Diving & Aquatic Sports (IISDA) is where you can get certified as a scuba diver. And, if you’re looking for a career switch, do keep this also as an option! Oh, did we mention that it located right on the beach in Tarkarli.

IISDA Is Asia’s 1st PADI Dive Resort

Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) certificate will be awarded to you on finishing the course. It will definitely be quite an accomplishment for you!

Age No Bar

Anyone above the age of eight can come to IISDA and pursue to learn scuba diving. You can either learn individually or in a group of six to eight trainees at a time.

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Tons Of Courses To Choose From

  • Scuba Courses
  • Open/Deep Sea Diving
  • Night Diving
  • Free Diving
  • Shore Diving
  • Swimming at the pool
  • Dive Boat

The PADI certification courses fee start from Rs 18,000 onwards. 

How To Sign Up For The Course?

Book the course and room online via the MTDC website. They even accept offline or walk-in bookings, but it is recommended to contact them prior to the in-person visit.

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How To Find Accommodation During The course?

You can check out local accommodations or can book the MTDC Tarkarli nearby which can be booked online. However, it is wise to stay in IISDA, if you wish to save some travel time.

How to Contact Them?

You can email them @ iisda@maharashtratourism.gov.in or phone them @ +91 8422822043 between 9 AM and 6 PM.

Did you know? 

IISDA is India’s first integrated scuba diving resort with a 25ft pool, restaurant and even residential facilities.  Also, the certificate will be valid anywhere in the world. So, if tomorrow you are out to travel and explore the oceans, this certificate will surely come handy!


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You can check out more about the course here – https://mtdc.co/en/ 

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