A haven for photographers, the Andaman Islands is popular for its silky white sand, tranquil beaches, serene sunrise and sunsets, and cobalt waters. It is an ideal destination for a memorable pre-wedding photoshoot as there are a lot of places here that are blessed with wonderful natural marvels. You are surely going to love your photographs here and will always admire them forever.
And if you are looking for something extraordinary and exclusive, then go for an underwater pre-wedding photoshoot in the Andaman Islands. Contact Aqua Nomad, a 5-star PADI centre in Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep), for the most amazing photoshoot of your life. The underwater photographers here specialize in professional editing, size altering, and many other techniques so that you get such lovely photographs that are ideal for social media including Facebook, Instagram, etc. Whether you want to have a pre-wedding photoshoot or a post-wedding one on Havelock Island, be sure of getting beyond your imagination.
Swaraj Dweep is the favourite destination of photographers from all over the world owing to its mesmerizing charm. Some of the most beautiful beaches in India are located here that offer calm surroundings with azure waters. Due to the overflowing beauty of the place, most of the honeymoon photoshoots along with pre-wedding and post-wedding photoshoots are a big hit here.
In this article, let’s talk about an underwater pre-wedding photoshoot in the Andaman Islands.
If you are an adventurous couple, then you should go for underwater photography with plenty of colourful corals at Nemo Reef, while scuba diving. Nemo Reef is undoubtedly the best site on Havelock Island for beginners, who want to take their first plunge into the underwater world and learn scuba diving. It is a sheltered bay that has clear visibility and little to no current. The reef somehow offers swimming pool-like conditions to newbies for confined water training and introductory dive experiences. Here, you can spot energetic little Damselfish as well as big humphead parrotfish munching on a coral. There are mangroves nearby that are home to all kinds of marine creatures. Photographers can get lovely photographs here. If you are an adventure lover, then you should definitely try your hand at scuba diving here. It is among the best diving and underwater photography spots across the Andaman Islands.
The photography charges paid by you will include the handling costs of all necessary equipment such as camera, lenses, props, and equipment along with service costs of photographers and professional editing. The photographer will meet you at the photoshoot spot and will explain everything to you.
There are certain places that require you to be a PADI-certified diver first. But don’t worry in case you are not one because there are a number of other scuba diving sites that don’t need any kind of certification. The Andamans is one of them. Undoubtedly, you will have a lot more freedom underwater if you are certified. And if you are not, then the instructors will go down with you to assist you under the water.
There are a number of locations in the Andaman Islands where you can get married under the water. These include Port Blair (the capital city of the islands), Neil Island (now known as Shaheed Dweep officially), and Havelock Island. Out of these, Havelock Island is the best choice for sure. Its water is turquoise and there is clarity also under the water. Therefore, you will be able to witness marine life at its best while tying the knot with the love of your life. Such an event will be mesmerizing and no one is ever going to forget it.
On the splendid land of the Andamans, there are a few locations where adventurous couples can travel and have an amazing underwater photoshoot. You can dive deep donning scuba gear with veils and boutonnieres. Such a photoshoot is going to be extraordinary and something new to everyone. It is sure to leave everyone speechless.
Some of the best locations for pre-wedding underwater photoshoots in Havelock Island are as follows:
If you are lucky, then you can also spot wandering sea turtles near the corals. For an extraordinary and unforgettable experience, this dive site is your best bet.
You can witness a dense population of hard staghorn corals along with its inhabitants including Napoleons in the shallow waters. That’s why this spot is unique and ideal for divers, who are seeking something new.
A large group of colourful fishes can be spotted on the fringing reefs. The visibility of the water is quite clear here which is ideal to observe marine life in a relaxed way.
You can spot turtles in the sand, which would be an extraordinary experience for those who want to see them in their natural habitat. The depth doesn’t exceed 14 meters here, which makes it perfect for inexperienced divers.
It is rich in hard corals and small groups of fish. You can also spot Dugong, the capital animal of the Andamans, which is also known as a sea cow.
The water grows deeper and deeper as you move away from the seashore. It is a great site for night diving as well owing to its good clarity.
This dive site is covered with soft corals and rich aquatic life, it is a great dive site on Havelock Island. For an extraordinary diving experience in the Andaman Islands, choose to dive at this site.
Sea dwellers here include sharks. Recommended for experienced scuba divers, Minerva Ledge is perfect for observing the underwater kingdom at its best.
One can spot magnificent schools of mackerel, trevally, snapper, Andaman sweetlips, barracuda, giant groupers, batfish, tuna, queenfish, unicorn fish, and so much more here. And if you are lucky, friendly dolphins may also greet you.
You can always expect more here as the marine life here is simply awesome. That is why it is a sought-after diving site in the Andamans.
White-tip reef sharks can be seen there. Other inhabitants consist of large Napoleon wrasse, titan triggerfish, moray eels, shrimps, tunas, green turtles, red-toothed triggerfish, manta ray, trevally, lionfish, sting rays and batfish.
The area is mostly populated by large pelagic fish. This is because of the location of this site and the strong currents flowing over it.
In-house residents include turtles, schooling longfin bannerfish, and marbled groupers. One can also spot bigger fish like white-tip reef sharks, marbled rays, manta rays, dogtooth, and yellowfin tunas here.
One can see the huge propellor at the stern that sits upright in 60 feet of water. Great barracuda sometimes emerge from the shadows.
Clownfish, tigerfish, angelfish, along with so many other colourful fish can be spotted in its clear waters. The underwater world of Havelock Island is considered the best in the country, and that’s why it would be absolutely great if you could have your first dive here.
The ridges are interspersed every now and then with corals. One can spot echinoderms (sea stars, cushion stars, brittle stars, sea cucumbers), molluscs, crustaceans, damselfish, fusiliers, cardinalfish, etc.
Located about 57 kilometres from Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, you can reach Havelock Island via sea only. It takes nearly two to three hours to reach Havelock Island from Port Blair. There are frequently available ferries and cruises operating between the two places, and this is the best way to reach Havelock Island. You can choose as per your convenience and budget as both government ferries and private cruises are functional on the island. The ferries leave from Phoenix Bay Wharf.
After reaching Havelock Island, you can simply hire a taxi or rent a scooty from anywhere to reach your accommodation. Everything is easily accessible from anywhere on the island.
There are quiet beaches on Havelock Island having white sand, turquoise water and coconut trees. They are so calm and you can actually feel the sea breeze flowing around you thus, are ideal choices for nature lovers and photographers. In India, Andaman Island, a union territory, is a little piece of marine paradise on earth. The underwater visibility and weather conditions are very good here. Havelock Island is your one-stop destination for having an underwater pre-wedding photoshoot.
Underwater pre-weddings photoshoots are considered extremely rare and unique, but the Andaman Islands in India are becoming a great destination for having such an enthralling photoshoot owing to the colourful corals, rich marine life, and incredible natural beauty. If you are an ocean lover (or not), such kind of a wedding photo shoot is unique for sure. And to help you further with all your planning and arrangements, the staff of Aqua Nomad is always present at your service. The magic of such a pre-wedding photoshoot will be etched in everyone’s heart for always.