Jetty Channel Marker, Neil Island

Scuba Diving in Jetty Channel Marker

Scuba Diving in Jetty Channel Marker

About Jetty Channel Marker, Neil Island (Shaheed Dweep)

When you are vacationing in the Andaman Islands, including scuba diving at Jetty Channel Maker in your itinerary. Suitable for all divers including Open Water students, this dive site in Neil Island is a gorgeous reef around the jetty channel marker. The top is 22 feet and drops down to a sandy bottom around 36 feet on the sides. You can see a concrete pillar on its side underwater at this site. The marine life here includes schools of trevally, angelfish, stingrays, parrotfish, small puffers, triggerfish, juvenile batfish, scorpionfish, etc. The best time to scuba dive at this site in Neil Island (Shaheed Dweep) is from October to April when the weather is pleasurable. However, diving there depends on wind and sea conditions. Most of the people preferring to come here plan their Andaman trip during this time. The monsoon season is likely to be avoided.


22-36 feet

Suitable for


Aquatic life includes

  • Trevally
  • Angelfish
  • Stingrays
  • Parrotfish
  • Small puffers
  • Triggerfish
  • Juvenile batfish
  • Scorpionfish

Factors affecting the scuba diving experience 

There are various factors that affect the perfect scuba diving experience at Jetty Channel Marker such as:

  • Safety
  • Water depth
  • Water clarity
  • Coral population
  • Fish population
  • Water current
  • Weather