Red Pillar, Havelock Island

Scuba Diving in Red Pillar

Scuba Diving in Red Pillar

About Red Pillar, Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep)

The marine life here is quite rich and is sure to leave you in wonder and awe. Thanks to the Andaman Administration that protects the corals and fishes on the island. This dive site is a shallow reef that is part of the continuous fringing reef running along the north-eastern coast of Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep). If you want to witness the perfect balance of vibrant fish and soft & hard corals, then this is your one-stop destination. Clownfish, tiger fish, angelfish, along with so many other colorful 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.

Located just off Peel Island, Red Pillar is a small dive site. Divers can experience strong currents here as it is located in the channel. However, a great energetic dive is guaranteed here. Smaller fish hide around a sunken scooter, old scuba tanks, compressor frames, etc. at this dive site in Havelock Island.




8 meters


  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current

Dive types:

Cleaning Station

Aquatic life includes:

  • Dolphins
  • Other Mammals
  • Sharks  
  • Rays
  • Seahorses 
  • Pipefishes  
  • Saltwater Fishes
  • Crustaceans  
  • Jellyfish