The Slope, Havelock Island

Scuba Diving in The Slope

Scuba Diving in The Slope

About The Slope, Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep)

Fun, exciting, and safe–that is what the scuba diving experience at The Slope in Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep) is all about. One of the best shallow dive sites, The Slope in the Andaman Islands is very much popular. Its topography is quite interesting. It is like an amphitheater with parallel sandy ridges that are placed like cascading rows of seats sloping downwards. The ridges are interspersed every now and then with corals. The Slope is a large dive site and to see it fully, you need to dive more than one time. However, you can see a lot even without covering the whole extent of it. One can spot echinoderms (sea stars, cushion stars, brittle stars, sea cucumbers), mollusks, crustaceans, damselfish, fusiliers, cardinalfish, etc. The best experience awaits you if you are planning to scuba dive here. The splendid natural charm will enthrall you and the diverse marine world will enamor you.

Maximum depth:

18 meters | 12 meters, depending on diver certification level

Average depth:

7 meters to 10 meters

Bottom time:

45 minutes to 1 hour

Aquatic life includes:

  • Echinoderms (sea stars, cushion stars, brittle stars, sea cucumbers)
  • Molluscs
  • Crustaceans
  • Damselfish
  • Fusiliers
  • Cardinalfish
  • Oysters
  • Peacock mantis shrimps
  • Batfish;
  • Different species of lionfish

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