Try your first dive today! Scuba diving @Netrani Island.
Note : Please read the whole page before RSVP'ng.
For Whom: Age 18+ and should be fit.
Team Size: 17 (Including two Organizers)
Netrani is a coral island and therefore suitable for snorkeling and diving activities. Many varieties of coral, butterfly fish, trigger fish, parrot fish, eels and shrimps can be seen here. It is situated approximately 10 nautical miles (19 km) from the temple town of Murudeshwara.
DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING
This starts with a one hour session, with a short theory briefing followed by a pool dive to get used to being underwater. You learn some basic skills, get comfortable with the dive gear, and have fun cruising around underwater.
The only requirements are that you're comfortable in water and are in good health.
Snorkeling is the practice of swimming on or through a body of water while equipped with a diving mask, a shaped tube called a snorkel, and usually swim fins.
Pre-requisites for program
1) Medical fitness : A medical statement form is available http://www.padi.com/english/common/courses/forms/pdf/10063-ver2-0.pdf ( http://www.padi.com/english/common/courses/forms/pdf/10063-ver2-0.pdf ) which will confirm if you are fit to do scuba diving. In case the answer to any of the questions on the form is a YES, please consult your doctor to check if you are OK to dive.
Swimming is not compulsory.
Day 1(Dec 13th): 3:00 pm Start from Hyderabad to Hubli by train.
Day 2(Dec 14th): Reach Hubli and travel to Jog Falls and OM Beach for Night camping and Hike along the Beach.
Day 3(Dec 15th): Early Morning report to Murdeswar by 8:00 am and start to Netrani Island and go for Diving. Will leave to OM beach after visiting temple.
Day 4(Dec 16th): Early morning trek to paradise beach followed by Gokarna Visit and start back to hubli to catch Hyderabad Train.
Day 5(Dec 17th): Reach Hyderabad by 7:00 am. Tata Cya :)
***The Itinerary order might change based on the site conditions***
Total Cost: 9500 - (Excluding Food)
Make non-refundable initial payment of Rs.3000 to confirm slot.
Transport hyd-hubli-hyd = 800
Local Tempo Transport =1300( hire for 3days )
Scuba Expenses(Pics Included) =5250
Stay = 600( a night )
Organiser Reimbursement =420
Ghac Fee =400
G.S.T (5%) = 430
If anything more or saved will be shared equally among all.. Cheers :D
Optional : **Under water video 250/person
All GHAC Meetup Guidelines Apply
Things to Bring:
1) A good and positive mood.
2) 2 track pants/shorts.
3) 2 T-shirts ( please avoid bright colored and shiny clothes).
4) A rucksack or a hiking bag to keep all the things.
5) Mosquito repellent cream.
6) Sun hat / head gear (It might be will be very hot in the afternoon. Please get at-least a scarf to protect yourself from the sun).
7) Trekking shoes with good grip which is used before. Two extra pairs of socks. Flipflops/Slippers in the train.
8) Digital / Video Camera, if you don't want to miss capturing the beautiful views.
9) Torch / Flashlight /Headlight with spare batteries.
10) Medicines you need.
11) Refreshments / Snacks such as chocolates,energy bars, fruits etc../ Energy Drinks / Sugar or Salt mixture.
12) Water bottle - 2 Liters. Get your own bottles, we avoid buying of plastic bottles.
13) Photo Id ( Passport, Employee/College Id, Pan card/Election Card/ Driving License) with a xerox copy.
14) Toiletries (tooth brush, paste, small towel / napkin, comb).
15) 2 biodegradable plastic bags medium size to carry waste.
16) Sleeping bag and a proper rucksack are mandatory.
17) Signed Disclaimer form.
http://files.meetup.com/1166925/GHAC%20Disclaimer%202012.pdf ( http://files.meetup.com/1166925/GHAC%20Disclaimer%202012.pdf )
Members cannot take part in the activity without the disclaimer
Please pack your bags as light as possible as the weight of tents & tarps would be shared.
Responsible Trekking: Most of us may not be serious trekkers but all of us have equal responsibility in protecting our beloved earth. GHAC earnestly requests all its members to be socially responsible whilst the treks and avoid any littering, shouting when in wild or causing anything that would disturb the normal ecology. Try to avoid plastics as much as possible.
Prudhvi Raj -[masked]