Main Menu
Join Undercurrent on Facebook

The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975 | |
For Divers since 1975
The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975
"Best of the Web: scuba tips no other
source dares to publish" -- Forbes

Dive Review of Temple Adventure in

Other India reports
Subscriber Content Preview
Active subscribers go here Subscribe Now

Temple Adventure: "Lots of fish but not a destination", Feb, 2020,

by heejae cho, Bangalore, India ( 2 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 11435.

No photos available at this time

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments We recently relocated to India to work on a project and wanted to find an easy destination for diving that doesn't involve too much flying. Pondicherry seemed to be a reasonable choice as we can get there with overnight bus, which means no off-gas day is required and a quick weekend trip is possible.
Pondicherry is a former French colony and is a popular holiday destination. February is peak season and restaurants and bars were very lively.
Communications with Temple Adventure was good. They were prompt to respond and it was straightforward to reserve our spot. We were offered free nitrox. I expressed my concern regarding Trip Adviser review where the divers did not have enough bottom time because the dive guide ran out of air - Temple Adventure said they have addressed this and has policy of 70min max dive time. More on this later...
Day starts at 6:30am but another hour ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Temple Adventure   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Bermuda, Bahamas, Egypt, Little Cayman, Roatan, Utila, Cozumel, Isla Mujeres, Saba, Tenerife, Philippines
Closest Airport Puducherry Getting There There are a few direct flight to Pondicherry, otherwise bus from Chennai takes approx. 3 hours.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 28-29°C / 82-84°F Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 10-15 M / 33-49 Ft

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Time limit
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 1 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Was this report helpful to you?
Leave a comment (Subscribers only -- 200 words max)
Subscribers can comment here

Subscribe Now
Subscribers can post comments, ask the reviewer questions, as well as getting immediate and complete access to ALL 6 dive reviews of India and all other dive destinations. Complete access to all issues and Chapbooks is also included.


Want to assemble your own collection of India reports in one place?
Use the Mini Chapbook Facility to create your personalized collection.

Note: The information here was reported by the author above, but has NOT been reviewed nor edited by Undercurrent prior to posting on our website. Please report any major problems by writing to us and referencing the report number above.

Undercurrent Home

Get more dive info like these and other important scuba updates sent monthly to your email.
And a FREE Recent Issue of Undercurrent

Free Undercurrent Issue
Get a free
monthly email and
a sample issue!

Find in  

| Home | Online Members Area | My Account | Login | Join |
| Travel Index | Dive Resort & Liveaboard Reviews | Featured Reports | Recent Issues | Back Issues |
| Dive Gear Index | Health/Safety Index | Environment & Misc. Index | Seasonal Planner | Blogs | Free Articles | Book Picks | News |
| Special Offers | RSS | FAQ | About Us | Contact Us | Links |

Copyright © 1996-2022 Undercurrent (
3020 Bridgeway, Ste 102, Sausalito, Ca 94965
All rights reserved.

Page computed and displayed in 0.08 seconds