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Temple Adventures

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9 Archbishop Gandhi Street | Colas Nagar, Opposite Indira Gandhi Stadium, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Wow experience!

When you enter this place you can feel how professional and experienced it is. It might be not all... read more

Reviewed yesterday
daniela n
Journey to the bottom of ocean :-)

I do not think I can write enough about Temple Adventures. Let me still try and put together a... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
shobhit s
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Scuba Diving right here in Pondicherry Ocean! For PADI certification courses, and 1 day programs for non-swimmers also! Now everyone can scuba dive in India! There is a great range of corals, lion fish, grouper, kingfish, moray eels, eagle and manta rays, parrot fish, sea snakes, triggerfish, butterflys, angels, bannerfish, crustaceans... And if you're lucky, even sharks, whale sharks, turtles and dolphins!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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9 Archbishop Gandhi Street | Colas Nagar, Opposite Indira Gandhi Stadium, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Reviewed yesterday

When you enter this place you can feel how professional and experienced it is. It might be not all super posh and new, but opposite to the other scuba-diving places in Pondicherry they have a constant crowd and therefore the staff is really well trained...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

I do not think I can write enough about Temple Adventures. Let me still try and put together a useful review for all my future fellow travelers. A group of highly trained professionals offering scuba diving experience for first time divers who want to experience...More

4  Thank shobhit s
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

The Temple Adventures team took very good care of us in Pondi! Awesome fun dives at Danny’s Eel Garden and Temple Reef. Great accommodation in the Manta Ray Room and delicious affordable food. Extra special thank you to Lelles for helping us with many logistics,...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Dr. P was the best instructor for my deep dive and nitrox cert. He was super knowledgeable and very willing to answer all questions. They’ve gone very creative with the artificial reef they have built. We saw a ton of all kinds of fish of...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

So, while having to spent my new years in Pondy . I decided to tick off my yet another bucket list of adventure activities ,which was scuba diving. And I chose Temple Adventures . They are highly skilled and professional . Infact each of their...More

1  Thank sonalilahiri
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This dive center has really nice energy. Staff are friendly and helpfull. The equipment is good. Pondicherry isn't known as an amazing dive spot, but Temple has created a cool man made reef that attracts a lit of colorful fish. We saw giant baracudas, eels,...More

1  Thank JamesMyanmar
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We have been here for first time scuba experience, and it was amazing. All the dive equipment are properly cleaned . If anyone has any health issues they first send them to doctor get NOC and later proceed for further activity. It's 1:1 during dive...More

Thank RamK51
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

During our trip to Pondy, we randomly decided to go for Scuba diving. It was the first time I was going for Scuba, and hence, was a bit apprehensive about it. But visiting the Temple Adventures Centre, meeting this awesome bunch of people made the...More

3  Thank mohitar24
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

What a friendly bunch at Temple Adventures! My wife and I are from England and we booked with Temple Adventures for my wife to complete her Advanced Open Water and for me to do some fun dives. After chatting with Dr P, we decided to...More

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

So I initially came to Temple Adventures to become certified as an Open Water Diver through PADI (had never scuba before) and because of the awesome instructors (s/o to Rini & Danny) and the incredible experience of scuba diving I decided to upgrade to the...More

2  Thank Prash F
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Farhan K
13 June 2018|
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Response from shobhit s | Reviewed this property |
Hi...First of all great choice to experience scuba. There are different type of courses in scuba which will cost you differently. The range is from 6K to 32K depending on the course. My suggestion is that you call temple... More
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DocReshma
5 June 2018|
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Response from donarun d | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. Diving in Pondy is 365 days :)
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Jay C
13 January 2018|
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Response from sonalilahiri | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is one half day pool session and then other day, they take you into the sea for your dive experience. Apart from the experience they offer various other courses for Dive enthusiasts. Check out their website.
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