About Barracuda Diving India
BARRACUDA DIVING INDIA began operations in 1993 to promote the sport of recreational diving in India. We are the first PADI Dive Resort in the entire Indian sub-continent. Our membership, held since 1997, recognizes the highest standards of diver education, staff training, safety, equipment and dive services and denotes a quality control assurance to divers worldwide. The Barracuda team have proudly received three PADI 'Awards of Excellence' for outstanding dedication to diver safety, education and environmental conservation.
We are also India's first SSI Diamond Dive Center and offer an extensive range of SSI certification courses, specialties and Dive Professional level courses.
Owners Venkatesh Charloo (India) and Karen Gregory (U.K.) are both highly qualified PADI IDC Staff Instructors and SSI Dive Control Specialist Instructors with extensive diving and teaching experience in Hong Kong, Philippines, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Maldives, Andaman and Lakshadweep Islands. With 23 years of teaching experience, diving and travel in India and abroad, we look forward to sharing our incomparable passion for the knowledge and beauty of our amazing underwater world.
We also do marine conservation, education and research through our NGO - Coastal Impact (www.coastalimpact.in)and also take divers on trips all over the world through our sister company - Scubacentric (www.scubacentric.com)