Liveaboard Diving in the Andaman Islands

Barren Island

Dive Site Barren Island
Site Layout:
Fringing coral reefs, walls, volcanic black sand and lava in VERY deep water
Diving depth:
surface to 30m+
Can be strong
Generally very good, often exceeding 30m
Generally calm, but can get choppy depending where on the island you dive
Site access:
Generally by dinghy

This is a unique once in a lifetime dive spot - diving off an active volcano. The volcano itself last erupted in June 2005 and as a result you will find coral is sparse but to see bright tropical fish against the back-drop of black walls is surreal! Surrounded by some seriously deep water there are also regular reports of pelagics around Barren Island including Dog Tooth Tuna, Silver Tip Reef Sharks, Barracuda, Rainbow Runner, and Trevally.

Select other Andaman Island Dive Sites you can see on your liveaboard trip.

For general tourist information and history on the Andaman Islands see the Andaman Islands Website.

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