Venkatesh Charloo
5 years ago
5 years ago


Barracuda Diving
Venkatesh Charloo (India) and Karen Gregory (U.K.)

Barracuda Diving India is India's Premier PADI and SSI Scuba Diving Centre based in Baga, Goa. We specialise in offering a full range of PADI and SSI Certification dive courses, scuba diving equipment and dive travel services to destinations which include Goa, Karnataka, Maldives, Andamans and Lakshadweep. 

BARRACUDA DIVING INDIA began operations in 1993 to promote the sport of recreational diving in India. Affiliated to PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) and SSI (Scuba Schools International), both leading dive education organizations in the world, we are the first PADI Resort (Membership No-6023) and the first SSI Diamond Center within the entire Indian sub-continent. Our memberships recognize the high standards of diver education, staff training, safety, equipment and service maintained and denotes a quality control assurance to divers worldwide.

LOCATION - We have moved ! Welcome to Sun Village Resort, located in the heart of Baga yet beautifully set in the picturesque hills of Arpora Village. Close to the beaches of Anjuna, Calangute, Candolim, Vagator and the main attractions and highlights of Goa, you will find our new location really is the fun and happening place to be!

FACILITIES available are first class and second to none in India. We are proud to offer our resident and non-resident divers the following services:

  • Daily dive trips / Guided wreck dives.
  • Customized itineraries - dive safaris organized upon request.
  • Small groups guaranteed. 2-4 divers / students per Instructor.
  • Comfortable and informal classroom facilities - relax on the lawns but watch out for the coconuts!
  • Snorkelers and accompanying guests welcome.
  • PADI certification courses and professional packages.
  • Landscaped training centre and pool overlooking the salt lakes, rice fields and coconut plantations of Arpora Village.
  • Comfortable and informal classroom facilities.
  • Equipment Sales and Servicing
  • Scuba programs for corporate groups.
  • Celebrate your special occasion underwater. Pool parties and underwater celebrations catered for.


Owners Venkatesh Charloo (India) and Karen Gregory (U.K.) are both highly qualified PADI IDC Staff Instructors and Emergency First Response Instructors with extensive diving and teaching experience in Hong Kong, Philippines, Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Maldives, Andaman and Lakshadweep Islands. They are able to offer a wide range of certification courses and dive packages to suit individual needs. The Barracuda team proudly received three PADI 'Awards of Excellence' for outstanding dedication to customer care, service, safety and diver training.


  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

Contact Info

91 832 2269409-14, 9822182402
Sun Village Resort, Baga - Arpora, Goa - 403518





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