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Kadmat

Kadmat is situated (11o13' north latitude; 72 o48' east longitude) 407 kms. far from Kochi (Cochin), Kerala. Kadmat is 8 Km long and 550 m wide at the broadest point. The long beaches in the island stretches without breaks and is frequented by the tourists who like to stroll on the beach during the rising and setting hours of the sun. The sand banks are small and are situated in the south end of the island visited by tourists who relax and bathe in the sun. Kadmat Island is surrounded by the palm groves that abound in the island in plenty.

Tourists Attractions Kadmat :

A particularly fine shallow lagoon, of even depth abounding in coral growth and an endless shoreline perfect for swimming, makes Kadamat a haven of solitude. The tourist huts are situated some distance away from habitation. Water sports facilities are available and a water sports institute, a scuba diving center has been set up. This little island has an astonishing variety of marine flora and fauna. The best attractions are the long sandy beaches and the sand banks on the southern tip for sunbathing. The lagoon with 20-50 meter visibility into the water abounds with fish such as Tuna, rays, sharks, Lion fish, Lobsters, sweet lips, groupers, eels, turtles and is a memorable destination for scuba divers.

Kadmat is home to the first Laccadives Dive Centre and School which offers beginner to advanced courses throughout the season i.e from 1st October to 1st May. The centre caters to certified divers as well. This is the only Dive school in India offering CMAS certification courses from Beginner (1 Star) to Instructor levels. The area abounds with fish such as Tuna, rays, sharks, Lion fish, Lobsters, sweet lips, groupers, eels, turtles and is a memorable destination for scuba divers. Dive spots at Kadmat include the Wall (8-30 m), Breath of life (5-25 m), Turtle city (8-25m), home to large green sea turtles as the name suggests; Double reef (10-28 m) and Shark Alley (38 m) best spots to see sharks and rays; Jack point (5-20 m) best for beginners; the Cave on a western reef is home to plenty of shrimps etc.

All diving equipment will be provided at the centre. Swimming skills and a doctor's certificate declaring the candidate fit for diving are mandatory. The minimum age to undergo the diving course is 14 years. All bookings are to be done one month in advance by sending half the fee to

Contact Address:
LACCADIVES
E-20, Everest Building, Tardeo, Mumbai- 400 034.
Phone: 91-22-5667381, 5667382
Fax: 91-22-5666924
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