Udupi: Udupi district administration and the Department of Tourism would be launching Scuba diving facility on the Kaup beach in Udupi district on Sunday. The provision of scuba diving facility is expected to give a major boost to tourism in the district. The West Coast Adventures firm would be providing the scuba diving facility.
Expert instructors would guide the tourists in the scuba diving exercise. The scuba dive will be in specific areas near the islet. Those who take the dive would be able to take a look at the rich marine life and soft corals.
The cost per person per 30-minute dive would be Rs. 3,500. But this would be an inaugural offer. The rates would be later re-fixed. The facility would be available throughout the week. The office of the firm would be located right next to the entrance of the Kaup beach.