With over 10 years of experience in the SCUBA diving industry, Temple Adventures is one of the highest rated PADI 5 star IDC dive centre in India. Temple Adventures operates under the philosophy of “anybody can dive”; and has conducted dive training for differently abled persons, marine biologists, Indian Armed Forces and underwater cinematographers. The Temple Adventures team designed and constructed Temple Reef, Pondicherry’s premiere artificial dive site.
Founded by Dr Vedharajan Balaji in 2011, OMCAR (Organisation for Marine Conservation Awareness and Research) was established in Palk Bay. The goal of OMCAR is to conserve local ecosystems through research, mangrove and seagrass restoration, rural education and public outreach. They are also involved in community empowerment in fishing villages.