Diving in Sri Lanka
With the glittering sand and sun, fantastic weather, warm water, colorful marine wildlife, hundreds of shipwrecks and great visibility, Sri Lanka is a diver’s dream. Feel, discover and swim with the beautiful marine life, learn to snorkel or dive or even to swim with the professionals who will accompany you to the bottom. The incredible hospitality and the care provided to you by the professional dive centres along the coastal belt of the island will assure your safety and pleasure.
It is always an adventure and an exciting event to go underwater. It will never make you disappointed but will give you more than expected, no matter what your level of experience is. There is much more to see. You can snorkel in shallow, warm water through coral reefs and thousands of fish and sometimes with friendly turtles. When you dive, there is no end to your adventure. Deep blue waters, reefs with colors and varieties of marine life, shipwrecks with stories, caves, and many more…
Beaches of the west and south coast are always busy with tourists. These areas will fulfil your dreams with warm welcome. There are a lot of diving centres with quality equipment and professional trainers. They will take you from Hikkaduwa to the famous great Basses Reef where you can explore your desires in the crystal clear water. Also you can visit the shipwreck Diving Centre of the Maritime Archaeology Unit at the Galle Fort if you like to dive in to the history.
In the southwest monsoon you can shift to the east cost for diving. From Trincomalee to Batticaloa there are magnificent diving sites with coral reefs, such as Pigeon Island, Konashwaram, Kayankeni and Batticaloa, where the coastline is also enriched with wreck sites. You can find the HMS Hermes, the world’s first aircraft carrier which sank during the World War II, and also it is one of the top 10 wrecks for diving in the world.
Along the west coast there are a number of diving sites and centres in Kalpitiya, Negombo and even in Colombo if you do not have much time to travel. At Kalpitiya you will find the pristine Bar Reef and the Whale and Dolphin watching tours.
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Suba diving in Sri Lanka is one of the truly unforgettable impressions that you can enjoy on these Paradise Islands. Sri Lanka is a unique place where everyone. Sru Lanka Dream Tour has been exploring the Sri Lanka for almost 30 years, and offers diving and snorkelling courses and trips that will blow you away!