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Scuba Diving

Discovering the underwater world by enjoying scuba diving in Sri Lanka is the ultimate experience for thrill lovers. This experience lets you introduce some unique experiences and a better outcome for aquatic life. While going underwater, you can witness corals, fishes, and caves. Moreover, there is so much to explore that gives you a better outcome on the marine life of Sri Lanka. You will see a large variety of coral, fish, and turtles. And touching the depth of water is something that will ignite the spark of adrenaline rush. You can experience the best diving experience in Sri Lanka and explore the unexplored zone of the blue zone.While enjoying this underwater journey, you can witness the big fish and many other creatures. The West and southwest coast are considered the best regions to enjoy Sri Lanka's marine life from  October to May. 

Adding this experience to your trip will make your holiday better. However, the east coast site is ideal for scuba diving in Sri Lanka from May to September. Picking up the spot for the best scuba diving in Sri Lanka is challenging. However, the below details about this activity will assist you in choosing the right spot for you.

Overview of Scuba Diving in Sri Lanka

Popular Places to Enjoy Unawatuna, Mirissa, Trincomalee, Kalpitiya, Colombo
Best Time to Visit May to September for East Coast December to March for West Coast and South
Time Required 2-3 Hours
Famous for Exploring underwater creatures and deep research of the ocean.

Highlights

  • You will find various wreck diving spots for the beginners to enjoy diving.
  • Get complete training from experienced trainers to go for an underwater adventure.
  • While exploring the underwater world, you will witness hundred Marine species of both corals and fishes.
  • You can also choose your tour to get the best experience and uncover the fascinating places underwater.
  • Being underwater with fishes is something that will surely give you a lifetime experience.

Price of Scuba Diving in Sri Lanka

Scuba diving cost in Sri Lanka starts from INR 3,000. However, different spots of scuba diving in Sri Lanka have different fees. You will have to cross-check the rate. However, the training is not included in this price. And to smooth the experience, you can contact our tour experts to book your adventurous Sri Lanka tour. We include all the water sports and other adventurous activities to give your trip a fantastic holiday. 

Recommended for

For those who love to challenge themselves or are willing to indulge in a thrilling vibe, Scuba diving is undoubtedly bang on for them. Spending moments in the underwater world with cute creatures is one of the most enticing experiences everyone must try while planning your Sri Lanka Tour. 

About Scuba Diving in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has around 1,600 km of coastline, making this country a paradise for water sports lovers. Hence, plenty of good options exist to enjoy scuba diving in Sri Lanka. You will find a phenomenal opportunity to observe the healthy coral reefs, which are teeming with life, various fishes, turtles, and other creatures. World Class diving sites, friendly people, vibrant marine life, and natural beauty are appealing elements that uplift your scuba diving experience. Below are some of the best places for scuba diving in Sri Lanka that you can include in your bucket list.  

Unawatuna

This is one of the most popular regions, home to 10 coral reef dive spots. Some popular diving spots are Goda Gala Diyamba, Ralagala Wreck, and Galle Shipwreck. Connect your desire for scuba diving with Unawatuna to enjoy the exhilarating underwater adventure. You can delve into the water for 30 m and witness the vibrant tropical fishes. It is a must visit destination for those who tick of scuba diving sites in Sri Lanka. 

Trincomalee

It is one of the most popular and best diving spots in Sri Lanka that is located on the east coast. Here you will find multiple diving sites, far and wide, known as a paradise for scuba divers. Shipwreck Irakkandy is near the beach, which you can check out while scuba diving. Apart from it, you will also have the chance to discover Pigeon Island Marine life sanctuary. It is home to coral reefs, fishes, anemones, and nudibranchs. 

Mirissa

This spot of scuba diving is located on the south coast and is famous for spotting whales. This is home to five diving spots for a thrilling water journey. Here you will find that here you will find some of the best scuba diving courses in Sri Lanka. If you are new to this experience, this site is surely a must-visit for you to get the best experience.

Interesting Facts about Scuba Diving

  • During the peak season, you will find that diving schools have high prices.
  • If you are a certified diver, you should carry your equipment to avoid unnecessary Hassle. 
  • You should book your adventure in advance to skip the lines and last-moment disappointment. 
  • After enjoying this underwater adventure, you should take spa therapy to recharge yourself.
  • You can also explore the nearby area and get insight into local life.
  • Before jumping into this activity, take a proper diving class and follow the instructions

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