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Divinguru Nilaveli

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Nilaveli, Sri Lanka
About Divinguru Nilaveli
Scuba Diving in Sri Lanka is our passion! Thats why we opened our second Diving Centre 2011 at the beautiful Nilaveli Beach at the north east coast of Sri Lanka. This is the official page of DIVINGURU NILAVELI, formerly known as Nilaveli Diving Centre, PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Resort, and Sri Lanka's premier PADI Dive Resort, S-23912 and your gateway to the excitement and adventure of the underwater world! The Dive Centre is open every year from 15. March to 15. November from 8 am to 7 pm. The rest of the year, the month of the north east monsoon, with rough sea and bad visibility, we are operating at our DIVINGURU UNAWATUNA, PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Resort at the South Coast of Sri Lanka, under good diving conditions. The DIVINGURU NILAVELI is a fully authorized PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Resort. It offers Scuba Diving for beginners, Fun Dives, all kind of PADI Courses, Snorkeling Trips and Whale & Dolphin Watching. It's German owned and managed from a team of international PADI Dive Instructors.
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You learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help others if needed. During the course, you learn to become a better buddy by practicing problem solving skills until they become second nature. Plus, the course is just fun – it’s serious, but still allows for lots of laughter in between the focused learning.

The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During rescue scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills.
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Anna S wrote a review Oct 2021
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I had such a great time!Eliska and Norbert were great guides. They were fun but at the same time very responsible. I felt safe with them and therefore I was able to enjoy my experience 100%. When a crisis situation came and I panicked, Eliska was able to calm me down perfectly and proved that I was enjoying diving again, unbelievable! If you are looking for an amazing, lovely diving experience that makes you feel completely safe, these are the people!
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Date of experience: August 2021
Response from Hans Georg K, Owner at Divinguru Nilaveli
Responded Oct 27, 2021
Hello Anna, Thank you very much for your review. Glad to hear you had a great time with our Instructors! You are more than welcome to dive with us again at our new Divinguru Beach Resort in Nilaveli next time you are in Sri Lanka.
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Ellislehiii wrote a review Oct 2020
Cusco, Peru3 contributions
This was an amazing experience , Norbert and Ellie were unbelievable. So kind, attentionate, respectfull, responsable !!
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Date of experience: October 2020
Response from Hans Georg K, Owner at Divinguru Nilaveli
Responded Oct 23, 2020
Thank you! We are happy you had great time with our diving centre. You're welcome back anytime.
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BME1976 wrote a review Oct 2020
Lilongwe, Malawi4 contributions4 helpful votes
What a great place to get dive-certified! The instructor Supun was excellent and really made us feel at ease. He was super encouraging, thorough in his explanations, patient as we learned each and every skill, and highly experienced, convincing us throughout that we could do it -- and we're so glad we did! Norbert, the dive master supporting him, was likely amazing and supportive. Norbert always had an eye on us and provided personal attention, and Supun was right next to our 12 year-old daughter under water the whole time, which provided us great comfort. We felt very safe with them both. Another divemaster, Ellie, took terrific care of us during our whole booking process before we arrived and throughout the course itself and provided wonderful customer service, even loaning our daugher her own neoprene swim top, as she was a bit cold, and treating us to donuts after a long day of learning new skills in the pool. We would highly recommend this center for first-time divers given how much personal attention and care the team provides.
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Date of experience: October 2020
Response from Hans Georg K, Owner at Divinguru Nilaveli
Responded Oct 12, 2020
Thank you very much Brent! We appreciate your review. Congratulation to your PADI Open Water Diver certification, we are happy that you and your family enjoyed it! Keep diving & see you soon!
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KJulian wrote a review Aug 2020
Colombo, Sri Lanka18 contributions13 helpful votes
They had just opened up after the COVID break (almost 4 months) and they will well prepared and well equipped to handle my requirements. I dove with Ellie and Norbert and they were very friendly and attentive guiding me on small adjustments to my equipment to ensure my dives were very enjoyable ( I was not an experienced diver). I will be back soon.
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Date of experience: August 2020
Luca L wrote a review Oct 2019
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I was there at the end of September for obtaining my Advance Open Water and it was one of the most amazing experience in my life. All the instructors are really professional and extremely clear in the explanations. I will take my divemaster with them for sure. Really recommended.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Hans Georg K, Inhaber at Divinguru Nilaveli
Responded Oct 31, 2019
Thank you very much!! You are welcome back any time!! Regards Hans & the NDC Service, Booking & Diving Team
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