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Nilaveli Diving Centre

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Ward No.1, 9th Mile Post | At High Park Hotel, Nilaveli 31010, Sri Lanka
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When we arrived at Nilaveli Dive Centre to start our PADI Open Water Dive Course we were greeted... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tammywilford1
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North Wales, United Kingdom
Excellent

A friend and I stayed in Nilaveli in May and were planning to stay for just 5 days. We did an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sacha1992
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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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 the 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. February 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 UNAWATUNA DIVING CENTRE, PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Resort at the South Coast of Sri Lanka, 5 km south of Galle under good diving conditions . The NILAVELI DIVING CENTRE is a fully authorized PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Resort. It offers Scuba Diving for beginners, Fun Dives, all kind of PADI Courses, Snorkelling Trips and Whale & Dolphin Watching . It is German owned and managed from a team of international PADI Diveinstructors.
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“open water” (8 reviews)
“pigeon island” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Ward No.1, 9th Mile Post | At High Park Hotel, Nilaveli 31010, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived at Nilaveli Dive Centre to start our PADI Open Water Dive Course we were greeted immediately by the friendly staff and made to feel welcome. I was introduced to my Dive Instructor Bailey Wheetman and was made to feel at ease by...More

3  Thank tammywilford1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I stayed in Nilaveli in May and were planning to stay for just 5 days. We did an advanced open water course and open water at Nilaveli dive centre. After 5 days we couldn't leave! We had such a great time we...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After just doing some fun dives we decided to do our Advanced Courses here - it was just the perfect setting of great stuff, good equipment and nice dive sites. We'll come back for sure, best Diving school so far!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We a group of 3 friends went for discover sucha diving, our very first scuba experience. Our diver guide Alex was cool and saw to it that we had the best experience. The team on the whole was friendly and made sure we had a...More

1  Thank Prince V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did 4 dives here with the guide Alex. We were pretty happy with everything on the dive side of things. The diving isn’t the greatest and pigeon island marine national park has more well preserved corals. We particularly enjoyed crows island dive. The snorkelling...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

Great and Friendly Staff, very good Equipment, had a great stay and will definetly go one next Year !!

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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Is one of the best and very safe place for two ladies to travel. Our dive instructor Mr Steve is a very helpful and kind person ,very patient helps us to complete AOW course,dive master Mr Abi very familiar with the place. All staffs are...More

1  Thank Chong W
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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

I stay in Doha,Dive is the main purpose we came to Sri Lanka Everything smooth and well arranged by the diving centre and with effort of Mr Steve , very nice friendly instructor ,Mr Abi and all the Diver assistance provide us a five star...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

We arrived in Nilaveli the day before diving, and we were given information on all local dive sites. We wer given the options about which ones to dive, and based on what we wanted, two dive sites were suggested to us, Sithanane Pare and Mortar...More

Thank SonMonty
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Had a great time diving around pigeon island with Abi. I was lucky that they had just opened a week or so beforehand for the season so it wasn't busy but the diving was great. We had great visibility and the water was nice and...More

1  Thank biresonvalois
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hassanrizwan
June 15, 2018|
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Response from Hans Georg K | Property representative |
Please check our website and send us an email and we will send you more detailed informations. You can contact us also by phone : 026 222 83 88 or 077 077 8597 , WhatsAp 0094770778597 You are welcome!! Hans and the NDC... More
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