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Taprobane Divers

102 reviews
Nilaveli, Sri Lanka
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About Taprobane Divers
We offer a full range of scuba diving courses both recreational and technical, as well as fun diving packages for already qualified divers! We have high grade equipment maintained to UK standards with air quality testing equipment to ensure great air all the time! Book onsite accommodation (Bliss Bay Nilaveli) with us directly and save on accommodation costs if also booking diving - enquire for details!
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did our AOW + 1 fun dive with Taprobane divers, which was nice! Good and well-maintained gear and an experienced instructor!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Derkien D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We could not recommend Tapropane enough! We did a discovery dive as a family of 2 parents who have dived before and 2 complete beginners. Rohan was very patient and an amazing help to our 14 year old who despite being apprehensive absolutely loved the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank hannahpj
Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

Absolutely loved diving with Rohan. He had lots of experience so felt very safe and the dive was beautiful. Also loved staying at Bliss Bay, which is attached to Taprobane Divers. The ‘chalet’ huts are super cute and the staff were very helpful and friendly-...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sophiespink
TaprobaneDivers, Manager at Taprobane Divers, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2019

Thank you for your kind review - and also our 100th review too! - it was a pleasure having you staying with us and are very glad you had a great time :-) We hope you come again some time, and have a great rest...More

Reviewed October 31, 2018

The dive center was good, the gears were according to standard, clean and well maintained. The instructor/guide was also ok. However, we were a bit disappointed that we had to push the boat from shore to the sea. We did not expect that to happen...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EllaJessica
TaprobaneDivers, Owner at Taprobane Divers, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Hello - just wanted to say thank you for your review and understand your frustration with helping out with the boat! Unfortunately it was quite late in the season that you came to dive, so our DM had already left - but for next year...More

Reviewed October 11, 2018

Excellent shop, with good quality equipment. its location is so beautiful and clean beach, clear water. we had so much fun interacting with the shop staff they are very relaxed people. A Couple who owns this shop is very experienced. Emma is great with communication...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Navigator572203
TaprobaneDivers, Owner at Taprobane Divers, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Thank you so much for your review :-) Glad you had a great time and we hope to see you back next year!! We are taking over the accommodation at Bliss Bay from 1st February, so we'll be able to offer some good combined packages...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018

Sorry this review is going to be looooong. I don't usually write reviews, but TripAdvisor helped me a lot for this trip, so I want to help other people as well. My friend literally just got her PADI Open Water 2 days before our trip...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DaCrazyRichBananas
TaprobaneDivers, Owner at Taprobane Divers, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Thank you so much for a) diving with with us and b) all the effort you put in to writing this review - these are soo helpful for us and we really appreciate it as we're a small centre but growing :-) We would love...More

Reviewed September 24, 2018

I did two days diving with Taprobane Divers and was very impressed - easy to organise on email, and then the diving was great with Rohan. Equipment is very good, service excellent and really nice dive spots - all for a good price!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Silke M
TaprobaneDivers, Owner at Taprobane Divers, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Thank you for your kind words - and much appreciated :-) Glad you had a great time and we hope to see you again some time!! Hope you had a wonderful rest of you stay in Sri Lanka :-)

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Roshan is trustworthy, highly qualified and extensively experienced. I was lucky enough to have his undivided attention for 4 dives, during which he was a great local guide. Visibility was better as the week went on (12m) and the highlights of what we saw include:...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KatyT895
TaprobaneDivers, Owner at Taprobane Divers, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Thank you for your review Katy and for choosing us to dive with! Glad you had a great time and we hope to see you again sometime!

Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Professional friendly small PADI centre, good equipment and a knowledgeable dive master. Perfect for beginners but plenty of good coral for all grades. Giving a hand to launch the two dive boats is all part of the fun. They have basic accommodation and a restaurant...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DavidTopping
TaprobaneDivers, Owner at Taprobane Divers, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Thank you for choosing us to dive with and glad you had a good time :-) Have a wonderful rest of your stay in Sri Lanka!

Reviewed August 18, 2018

From my very first enquiry, Emma was extremely responsive and helpful - she also helped with other queries about the area where she could! The dive centre is tucked away at the far end of Nilaveli Beach - the tuk tuk driver, helpfully, didn't know...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank beckypexploring
TaprobaneDivers, Owner at Taprobane Divers, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Thank you for your review, much appreciated, and we are glad you had a great time even with some challenging sea!

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Ankit_jainlfc
July 16, 2018|
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Response from TaprobaneDivers | Property representative |
Hello! Thank you for your message! Please email me so that I can respond in full (please see our website for email/contact page). For scuba diving the cost depends on if you already have a certification (e.g. PADI Open... More
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hassanrizwan
June 2, 2018|
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Response from TaprobaneDivers | Property representative |
Hello! Sorry, only just saw your message! We have now moved to the bottom of Nilaveli Beach, so now you can get great access to both dive sites in Nilaveli and Trincomalee. There are some lovely reef sites and also Swami... More
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KatyT895
May 9, 2018|
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Response from TaprobaneDivers | Property representative |
Hello! Apologies for the delay in responding, only just seen your message! The cost for 4 dives including all equipment would be $140 (so $70 each day). If you have any other questions or are coming with a group, or would... More
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