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Island Scuba

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Owned and managed by divers with a passion for exploration, underwater photography and marine conservation with years of local and international experience we have been diving in Colombo and around Sri Lanka for more than 20 years and have a wealth...more
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58/6 De Alwis Place | Dehiwela, Colombo 10350, Sri Lanka
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I did the Advanced Open water course with Island Scuba and my instructor was Tonio. He made sure I felt calm and safe and was with me and my dive buddy the whole way, explained everything with care. The whole team is just great! My...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shonx5678
Reviewed 5 days ago

The attention of Island scuba was great! Fastly we can coursed a Advanced Open Water course, and I dived in amazing wrecks. Amazing!! The instructor Antonio is a very good instructor. He took care of myself and he took attention all the time during the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DenisArboix
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly and proffesional diving school. I did two morning dives together with one of the instructors. We visited the shipwreck Sierra. Lots of fish. We went around the ship and swam through some parts. Very nice experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robertloos
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Island Scuba for some wreck diving, for which the Colombo area is known for. I did 2 dives and had Antonio as guide. All in all, 2 enjoyable dives and felt at ease with both the equipment and personnel. Spotted my first lion...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank W2676PXstephans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did the advanced open water in December 2018 with Tonio. The dive shop was very accommodating with me changing dates (and also being late on the day!). Tonio was really friendly and discussed my dives in detail before proceeding. When I made a mistake...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank saeedshahani
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lot of fun diving with Island Scuba! Had a week of free time while vacationing in Sri Lanka and decided to get my Open Water certification. Was a bit nervous at the beginning, but my instructor Tonio was able to train me through...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AlwaysSaySpasiba
Reviewed December 12, 2018

I have just spent a week's wreck diving with Island Scuba, a 5* operation. Antonio and Brandon are excellent guides who know the wrecks well. The Colombo wrecks are not that well known on the wreck divers' circuit but this will change quickly. A must...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RichardS6196
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Ticked off the long waited item on my bucket list. Son of the sea as I always relate myself to, completed and certified for the Scuba Discover Dive with #PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) today with @Island Scuba team doing a 36 feet dive...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DeveshBhuwad009
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

We booked a wreck dive with Island Scuba and the experience was wonderful. The team answered and informed us promtly and precisely. The clothes and material accomplished by far the safety standards. Antonio, a French Divemaster, made the dive just great for us. He was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank carowebe
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

very nice people and can speak good English and some are British. Very good diving equipment. they look good and new. it also worked perfectly underwater. my dive instructor Brandon is very nice and good. he calmed me well so that I did not panic...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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December 10, 2018|
Response from Nishan P | Property representative |
Hi, February is usually a good time to dive in Colombo and the rest of the southwest coast. Visibility is still variable, especially among sites but would range from 10-30m. Usually you get more days of good visibility in... More
July 6, 2018|
Response from Nishan P | Property representative |
Unfortunately our Colombo dive centre is closed until November due to the southwest monsoon season. In July, diving is possible on the east coast of Sri Lanka and all the dive shops are operating there. We have a dive centre... More
April 9, 2018|
Response from Nishan P | Property representative |
You can dive in Trincomalee in May. Our Colombo dive centre will be closed as it is southwest monsoon season. Please email us for more information on diving options in May.