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International Diving School

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International Diving School, the premier dive center in Sri Lanka offers beginner diving experiences and certifications at our 2 centers based in Hikkaduwa and Trincomalee (Nilaveli). October to April - Hikkaduwa (Diving Only) May to September...more
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| Coral Sands Hotel, Hikkaduwa 20000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went for two dives to Hikkaduwa. Since we haven‘t been diving for three years we asked for a refresher before the actual dives. The refresher was excellently delivered and included all you need to know after such a diving break (how to get your...More

Thank Stefan N
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a super-awesome experience - a big Thanks to the International Diving School team and specially to my instructor Amil, for all the support, and for making sure I did it! It was my first dive ever, so I was very nervous to begin...More

Thank abhajn
Reviewed 1 week ago

i had a fantastic time at international diving school.The whole team was so amazing that they made me feel so relaxed and comfortable. Sommey who is the BIG BOSS of the diving school absolutely fascinated me with his passion to save the coral life and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went diving around a week ago and even went again after that day. A very friendly and personal diving school and much better compared to the other one i went diving with. I did just some fun dives and was always alone with my...More

Thank Rika P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did a Discover Scuba Diving course with 2 boat dives in Nilaveli with dive master Amila. I am very satisfied with the course and instructor, and I would definitely go here again. The instructions beforehand were really clear and his English was very good....More

Thank Asambasamba t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dived with them earlier today. They are very professional and friendly. The people diving with us were inexperienced divers and the dive master really took care of them, making sure that they enjoy the experience and stay safe. Would really recommend this school to anyone...More

Thank Fleur B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time with there guys as a newby to whole diving thing they gave us good support and guidance through out the whole time. special thanks goes to the instructor Amil he was great. had a great quality time with 'International Diving School'...More

Thank randi n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great scuba diving center with very professional and patient staff. I made two dives with diver Amil, who took time to explain everything and helped me overcome my fear. The area is beautiful and they make sure you enjoy your dives.

Thank Marlies H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good dive school also for beginners. Special compliment to instructor Amil for his patience and excellent instruction and guidance in my first diving experience. I wil come here again.

Thank Huub L
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Went to Nilaveli on the east coast of Srilanka and had two wonderful days of diving with the very friendly and professional IDS crew. My girlfriend had her first dive ever and I did a refresher course and normal dives thereafter. My girlfriend is now...More

Thank Gijs H
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October 8, 2018|
Response from Sachin H | Property representative |
Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for contacting us and we charge 375$ for the open water course and it will take 4 days to complete. Best Regards, IDS Team
October 8, 2018|
Response from Gareth A | Reviewed this property |
It’s usually around 350USD, 56k rupees with the rupee depreciation im not sure the present rates but that’s what I paid. At ISLAND SCUBA with foreign instructors IDS are all local I believe they are also good and might be... More
Nicole R
April 24, 2018|
Response from Eamonn Q | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would definatly dive the east coast from May on until around October. Some nice dive sites. I hope to dive there in a few weeks mysel,f as the west coast is pretty much closed for the season.