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International Diving School

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I hadn’t dived for a while and were really happy with the refresher we got and the dives. Dive Master’s name was Ravi and he was a bit of a legend:) We found him to be really patient with us, didn’t rush...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am someone who has never done scuba diving and knows only the basics of swimming. We were a group of 3 and Amil and Ishara took good care of us. They first trained us and made sure that we understand every signal under water...More

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

Me and my wife went on a beginners scuba half day and I was extremely happy with the day. I have been diving a few times and now very confidant. I was very impressed by the morning brief before the dive they gave all the...More

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

As someone who's never even been to the deep end of a pool because of utter fear, the idea of swimming to the bed of the ocean was terrifying yet exhiliarating. We looked up IDS in December and finally made the trip in Jan. Amil...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

after a few years back in Sri Lanka. I was Wunderding if this diving school was still as good as on our last visit. and yes it was. We recognized the same diving masters and the friendly and experienced organizer Ishan. there were a lot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I hadn't dive since long ago, but the dive master (called Ravi, I think) made a refreshment course for us and transmitted a good confidence. We dove around a pinnacle of riff, with lots of different fish of different colours and shapes....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good lession and practice session was given before actual dive. My instructor Kalu was very helpful. Although I suggest dive location can be better place as there is not much coral and marine life where IDS took us for dive.Overall first experience was good to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kalpeshpavar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve just passed my Open Water at the International Diving School. The whole team was very good and friendly. My instructor was brilliant and very reassuring, always checking and encouraging to go through all the exercises, steps and different dives - Thank you so much...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HugoAU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Hikka with a bunch of friends -all divers- and we we're taken care of by the IDS crew perfectly! Even before we got there, we exchanged a few emails and their answers were very clear. I did my Advanced Course with Michael...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We`stayed in Hikkaduwa for a few days over Christmas, and we did some fun-diving with IDS. When we arrived, everyone was very friendly and helpful and the staff seemed pretty knowledgable, getting our rental kit sorted out quicky and efficiently. Unfortunately, this efficency didn't spill...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Loulabelle1965
November 20, 2018|
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Response from Kaiz_sm | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this is very much possible at the beach as vendors are around.
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AfthabV
October 28, 2018|
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Response from somadasad | Property representative |
Hello, Yes its better that you write an email to us and confirm your booking. Best Regards, IDS Team
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Wanderer2112
October 8, 2018|
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Response from somadasad | 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
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