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International Diving School

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| Coral Sands Hotel, Hikkaduwa 20000, Sri Lanka
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Local dive shop - great team

Did my first diving lesson here. Dive master Dirk is an excellent teacher - professional, patient... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
tracy872
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Singapore, Singapore
Memorable experience with International Driving School

Had a very memorable experience with International Diving School on my 1st systematic... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
vivekcshekar
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Mumbai, India
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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 - Trincomalee (Diving & Water Sports)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Coral Sands Hotel, Hikkaduwa 20000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

Did my first diving lesson here. Dive master Dirk is an excellent teacher - professional, patient, fair and fun! The boat guides are extremely helpful, equipment well-maintained, good dive locations. Would recommend them anytime! Tracy Y, Singapore

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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Had a very memorable experience with International Diving School on my 1st systematic Scuba. Especially the patience and professionalism showed by Mr.Amila made our experience a lot better. Wish to return for Open Water Certification back at International Diving School.

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Reviewed April 26, 2018

In March 2018, I dived for several days with the International Diving School. Together with their Divemaster Lahiru, we dived at several diving sites (Black Coral Point, Hikkaduwa Gala, Sunils Gala, Kadawara Gala, Kirala Gala, Yakamuththa Gala Rock, Goda Gala, Ship Wrack oil tanker Conch...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

I love supporting local and local empowerment. This is exactly that! Great professional dive shop. They responded to our emails of enquiry promptly, helped us with a driver from Bentota (it was the dive shop owner himself!), had good equipment and brand new boat, provided...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

My husband and I decided to do our PADI Open Water course with this school, as we had read great reviews and we were not disappointed! Even though the weather played up a bit, raining for some of the days that we were there, Sachin...More

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Reviewed April 13, 2018

My wife and I went for a morning dive with International Diving School during our trip to Sri Lanka. We have done several discovery dives but have not yet had time to complete any certificates. Although dives in places such as Indonesia and Australia provide...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

I went out to Kirala Gala with Ishara who was a fantastic dive master always checking to make sure we were ok. Unfortunately I didn't have the ideal weight for this dive but thankfully Ishara was able to help me out with some extra weight...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

We went on 4 dives and it was one of the best experiences and we really enjoyed ourselves. I had never dived before so I did the DSD and then 3 other dives. We went on a wreck dive and some coral dives it was...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

We had diving in our 3rd day of trip. its very beautiful in Hikkaduwa. Staff are very friendly and they do more help for us. we saw lot of thing in deep sea.

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

It was a great experience for me during my short staying in Hikkaduwa. Highly recommended place for who are looking for scuba diving. The instructors are really taking care of the safety of the participants. Special thanks to My instructor Amila 077370 9326‬ for a...More

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Nicole R
April 24, 2018|
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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.
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Liam B
April 16, 2018|
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Response from Eamonn Q | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes it's true it is the end of the season on the west coast. But the season is only starting on the east coast some really good diving, also the same dive school relocates there.
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