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Sunshine Diving

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Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
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About Sunshine Diving
Sunshine Diving is a an authorised PADI center (S-25187) one center is located at the 4* hotel Trinco blu by Cinnamon from april till otctober and the second center is located in Bentota from november till march. Our team of PADI instructors and divemasters are here for let you enjoy a dive in the colorful dive sites arround Uppuveli. Come and join us for a safety dive experience in the beautiful Sri Lankan sea!
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Sightsee168807 wrote a review Jan 2019
11 contributions2 helpful votes
Great Place nice people ... The sunshine dive center at Trincomalee closed. They will re open the center in the month of April 2019. At the mooment the sunshine divers based in Bentota - Sri lanka..
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Date of experience: December 2018
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Caroline D wrote a review Sep 2018
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We did two dives with sunshine diving, as we were staying at Trinco blu. We are both qualified divers (one instructor and one open water diver). We were surprised that no medical forms or qualification check was carried out, only the signing of a liability waiver. We weren’t even asked when our last dives were. The dive centre was well set up but came across as a one person show with the instructor trying to do everything including direct the boat captain in detail. This left her with little time to ensure we were welcomed and informed about the dives. Equipment was in reasonable condition but with a few functional issues. The boat was lacking in any noticeable emergency equipment (eg. Oxygen kit) - however it may have not been in sight but no boat briefing was given to confirm otherwise. The dives were fairly good, although on one of them the dive master took us through a cave at the end with significant surge forcing the divers rapidly up into sharp rocks which luckily did not result in any injuries, but quite easily could have. Following the dive we assumed we would be asked if we wanted to dive again but we were just asked how we would like to pay and were told they would see us around the pool. It left us feeling the day was just a business transaction for them rather than a fun days diving. As a result we went to another dive centre the following day who were friendly and more thorough with briefings and checks (and cheaper).
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Date of experience: September 2018
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janal2018 wrote a review Aug 2018
Ghent, Belgium2 contributions
About two weeks ago I had a really unforgettable experience at Sunshine diving center. I did my PADI open water diver course, and it was so amazing! Lorna, the instructor, was very friendly and always had a smile on her face. She taught me all the basics of diving in a very constructive way, first in the pool and the second and third day in the sea. I always felt very comfortable when I was with her, never at danger. The rest of the dive crew was also fantastic: all of them were very friendly and always a helping hand. I would really recommand Sunshine diving if you want a magical experience!
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Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from upali g, Owner at Sunshine Diving
Responded Aug 22, 2018
Dear janal2018, We are happy that you enjoyed your Open Water course. Keep diving, it is a magical world under there!
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Kenneth V wrote a review Jul 2018
Bruges, Belgium2 contributions1 helpful vote
Had a double discovery dive with Lorna, was an awesome experience! She explained everything so well, made us feel at easy and we had a blast!!! Thank you for a great day of fun!
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Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from upali g, Owner at Sunshine Diving
Responded Jul 17, 2018
dear Kenneth V, We thank you for the nice review and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your discover scuba diving. We hope to have you as our guest again in the future. Good luck with everything and keep diving!
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TeacherHanoi wrote a review Jul 2018
Hanoi126 contributions122 helpful votes
A good set up at the hotel and although the equipment is not pristine, it is in good working order which is the main thing. The local dive guides were very knowledgeable, it is a bit hit and miss with the Viz but that's the gamble, so its best to do several dives to get a good feel for the area. Lots of Moray Eels and schools of small fish, good underwater landscape cool swim throughs and swim arounds. You will be well looked after here!
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Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from upali g, Owner at Sunshine Diving
Responded Jul 17, 2018
Dear TeacherHanoi, Thank you for taking up your time to leave us a review. We try our best to keep the equipment in good working conditions and to take care of our guests. We hope to see you again for more fun dives together.
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