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Unawatuna Diving Centre

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Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
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About Unawatuna Diving Centre
Scuba Diving in Sri Lanka is our passion! Thats why we opened our first Diving Centre 1999 at the beautiful Unawatuna Bay at the south coast of Sri Lanka. This is the official page of UNAWATUNA DIVING CENTRE, PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Resort, “The Original since 1999” and Sri Lanka's premier PADI Dive Resort, S-36133, and your gateway to the excitement and adventure of the underwater world! The Dive Centre is open every year from 15. October to 10. April from 8 am to 7 pm. The rest of the year, the month of the south west monsoon, with rough sea and bad visibility, we are operating at our NILAVELI DIVING CENTRE, PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Resort at the North East Coast of Sri Lanka, 12 km north of Trincomalee under good diving conditions. The UNAWATUNA DIVING CENTRE is a fully authorized PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Resort. It offers Scuba Diving for beginners, Fun Dives, all kind of PADI Courses and Snorkelling Trips. The Dive Shop is managed by an local and international team of PADI Diveinstructors.
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Reviewed April 24, 2019

We visited Unawatuna diving centre in April 2019 and were left disappointed by our diving experience which did not live up to expectations of reviews in Lonely Planet and on Trip Advisor. We pre-booked with the centre for 2-dives in one day and initially everything...More

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Date of experience: April 2019
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Hans Georg K, Owner at Unawatuna Diving Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2019

Hello Hannah, We sincerely apologize for the empty tank situation which was human error and rectified as fast as we could making sure not to cause too much inconvenience to the divers. However, we would like to clarify some things with you regarding this review....More

Reviewed April 16, 2019

I went diving with my 2 daughters (10 & 12). We did the PADI open Water Diver course. They were extremely patient even when my youngest was a little afraid. When we went out to dive they brought an additional dive instructor to just look...More

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Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 5, 2019

Great dive centre. Good gear, safety and fab staff. Easy access to the boat. Good fun was had by all. Thanks especially to Guillaume our dive leader. You will be pleased you chose to dive here. I'm planning to go back.

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019

We found Unawatuna Diving Center through google and decided to follow the PADI Advanced Open Water in Sri Lanka. We are very happy with our choice, so happy that we even booked 4 extra dives, for a total of 14 dives! The diving center has...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

I passed the OWD and instructors are very professionals and kind. I could not expect a better place to get that certificate. They shows me many diving sites with different landscapes and I’ve seen many cute and original sealife. I definitely recommend the place !!!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 25, 2019

Recently, i was inUnawatuna for the second time. I did my first steps in diving in Unawatuna 35 years ago and i have to say, it has really changed...:-) Last at all, Unawatuna is not longer on my Favorites ;-) Nevertheless, the Unawatuna Diving Centre...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 24, 2019

Excellent dive centre that was well run. Plenty of dive sites to chose from. Tried Nitrox diving for the first time an decided to get my PADI qualification.

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

I did 4 dives with Nitrox at the Unawatuna Diving Center. They are well experienced and I felt comfortable at all time. I would highly recommend this place if you are looking for diving in Unawatuna!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank frenzige
Reviewed March 23, 2019

We did our AOWD course here at the beginning of March. Our experience was really positive - good equipment, pre-dive briefings, facilities, etc. And of course, thanks to our instructor Maxime who helped us along the way! If you're looking for a dive centre in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 18, 2019

We (2 of us) got their equipment, but had 2 regulators replaced because they were leaking. Later on the boat my equipment was mixed up with someone else and during the second dive my regulator was leaking too and had to switch to my octupus....More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Hans Georg K, Owner at Unawatuna Diving Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2019

Hello, Thank you for the time then to give us your feedback. We would like to clarify a few things. When you do the equipment set up before the dive at the dive centre, we do a whole equipment check including inflation, deflation, checking for...More

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Abbir1
February 10, 2019|
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Response from Hans Georg K | Property representative |
Please write us an email through our website and we will send you all the requested informations. You are welcome to take the PADI AOWD Course with us. Regards Hans and the UNAWATUNA DIVING CENTRE, PADI 5 Star IDC Dive... More
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ramprabu88
October 4, 2018|
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You can drop into our UNAWATUNA DIVING CENTRE one day before you want to dive with us or give us at least a call: 0094 (0)91 22 44 693 or 0094(0)76 760 85 97. You can send us also an email and we will send you more... More
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