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Unawatuna Diving Centre

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296 Matara Road | Peellagoda, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 244693
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Excellent!!

Me and my wife went Malissa for whale watching, but due to some situation, we can't reach the... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
Nico Y
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Good and relaxed diving,

I had a very nice boat dive with very helpfull guide Bally. He did all the paper work with me and... read more

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Reviewed April 4, 2018
sebastianjoachimt
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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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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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296 Matara Road | Peellagoda, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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+94 91 2 244693
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Me and my wife went Malissa for whale watching, but due to some situation, we can't reach the agency on time. Luckily we can do whale watching in Trincomalee via hotel staff, and she recommended UNAWATUNA DIVING CENTRE to us. They provided pick up and...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

I had a very nice boat dive with very helpfull guide Bally. He did all the paper work with me and was giving me all informations. At the boat he was telling us the dive briefing and the buddy teams. In total it was a...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Came here for two fun dives and really had fun with the guys from the Unawatuna diving center. First point of contact with Hans via email was friendly with short response time, pricing is fair (for European standards even cheap), staff is very helpful &...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Had a well guided dive in March. Despite weather, my guide was able procure a wonderful spot for us to explore. I would encourage others interested in this dive shop to try it out.

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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

I did four dives with them as a walk-in customer (as an OWD) and enjoyed the whole experience. Super friendly staff and dive masters (English speaking), good equipment, easy organisation. There are some nice spots in the area, just a few minutes boat ride from...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2018

Great guides, new equipment, and very nice atmosphere. Nitrox for free. Very professional diving centre. Nice wreck dive. I highly recommend this dive centre

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Reviewed March 13, 2018

Had a great time with my diving buddy / instructor Vic! Felt safe and saw so much beautiful and spectacular sea life! Nice wreck dives too! If you go diving in Unawatuna, go to these guys!

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Reviewed March 12, 2018

The only sad story was, that we have ordered to see the whale shark, but he did not show up :-) Great service, well managed.

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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

When contacted the Centre was very reactive in giving us info and prices. We were picked from our hotel and took to the dive Centre. Our dive master was nice and and friendly but perhaps as the many of the staff were new it felt...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Unawatuna Diving Centre is worth a visit for their team even if the visibility was not the best on the day we went diving. From the time of booking to being our own underwater photographer for an idea for our ‘save the date’, Bailey was...More

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Owen B
June 16, 2018|
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Response from Hans Georg K | Property representative |
Our UNAWATUNA DIVING CENTRE at the south coast of Sri Lanka is closed like all other Dive Centres at the west and south coast until mid October. If you want to dive with us you have to come to the north east coast to our... More
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Katy T
May 9, 2018|
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Response from Hans Georg K | Property representative |
It is closed until 15th October because of south west monsoon. We are operating at the north east coast at our NILAVELI DIVING CENTRE now.
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meenal b
March 30, 2018|
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Response from Hans Georg K | Property representative |
Our UNAWATUNA DIVING CENTRE will be closed from the 11. April because of south west monsoon If you want to do Scuba Diving with us, you have to come to the north east coast to pur NILAVELI DIVING CENTRE, 12 km north of... More
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