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Unawatuna Diving Centre

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| Peellagoda, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 244693
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Great diving centre in Unawatuna!

During our travel in Sri Lanka we booked an AOWD course and accommodation at Unawatuna diving... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2017
Mikki T
Professional, safe and fun

Excellent in taking care of equipment and the divers. I booked on the day, and they could fit me in... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2017
Erika C
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The official page for UNAWATUNA DIVING CENTRE, PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Resort, Unawatuna and Sri Lanka's premier PADI Resort, S-36133, and your gateway to the excitement and adventure of the underwater world! UNAWATUNA DIVING CENTRE is a fully aoutorized PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Resort located on beautiful Unawatuna Beach, in the Indian Ocean. German ownership, European managed, we conduct all levels of PADI courses from DSD through to Dive Instructor Level and also run snorkel tours.We teach in English and German.As the longest running and most established Diving Centre in the region we offer quality diving courses where safety and PADI standards are always paramount. We also offer fantastic accommodation or very close by at our ROCKSIDE CABANAS HOTEL & RESTAURANT. With friendly and professional staff, UNAWATUNA DIVING CENTRE guarantees you the best time both in and out of the water. At our centre we have a secure private equipment room for divers with their own equipment. All our rental equipment is new, with Scuba Pro regulators and Scuba Pro BCDs that are regularly maintained. Our tanks are filled onsite by trained staff using our Bauer compressor in a clean and designated room wit a well maintained filter system. We pride ourselves on our friendly staff who are always happy to help and answer any questions and our renewed and insured PADI Divemasters and Instructors. With over 16 dive sites all accessible within 20 minutes on one of our five dive boats and with depths ranging from 5m to 30m our beach front dive centre is the place to head to further your education or see the wonders of the underwater world for the first time.
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| Peellagoda, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 244693

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Reviewed March 23, 2017

During our travel in Sri Lanka we booked an AOWD course and accommodation at Unawatuna diving centre. We really enjoyed the time at Unawatuna diving centre, and especially thanks to our great instructor Andi. We will definitely recommend Unawatuna diving centre to other people travelling...More

Thank Mikki T
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Excellent in taking care of equipment and the divers. I booked on the day, and they could fit me in which was great. They are PADI certified and I felt absolutely confident with the company. Had a private dive in the afternoon to get used...More

Thank Erika C
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

After an informal chat on the beach, looking at other dive centres and based on the good reviews, I decided to book 2 dives at UDC. No regrets! The centre is well equipped and organised. And it has a relaxed atmosphere. Regardless your (Padi) qualification...More

Thank Kluwen
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

This is a good outfitter. They have good equipment and attentive staff. But the snorkeling was a bit underwhelming. Our guide took us out to some nearby islands and let us figure it out from there. Very little coral and only a few interesting sea...More

Thank Bpkengor
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Down-to-earth diving center with a friendy staff. Very well organized. Focus on security. Reasonable prices.

Thank Alain B
Reviewed March 12, 2017

I am a reasonably experienced diver and wanted to do a few days diving including some wrecks while staying near Galle. Before the trip I had been in touch with Hans by email and he was very helpful so I had planned what I wanted...More

Thank Cain H
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

It had been a while since we'd dived. The dive-site itself wasn't all that spectacular but our guide Sadeesh was patient with us getting the hang of it and arranged a perfect dive for us to start with. Everyone at the dive center was very...More

Thank ellenkwant
Reviewed March 7, 2017

I can recommend the Unawatuna Diving Center. Friendly people and very motivited to assist and help. Equipment was in good condition and easy to get into the boot and water. They boys are helping to carry everything. Problem are the water condition and visibility. It...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Together with my partner and two friends we did the PADI open water diver course at this diving center. The instructors were really professional and competent and we felt really safe while learning how to dive with them. During our course the sea was quite...More

Thank Robinsoderqvist
Reviewed March 3, 2017

I'm not a very experienced diver yet, but they made me feel really comfortable. When I came to the Diving centre they were very profesional so I decided to go diving with them the next day. Everything went really smoothly and they took me to...More

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Graeme H
May 21, 2017|
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Response from Renate K | Property representative |
From 15. October!! Check our website! unawatunadiving Regards Hans and Team
April 14, 2015|
Response from Renate K | Property representative |
No!! Only 15 Liter Tanks available!!
April 13, 2015|
Response from Renate K | Property representative |
All Dives are boat dives. I you wish we can carry your tanks to our dive boat. Request from our Dive Masters. Regards Hans and the whole NDC Service, Booking & Diving Team