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Pearl Divers

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Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
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About Pearl Divers
We are Unawatunas friendliest, most professional & fully equipped diving center. We have recently opened our authorized PADI Resort S-23613 and have re branded to Pearl Divers so come and have a look at out new Pearl Divers website. Our team of ex navy and international dive instructors are waiting to greet you with big smiles and lots of great dive sites to visit.
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Radhika P wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom42 contributions12 helpful votes
Great snorkelling trip! 8 of us went out on the boat and 5 of us went snorkelling for 115 USD. We were in the water for about an hour I think! Water was a bit rough but otherwise was good, saw some colourful fish and shipwreck! Seen more in other places but was a good experience for some of our group which had never been snorkelling before! The guide was brilliant and helped my sister amazingly as she was nervous of going in the sea! He did not let go of her the whole time and she was VERY grateful! Thank you Snorkelling equipment was good condition!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Luliia wrote a review Feb 2020
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We tried diving for the first time. Our guide was very professional and friendly. After quick but elaborated instruction we got to the diving spot. The guide made our trip an easy and relaxing experience. Strongly recommend!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Sam wrote a review Feb 2020
Prague, Czech Republic1 contribution
Second time I have dived with this group. Excellent service and well organised. Kit hire easy and good quality. All staff helpful and friendly. Some great dives and excellent dive leaders. Especially Prabath! Andy, the boss is always cheerful and helpful. Many thanks guys. See you next year.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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JokerxD wrote a review Jan 2020
Cagliari, Italy17 contributions2 helpful votes
Me and other two friends went to the Pearl Divers for a snorkeling session of 3 hours for 7800 Sri Lanka rupes. The session was at 11:30 am. The guy who ‘guided’ us, called Espenda(something like that) spent a good part of the trip speaking about its love story, hate for rich people, Chinese tourists and the love for weed. Furthermore the guided us in almost a rush, we had to carry our gear while jumping on the boat which made us almost fell off. After one hour of snorkeling in a place where the view was quite boring and you couldn’t see much.. He didn’t even serve us the ‘refreshment’ they had announced, even after asking 2 times. So basically we had to serve ourselves after paying 2600 srlr for a head. The refreshment was made by two packets of cookies 🤷🏻‍♂️. After the huge refreshment, he decided to leave us snorkeling by our own and go to have a drink at the beach. For one of us was the first time snorkeling and everything could have happened, but he wasn't there for safety or even guiding us. Btw he went for a drink at the beach while we have been left alone. The view was quite boring, we just went to a beach where we could go on our own. Please avoid these guys. 0 care. A trap for tourists. Thanks, Espada
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Andy19750725, Manager at Pearl Divers
Responded Jan 27, 2020
Dear Joker First of all thank you for your valuable review and would like to assure you that we take the issue very seriously. Off course i would like to offer my deepest apologies for the inconvenient and experience what you been through. The boatman/guide was a temporary worker for us for the peak season and we took appropriate action to ensure ,that it will never happen again. I'm not going to hide any of the issues, what has been done is done I can't change the past, only learn out of it and make sure we do a perfect job for now on .....To be proven , we do our best I would like to offer you and your friends a free diving or snorkelling session , if you guys are still in the country. Thanks and best regards Andy
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Calvin W wrote a review Dec 2019
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Really amazing five place. Friendly and with years of diving experience. You get a full brief before each dive and everything is fully explained. Kawa the dive master was amazing and Andy was so welcoming and friendly. Dive site were really good, saw lots of different fish and corals. Would highly recommend Pearl divers
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Date of experience: December 2019
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