Sri Lanka is one of the best places for scuba diving in the world. Here you have places for skin diving and free-diving as the island nation is fully surrounded by ocean and shallow sea. It consist many diving centers which used to provide diving equipments for hire and boat services, to the popular diving spots. Clear water means clear visibility and there are no factories dumping untreated waste in to the sea, so you will have pleasant diving experience while you are on Sri Lanka tours.
If you like you can allocate two or three days for Scuba diving during your tour as most of our travel plans cover beach fronts of the island.
There are lot of places for you to go down in the ocean and see wrecks, corals and marine drive. There are nearly 50 marked ship wrecks sites in this paradise island. But all of them are not allowed for explorations as in some places you have to get special permissions from the local authorities. We will arrange for you to explore most of them through proper ways to suit your holidays over here.
Near to Galle harbor area alone, there are nearly 75 ship wrecks are spotted and most of these can be explored by you. The oldest one is a wooden ship lying under the sea near to Hambantota, marked as 2,000 year old one. The popular one is the "HMS Herms" which was sunk by Japanese near Batticaloa in the eastern part of Sri Lanka.
You can include your diving and snorkeling tour when you book your Sri Lanka tour with us. Or you can come only for it and we will arrange everything from air port pick up, travelling, accommodation, meals, equipment hire, boat service to the diving spot and drop back at the airport to fly back to your home after your tours.
When you are going on whale watching in the Mirissa area we can arrange Snorkeling facility for you. Also throughout Sri Lanka, specially in the Eastern province there are plenty of places with smooth clear sea water and coral gardens which will allow you to go on Snorkeling in the morning and evening times.
It means we can offer this tour either East or West on any given time.
You don't need to bring your diving equipments as we can arrange them for you to hire.
If you start the tour from Negombo we can arrange to take you by boat to nearly 25 diving sites.
Further more you can go on other kind of activities like visiting ancient sites, visiting cities, driving through Yala, Minneria and other important wildlife sanctuaries. So it is time for you to book your tour with us that will cover Scuba diving and Snorkeling throughout Sri Lanka.
Popular Diving Stations in Sri Lanka are Kalpitiya, Negombo, Colombo, Beruwala, Bentota, Hikkaduwa,Unawatuna,Weligama, Tangalla, Basses, Trincomalee and Batticaloa.
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