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A tropical island with amazing diversity, Sri Lanka is a fascinating country and a bird watcher’s paradise. This country has a lot of places accessible to tourists, loaded in terms of wildlife and rich in culture.

The country is home to 427 different bird species, 90 mammal species and 242 butterfly species. Sri Lanka prides the whole planet’s first wildlife sanctuary, from the year 300 BC. There are prehistoric monuments, tea plantations, and fortresses dotted amongst the open plains, grasslands, rainforests and cloud forests. Not only that, the country has remarkable beaches in the south coast that offers a fine setting for some days of relaxation and awesome diving.

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Sean September 07, 2017

Hi,

I would like to undertake a long weekend scuba diving with you guys around the weekend of the 13 & 14 October 2017. Is this something you can accommodate, there will be between 3 to 5 divers.
Can you also recommend a hotel.
Thanks

Sean

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katy September 11, 2017

Hi, We ar interested in some wreck diving this coming week, Ideally Wednesday and Thursday.

How are the conditions at the moment and are you diving every day?

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Anand October 08, 2017

Hi

Wish to learn diving. I reside at Colombo. Could you let me know who to call for details. Thanks.

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Richard October 15, 2017

My buddy and I and our non-diver wives are planning to visit Sri Lanka in April and thinking about staying at the Turyaa Kalutara Hotel.

We are both BSAC diver. I am a BSAC dive leader and my buddy is similar.

Is there diving on your side of the island in April?

Is it practical and straightforward to get from Turyaa Kalutara Hotel to your dive business?

Any thoughts or advice generally?

Regards

Richard

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Cody October 20, 2017

Good morning,

I was inquiring about your beginners certification course. myself and three other members would like to get certified at the end of November or the beginning of December. We are currently in Colombo and from what I understand is that you guys are coming to Mount Livinia in November. We are very interesting and I look forward to your response.

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johanna October 24, 2017

Hey there. I am going to be at Taprobana Wadduwa hotel mid/end of december. I would like to dive (I have PADI OW license) and/or I am thinking about doing the AOW course.
Are you offering transfer to your diving center / diving site for the metioned hotel ? Could your center be an option to me ? Are you offering AOW course during that period ? I guess, it is still to early to know about possible dates ?
Thanks for coming back to me. Have a great day. Johanna

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perry October 31, 2017

Hi Sir:

Which season is best for wreck diving ( calm sea,warm water, good visibility ) ? thanks

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Michelle November 04, 2017

Hi! My namne is Michelle and I was wondering about the elearning possibility for the Open Water course.

I live in Sweden and will be visiting Sri Lanka in febuary. Would it be possible to do the elearning before arriving in Sri Lanka?

Kind regards,
Michelle

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Dirk November 09, 2017

Dear Madam/Sir

I am planning to take my vacations in Sri Lanka next summer (July), and as I am a passionate diver I would like to inquire about the facilities at your dive center in Passikudah. I am an Advanced Open Water Diver and would bring my own mask, Fins, BCD, but no respirator. I would probably like to book 10 dives with you. How are the conditions – what can I expect to experience diving with your teams – and what would the dives cost?
I will probably stay at Anantaya Resort or at Uga Bay. Do you accept clints from those hotels?

Looking forard to your reply

Dirk

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Lucy November 13, 2017

Hello! I am travelling to Sri Lanka from the UK next week. We are all PADI OW Advanced qualified and would like to do some diving of your amazing wrecks in Colombo! I am particularly interested in the Taprobane North and East Wreck sites. We arrive on Sunday 19th so are looking to dive either on Sunday or on Monday. Is this something that can be arranged? I appreciate any further information you have. Many thanks.

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Timothy November 14, 2017

Please let me know if you are open and if diving conditions are relatively good off of columbo the week of November 20th. Thank you. I would like to book dives

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Mario November 15, 2017

Hello

Im going to arrive in Sri Lanka on Nov 21 and would like to dive in the area of Colombo or North or 1 or 2 days before continuing my journey.

Do you have any availabilities?

Thank you

Mario

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Karl November 19, 2017

Looking at a liveaboard dive trip between the 28 December 2017 through 08 January 2018.

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Anne November 26, 2017

Hi,

We are coming to Sri Lanka the 1st week of April 2018 and are looking to dive 3 days on the west coast.
We are a family of 4, all experienced divers.
We are planning to stay in Bentota but are not sure where you are based?
Would you please advise your options and let us know if you are in Bentota? and if not, where we would need to stay to dive with you?
Also, how long is the boat ride to the dive sites?
We like to do 2 dives in the morning with the shortest stop time as possible, so we can also enjoy the afternoons at the beach.

Thank you,
Anne

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Patrick November 26, 2017

I am looking at possibly diving in Sri Lanka in either December for 2 days or February for 4. What do you recommend? I am OW certified with adventure deep water. I have been on approx. 30 dives in the last two years. I have regularly gone to deeps of 30 meters. My last dives were in the end of October in Koh Phi Phi.

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Laurent November 29, 2017

Hello,
I will stay in Mount Lavinia for a few days on and off during the next two weeks and I am looking to take a couple of fun dives. I am a PADI rescue diver. I am interested in everything wreck/deep/micro/macro! I have my own diving computer and ABC equipment. I would need to rent a BCD, wetsuit, octopus and air. Since I will be doing quite a few dives I would rather dive with Nitrox. What you be the price per dive?
What sort of dives do you recommend in Colombo? I heard about gorgona near Colombo.
Regards,
Laurent

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Mark December 03, 2017

Hy. I am in Sri Lanka for a month from 31st of January. I have had 2 try dives & would like to take paddi 3 day course with you. Please can you tell me how much & where would be the best place for me to stay while doing the course. Thank you.

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Antoine December 03, 2017

Hi there,

I’m currently looking at visiting Sri Lanka between Dec 26 and Jan 7 as I am in dire need of sun, relaxing and of course diving. PADI Rescue Diver with 300+ logged dive, I am comfortable and easy to dive with.

Can you send an offer including 2x dives / day minimum and affordable accommodation?

Let me know the soonest as I am ready to book my flights.
Thank you,
Antoine

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David December 11, 2017

Hi,

I’m going to be in Colombo on Thursday and Friday and would love to do a dive. I have my PADI open water but don’t have any equipment and have only done 7 dives. Do you have any suitable trips?

Thanks,

David

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