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Poseidon Diving Sri Lanka

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Address: 304 Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 0000, Sri Lanka
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+94 91 2 277294
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Poseidon Diving Trincomalee is a PADI five start Instructor Development...

Poseidon Diving Trincomalee is a PADI five start Instructor Development Centre.

  Open from April until October we offer daily diving trips for qualified divers try diving experiences for beginners and all PADI diving courses from the beginner's open water to instructor training.

  We also run whale and dolphin watching trips and snorkelling trips to Pigeon Island Reserve.

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So much fun - see you again soon!

I had never been diving before and was a little nervous, but Praveen and the team were calm and fun and explained everything step by step and in an easygoing way, which made it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Amy C
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had never been diving before and was a little nervous, but Praveen and the team were calm and fun and explained everything step by step and in an easygoing way, which made it easy to let go and just enjoy the experience of diving! I completed the open water course and am hooked thanks to Poseidon Diving Sri Lanka.... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As far as diving centres go, Poseidon has nailed it! The team working there is everything you would want of someone you're diving with - well organised, extremely attentive of the gear and details, well informed about the local underwater attractions and water world in general and such a great group to be around. All of the equipment is in... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Enter this big family! Planning to do only some surfing in Hikkaduwa ended in doing the open water and advanced open water course, and a stay of two weeks. Great instructors Lal and Chanu made me feel very comfortable inside and outside the water. So did the rest of the Poseidon family.

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Thank Loes H
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful expérience lala was so professionnel and safe with us for the first expérience it's was a sucess!and very friendly team,we miss diving Istoutii!!!!! Pauline&clement

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were absolute beginners and only planned to the coral reef (shallow dive). We had a wonderful instructor (Dave) to take us through it. We loved the learning part of the exercise. However, the coral reef does not have any coral and only 4-5 varieties of fish (although, many in number). I'd expect there's a lot more to see if... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't have the greatest experience up check-in. Nobody knew of our arrival despite constant email communication and $100 deposit. However our room was quickly arranged for us. Did not appear to be the friendliest place at first. However after meeting the Dive Masters and completing a couple pretty decent dives the atmosphere certainly improved. Great team of Dive masters with... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Girlfriend and I did our overwater courses in Canada but came to Sri Lanka to do our first open water dives. Lal was our instructor and we could not be more happy to have him. We were both a bit nervous but he made us feel knowledgable and safe. He was friendly and provided good instruction. His assistant Alba... More 

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Benalla, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time with our small group of (4-6) keen Open Water Padi divers. Our instructor Lal was a champion and taught us lots, helped us experience the depths of the underwater world and saved us when we weren't so confident. Our 4 day course took 5 days due to unexpected rough seas and water visibility, so plan... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've come dived a fair times and this was the only place that have asked proof of my PADI. I thought this was a great start - they explained it was about my safety. Without it they wouldn't let me dive (I had proof) which is great as is clearly shows they care more about safety than money. Also the... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Based on the previous reviews, I was expecting a top notch dive shop. I have been to many dive shops, and this one ranks at the bottom. First, no one is friendly. Usually, dive operators are smiling and happy to have you. This group of kids was not interested and helpful for the random white person who just walked into... More 

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