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Poseidon Diving Sri Lanka

#3 of 28 Tours in Hikkaduwa Features Animals
304 Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 0000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 277294
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Perfect diving at Nilaveli!

We have been in Nilaveli for a few days in early July, and had booked a dolphin/whale watching tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sandravingerhoedt
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Sint-Katelijne-Waver, Belgium
Everything needed for a dive center!

It has the perfect instructors training you and you know you're in the best hands just by the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vivek P
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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.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pigeon island” (14 reviews)
“dive sites” (20 reviews)
“diving center” (18 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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304 Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 0000, Sri Lanka
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+94 91 2 277294
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been in Nilaveli for a few days in early July, and had booked a dolphin/whale watching tour and 2 dive days with Poseidon diving upfront. The email communication was very quick, clear and easy - very promising! We were there with our 2...More

1  Thank sandravingerhoedt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It has the perfect instructors training you and you know you're in the best hands just by the friendly way they behave and the confidence they have. Erin was my instructor and I have to mention she told me every single thing I would need...More

1  Thank Vivek P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was such an excellent time spent with all the guys from Poseidon diving school during our OW diving course. Especially thanks to our isntructor Lala, that was so supportive, chilled out and simply amazing! 😉 Big thanks!

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

I did my PADI OW diver course at Nilaveli/Trincomalee, which took me three days to complete. I booked the course in advance online and via mail contact with Chami, who was fast responding and very helpful. Whilst doing the course at the diving center I...More

1  Thank Katrin G
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Diving with Praveen at Poseidon is one of the best experiences so far! Nothing to worry about your safety, chilled out instructor and the best so far!

Thank Nirmani J
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I arranged this before we left England and everything was ready for us when we arrived. We did a combination of diving and snorkelling. We took all our own equipment (masks, snorkels and flippers ) but the rest of our group did not have any...More

Thank cathyhartshorne
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

After reading all the good reviews I decided to dive with Poseidon while in Trinco. I was staying 10km away so rang them before going in to make sure they had availability, and was told yes they had availability, so I rented a scooter and...More

1  Thank 252traveller
Reviewed 4 May 2017

A well run professional dive centre. very informative about the dive sites and knowledgeable dive masters. I would recommend Poseidon Dive Centre to others.

Thank soulmates2017
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Poseidon Diving Centre staff are knowledgeable, fun, friendly, relaxed, and - most of all - dead serious about diving. They will patiently and expertly deal with all your questions and fears, and ensure that you get the best and safest diving experience. For comparison, after...More

1  Thank Bspremo
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I completed my PADI Open Water course with Poseidon at Trincomalee. My instructor, Erin, was calm and professional at all times, helping me relax and enjoy the spectacular underwater experience. I recommend anyone wishing to dive in the area to check out the Poseidon team.

1  Thank bob j
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liyddc
28 March 2017|
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Response from Laura D | Reviewed this property |
Hey! I paid $40 usd for one dive including rentals (the second dive was cancelled due to the poor conditions).
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Ahmed M
3 December 2016|
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Response from Diana J | Reviewed this property |
Yes you will be well looked after by Poseidon in Trincomalee. The people there are all very professional and capable but they are also relaxed and fun. You should have a great time. If you decide not to dive for any... More
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Jamie B
18 October 2016|
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Response from SKDianne |
Hi Jamie, The season in Hikkaduwa will just be starting so not peak conditions but still expect visibility 5-10m and warm waters. There are usually lots of fish to see at this time
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