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Poseidon Diving Sri Lanka

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304 Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 0000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 277294
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Great experience!

We wanted to do our Padi open water and Poseidon was just the perfect place. On arrival Praveen... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steph D
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I did the Open water course with them in Niaveli! They are all really friendly and welcoming, they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pontus S
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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.
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  • Very good16%
  • 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 via mobile

We wanted to do our Padi open water and Poseidon was just the perfect place. On arrival Praveen told us all about how it would work and showed us our diving instructor, Jenn. We had a great time and Jenn was really the perfect diving...More

Thank Steph D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did the Open water course with them in Niaveli! They are all really friendly and welcoming, they have so much knowledge and professionalism in what they do, and you can really see that they love what they are doing! I couldn't have asked for...More

Thank Pontus S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We loved our diving experience with the team at Nilaveli. There was a great friendly yet professional environment and we felt really at ease in the water due to Lala - his experience and general personality made for an unforgettable 3 days. We were a...More

Thank Roberto R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

marvelous experience with perfect and well disciplined staff with friendly atmosphere. we have had great and memorable course plus experience with them, Mr Lala and Asanka was superb and proud to have you with us as srilankans.thanks alot and see you soon again.

2  Thank gihan2016
Reviewed 10 July 2017

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

3  Thank sandravingerhoedt
Reviewed 29 June 2017 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

2  Thank Vivek P
Reviewed 19 June 2017 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
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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
17 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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