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Gain new experiences and confidence with a supervised experience that allows you to dive up to depths up to 30 meters. There are 2 mandatory dives: deep and navigation. You can discuss with your instructor which 3 additional adventure dives you want to do. Become an advanced diver - explore diving more!
During this holiday, you have the option of staying in a private room in the villa / resorts or 3 and 4-star hotels in Uppuweli, Nilaweli Road, Trincomalee depending on your budget or needs.
You don’t have to be "advanced" to take it. It’s designed to advance your diving, so you can start right after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification.
The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different adventure dives. You try out different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of your PADI instructor. You log dives and develop capabilities as you find new ways to have fun scuba diving.
For each dive, it is required to complete a knowledge review. Reading a small chapter in the manual and answering some questions which will be provided for you here.
Once you arrive at Colombo International Airport (CMB), Sri Lankan Tour Hub’s guides will pick you up from the airport. Then, you will directly be transferred to the hotel at Negambo Beach, Sri Lanka.
Today, the guides will show you the city and beach around Negambo. You will check-in and you will enjoy seafood beach barbecue, local foods, and Sri Lankan style cocktails. Afterward, you can visit a beach or take a rest as you wish.
You will begin your day by enjoying a breakfast buffet (a combination of Sri Lankan and western foods changing daily).
Today, you will be transferred to the diving school and villa located at Trincomalee's Uppuveli Beach. The journey will take around 7 hours and 250 kilometers. You will have your lunch during the journey and you will stop at reputed restaurant with a lakeside view for lunch.
You will feel Sri Lanka's nature during the journey like its forest, lakes, and animals (elephants, etc.). Once you check in to the hotel, you can have a rest. When dawn comes, you will travel to visit Koneswaram Hindu Temple located nearby.
At night, you will have a campfire on the beach and dinner will be a Sri Lankan-style barbecue. You can spend the night as you wish or you can take a rest.
You will begin your day by enjoying a breakfast buffet (a combination of Sri Lankan and western foods changing daily). You will have beginners' diving lessons or professional dive guiding at a diving school near the beach. Then, you can collect your basic equipment and start your practice with the diving teacher.
You will have buffet for lunch. In the spare time, you may relax on the beach or go snorkeling in the afternoon. If you like, you can go watch the evening sunset locations on the beach till the sun goes down. In the evening, you will enjoy barbecue grilled dinner or Sri Lankan food and take a rest.
Wake up to a freshly prepared breakfast (Sri Lankan and western foods changing daily as you wish). This will be your day two of your diving career, so slap on the sunscreen, take your theory and practical lesson at the theater (the theory is every day and can be before or after the dive session), head to the dive school for either a lesson or guided dive. The afternoon is yours for the taking.
You may explore Trincomalee, shop, relax at the beach, or go for a free snorkeling session. The tour hub will have recommended optional adventures for you to do in the afternoons; as well as visiting natural hot water wells at 5 p.m near Kinnia. Start the night dive at 7.30 p.m. and enjoy the nightlife on the beach. Enjoy your own dinner and end the day with some well-deserved beers and rest as you wish.
After your breakfast, head to the dive school where you will have a final theory exam (1 hour). After this, all the lessons are finished and hopefully, you will dive on your own at a dive spot with the team.
At 10:00 a.m., you will start heading to Pigeon Island by boat with your snorkeling equipment along with a mobile tent. The 20-minute journey will take you to the island and you will set up your camp at the beach according to your selection. You will have a snorkeling guide and you can go snorkeling around the island as you like with support of the guide.
The hotel will deliver the pre-ordered lunch to the campsite and you are free to taste your lunch in the camp site. You will stay till 5:00 p.m. at the camp site and you can do whatever you wish like go snorkeling or just resting. Then, you will return to the accommodations around 6:00 p.m. and you will enjoy your evening with dinner and just relaxing.
Wake up to a freshly prepared breakfast (Sri Lankan and western foods changing daily as you wish). Today, you will have an early bird tea with some fruits. At around 6:30 a.m., you will get in the boat to start the whale watching tour. It will end before 9:00 a.m. and once you return to the accommodation, you will have your late breakfast. This will be the last day of your diving career with the team. Check out is by 12:00 p.m. Grab some photos at the surf camp to show off to your friends. Make sure you’ve got everyone on Facebook and say goodbye to your surf camp family. They miss you already.
Ranga Shrimal is a host, the founder, and managing director of Lankan Tour Hub (Pvt) Ltd. He loves to meet friends from all around the world and make them as his good friends for a life time. He was born in Negombo in 1988. He has always liked to surf and live near the beach and nature. His home now is also located within the mountain range. There, he always finds peace through his meditation sessions. Ranga looks forward to welcome you very much, and to talk and relay the many things that he has learned in life, and at the same time learning too.
Sahan is a PADI Diving Instructor (License S407801). He was born in Weligama, a local Sri Lankan who knows all about the local scene and the diving instructing. He will make sure that everything is perfect for you to enjoy a great diving holiday in Sri Lanka. Currently, he is a diving instructor of a 5-star dive center in Weligama and your dive host as well as diving instructor since 2015. He loves to teach clients how to practice diving, offering great company at his place and an insight into my breathtaking culture.
Sri Lanka is a great place to learn to dive with the PADI Open Water Diver course. The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI Enriched Air Diver, PADI Deep Diver, and PADI Wreck Diver courses are popular to dive many of the sites and wrecks off the coastline of Sri Lanka. You can also become a PADI Divemaster or PADI Instructor from this island paradise.
This dive camp will take place at Trincomalee beach's diving center in Uppuveli, Sri Lanka. The camp is located near the beach that will give you easy access to the diving spots. It is also less crowded, giving you a hassle-free time to learn properly or enjoy the waves to the fullest. As well as sunrise dive, the sunset snorkeling is the most awesome experience to do. This is also one of the best places to go dolphin watching during the whale season: April to October.
On this dive camp, you will be served daily breakfast (included in the price). For the rest of the meals, you can have the best local food experience as well as Western and Sri Lankan foods in the local restaurants.
Bandaranaike International Airport
Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport
Transfer available for additional US$150 per person
Please book your flight to arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) or Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI). Transfer from Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) is included. Sri Lankan Tour Hub will pick you up from the airport.
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