We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Poseidon Diving Sri Lanka

#3 of 28 Tours in Hikkaduwa Features Animals
304 Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 0000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 277294
Review Highlights
OW diving course

It was such an excellent time spent with all the guys from Poseidon diving school during our OW... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Peter C
Salisbury, United Kingdom
via mobile
PADI OW diving course

I did my PADI OW diver course at Nilaveli/Trincomalee, which took me three days to complete. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Katrin G
via mobile
Read all 310 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
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%
Travellers talk about
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
304 Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 0000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 277294
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (310)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 310 reviews

Reviewed 4 days 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 3 weeks ago 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

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

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
Reviewed 30 April 2017

At Poseidon we did the Advanced Open Water as well as the Deep Diver Speciality. The equipment was good, the dive spots were great and the dive instructors with whom we did have contact (Chanu, Praveen, Joda, Alba) were absolutely professional and great to dive...More

Thank martinhedinger
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I had amazing Time with Poseidon diving center between my divemaster course great facilities every one Friendly. Specially thanks my diving instructor Erin, Manoj pannila, Chami Aiya ,Lal, chanu hood and Maduka See you Poseidon family again

1  Thank Manoj R
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe On The 18th
159 reviews
.54 km away
Rice 'n' Curry
334 reviews
.75 km away
Trinco Lanka Restaurant
133 reviews
.56 km away
Sana Place
104 reviews
.84 km away
Nearby Attractions
Koneswaram Temple
599 reviews
4.23 km away
Trincomalee War Cemetery
179 reviews
.85 km away
Fort Frederick
182 reviews
4.22 km away
Nilaveli Diving Centre
138 reviews
7.56 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hoping to do a dive within the next 2 days with another. What's the current prices?
28 March 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
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).
Ahmed M
Hi I'm planning to visit Srilanka next July but I didn't dive before may I try it there with my wife?!
3 December 2016|
Answer Show all 4 answers
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
Jamie B
How is the diving at the end of October?
17 October 2016|
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