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Unawatuna Diving Centre

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296 Matara Road | Peellagoda, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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First Time Diver

The fellas at Unawatuna Dive Centre are brilliant, super helpful and welcoming. It was my first... read more

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Reviewed 6 March 2018
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OWD Certification

Excellent & friendly service from the start. Did my OWD with Tobias who was very professional... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Matthew M
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Scuba Diving in Sri Lanka is our passion! Thats why we opened our first Diving Centre 1999 at the beautiful Unawatuna Bay at the south coast of Sri Lanka. This is the official page of UNAWATUNA DIVING CENTRE, PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Resort, “The...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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296 Matara Road | Peellagoda, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

The fellas at Unawatuna Dive Centre are brilliant, super helpful and welcoming. It was my first time diving. Before we went under, I was instructed on how to dive and all the equipment involved. I felt totally safe and well looked after throughout the dive....More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent & friendly service from the start. Did my OWD with Tobias who was very professional, knowledgable and patient during the 3 days. Felt comfortable the whole time - a perfect introduction to diving.

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Had a very nice stay @ unawatuna and took the chance to do our AOWD & nitrox at unawatuna Diving Center. Amazing People, Great guides & very nice atmosphere - we felt very welcome and would highly recommend!

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

All crew was really nice and pleasant, as well as group of people that was diving with us. I had a problem with compensating air pressure and diving master was so helpful and comforting. Next time it was better :) I will recommend Unawatuna Diving...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Great Diving Centre with a very friendly and well trained staff. Before the dive all important knowledge was discussed together with the divemaster and the head of the diving centre. So when the dive started i felt very comfortable because I felt well prepared. During...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

So diving was great, we planned to dive 1 day and we ended up staying for 4 more days of fun diving. The atmosphere is friendly and the equipment is good shape. If you go diving here ask for Viktor, he is a awesome dive...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

I am OWD, added 10 more dives to the logbook here. My wife got her OWD cerifitcation here as well. The approach is very professional, safety is priority, knowledgeable instructors (Vic is the best!). Good equipment and schedule: 4 boat dives a day + night...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

I just did one day of diving with Unawatuna Dive Centre but was fully pleased. The staff was competent, organized and adapted according to my wishes without any hesitation.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Nice personal touch to the service. Did 5 dives in 2 days, all were good. Whale shark on first dive. Three wreck dives. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We (female, male, 24) did our PADI OWD course at unawatuna diving center. As we had engouh time, we took five days for the whole course (theory, test, pool session and four open water dives). Toby is just an awesome instructor. Very patient, calm, experienced...More

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Katy T
10 May 2018|
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Response from Hans Georg K | Property representative |
It is closed until 15th October because of south west monsoon. We are operating at the north east coast at our NILAVELI DIVING CENTRE now.
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meenal b
30 March 2018|
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Response from Hans Georg K | Property representative |
Our UNAWATUNA DIVING CENTRE will be closed from the 11. April because of south west monsoon If you want to do Scuba Diving with us, you have to come to the north east coast to pur NILAVELI DIVING CENTRE, 12 km north of... More
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batmanbale10
19 March 2018|
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Response from Hans Georg K | Property representative |
Yes we are open until 10th April. Go Pro Rental 20 Euro. More infos on our website. Regarding our Dive Schedule you can send us an email. We will send detailed informations! Regards Hans and the UDC Service, Booking & Diving... More
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