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Pearl Divers

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Riddem | Peellagoda, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 242015
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Their whale watching trips are uncomfortable and unprofessional

I went whale watching with this company (which was arranged for me through Nilaveli Beach Hotel... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
Very nice and competent team

During our short stay at Nilaveli Beach/Trincomalee we decided to go diving. I am Padi AI and my... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
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We are Unawatunas friendliest, most professional & fully equipped diving center. We have recently opened our authorized PADI Resort S-23613 and have re branded to Pearl Divers so come and have a look at out new Pearl Divers website. Our team of ex navy and international dive instructors are waiting to greet you with big smiles and lots of great dive sites to visit.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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Riddem | Peellagoda, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 242015

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

I went whale watching with this company (which was arranged for me through Nilaveli Beach Hotel) and I would highly suggest you look elsewhere. For example I later saw some very professional looking operations in Trinco which might be a more pleasant experience. Firstly the...More

Thank boa08rs
Reviewed 16 August 2017

During our short stay at Nilaveli Beach/Trincomalee we decided to go diving. I am Padi AI and my friend has never tried diving before. The dive base at Nilaveli looks very clean. All people seems to be motivated. The equipment is cleaned after each dive....More

Thank plinius05
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Pearl Divers in Nilaveli. We originally planned to stay a few days and we asked info on prices etc for snorkelling in pigeon island. We spoke with the owner Andy and ended up deciding to do an intro to scuba diving with one...More

Thank Claudia D
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Summary: 3 stars out of five. The reasons are : the bad behaviour of the dive master towards an octopus during the dive and the second, was the poor after review (sad because the prior briefing was very good). So positive and negative points for...More

1  Thank Christophe_Lap
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This was my first dive in open water. I am grateful to Catherine for the work done. A short briefing was held on the ground. We were diving close to shore. At first we were at a depth of 2 meters, but gradually fell to...More

Thank Юлия Т
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We went diving to trincomalee where we contacted all diving centres to try to find recommendations of childcare to our 5 months old baby. Pearl divers was the only one understanding and problem solving to find an easy solution to let my girlfriend and me...More

Thank Ignacio A
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Finally... a good place to dive in Sri Lanka on the South coast. There are so many dodgy places.. This one is safe. Good quality equipment. Knowledgable staff. All good!

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Everyone at Pearl Diver's was friendly and helpful. The shop is clean and the equipment was in good shape. I did two fun dives with them and did enjoy myself. However, I was very upset to see that both of my dive masters harassed and...More

2  Thank Julie N
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Wanted to do some snorkling with my extended family. We just went out to the nearby rock islands where I, four teenage boys and one eight year old girl snorkled. It was alright, but it was clear that the corrals had been ruined by either...More

Thank Jonas47
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Recommended by the place we were staying. Very warm welcome and a personal attention to book what we wanted. Very flexible. Good quality equipment and service. Dives were of poor visability at first and Pearl suggested we not bother with second dive that day as...More

Thank tigertim666
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