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Discover Scuba Diving - 1 boat dive
By Submarine Diving School
Less than 1 day
The program can take up to two and a half to three hours which includes briefing, a confined water training session and then the actual scuba dive in the open sea. Ideal for beginners. Dive Time: 20 to 30 Mins
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US$ 57.50 10,455.19 LKR per person
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Submarine Diving School
Trips available daily
Bookings should be made at least 6 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.
Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
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Submarine Diving School
Submarine Diving School, the longest established PADI diving center in Unawatuna, is nestled under the palm trees in the western end of the serene bay. This is the best spot if you want to learn diving with professionals. They have all the right equipment for water activities and prices are cheaper than other shops and these guys don't compromise on safety. Totally value for money!!
29 years experience
What others are saying
4.6 out of 21 helpful reviews
11 Nov 2019 on TripAdvisor
I went diving one day with the Submarine team, and i didn´t expect to get such a good support ! Thanks for all that smiles. it was my first time diving, and every step to get in the water felt sooo natural with the smile of the team. The instructors are very well prepared, professional and they love what they do. Going under water may be frightening for some, or just exciting, and submarine team makes the best for every body, respecting timing and just letting you get into the amazing world underwater. I cann´t feel more safe that holding their hands there. This experience make me seriously think about doing the basis courses for diving. GREAT EXPERIENCE
16 Jul 2019 on TripAdvisor
I was diving with guys in December 2018 and first of all I want to apologize it took me so long to write this review. This is only because I wanted this review to be really good =) First of all, extremely helpful, extremely friendly staff. It was so friendly, that my usual nervousness has faded away and all I did was enjoy the dives and absorb new information. Cause I decide to take AOWD during my stay and I’m 100% positive it was right decision. The surrounding areas have everything you might need: wrecks for deep diving and wreck diving, good spots for underwater navigation training, safe night dive spots and once again - super helpful staff and instructors. I also appreciate SUBMARINE’s fair and reasonable price. Special thanks to Wisni for his support, patience, careful explanations and always friendly smile =) Also my biggest thanks to Shirley and whole team!!
18 Feb 2019 on TripAdvisor
I got my Open Water Diver Certification here a few days ago. Everything was perfect. Wisni is a great, skilled and professional Instructor, he made me feel safe and at ease all over the course. I learned step by step in the nice environment of this diving center, in the warm waters of the ocean, surrounded by amazing and colorful fishes, with Wisni beside me. I discovered a new world and it is because of him. I absolutely recommend!
08 Jan 2019 on TripAdvisor
I made 14 dives and my 11 years old son completed junior OW. WISHNI was his instructor. everything was well organised. my son liked the course a lot. later he made 4 dives as a qualified diver and there was a dive guide with him all the times. IT was safe althougj the ocean was rough and visibility very low. strong currents for the last two days. we where always one of the last boats on dive sites- if you look for an early dive check some other dive centres on other side of the beach - I saw some boats leaving around 7.30. submarine normally leaves around 9.30. the dive sites are ok. especially Galle wrecks and site no. 12. dives normally last 40-45 min. I was diving with my own gear and everything was well arranged for my son. otherwise I would just comment that divemasters would also need some wetsuit renewal - they look very low in torn wetsuits and do not give good impression. most of the times they dive only in teeshirt and bermudas and get cold soon. divemasters are qualified, know the locations and underwater grounds well. there is always a hand that brings gear from and to the boat. generally I give 9* from 10 to this place to leave some space for improvement!! thank you, Submarine!
04 Jan 2019 on TripAdvisor
My boyfriend got passioned for diving and I wanted to share his passion, I started my open water but could not finished it because of an ear infection so I did it again at submarine diving in Unawatuna: the kindness, the passion for teaching and for safety, the seriousness of the Shirley is admirable. There was no comparison with any of my boyfriends previous experiences nor mine, Shirley and his team are the best you can hope for! Shirley and his brother are an example to all future divers. Shirley's experience is deserving and he communicates it in a an amazing way! I cannot say it enough: PLEASE GO HERE whatever you feel like trying out: introduction dive, open water or experienced dives, you will have a great experience!!!!!!!!! They were there before anyone else, so TRUST THEM WITH YOUR DIVES!
Submarine Diving School Policies
Strict Cancellation Policy
As Submarine Diving School pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.
Other Things to Know
Packing list for the trip
Clothes comfortable for Diving