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3-Day open water course

By Trinco Bay Dive centre

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From US$ 350
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At a Glance

At a Glance

3 days
Private trip
The PADI Open Water course is a full comprehensive certification allowing you to dive anywhere in the world. This 3 day course includes theoretical learning, skills in the swimming pool and 4 open water dives in the ocean. Dive up to a maximum depth of 18 meters, and become a competent diver at a slow and relaxed pace that suits you.

What's included

What's included

US$ 350 66,325.45 LKR
  • Theory & Confined Water Training Dives
  • 4 Dives with a certified Diver
  • Equipment and Gears
  • Light refreshments
  • Instructors or Divemasters Fee
  • PADI certification
  • Food
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Transport

Transport

Free - Meet-up at Trincomalee
  • Meet-up at Trinco Bay Dive Centre, No. 41 Alles Garden. Uppuveli, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka.
    End at Trinco Bay Dive Centre, No. 41 Alles Garden. Uppuveli, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka.
    Meet-up: 08:30am; End: 01:00pm
    The recommended time to start is 08:30 am, however, the guests may arrive later too as per their convenience.
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Availability

Availability

Trips available daily
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Bookings should be made at least 3 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.

Itinerary

Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent. Start/end times may depend on transport chosen.
Day 1: Trincomalee Dive centre
Trincomalee Dive centre

You will learn theory, skill and gear introduction and Confined water session

  • 08:30am - Meet-up at Trincomalee
  • 08.30 am: Meet at Dive Shop and You will watch a 3-hours comprehensive digital video material of Risk Awareness and Open Water Course also there be Knowledge Reviews that need to be done.
  • Take a refreshment break
  • Later head to confined water training with the Instructor at a calm dive site that they use as a training site.
  • The instructor will be there to assist you to prepare the Confined Water Session and also practice the underwater skills with you.
Day 2: Trincomalee dive centre - Trincomalee dive sites - Trincomalee dive centre
Trincomalee dive centre - Trincomalee dive sites - Trincomalee dive centre

Today you will go for 2 dives in Trincomalee

  • 08.30 am: Meet at the Dive shop
  • Hop on a boat and depart to the dive site
  • First dive in Trincomalee
  • Break with fruits and snacks
  • Second dive in Trincomalee
  • 12.00 to 12.30 pm: Return to the Dive shop
Day 3: Trincomalee dive centre - Trincomalee dive sites - Trincomalee dive centre
Trincomalee dive centre - Trincomalee dive sites - Trincomalee dive centre

Today you will go for 2 more dives in Trincomalee and get PADI Certification

  • 08.30 am: Meet at the Dive shop
  • Hop on a boat and depart to the dive site
  • Third dive in Trincomalee
  • Break with fruits and snacks
  • Fourth dive in Trincomalee
  • And finally, you will be doing the final exam
  • Certification card will be given on the same day if you pass!
  • Congratulations!
  • 01:00pm - End at Trincomalee

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Trinco Bay Dive centre

Trincomalee Bay Dive Center was established in 2013 by Thaminda K.Kumara, an IDC Staff Instructor since 2014. With 20 years’ experience working in the dive industry, he has built up a great reputation for safety and professionalism in Sri Lanka and the greater diving community, operating dive shops in both Weligama and Trincomalee. Sahan Damayantha, Thaminda’s nephew, is currently managing both dive shops, as well as working as a PADI OWSI instructor. They both currently operate two PADI 5 Stars Dive Resorts in Sri Lanka.
Fluent English, Chinese, Italian, German, French

Trinco Bay Dive centre Policies

Trinco Bay Dive centre Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Trinco Bay Dive centre 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

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Dry Bag
Sunscreen (LOTS of sunscreen with Zinc!)
Swimming suit
Towel
Water Bottle
Pre-Requisites for The Trip

Minimum 12 years old. Basic swimming skills required or one must be comfortable in water.

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