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3-Day PADI Open water course

By Sri Lanka Diving Tours

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From US$ 395
No booking fee. Cancel for free 24 hours after booking.

At a Glance

At a Glance

3 days
Group trip (10 travellers per group)
The course consists of 3 different parts: theory, confined water training and 4 open water dives. You will learn all the basic steps and procedure that will allow you to do dive up to a maximum of 18 meters. You will be a fully certified PADI diver after this course. It’s a worldwide recognized certification and you will be able to dive anywhere in the world with the certification.

What's included

What's included

US$ 395 74,852.29 LKR
  • Theory (also e-learning option available)
  • Confined Water Training Dives
  • 4 Dives with a certified Diver
  • Equipments and Gears
  • Insurance
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Transport

Transport

Free - Return Transfer from Trincomalee
  • Return Transfer from Anywhere in Trincomalee
    Pick-up: 09:00am; Drop-off: 02:00am
    Timings are estimated and might vary according to the weather conditions.

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 - Sri Lanka diving school
 Trincomalee - Sri Lanka diving school

Today you will be learning the basics of diving.

  • 09:00am - Pick-up at Trincomalee
  • 9 AM: Start with lessons in the pool.
  • Learn to handle equipment Practice basic behavior and safe diving practices in pool to build up diving foundation Learn how to react to common problems and how to be a safe and relaxed diver.
Day 2: Trincomalee waters
Trincomalee waters

Today you will get to enjoy your first diving experience in open waters.

  • 8:30 am: Pick up from your accommodation to the harbour.
  • 9:00 am: Boat transfer to the dive sites. 8:30 am Pick up from your accommodation to the harbour.
  • Do two dives with a break and snacking time in between.
  • 1:00 pm: You will return to your hotel.
Day 3: Trincomalee waters
Trincomalee waters

Today you will do 2 more dives in order to be more comfortable in the open waters.

  • 8:30 am: Pick up from your accommodation to the harbour.
  • 9:00 am: Boat transfer to the dive sites.
  • Do two dives with a break and snacking time in between.
  • 1:00 pm: You will return to your hotel.
  • 02:00am - Drop-off at Trincomalee

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Sri Lanka Diving Tours

Feli Fernando is a technically competent instructor with more than 15 specialties & 10000 log dives. He has been diving since the age of 16 & is a PADI Master Instructor / TEC Deep tec trimix diver. His wife Renu and son Sashaa are also avid divers and help out at the dive centers actively. Founded in 1998, today the business has grown over 20 employees, 10 boats and 3 centres in different watersport hot spots of Sri Lanka (Negombo, Trincomalee, Batticaloa)
32 years experience
Fluent English

Sri Lanka Diving Tours Policies

Sri Lanka Diving Tours Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Sri Lanka Diving Tours 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

Basic swimming skills and one must be comfortable in water

From US$ 395
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