International Diving School
International Diving School
International Diving School
International Diving School
International Diving School
International Diving School
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The best diving experience!

You will experience the best of diving with us. Our qualified guides and ultra modern equipment will make your experience a memorable of lifetime.


Explore the amazing sea world!

Join with us to explore the amazing and colorful life under sea!



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Sri Lanka Diving in hikkaduwa

Best Diving in Nilaveli, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka




Single Dive (With equipment) 45
Single Dive (Tank, weight and boat only) 35
Two Dives (With equipment) 75
Two Dives (Tank, weight and boat only) 65
10 Dive package (With equipment) 350
10 Dive package (Tank, weight and boat only) 320
Bubble Maker, Dive for children (min 8 years) 65
Discover Scuba Diving (2 dives for adults) 90
PADI Open Water Referral (4 Open Water Dives only) 300
PADI Scuba Diver 245
PADI Open Water Dive Course 390
Scuba Review (Skill Circuit + One Dive) 90
PADI Advanced Open Water Course 320
Emergency First Response 190
PADI Rescue Diver 470
PADI Dive Master 775
Jet Skiing for 15 Minutes 30
Jet Skiing additional 15 Minutes (for the same client) 25
Tube/Knee board Ride Minimum 2 Pax 10
Boat Ride to Pigeon Island (Trincomalee)
(Pigeon Island Entrance tickets are not included)
Boat Hire Charges Per Trip (Maximum 6 ) 30
Snorkeling Equipment only (Per Pax) 10
Snorkeling (With Guide) (Per Pax) 20
Whale/Dolphin Watching
3 to 4 hour Trip (Maximum 5 Pax) Per boat 165


Pigeon Island


The flora and fauna is consisted with Black tip Reef sharks, Turtles, Moray eels, soft and hard corals. The depth is surrounded in this island varies from 2m to 11m and its situated just directly 2km away from the dive centre.

Bubble Rock


Only 10 minute ride to the dive site. There are various species of fish are surrounded by the rock. Your time spending in the vicinity is really worth. Scorpion fish and Lion fish are highlights here. Maximum depth of the site is 14 meters.

Double Rock


Its just 15 minutes away from the beach by the boat. Sting ray Lion fish, Octopus are the fabulous fish occupied at this dive site and various kinds of rare fish are also could be witnessed. You can enjoy this dive site upto 13 meters maximum.

Coral Garden


The flora and fauna of the dive site consist with beautiful soft Corals and different kinds of fish such as Lion fish, Barracuda, Lobster,

Trumpet fish, Turtles, Puffer fish etc. This is a pretty shallow dive site but could be enjoyed by both beginners and advanced divers. The maximum depth of this dive site is 10 meters and could be reached within 15 min by the boat .

Knife Rock


Divers can witness Turtles, Sting Rays, Trigger fish, Lion fish, Stone fish, Cuttle fish and ample beautiful soft corals are also spreaded. 18 meters is the maximum depth of the dive site and could be approached within 10 mins.

Coral Bay Rock


Species of Barracuda, Puffer fish, Sting Ray, Trigger fish, Lion fish, Stone fish are the behavioral fish in this dive site among the other popular kinds of fish. This dive site could be reached within 20 minutes and the maximum depth is 13 meters.

Irakkandy wreck


It’s a 18th century steamer ship sunken in the depth of 6-11 meters. Also a very good dive site for Nudi branches, Mollusks and soft corals, schools of Barracuda, Angle fish, Parrot fish are the well known species of fish available to see here. And could be reached within 15 minutes.

Sachi Point

It’s a wonderful dive site with many varieties of fish and soft corals. Also famous site for Nudibranches. Maximum depth is 22 meters and could be reached within 20 minutes.

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Our well trained and experienced staff use the latest equipment to make your diving experience a good one. The director R.K Somadasa de Silva (or Somey as he is commonly known) is well reputed in the region as a commercial and professional diver. He has over 30 years of experience in the diving industry and is qualified both as a UDI/CMAS instructor and a PADI assistant instructor, with more than 500 foreign students to his credit and innumerable local divers. In addition to teaching, Somey is qualified as a commercial diver and has worked on a number of underwater construction projects, both for private and government institutions. The school is now managed by Somey's beloved son Sachin (Another great diver of course!) who has great implemented plans to improve your diving experience.

Obviously Somey is not the only member of staff. The two divemasters, Ishan and Dharshana, are both PADI assistant instructors and have many thousands of dives in their logbooks, having been diving here for over 10 years. Our chief boatman, Sarath, is both certified by the Sri Lanka Port Authority and very experienced on the open seas (we swear he uses natural GPS!). As well as these friendly and experienced fellows we have a number of other dive guides and boatmen, all keen to help you enjoy your dives.

As a family run operation, the International Diving School is well known for its welcoming nature and many of our customers return time after time, becoming friends within a few dives. So come diving with Somey and the team at the International Diving School, Hikkaduwa and prepare to dive here again and again.
Call: +94717251024    +94765396331

Learn to dive with Somey and his staff

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