Going further than any other local dive operator, the new Sri Lanka Aggressor opens up this exciting diving destination like never before. There are no loess than 3 unique marine and diving adventures to chose from- go snorkelling with whales & dolp ...Read More
Over our summer months the focus of coastal life moves to the north east and Trincomalee. We recommend a stay here between May to October, when you can best enjoy the beach, land life and weather! The Jungle Beach is a modern, boutique hotel right ...Read More
Inc flights & transfers, 7 nights Lagoon cabin (B&B, 2 people sharing)
Save £200 During the Whale and Dolphin snorkelling weeks, guests will have the opportunity to snorkel with up to thirteen species of whales and eight species of dolphin. World renowned marine naturalist Howard Martenstyn will be onboard the Sr ...Read More
16 Sep 2016
Whilst you can dive in Sri Lanka all year the seasonal monsoons means where you dive will change with the seasons. Scuba Travel's trips run from April to August, when you have the best chances to combine hot wreck dives with blue whale encounters. Water temperatures are constant all year round at a wonderful 28-29 degrees. .
The diving in Sri Lanka is typically on rocky reefs but this does not deter the fish life. Alongside the groupers and snapper you often find a range of rays, morays and box fish. Macro life is also good here with a fine selection of nudibranch and crabs to hunt out.
- Virgin wreck dives around Batticoloa
- Technical dives on the HMS Hermes
- Dive the exposed lighthouses at the Basses
- Snorkel with blue whales
- Watch pods of hundreds (if not thousands) of dolphin spin and play
Top dive sites to visit: HMS Hermes, Great Basses, Small Grouper Rock, Boiler Wreck.
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Why not combine a trip to Sri Lanka with time in the Maldives for the ultimate diving holiday.
Sri Lanka is quickly gaining a reputation as one of the hottest tech wreck destinations out there. Now peace has come to the country the secret is out. There are the numerous wrecks, many still to be formally identified. Yet the most evocative and important ...Read More
Sri Lanka's coastline is a haven for big marine mammals and now you have the chance to snorkel off shore with these behemoths from the comfort of your liveaboard. The Sri Lankan Aggressor goes further afield than before for the best and most reliable encounte ...Read More
Sri Lanka is still a relatively new destination for recreational divers, but she has so much to offer. This is the wrecks and reefs of the Indian Ocean, with the added bonus of snorkelling with whales to boot! Warms waters and good off shore visibility make ...Read More
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