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Si Lanka extensions | Sri Lanka | Dive Holidays

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Forget day diving in Sri Lanka - most day boats operate on the west coast and until very recently, the eastern side and Bay of Bengal were closed to divers. Today however you can not only experience for yourself virgin dive sites of the east, but from the comfort of a premium liveaboard, carefully selected by Scuba Travel for it's comfort, safety and professionalism. Only from a liveaboard can you experience the incredible wealth of wreck and reef dives together with the chance to snorkel with blue whales and dolphins in their hundreds.

The Ceylon Discovery is a flexible itinerary to allow you to get the most from your holiday in Sri Lanka. As pioneers in this region, your liveaboard will carefully blend must see highlights such as the Hermes and Basses with new, undived sites. Throw into this the whale encounters and it becomes clear why Sri Lanka is one of the hottest destinations for divers.

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£2295 inc. flights*
    

Scuba Travel are off for our first exploratory trip in June 2011 - Check back to see how we got on

 
Sri Lankan Aggressor

Sri Lankan Aggressor

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 & dolphins, disc ...Read More

from £2295

 

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Sri Lankan Aggressor

Sri Lankan Aggressor

Save £245 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 Sri ...Read More

Now only
£2750
Start date
16 Sep 2016
7 Nights
Sri Lankan Aggressor

Sri Lankan Aggressor

Save £245 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 Sri ...Read More

Now only
£2750
Start date
14 Oct 2016
7 Nights
Sri Lankan Aggressor

Sri Lankan Aggressor

Save £300 Combine whales, dolphins, beautiful coral reefs and wreck dives such on board the stunning Sri Lankan Aggressor. On arrival Colombo please collect your baggage and proceed outside for your transfer. Colombo harbour is approx a 40mins ...Read More

Now only
£2295
Start date
11 Nov 2016
7 Nights
Sri Lankan Aggressor

Sri Lankan Aggressor

Save £300 Combine whales, dolphins, beautiful coral reefs and wreck dives such on board the stunning Sri Lankan Aggressor. On arrival Colombo please collect your baggage and proceed outside for your transfer. Colombo harbour is approx a 40mins ...Read More

Now only
£2595
Start date
09 Dec 2016
7 Nights

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. .

Diving Highlights

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.

Scuba Travel Tips

Why not combine a trip to Sri Lanka with time in the Maldives for the ultimate diving holiday.

 
Tech Wreck

Tech Wreck

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

from £2995

Whale & Dolphin Snorkelling

Whale & Dolphin Snorkelling

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

from £2595

West Colombo & Northwest Kalpitiya

West Colombo & Northwest Kalpitiya

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

from £2595

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