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Sri Lanka Diving Academy

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13/A Pinwatta | Bandaramulla, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
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Highly recommended for diving in Mirissa!

I did 2 dives with The Diving Academy and it was absolutely great. They speak very good english and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vero D
via mobile
Amazing experience with a professional team!

I was spending some days in Mirissa when I decided to do the Open Water Diver Course. The team was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mireia M
via mobile
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Sri Lanka Diving Academy is an locally owned professional diving school located in Mirissa.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible14%
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“dive master” (10 reviews)
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13/A Pinwatta | Bandaramulla, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did 2 dives with The Diving Academy and it was absolutely great. They speak very good english and the communication is easy. I booked and communicated everything regarding the dives via whatsapp and its fast and easy-going. I didn’t dive for 2.5years and was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was spending some days in Mirissa when I decided to do the Open Water Diver Course. The team was very professional, and the equipment was in perfect conditions. I really enjoyed to do the divings with Nilanga. He explained me very well all the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was look diving school in mirissa.i found srilanka diving academy and did my open water,advance open water,rescue diver and dive master course with srilanka diving academy. Only srilanka diving academy have padi certified instructors in mirissa. You will not get any instructors other dive...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bad service, no communication before and during the dive, didn't fallow the Paddi guidelines. Especially bad suited for beginners! I did my first dive ever here. The communication was very bad, bad englisch, I didn't feel safe and comfortable. We went on a dive with...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are two AOWDs who didnt dive for 1,5 years so we wanted to refresh our skills and do some fun dives. Unfortunately the refresh we got was not very detailed and was done a bit too quickly in our opinion. They check your equipment...More

Thank Max H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made two dives with Nilanga. His quite professionnal : he took time to explain the specificity of the diving sites and remembered us the basics (security check,...). Equipments are in good conditions. It was pleaseant dives : great visibility, few current and lots of...More

Thank Pierre B
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

We spent 5 days in Mirissa. I made the OW course at the diving school. I really enjoyed to spend five days with Nilanga and his father Lakshman. They taught me very easygoing the skills of scuba diving. They were so calm and patient that...More

Thank Bettina L
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Received my diving certificate from Nilanga Laksham - great diving instructor. He leads a very nice and fun crew of people - it's a family business, his father has over 40 years of diving experience. Nice group of divers coming through - from beginners to...More

Thank Kris N
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

I did 4 dives with Nilanda as the dive master before deciding to do my Rescue diver course with them because they were so nice and professional! Ended up having an amazing experience with Lakshman (owner), Nilanda (his son) and the entire crew! I will...More

Thank Genevieve C
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

We asked about where to dive from a guy on the beach and he sent us in a tuk tuk to here. Nilanga and his father are so kind and genuine with a lot of experience . We jnjours the mid rock dive and hope...More

Thank Megan E
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