We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sri Lanka Diving Academy

Features Animals
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Great moment

We made two dives with Nilanga. His quite professionnal : he took time to explain the specificity... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Pierre B
,
Paris, France
via mobile
So friendly

We asked about where to dive from a guy on the beach and he sent us in a tuk tuk to here. Nilanga... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
Megan E
via mobile
Read all 56 reviews
22
All photos (22)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“dive shop”(4 reviews)
“dive master”(6 reviews)
About
Sri Lanka Diving Academy is an locally owned professional diving school located in Mirissa.
Contact
13/A Pinwatta | Bandaramulla, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
Website
+94 77 727 9672
Call
Reviews (56)
Filter reviews
43 results
Traveller rating
26
9
2
0
6
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
26
9
2
0
6
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsdive shopdive masterpadi open watersri lankathese guysmirissa beachamazing experienceinstructorlakshmanequipmentangelfishtankscertificationteamskillsvisibility
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 43 reviews
Reviewed 2 April 2018 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

Thank VeroD368
Reviewed 31 March 2018 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

Thank Mireia M
Reviewed 29 March 2018 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

Thank Wander763598
Reviewed 28 March 2018 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

1  Thank Sebastian S
Reviewed 21 March 2018 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
Reviewed 21 March 2018 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
Reviewed 13 March 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 BettinaL398
Reviewed 4 March 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 KrisN2
Reviewed 3 March 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
Reviewed 23 February 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
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 hotels in Mirissa
Giragala Village
301 reviews
.08 miles away
Triple O Six
81 reviews
.17 miles away
Shehan Guest House
87 reviews
.22 miles away
Sun Shine Beach Inn
80 reviews
.34 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 104 restaurants in Mirissa
Hangover Cafe
248 reviews
.19 miles away
Little Tuna Sushi Cafe
303 reviews
.31 miles away
Our World Wi Fi Cafe
549 reviews
.18 miles away
Palm Villa
100 reviews
.05 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 93 attractions in Mirissa
Mirissa Beach
2,510 reviews
.34 miles away
Marriot Cruise
126 reviews
.57 miles away
Rukshan Yoga
127 reviews
.20 miles away
Secret Root Spa
324 reviews
.12 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sri Lanka Diving Academy staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines