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Poseidon Diving Station Sri Lanka

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304 Galle Rd, Hikkaduwa 0000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 277294
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Family Dive

Poseidon Diving centre has quite an unassuming entrance and its on the main road.Once you are in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Naveen K
Amazing Diving Experience

My husband and I went to Poseidon Dive Center for our first diving experience and I can not... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
hilsen1031
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Poseidon Diving Trincomalee is a PADI five start Instructor Development Centre. Open from April until October we offer daily diving trips for qualified divers try diving experiences for beginners and all PADI diving courses from the beginner's open water to instructor training. We also run whale and dolphin watching trips and snorkelling trips to Pigeon Island Reserve.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“sri lanka” (55 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 19:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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304 Galle Rd, Hikkaduwa 0000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Poseidon Diving centre has quite an unassuming entrance and its on the main road.Once you are in you experience a confident crew who have an air of, if I may say casual professionalism.Thats what we liked the best the uncompromising adherence to safety and the...More

1  Thank Naveen K
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to Poseidon Dive Center for our first diving experience and I can not recommend it enough! The instructors were amazing - patient, thorough, but fun. I was especially happy to have the explanation for why each skills training experience was...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

I am diving instructor and i was there only for pleasure. BUT when the dive center in Unsaftety and not friendly you cant forget the pleasure. We arrived the day before and want to doing the wreck but the man in reception say ok but...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

I returned to Poseidon dive centre, but this time in Trincomalee, to complete my PADI advanced course, great team, beautiful location, lots of fun had whilst gaining a qualification. I would recommend to everyone, they love what they do and are very knowledgeable and patient....More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Best experience ever. I finally did my open water course in nilaveli. it was an amazing experience. The course was a perfect mix of fun and learning. The whole team at Poseidon are friendly and they help you out in every situation. I recommend Poseidon...More

Thank Mohammed S
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

After knowing the crew for longer i finally did my open water in nilaveli. it was an amazing experience and im well prepared for further dives now. the course was a perfect mix btw lot of fun, learning and studying. the crew overall is amazingly...More

Thank Christina G
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and me attended the open water course at Poseidon, Hikkaduwa from Mar 24th to the 27th. It is a great place to go for your open water dive course. The way everything was handled from the start was very professional. Our instructor was...More

Thank rahulnathan_011
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

As anglers, we wanted to go deep sea fishing, so we contacted this center.  The "guides" had absolutely no idea how big game fishing works (they tangled the trolley lines 3 times, losing more than 1 hour). After 1 hour of trolley fishing, we stopped...More

Thank backpack7517
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

this was my first attempt at scuba diving and i'm glad i chose Poseidon. they gave us a classroom session followed by gearing up. all our inane questions were patiently answered. it was during christmas and new years so it was crazy crowded. we had...More

Thank Murali S
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

They have trained and very friendly instructors. Will help you through the entire diving lesson and will help you underwater.... Great location and close to the Bus Stand and the Railway station. Very nominal charges and also has provision to stay, drink and eat...!!!! Will...More

Thank Gaurav V
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Indeepa
16 July 2018|
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Response from Lotte W |
Hello Indeepa, The price for a discover scuba dive is 85 dollars and it's a one day experience. Best regards, Poseidon Divers, Lotte
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Camilla H
9 July 2018|
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Response from Lotte W |
Hello Camilla, Thank you for your inquiry. The PADI Open Water Course costs 58500 LKR. The price includes classroom and video sessions, confined water sessions and four open water dives. And manual, log book and... More
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Aditi A
15 May 2018|
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Response from Chalitha N | Reviewed this property |
visit divingsrilanka web site . for any informations. Contact Mr. Praveen . Now open trincomale in Sri Lanka
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