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At a Glance

At a Glance

If you’ve always wanted to try scuba diving, but don’t want to commit to the full PADI Open Water certification then this is for you! The professional team of international PADI instructors introduces you to the equipment in the swimming pool, before taking you on your first underwater adventure! In the ocean, you can admire the wonderfully diverse marine life, and if you’re lucky – maybe even a giant but peaceful whale shark!

Details

3.0 hours
Private trip
Up to 10 persons

Activities

Diving

Suitable For

Solo Travellers
Couples
Small Groups

What's included

What's included

  • Divemaster or Instructors fee
  • Theory and confined water training
  • Dive equipment (including tank and weights)
  • Light Refreshments
  • Food
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Availability

Availability

Scheduled Trip Dates
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Prices shown in USD

Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

  • Trinco Bay Dive Centre, No. 41 Alles Garden. Uppuveli, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. 15 mins before selected timeslot Details

What You'll Do

What You'll Do

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent.
Day 1: Trincomalee dive centre - Trincomalee dive sites - Trincomalee dive centre
Trincomalee dive centre - Trincomalee dive sites - Trincomalee dive centre

You will learn theory, skill and gear introduction, practice confined water training, Go for your first dive underwater !!!

  • Trinco Bay Dive Centre, No. 41 Alles Garden. Uppuveli, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. (Uppuveli, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka) - 15 mins before
  • 08:30 am: Meet at the Dive shop.
  • You will watch a 30-min digital video material of Risk Awareness and Introduction to Scuba diving.
  • Later proceed for the Confined water session at a calm dive site that they use as a training site.
  • An instructor will be there to assist you to prepare and also practice underwater skills.
  • Later head to the dive site, 20-min by boat
  • Dive underwater, the instructors or divemaster will be there to ensure your safety. The duration of dive depends on your breathing skills underwater, usually, first-timers dive for 40 to 45 mins.
  • 12:00 to 12:30 pm: Return to the dive centre by boat.

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Trinco Bay Dive centre

Trincomalee Bay Dive Center was established in 2013 by Thaminda K.Kumara, an IDC Staff Instructor since 2014. With 20 years’ experience working in the dive industry, he has built up a great reputation for safety and professionalism in Sri Lanka and the greater diving community, operating dive shops in both Weligama and Trincomalee. Sahan Damayantha, Thaminda’s nephew, is currently managing both dive shops, as well as working as a PADI OWSI instructor. They both currently operate two PADI 5 Stars Dive Resorts in Sri Lanka.
Fluent English, Chinese, Italian, German, French

Covid Policies and Practices

Covid Policies and Practices

Covid Cancellation Policy
If there are strict Covid-19 regulations that prevent you from going on your trip, you may get a full refund via Seek Sophie credits (can be used on multiple bookings with no expiry) or reschedule at no additional costs. Otherwise, we would do our best to help you reschedule in other cases. Read our full policy here.

Policies

Policies

Usual Cancellation Policy (for Non-Covid reasons)
As Trinco Bay Dive centre would be holding the slot for you and turning down other potential customers, you won’t be able to cancel after you book.

Helpful Questions from Other Travellers

Q
What should I pack?
A
Dry Bag
Sunscreen (LOTS of sunscreen with Zinc!)
Swimming suit
Towel
Water Bottle
Q
Pre-Requisites for The Trip
A
Minimum 12 years old. Basic swimming skills required or one must be comfortable in water.
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