04 Nov Underwater Activities in Sri Lanka
If you are a more trained scuba diver looking forward to exploring the corals of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is a destination you must stop by. With large colonies of corals rich in diversity, Sri Lanka has several beach spots ideal for scuba diving.
The beautiful colonies with 180 species of hard corals and 1000 reef and related species full of vibrant colours along with shipwrecks such as Boiler Wrecks in Passikudha, Clacke and Taprobane East wreck in Colombo. Hikkaduwa, Pigeon Island, Passikudha, Colombo, Trincomalee, Negombo, Galle, Polhena and Tangalle are few beaches in Sri Lanka ideal for Scuba diving. The West Coast’s diving season is from November to April while East Coast’s peak season is from May to October.
Get lost in a world of calm and serenity filled with pristine beauty of the marine world with an unforgettable diving session in Sri Lanka. With a reputation of having few of the most beautiful coral formations in S.E. Asia, Sri Lanka has several diving spots around the island for an unforgettable diving tour.
The diversity of corals saturated with vibrant colours and clouds of fishes swimming among the reefs along with few shop wrecks is a scenery that can take your breath way. Hikkaduwa, Nilaveli, Trincomalee, Pigeon island and Weligama are some of the popular attractions in Sri Lanka for diving.
From November to April is the best time to dive in the west coast while waters are ideal for diving from April to September on the east coast.
If you are a marine world enthusiast yet don’t enjoy being adventurous, snorkelling is the best option for you to capture the beauty of the world under the water. Offering you several beach spots with coral formations of vibrant colours and beautiful schools of fishes and other sea animals of mind blogging shapes and colours Sri Lanka guarantee you a breathtaking snorkelling experience of a lifetime.
Hikkaduwa, Nilaveli, Trincomalee, Pigeon island and Weligama are some of the popular attractions in Sri Lanka for snorkelling. The best time for snorkelling in the west coast is from November to April while April to September is the peak season on the east coast.