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Unawatuna Diving Centre

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Scuba Diving in Sri Lanka is our passion! Thats why we opened our first Diving Centre 1999 at the beautiful Unawatuna Bay at the south coast of Sri Lanka. This is the official page of UNAWATUNA DIVING CENTRE, PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Resort, “The...more
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296 Matara Road | Peellagoda, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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+94 91 2 244693
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All reviews dive master multilingual staff padi owd fun dives sri lanka early january open water these guys octopus boat crew sea life rangoon excellent dive center lord nelson surface interval very nice atmosphere poor visibility
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun dive? Join unawatuna dive centre Learn dive? Join unawatuna dive center The best divecenter in sri Lanka, and 5 stars are not enough!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wolfgang S
Hans Georg K, Manager at Unawatuna Diving Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Wooohooo... Thank you so much for this awesome comment. We are working every day to get better and staying the best! Andi Baseleader Unawatuna Diving Centre

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After 3 weeks of diving im Sri Lanka we were very suprised by the bad management of this dive center (managed by a old german guy and foreign dive guides). There is a general lack of information and poor communication. We literally had to ask...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DigitalFestival
Hans Georg K, Owner at Unawatuna Diving Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear DigitalFestival I just read your comment now the 5th time, after interviewing all of our staff and would like to answer your comment now in a serious and not judging way. You wrote, you was surprised to meet germans in a country where you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have done several dives at UDC and even one dive course, in total we were happy and would recommend it to our friends.The rental equipment was not perfect, many regulators or inflators were loosing airbubbles.Diving here always means diving by boat as there is...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did the open water diving course at Unawatuna diving centre. The team was competent and relaxed and Chris was a great instructor. Thanks guys, Gruß Gott

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did two fun dives here a week ago. After some research and seeing a few other shops, UDC is in my opinion one of the most professional diving centers in the area. Everything from booking the dives to arranging the groups and planning the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Th0rti
Reviewed 4 April 2018

I had a very nice boat dive with very helpfull guide Bally. He did all the paper work with me and was giving me all informations. At the boat he was telling us the dive briefing and the buddy teams. In total it was a...More

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Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Came here for two fun dives and really had fun with the guys from the Unawatuna diving center. First point of contact with Hans via email was friendly with short response time, pricing is fair (for European standards even cheap), staff is very helpful &...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Had a well guided dive in March. Despite weather, my guide was able procure a wonderful spot for us to explore. I would encourage others interested in this dive shop to try it out.

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Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Royrhoolz
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

I did four dives with them as a walk-in customer (as an OWD) and enjoyed the whole experience. Super friendly staff and dive masters (English speaking), good equipment, easy organisation. There are some nice spots in the area, just a few minutes boat ride from...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank WiebkeBerlin
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Great guides, new equipment, and very nice atmosphere. Nitrox for free. Very professional diving centre. Nice wreck dive. I highly recommend this dive centre

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Date of experience: March 2018
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ramprabu88
5 October 2018|
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Response from Hans Georg K | Property representative |
You can drop into our UNAWATUNA DIVING CENTRE one day before you want to dive with us or give us at least a call: 0094 (0)91 22 44 693 or 0094(0)76 760 85 97. You can send us also an email and we will send you more... More
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Owen B
16 June 2018|
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Response from Hans Georg K | Property representative |
Our UNAWATUNA DIVING CENTRE at the south coast of Sri Lanka is closed like all other Dive Centres at the west and south coast until mid October. If you want to dive with us you have to come to the north east coast to our... More
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KatyT895
10 May 2018|
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Response from Hans Georg K | Property representative |
It is closed until 15th October because of south west monsoon. We are operating at the north east coast at our NILAVELI DIVING CENTRE now.
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