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Address: Riddem | Peellagoda, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka (Formerly Padi Resort & Water Sports Centre)
Phone Number: +94 91 2 242015
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We are Unawatunas friendliest, most professional & fully equipped...

We are Unawatunas friendliest, most professional & fully equipped diving center. We have recently opened our authorized PADI Resort S-23613 and have re branded to Pearl Divers so come and have a look at out new Pearl Divers website. Our team of ex navy and international dive instructors are waiting to greet you with big smiles and lots of great dive sites to visit.

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Definitely the thing to do in Unawatuna!!!!

If u got activities like snorkling, diving, jet skiing in mind this is the place to be in unawatuna. ideally enquire about the slots available and do booking and then reach the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 February 2016
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Chennai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

If u got activities like snorkling, diving, jet skiing in mind this is the place to be in unawatuna. ideally enquire about the slots available and do booking and then reach the place as slots for diing get full at times. the instructors are very friendly and even though a few of my friends were not sure of swimming they... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

We did 3 dives in Unawatuna arranged from Hikkaduwa We found Pearl divers excellent and professional, we didn't feel unsafe at any point Briefing was good and diving awesome! I am rescue diver with over 50 dives, my other half is PADI instructor and tech diver with over 600 dives and we took my son 10 on the last shallow... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

Was looking to do some diving whilst in Unawatuna, was with my sister 1st time diver and my father. We had made arrangements the day before to meet at 10:30 for a dive at 11am the following day. We arrived on time and the things from here on in were very unorganized.... The place was to heavily booked for what... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

My friends forced me to go snorkeling with these guys and trust me I was terrified cos I suck at swimming in a pool, let alone the ocean. When I met the guys at "Pearl" they promised me that they will not let me drown. So I agreed. There was not a single moment that they let me go out... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

We went there with my bf, I didnt feel very secure 'cos I did my open water year ago, so I took an refresh course. Dena, was very nice to me and asked me if I want a one to one dive with her and it was a great choice for me as I was a bit nervous, she was... More 

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Jihlava, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

We spent some time in Dallawela (close to Unawatuna), so I could not miss to dive (my licence is OWD*). I have decided to go with Unawatuna Pearl Divers. My Buddy was Tauru, skilled young man, who take excellent care about me under watter. The center has great diving equipment and special location for diving: roks, reefs, wreck.... The staff... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

I stayed in Unawatuna for 3 days to completed my Advanced Open Water Diver course with Pearl Divers. The dive center itself is very nice and has a really relaxed atmosphere and cool people. Rob was the instructor who took me through my AOWD course. Very talented and a pleasure to dive with. I highly recommend Rob for those looking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

We went diving with my gf. We got our Open Water a year before, and they took us for our fifth dive. The boats are clean and neat. Small boats, to seat and jump backwards to the water. The gear was a bit worn but working perfectly. They have a big team of local dive masters and a couple of... More 

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1 Thank Sergio M
Koggala, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

I dove with my friend who was a first time diver, and we had a great experience. Dena was super friendly, very patient and endlessly professional. If I could do all my dives with her, I would! Great gear and amenities too.

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1 Thank kateinsrilanka
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Stayed in Unawatuna for over a week diving with these Guys and was amazing. So personal and friendly. We were there when they were rebuilding the beach but this did not cause any issue in fact was great interest and great for shell collecting. I would recommend these guys to anyone

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