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International Diving School

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| Coral Sands Hotel, Hikkaduwa 20000, Sri Lanka
+(94)717251024
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Best diving school in Sri Lanka

This diving school was a big experience. Besides the good diving spots of pigeon island (diving... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
jelle w
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Best (international) diving school!

Really enjoyed 4 days of diving here to get my open water pedi certificate. They have a friendly... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Luc R
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International Diving School, the premier dive center in Sri Lanka offers beginner diving experiences and certifications at our 2 centers based in Hikkaduwa and Trincomalee (Nilaveli). October to April - Hikkaduwa (Diving Only) May to September - Trincomalee (Diving & Water Sports)
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  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Coral Sands Hotel, Hikkaduwa 20000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This diving school was a big experience. Besides the good diving spots of pigeon island (diving school is located nearby) the employees are professional and really fun. They have professional and proper working diving gear at the school. Beside the PADI course we did, we...More

Thank jelle w
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed 4 days of diving here to get my open water pedi certificate. They have a friendly and really fun team and are still very professional. We have seen lots of different fish and crabs and lobsters. Best diving school in sri lanka!

Thank Luc R
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The most wonderful dive school ever !! Owned and managed by friends and family, and after your dive classes you are part of it too!! Really nice and professional classes as well as lots of fun. Could not have a better dive course and experience.

Thank Alon V
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Did 2 fun dives with 3 friends here in August. Our dive guide, Ishara was brilliant, finding loads of hidden marine life and all the staff were really friendly Couple of negatives, the equipment is not in the best condition, but did all still worked...More

Thank Lee J
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

My friend and I went to the Nilaveli location and we couldn't have been any happier! We went scuba diving with Ravi, and we did the Pigeon Island snorkelling with Ishara. Both guides were very patient and willing to help us through anything new, since...More

Thank Eminentdemise
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

My friend and I did a couple of dives in Nilaveli with Ravi and it was great. I am a relatively new diver and felt well looked after on the dives. We also snorkled Pigeon Island and saw a bunch of sharks and turtles! The...More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We dived for the second time with IDS, this time in Trincomalee and it was even better than the first in Hikkaduwa!! Thank you IDS and Sachin for the best time ever! See you again next year I hope!

Thank Katerina F
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We are a family of 4 and did 4 dives with these guys over 2 days. Great equipment nice friendly dive master and boatman made it a good experience. The dive sites are shallow and the visibility mixed but the coral, fish and critters sea...More

Thank Yorkfam4
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I can't fault IDS' Naliveli branch on anything. As a picky Dive master I found their service superb - experienced, professional & friendly. They catered to our needs completely and engaged with us as friends. Highly recommended!

Thank ALwayzalex
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We picked the international diving school for our 4 day padi open water course and were more than satisfied with our choice! The guys were professionel, extremly patient and understanding! Our days were tough, but the guys were motivating us and had a funny vibe....More

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50lakshmik
23 September 2017|
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Response from Sachin H | Property representative |
Dear Sir/Madam, Yes its the start of the high season in Hikkaduwa. And we charge 75$ for beginner introduction course which takes 3 hours to complete. Best Regards, IDS team
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manasnag50
27 February 2017|
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Response from YellowOmelettes | Reviewed this property |
you can do the discover scuba diving here. 75$ per person.
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