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Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka
Kalpitiya features Sri Lanka's biggest coral reef. Many travelers have left it unspoiled and unprotected. It is home to a wide variety of colorful fish and sea critters. There are various diving sites in the water, and we organize professional dive sessions
The diving season at Kalpitiya begins in late November and lasts until early May. (though this can vary by a couple of weeks either end, depending on the exact dive location and type of dive you want to do).
During this period, the west coast of Sri Lanka experiences optimum wind and water conditions, making it ideal for scuba diving and snorkeling. There will be little wind, little currents, and reasonably calm sea conditions.
This also happens to coincide with whale and dolphin watching season.
So you finished a PADI Discover Scuba Diving course and had a great time! What comes next? Of course, to obtain certification! After finishing the PADI Open Water Diver course, you will be qualified to dive independently up to 18 meters in any location on the planet (with certain exceptions for 10-15-year-olds). The course is longer, but it is really interesting and fulfilling.
The Open Water course lasts three to four days and includes knowledge development (video courses, knowledge reviews, quizzes, and a final exam), a waterskills assessment, restricted water practice sessions, and four open water dives. You'll also learn how to construct and dismantle your own kit, as well as how to properly care for it. You will be required to master a number of important techniques in both restricted and open water dives, which your instructor will show and teach you step by step.Read Less
Transfers, equipment rentals, and certification fees are all included in the price of all courses for beginner and qualified divers; they are not charged separately.
• Must be at least 10 years old.
• No prior scuba diving experience is required, however you must be in good physical condition.
• All divers are required to complete a quick scuba medical questionnaire on any medical issues that may pose a hazard while diving.
All of our dives and courses include the following items: a shorty wetsuit, a regulator, a BCD, a mask, fins, weights, and a tank. At the dive center, you may hire additional equipment such as a flashlight, dive computer, compass, dive camera, and so on.
This listing is listed for following charter options.
With Captain and Crew both
Based on the choice of charter option set for this listing and your choice to avail these options under the process of booking this charter, an extra fee may be applicable, for eg; for availing Crew service.
Exact directions to the departure location will be provided after a confirmed booking.