In Sri Lanka, there are many scuba diving sites on the west, south and east coasts of the island. These places are of such variety and beauty that even amateurand experienced
divers can take advantage of the opportunities offered.
The scuba diving sites in Sri Lanka offer all the opportunity to practice wreck diving, explore themultitude of tropical fish, magnificently colorful coral reefs and fascinating shipwrecks.
Mostimportantly, Sri Lanka is a year-round scuba diving destination for worldwide scuba divinglovers.
Hikkaduwa is recognized as one of the best places for diving on the Southwest coast as well asWeligama site allows you to see a variety of dolphins and sharks.
Kirinda is on the southeastcoast, best known as a base from which to experience some fantabulous diving at the renowned‘Great Basses’ wreck and the Great and LittleBasses reefs.
On the west coast, Trincomalee offerssome great diving spots such as Swami rock, Irrakkakandi wreck and many dive sites around thePigeon Island Marine Park.
Due to the monsoon seasons, west coast scuba diving is generally best from November to April and the east coasts are at their calmest April – September.