Being a Tropical Island surrounded by Turquoise blue ocean, Sri Lanka is a Home for a few world-famous diving spots around the island. You will be picked up early morning to reach one of those prime diving spots located in Down south to explore the underwater world. Hikkaduwa is the prime spot for diving in the south west of Sri Lanka and that is the place where you will be able to explore the first marine sanctuary in Sri Lanka. In Hikkaduwa divers can easily reach many historic shipwrecks nearby. You will be able to dive to the first underwater museum build in Sri Lanka, which opened up for the public in 2020.
Hikkaduwa Underwater National Park many more present for a diver who loves to explore the underwater world. If you are a pro diver with PADI Certificate, you will be able to explore more reefs and shipwrecks in this underwater paradise. But don’t be disappointed, Hikkaduwa is the best place for beginner and even for people who can’t swim.
If you are a macro photographer you can search for nudibranchs, crabs, shrimps, electric rays, pipefish, sea moths and other critters on the rocky reefs.
After exploring this new underwater world, before you head back to the base, enjoy a relaxed lunch by looking at the sea.
Diving excursions in Hikkaduwa are operating from November to April since it’s the best time to explore this underwater paradise.