Sri Lanka is a captivating destination for adventure seekers, especially those interested in deep-sea diving. With an extensive coastline stretching over 1,600 KM/994 miles, Sri Lanka boasts numerous outstanding diving opportunities. From the thriving coral reefs of Swami Rock (Taprobane Reef), Pigeon Island in Trincomalee, Bar Reef in Kalpitiya, and Gorgonian Gardens in Colombo to the captivating shipwreck sites such as ‘Rangoon,' 'SS Conch,' and 'Earl of Shaftesbury,' Sri Lanka has an abundance of dive spots that will leave you spellbound. Plus, the island's first Underwater Museum in Galle is worth exploring.
However, it's important to note that seasonal monsoons impact the dive site locations. So, it's essential to plan your visit accordingly. The ideal time to explore the west and southwest coasts is from October to May, while the Northeast coast is best from April to October. Sri Lanka's most popular diving spots include Trincomalee, Colombo, Kalpitiya, Weligama, and Negombo.
If you're planning a diving trip to Sri Lanka, be sure to explore these top-notch dive sites to satisfy your senses and rejuvenate your soul.
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