Time Required : December to March
Colombo, the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka has some of the world's best Scuba diving and snorkeling spots. Once you find the right spot, a single scuba dive amidst the coral reefs and shipwrecks could be a life changing experience. Apart from having all the modern buildings and shopping sites, Colombo also has a stunning marine life. From lion fish to stingrays, swimming with these beautiful water creatures will definitely satisfy you aesthetically.
There are many spots for scuba diving in Colombo which include wrecks of big Cargo vessels and small boats, that have now become home to colorful marine animals, thus making the spots popular for snorkeling and diving.
Depth: 29mA Maldivian cargo vessel that sank during the southwest monsoon storm in 2009. It is present on the sea bed in Mount Lavinia, Colombo. It is now a home to many grouper fish, tuna and moray eel.
Boat time: 20 min
Depth: 33mThe MV Pecheur Breton, A French vessel that founded in 1994 while carrying scrap to india now housed by numerous colorful fishes and other aquatic creatures.
Boat time: 20 min
Depth: 32mA harbor tugboat that floundered in a storm in 1997 while trying to assist another ship. Coral growth is healthy and fish life profuse as with most wrecks in colombo.
Boat time: 45min
Depth 34mIt is just 800m from the beach and is a rocky ridge parallel to the shore with an abundance of nudibranchs, scorpionfish, pipefish and octopi. The seaward edge of the reef is covered in small sea fans, lobsters and stingrays can be found under ledges or overhangs.
Boat time 35 min
Time: 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM2. Colombo Divers
Time: 08:30 AM - 06:30 PM4.International Diving School
Time: 08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
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