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Taprobane Divers

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Roshan is trustworthy, highly qualified and extensively experienced. I was lucky enough to have his... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Katy T
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Safe and professional

From my very first enquiry, Emma was extremely responsive and helpful - she also helped with other... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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We offer a full range of scuba diving courses both recreational and technical, as well as fun diving packages for already qualified divers! We have high grade equipment maintained to UK standards with air quality testing equipment to ensure great...more
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Thamarakulam Road | Bliss Bay, Ward 1 Adukkupadu, Nilaveli 31000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Roshan is trustworthy, highly qualified and extensively experienced. I was lucky enough to have his undivided attention for 4 dives, during which he was a great local guide. Visibility was better as the week went on (12m) and the highlights of what we saw include:...More

Thank Katy T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Professional friendly small PADI centre, good equipment and a knowledgeable dive master. Perfect for beginners but plenty of good coral for all grades. Giving a hand to launch the two dive boats is all part of the fun. They have basic accommodation and a restaurant...More

Thank DavidTopping
TaprobaneDivers, Owner at Taprobane Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing us to dive with and glad you had a good time :-) Have a wonderful rest of your stay in Sri Lanka!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From my very first enquiry, Emma was extremely responsive and helpful - she also helped with other queries about the area where she could! The dive centre is tucked away at the far end of Nilaveli Beach - the tuk tuk driver, helpfully, didn't know...More

Thank wanderlustbp
TaprobaneDivers, Owner at Taprobane Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, much appreciated, and we are glad you had a great time even with some challenging sea!

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Emma and Rohan made our experience really easy to organise and 2 enjoyable days of diving tailored to us. The gear was great and in such good condition, and Rohan’s itinerary was very well planned and clear- Emma was very approachable, always at hand to...More

Thank Maryam A
TaprobaneDivers, Owner at Taprobane Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you so for much for your kind review - I have a grin with the comment about a true power couple :-) Very sweet of you! Glad you had a great time with us, and thank you for choosing us to dive with whilst...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018

Booked two divings with Taprobane Divers, the info provided was complete and the booking process was easy and straightforward. The diving was super fun, the team made everything easy for us and the most important aspect the diving master knows what he is doing, and...More

Thank marta c
TaprobaneDivers, Owner at Taprobane Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Glad you had a great time, and thank you for the kind review! Have a wonderful rest of your trip in Sri Lanka :-)

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

After choosing Taprobane divers due to the other fantastic reviews, we emailed the company asking about the discovery dive and response from Emma was quick, informative and precise. We decided to go ahead with two discovery dives per person at two different locations and we...More

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TaprobaneDivers, Owner at Taprobane Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review and I'm very pleased you had such a great day :-) We make our best effort to make the whole booking process and activity work well for our guests, and it gives us a lot of satisfaction...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing day of diving. Taprobane were extremely helpful and accommodating to us, helping us plan our diving around our trip and with local information. The dives themselves were great, would definitely recommend.

Thank tins11
TaprobaneDivers, Owner at Taprobane Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Glad you had a great a time and you are very welcome!! Thank you for choosing us to dive with and have a wonderful rest of your stay in Sri Lanka :-)

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful diving session this morning with the team of Trobane Divers. I did a fun dive with a short refresher. Everything was on time, well organised, the stuff was really friendly. Wenwould highly recommend this diving school at Trincomalee/Nilaveli!!

Thank Maurice R
TaprobaneDivers, Owner at Taprobane Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments and glad you had a great time! We hope to see you again sometime and have a wonderful rest of your stay in Sri Lanka!!

Reviewed 12 July 2018

I spent two weeks in Trinco and did both my PADI OW and AOW with Taprobane Divers - I had a fantastic time!!! The team are great, Rohan is a really good instructor, equipment very good and a lovely location ... can't wait to go...More

Thank Cecile B
TaprobaneDivers, Owner at Taprobane Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Hey Cecile, good to hear from you and glad you had a great time! You did a really good job - that's a lot of diving and you came a long way from being a beginner when you started :-) You'll have lots of diving...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

I was very satisfied with my experience with Taprobane. Emma who handles the emails and arrangements was extremely helpful and efficient in her replies. Rohan and the team who lead the dives were knowledgeable and I felt very safe throughout my time there. All equipment...More

Thank Lizzy B
TaprobaneDivers, Owner at Taprobane Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you for your review and glad you had a great time! All the best for your diving adventures ahead and we hope to see you again sometime!

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Ankit_jainlfc
16 July 2018|
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Response from TaprobaneDivers | Property representative |
Hello! Thank you for your message! Please email me so that I can respond in full (please see our website for email/contact page). For scuba diving the cost depends on if you already have a certification (e.g. PADI Open... More
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hassanrizwan
2 June 2018|
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Response from TaprobaneDivers | Property representative |
Hello! Sorry, only just saw your message! We have now moved to the bottom of Nilaveli Beach, so now you can get great access to both dive sites in Nilaveli and Trincomalee. There are some lovely reef sites and also Swami... More
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Katy T
9 May 2018|
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Response from TaprobaneDivers | Property representative |
Hello! Apologies for the delay in responding, only just seen your message! The cost for 4 dives including all equipment would be $140 (so $70 each day). If you have any other questions or are coming with a group, or would... More
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