Monthly Archives: May 2013

Scuba Diving & other water sports.

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After completing the PADI Open Water Diver courses we decided to go kayaking. Starting from Ypsylon Dive Center, Sampath, Shaggy, Ruwan & my self launched the 2 kayaks. We left at 3.00 pm &  reached Poseidon Diving School which is approximately 5 Km’s south within about 1 hour & 30 mins.  We stopped for a cup of tea at Poseidon, then we headed back to Ypsylon which took a similar amount of time.   The sea here is ideal for this.. very calm with almost no waves.. Kayaking trip was very easy, relaxed & loads of fun.


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Scuba diving for kids


Scuba Diving can be a fun activity for the entire family. Starting at the age of 8 years onwards you can get your kids into scuba diving in the pool & after they reach the age of 10 years they can progress on to Scuba diving in the sea as well.

They can start snorkeling from the age of 5 years!

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Ann Kristine Starts Learning to Scuba Dive

Look who started Scuba Diving!! Ann Kristine was very sure that she couldnt get her head underwater until she tried it last Saturday at S. Thomas College Scuba Diving Unit in Mount Lavinia.

Once she put on her dive equipment, she was a natural & really comfortable in the water and picked up the dive skills so fast.

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Ann Kristine & Anoushka take their first breath under water.

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PADI Seals ! Kids Scuba Diving courses from the age of 8 years


Kids learn Scuba diving as fast & easily as the adults do, sometimes maybe even faster. From the age of 8 years they can start with the PADI Bubble maker course where they learn the basic skills of scuba diving in a shallow swim pool while having loads of fun in a very safe setting.

After completing the PADI Bubble maker course they can progress on to becoming a PADI Seal. During the PADI Seal course they complete 5 AquaMissions, how ever it doesn’t end there.

They can then work towards becoming PADI Master Seals. To become a PADI Master Seal they must complete 10 Specialty AquaMissions.

AquaMission Specialties

1.  AquaMission Creature I.D. Specialist

2.  AquaMission Environmental Specialist

3.  AquaMission Inner Space Specialist

4.  AquaMission navigation Specialist

5.  AquaMission night Specialist

6.  AquaMission Safety Specialist

7.  AquaMission Search & recovery Specialist

8.  AquaMission Skin Diver Specialist

9.  AquaMission Snapshot Specialist

10. AquaMission Wreck Specialist


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Introducing Anoushka ! day 1 of her PADI Scuba Diving course

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nuki starts the PADI Open Water Diver Course!

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Fish I.D. During PADI Advance Open Water diver course


Learning to Scuba Dive in Trincomalee.  Amazing fish life & so many types of fish & nudi’s & loads of different creatures. Warm water , good visibility.


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