Poseidon Diving Sri Lanka

Poseidon Diving Sri Lanka 50th Anniversary

About Us

Poseidon has been diving and teaching in Sri Lanka since 1973. We have a great reputation for safety, professionalism, and friendliness. Our dive centers offers various diving experiences, from beginner courses to instructor development. We have 4 instructors, 3 trainers, and 1 course director. PADI open water courses start daily, and other courses are available upon request. Course materials are available in multiple languages. Divers can also take specialty courses to enhance their skills.

Our Vision

To be the leading diving center in Sri Lanka, known for our commitment to safety, environmental conservation, and exceptional customer experiences.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide world-class diving services in Sri Lanka by offering a variety of high-quality dive trips and courses that cater to divers of all levels. We aim to create memorable adventures while maintaining the highest standards of safety and responsible diving practices. Additionally, we strive to promote awareness and conservation efforts towards preserving the marine ecosystem in collaboration with local communities and organizations.

Our Milestones

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Poseidon Diving Sri Lanka Starting

Poseidon Diving Station was founded in 1973 by S.K. Nandasena, Sven Holmberg, and Bertl Magnusson. Sven and Bertl visited Sri Lanka and met Leslie, an excellent skin diver who became their guide. Impressed, they trained in SCUBA and opened the first dive shop in Hikkaduwa.

Poseidon Diving Sri Lanka 50th Anniversary


Joint with PADI

Poseidon Diving centre was registered as a PADI Dive Centre (S-19272) with Chami Sembakuttige as its principal instructor and has since grown but maintained the same friendly and professional reputation.

Poseidon Diving Sri Lanka 50th Anniversary


PADI Five Star

In 2004 we were recognized by PADI for our achievements,high standards and contribution to community and environment, and became the first PADI Five Star Centre in Sri Lanka.

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Trincomalee Diving Centre

Starting Poseidon Diving East coast branch at Nilaveli Trincomalee. This branch was the first diving center to open in the area after a 30-year civil war. Trincomalee has a natural harbor and whales. Nilaveli has white sand beaches and a marine park.

Poseidon Diving Sri Lanka 50th Anniversary


Sri Lanka’s first PADI Instructor Development Centre

After nearly 40 years of training divers, in 2012 we became Sri Lanka’s first PADI Instructor Development Centre.

Poseidon Diving Sri Lanka 50th Anniversary


50 Years Celebration

We celebrate 50 years our excellent service.

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