Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Kalpitiya

Regardless of its characteristic excellence, the western peninsular territory of KALPITIYA in the Puttalam locale of Sri Lanka is strikingly untouched by tourism. For sharp scuba jumpers and snorkellers, the biggest coral reef in Sri Lanka ('Bar reef') is just an hour's watercraft trip from Kalpitiya. This excellent reef is home to a mind-boggling assortment of tropical fish and also offering locating of manta beams, reef sharks and the incidental turtle!

In spite of its normal excellence, the western peninsular territory of KALPITIYA in the Puttalam region of Sri Lanka is surprisingly untouched by tourism. For sharp scuba jumpers and snorkellers, the biggest coral reef in Sri Lanka ('Bar reef') is just an hour's watercraft trip from Kalpitiya.This delightful reef is home to an unfathomable assortment of tropical fish and additionally offering locating of manta beams, reef sharks and the intermittent turtle.

Jumping and Snorkeling are unrealistic amid the southwest rainstorm time frame (May to November). The best circumstances are along these lines between late November and early May. Transportation to plunge/Snorkeling locales is by a fiber glass dinghy of 25 strength motor. For the more genuine jumpers who need more point by point data on the territory, please allude to Nautical Map 1586 (Pamban to Cape Cormorin).

In closeness to Dolphin Beach simply thirty minutes by watercraft is an advantageous affair on the off chance that you would prefer not to bear the long excursion to Bar Reef. Snorkeling at profundities from 1 – 12 feet it is prescribed for those not all beyond words snorkelers and makes for an extraordinary family trip. It's best done in the mornings not long after breakfast.

The submerged streams in the oceans off Kalpitiya are for the most part not solid, but rather are impacted by little tide changes of two high water and two low water tides. The submerged temperature is around 75°F so no wetsuits are required (yet thin wetsuits could be worn to shield from any wounding from the coral).