Welcome to DIVERS LAND dive club. We are a small PADI dive centre (S-25216) on Unawatuna beach. We prefer to be small and offer exceptional service. Our taste is simple, but we are only satisfied with the best! We are able to guarantee the personal touch, feeling safe and a unique way to explore the 0cean.
Our dive center is located 5 km south of Galle. The bay of Unawatuna is a place where all tourists find what they need. Enjoying the sun and beach and, be lazy. Or If you like to be active, all water sports are available.
High season is from November to April. The best time to dive in Unawatuna, to see Whale Sharks and Manta Rays, is from middle February to middle March.
During the monsoon period it is still safe to swim and dive, if the sea condition is calm in our lovely bay.
The underwater world of Sri Lanka is equal to the underwater world in the whole South East Asia. All our dive locations are close to our home base. We have got some old historical shipwrecks over 140 years old. SS Rangoon (1873) Each dive site gives a unique glimpse into the ocean.
Examples of our underwater life which you can see here;
Sharks, Rays, Jacks, Open ocean fishes ( Barracuda, Needlefish) Coastel fishes ( Mullet, Batfish, Sea Bream, Twobar, Silver Moony) Squirrel fishes, Wrasses/Junker, Snappers, Sweetlips and Emperors groupers, Angel fishes, Butterfly fishes, Trigger fishes, File Fishes, Parrot fishes, Surgeon fishers, Trunk fishers (White Spotted Puffer, Masked Puffer fish, Yellow Boxfish) Lizard fishes and Gobys, Goat fishes, Scorpions and Stone fishes, Scorpions and Lizard fishes, Strange fishes ( Ghost Pipe fish, Seahorse, Network Pipe fish) Snake like bodies (Giant Moray, Snake Eel) Lobsters, Shrimps, Crabs, Gastropods (Giant Spider Conch, Tritton Trumpet, Geography Cone, Panther Cowrie) Sea Slugs (Bighorn Nembrotha, Pyama Chromodorid, Purple Flabellina, Beautiful Risbecia, varicose Wart slug, Black Egded Glossodoris, Ceylon Gymnodoris) In our waters you can find over 60 kind of sea slugs/ nudibranches. Cephalopods (Octopus, Cuttle fish, Squid) Urchins, Sea stars, Brittle stars, Crinoids, sea cucumbers and worms.
In 1999 with the Hot Water Bleaching all South East Asia lost her corals in shallow water. So today we don’t have a lot of corals here, but we do have many kind of fish in our dive locations.