Snorkelling is a wonderful sea activity for adults and children, Snorkeling Safari Trips Polhena and Madiha Sri Lanka. You can enjoy swimming in the hot Indian Ocean, see tropical fishes and sometimes turtles. There is no better place to experience Snorkelling Safari Trips than in Polhena and Madiha on the southern point of Sri Lanka.Sri Lanka is also a hub for marine life because of its unique position in the Indian Ocean, which makes it an ideal spot for scuba diving and snorkelling.
With snorkelling you use a special tube called snorkel to breathe when you are submerged, while you require special equipments for scuba diving like oxygen. The advantages of snorkelling includes the ease of doing it and because you are breathing normal air you can snorkel on the surface and watch the beauty of the ocean and reef area underneath you for as long as you like. There is no air tank to restrain your duration.
Normally in Sri Lanka because of the monsoon seasons, west coast diving and snorkelling is generally best from November to April whilst the east coast waters are at their calmest April – September. However, thanks to the Polhena coral reef, this sheltered water is available for most if not all of the year.
Often seen in their natural marine habitat are
- Beautiful tropical coral fish
Polhena Diving Center is an the diving centre in Polhena. Founded in 2016 and listed as a PADI Certified Dive Resort, the company has been committed to providing professional and fun filled approach to deliver excellence and value to customers from around the world.
PADI recognized dive resort. S-26840
Polhena Diving Center is established in 2016, And is a PADi certified dive resort. We are one of the very few scuba diving centers in Sri Lanka who’s focused on marine conservation through various initiatives and research.
Polhena Diving Center is a small but proud member of Sri Lankan PADi Diving industry who is an active contributor for ProjectAware submitting dive site data and coral reef health reports. We enjoy getting our clients involved in our conservation programs and inspiring them to be the ambassadors for the ocean.
- SCUBA DIVING FOR BEGINNERS
- FUN DIVES
- DISCOVERY SCUBA DIVING
- PADI COURSES
- SNORKELING TRIPS
We conduct all levels of PADI Courses from DSD through to Divemaster Level. We can teach in English and Sinhalese.
We are fully equipped with all sizes of rental dive equipment and running our dives and PADI Courses with our 19m and 23m diving boats.
Our daily dive operations happen mainly around the beautiful and serene village of Madiha,a stone’s throw from the polhena cove, where the grown coral reef softens the peak waves so that it is safe to swim and makes perfect for snorkeling. Turtles and lots of fish are a familiar site.
In general we are diving in small groups with max. 6 Fun Divers and one Dive Guide (Dive Master or Diveinstructor).
We also offer Day and Night Snorkeling Trips in our beautiful Polhena Reef