So many colorful fishes swim in the blue sea Trincomalee Sri Lanka


Diving in Trincomalee best way to explore the underwater beauty of the East coast and it is wonderful things to do in Trincomalee. Diving tours in Trincomalee really amazing and exploring the beautiful coral reefs, colourful fish and bio-diversity of underwater. Trincomalee found 100 of coral species out 180 species in Sri Lanka and over 300 fish species living those reefs. Pigeon island is the iconic reef in Trincomalee diving.   


Trincomalee Diving tours based on exploring the reefs and it is fun, exploring unseen beauty of the diving in Trincomalee. Trincomalee is the place recorded highest number of diving sites in Sri Lanka. There are 25 diving sites around Trincomalee–Nilaveli. 


Trincomalee Diving tours based in Trincomalee city and Nilaveli. Majority of the diving sites based on Nilaveli coast and Trincomalee Diving sites are water crystal clear comparative Southern coast. Hence, you will impulse keeps you more and more enjoying hidden beauty of seabed.   


  “There is nothing like the sense of awe when a shipwreck rises out of the water in front of you; the thrill of discovering a jewel like nudibranch on an otherwise bare rock or adrenaline rush of hunting tuna flashing past you… to see it privileged what few to see and to discover more of the underwater world and its wonders.” 


Nilaveli Diving sites

Irakkandy wreck (6 - 10meters)

Irakkandy wreck is the only available wreck dive in Trincomalee diving tours. It is deal place beginners also explore and wreck diving is adventurous diving experience. Irakkandy is the place of wreck located in Nilaveli - Trincomalee. Irakkandy wreck was 18th century European steam ship and 15 minutes boat ride from the shore.

Presently wreck covered in corals and it has given lives to mollusks, schools of Barracuda, Angle fish and parrot fish can be spotted around the wreck.

Pigeon Island (1 meters – 10 meters) 

Pigeon island is a marine national park and diversified with many colourful fish and corals. Pigeon island near the Nilaveli coast and 2 km away from the Nilaveli coast. You will explore Black tip Reef sharks, Turtles, Moray eels, soft and hard corals.

Pigeon island is the best diving site in Trincomalee for snorkeling and diving in Trincomalee. While you are exploring the beauty of the underwater on Pigeon island, you will explore the endemic and migrant bird species. 


Black Tip Points (2 m–8 m)

Black tip points similar to Pigeon Island and one of best diving site in Trincomalee. Black tip diving site seconds only pigeon island and you can explore Black tip reef sharks, turtles and anemones, clown fish and it is a school for many colourful fish. 


Eel Dock (12 m – 18m)

Eel dock is a rock and reef diving site in Trincomalee and you can spot many eels.

It is ideal diving site advance open water divers.


Ghost Rocks (15 m–22 m)

Ghost rock is nick-name given by divers because of the unusual shape of the rock. Some folktales say it was the cemetery of great Ravana warrior. You can explore the colourful fish and corals around the reef.   


Sand hole (25 m–30 m)


Sand hole is a flat reef with sand hole in the center, and you can spot more colourful fish. It is ideal diving site for advance open water divers.


High patch (20 m–25 m)


High patch is unique diving site in Trincomalee diving exploring giant fish.


Trincomalee Diving site


Butterfly Rock (12 m)


It is rock reef located 10 m–15 m away from the shore and ideal diving site intermediate divers. You will explore beautiful colourful corals and living fish around the reef. 


North Reef (5 m–20 m) 

North reef located 15 min–20 min away from the shore and north reef's best diving site for discovery divers to advance open water divers. You will explore colourful fish and corals around the reef. 


Swami Rock (10 m–30 m)


Swami rock is the historical diving site and connected with Koneshwaram historical Hindu temple. You can explore the corals and reef fish.


  • Guide
    Well experienced diving master (only for the diving).
  • Equipment
    Required diving equipment
  • Dives
    2 dives for diving
  • Drinks
    Unlimited water during diving tour
  • Site transfer
    Diving site transfers by sharing boat
  • Transport
    Free pick ups and drops

    Additional Details

  • Boat Specification

    • Local standard motor boat 15 – 19 feel length and 5 feet width boat.
    • Boat engine capacity 25 H.p.
    • Foldable Roof available.
  • Recommendations

    • Swimming dress
    • Good sunscreen
    • Hat and sunglass

    Rates Per-Person

    • 1+ Pax

    Rate per-person


    Scuba Diving(None–experience)
    • 1+ Pax

    Rate per-person


    Scuba Diving(Experience divers)
    • 1+ Pax

    Rate per-person


    Tour Highlights

    Explore the nature and beauty of under water
    Bunch of colourful fishing and 100 different corals

    Tour Locations

    Payments and Cancellations

    Payment policy
    • Tour will confirm up on the payment.
    • You may need to check the availability before making the payment.

    Cancellation policy
    • If you are going to cancel the activity before the 24 hours of the operation, take place, then we will not apply for any cancelation charge.
    • If the activity cancels from My Ceylon Adventures (our) end because of unexpected weather condition effect then Fully refunded (100%) or you can book alternative activity instead of the refund.

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