The vast and immaculate oceans, and turquoise waters of Hikkaduwa houses oodles of treasures. They come in the most vibrant of colours, in all sizes and shapes and yes, they are the exuberant marine life that calls the blues home. Schools of colourful reef fish, feeble creatures that hide under rocks and corals, the elusive sea turtles, soft and hard-shelled crustaceans, all of these give you a glimpse of how magnificent and beautiful the tropical waters can be.
The very best way to witness the underwater paradise of Hikkaduwa is by opting for a scuba diving tour and you can easily join this adventure by reaching out to a local tour operator or any of the many surf shops that are dotted by the palm-fringed beaches of Hikkaduwa. They certainly do the tours in the most professional and fun way possible and scuba diving tours in Hikkaduwa come with experienced PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) certified instructors. They even teach you how to dive if you are entirely new to this activity.
All of the equipment will be offered to you along with training and briefing sessions; though it might sound and feel a bit boring, everything pays off when you step into the warm tropical waters that surround the beaches of Hikkaduwa. The underwater vistas, the corals, and the rich marine life will certainly take you to a blissful place and you will certainly cherish this experience.
If you are lucky you will get to swim with the Rays, green and loggerheads turtles, and even reef sharks. Dive through the clear waters to get an entirely new perspective on life and rediscover your self under the blues!