Snorkeling Trip in Negombo

Snorkeling Tour in Negombo

Snorkeling Tour

Are you already mesmerized by scenic landscapes and diverse wildlife of Sri Lanka?  It’s time to experience more. Hold your horses, because, you are about to explore the mysterious, eerie marine world of the Indian Ocean, that will simply blow your mind.

Snorkeling in Negombo

Ease into the turquoise blue waters of the Negombo Peninsula, put on the snorkeling gears and float along in relaxation as you enjoy the serene aquatic habitat. Through the clear waters, you can see innumerable beautiful coral reefs, each one different from the other in shape and color.

As you continue, you can see the several tiny fishes, often exotic ones that make you gasp in wonder. Some of the commonly found fishes include stingrays, eels, and clownfish among others. If you are lucky, you can find yourself among a school of reef fishes, whirling along the ocean bed, moving in a group from one direction to another.

Another reason to snorkel in Negombo is to witness the remnants of a wrecked ship. The ship-wreck happened over 30 years ago, near the shores of Negombo. The site can be easily visited by boat. Once you are off the boat, you can leap into the water and check out the sunken ship on bottom. It has become a hub of multiple fish breeding site.

A safe activity for Beginners

For amateurs, Snorkeling is a simple yet interesting activity to catch a glimpse of the undersea life. Snorkeling is generally practiced with safety gears like life jackets, life rings, and personal experienced guides. It’s one of the safest aquatic activity and is equally enjoyed by kids, teenagers, and adults. Even if you do not know how to swim, you can snorkel comfortably without any risk concerned.

 Why Snorkel in Negombo

Unlike places where snorkeling only offers a view of corals and fishes, in Negombo, you can also observe the ship-wreck, which comes along with the tour. The underwater creatures of the Negombo peninsula is indeed a spectacle. The sheer diversity of aquatic life found here is a major attraction for tourists all around the globe. Colorful corals stretched for miles along the ocean bed, hundreds of different kinds of fishes and transparent sea water makes the snorkeling experience worthwhile.

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