The Sri Lanka Aggressor offer two diving itineraries, one aimed at recreational divers, and a second for technical divers. The water is around 27C year round and a 3mm wetsuit is recommended for diving. the warm waters are home to a huge variety of marine species from the massive Blue Whale to tiny nudibranches. The waters are littered with wrecks (some still being discovered today), many of which are covered with marine life, soft corals, macro critters and large aggregations of schooling fish. The waters are home to several species of whale and dolphin as well as 4 species of turtle and countless fish species.
The Sri Lanka Aggressor is a 145ft yacht and sleeps 26 guests in her 13 spacious air-conditioned staterooms; each fitted with private toilets, showers, sinks and hair dryers. Breakfast (cooked to order), buffet lunch and an elegant meal at dinner with table-side service are served in addition to fresh mid-morning and mid-afternoon snacks. Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) are complimentary while onboard.
The boat travels with 2 fiberglass Zodiacs equipped with ladders to drop and collect guests from dive sights. It is also equipped with a first aid kit, emergency oxygen and AED.
The recreational diving itinerary, West Colombo & Northwest Kalpitiya, departs from Colombo to explore beautiful wrecks and reefs. Half the week is spent exploring the wrecks and the other half venturing north for drift diving along lush coral reefs. The wreck dives may include: the Thermopylae Sierra, Chief Dragon, Taprobane, and Trug. With warm coastal waters and the continental shelf only 5 to 10 kilometers out from the Sri Lankan coast, Sri Lanka is guaranteed a wealth of coral and marine life all year long including dozens of ship wrecks that have become artificial reefs for local fish species and are easily accessible to recreational divers. One morning guests will have the opportunity to snorkel with the whales and dolphin. Guests may dive 4-5 times a day plus night dives.
The Tech Wreck itinerary departs from Trincomalee and explores world-class wrecks such as the HMS Hermes aircraft carrier, HMS Hollyhock and RFA Athelstane. With over 200 wrecks in Sri Lanka, 50 are identified as excellent or world class dives. Including the HMS Hermes the first ever British aircraft carrier built. The 600 meter wreck is residing at a depth of 54 meters along with 3 other support ships in 20 to 40 meter depths, The Sri Lanka Aggressor is fitted with 3 x 600 HP Compressors, Nitrox Compressor, Full Tri-Mix System and Rebreather System.
Enquiry for Sri Lanka Aggressor Diving Liveaboard
Phone: 0117 369 0443
Canningford House, 38 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6BX