Seriously good guys
Whilst visiting Sri Lanka I dived with Ypsylon on two dives. Both off Pigeon Island.
I had taken none of my own equipment so had to hire the whole lot. Everything was up to date and in good condition. The tanks were all virtually brand new and aluminium. The centre is PADI and offers all the courses etc but does not offer enriched air.
My divemaster was Pany. He is young and very knowledgable and willing to make a dive very special. He was my dive buddy and it was just us on the dives.
I was keen to see Black Tip Reef Sharks and Pany did not disappoint me. He took me to a spot of the Reef where we came nose to nose with four circling, adult Black Tip Reef Sharks. Amazing. We got some great footage.
The rest of the dives were fabulous and delivered turtle, cuttlefish, nudibranch, spiny lobsters, squid, barracuda, pufferfish and all the Reef fish imaginable. The only disappointing thing was that my buddy decided to wake a sleeping blue spotted ray who was well hidden under the sand to show me. I would prefer all creatures to be just seen and not disturbed or hassled.
I would seriously recommend Ypsylon to any diver visiting Sri Lanka’s east coast.