Pigeon Island Snorkeling

The 5th most popular snorkel dive spot in Sri Lanka.

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Off the eastern coast of Trincomalee, the snorkeling at Pigeon Island is known for clear water, plentiful marine life and healthy coral. Pigeon Island is accessible by boat only, which is about a 10 minute boat ride.

To reach the snorkeling in Sri Lanka by air, fly into Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB), which is also known as Colombo International Airport or Katunayake International Airport. It is located in the middle of the western coast.

Overall, Pigeon Island is the 5th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 8 snorkeling dives in Sri Lanka.

Pigeon Island Snorkeling Map



Local Contact(s):  Sri Lanka Tourism +94 112426900

Recommended Book:  "Sri Lanka Travel Guide" from Lonely Planet

Best Season:  Apr. - Sept

Base Camp:  Coconut Beach Cottages, Trincomalee

Luxury Loding:  Hotel Silver Beach, Trincomalee

Reference Source:  click here http://srilanka.travel/

GPS:  8.722556, 81.204181

Date Published:  1/14/2012

Date Updated:  8/15/2016

ID:  24885

Pigeon Island Snorkeling Map


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