East of Galle on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, the snorkeling at Weligama offers dolphins and sharks in the deeper waters. To avoid monsoon season, the best time of year for Weligama snorkeling is November to April. The Weligama snorkeling dive site is located about 30km east of Galle.
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, Weligama is the 4th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 8 snorkeling dives in Sri Lanka.