Great Basses Reef & Little Basses Reef
The Great Basses and Little Basses Reefs offer an underwater world of corals, colourful
marine life and shipwrecks! Located on the South East coast of the island, just off the coast
of the Yala National Park, it is considered to be one of the best dive sites in all of Sri Lanka.
❂ Useful tips
- Only recommended for experienced divers.
- Diving is possible within a short window from March to mid- April.
- Contact a local diving school to organize a dive here.
Captivating Marine Life
Associated with intriguing myth, rich history and a thriving marine ecosystem, the Great Basses reef
serves as a great location to enjoy a dive and explore Sri Lankan marine life, including tuna, angelfish,
spadefish, grouper, porpoise, grey sharks, Maori wrasses, snappers and rays.