Advance Kayaking – 6 hrs – Kitulgala

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You kayak both the upper and lower sections of the Kelani river in this excursion, totalling about 14 kms all together. For rapid category II, III & IV, kayakers must be able to comfortable perform a roll and a wet exit before being taken on the river. (updated on : 2 Sep 2020)

Kayaking in Kitulgala Sri Lanka
Kayaking in Kitulgala Sri Lanka
Kayaking in Kitulgala Sri Lanka
Kayaking in Kitulgala Sri Lanka
Kayaking in Kitulgala Sri Lanka
Kayaking in Kitulgala Sri Lanka
Kayaking in Kitulgala Sri Lanka
Kayaking in Kitulgala Sri Lanka
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Intro

This advance kayaking excursion lasts upto 6 hours. The upper river, which is with 7 km stretch, could take up to 4 hours. This stretch has a Class IV rapid totaling 6 rapids. And the lower section of the Kelani river offers another 7 km of Class II and Class III rapids and could take up to 2 hours.

And these each rapid requires different technical skills. You must be able to comfortable perform a roll and a wet exit before being taken to upper section. Once all the hard stuff is done there will be time to surf few waves and relax floating down!

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Terms and conditions

Booking : Book online, call us or drop us an email.
Price :
 The price may slightly go up or down at the time of booking.
Payment : Full payment is settled prior starting the tour/excursion.
Days of the tour or the hours of excursion : The tour or the excursion is completed within mentioned time.
Per hour vehicle detention fee : 3 USD - Tuk Tuk / 5 USD Standard car & van
Weather : If weather conditions are unfavourable activities will be adjusted accordingly.
Today's Marine Forecast : Sri Lanka Department of Meteorology / Buoyweather
Transportation to a destination : Click Here to reserve with an excursion.
Refund : Refund will be determined after reducing third party's and our costs.

About this activity

Beat Season : All year around
Available : Daily
Arranging time needed : 1 day
Hottest month : 

Starting point : See on the map
First intake : 7 AM
Last intake : 5 PM
Whole excursion hrs : 2- 6 hrs (round trip including transportation to the starting point and safety briefing)

Minimum age : 5
Previous experience needed : None
Prerequisites : For rapid II, III & IV, kayakers must be able to comfortable perform a roll and a wet exit before being taken on the river.

Restrictions : Do not touch corals please / Be a responsible and ethical snorkeler and diver / No flash photography of ancient paintings / Cover your knees and shoulders before enter any temple. / Do not leave plastics behind / Please do not feed wild animals.

Price includes : Experienced guides trained in CPR & artificial respiration / International standard safety equipment / Formfitting life jackets / Helmet / Comprehensive first aid kit / Throw bags / Drinking water / Mobile phone in case of emergencies / All Gov taxes.

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Optional : A well-spoken local animal expert / historian could be arranged with an additional fee.

You may bring : Water shoes, sandals with and ankle strap or a pair of trainers / Quick dry short and T shirt / Not overly revealing clothes / Insect repellent / Sunblock / Waterproof camera / A glasses strap is a good idea / Hat with a visor for sun protection / Plastic bags to keep wet clothes.


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