Boating in Madu River

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Within this one and half hour boat ride in Madu River you could enjoy seeing cinnamon islands, watching birds, mangroves, butterflies and beautiful nature around you. You got to be lucky to spot a crocodile. You could see how cinnamon and local masks making too. A fish spa cost you dollar or two! This is a private sailing. (updated on : 01 Nov 2023)

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Madu river is full of brackish water. Even though it is not a major river in Sri Lanka, it has a huge estuary with many small and large islets. The wetland around the river is a home to many species of animals and birds. Among them is the cinnamon islands. And it is abundant with endangered mangroves.

We have determined to serve you with the best local professional guides available to make your excursion a worthy and memorable one. Therefore, sometimes we have reached out to the best reputable third party services available. On Google Map, you could clearly see the route to destination, local excursions and tourist interests. To have a clear view click "  " and then un-click "  " irrelevant layers. We constantly update our site with all those interesting facts.

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 boating

Best season : Whole year around
Available : Every day
Arranging time needed : 1 day
Hottest month : March

Best time of the day to start : Morning or late afternoon
Pick up point : Balapitiya / Bentota / Hikkaduwa
Boating hrs :
1.5 - 2
Boat : One boat will fit to 10 pax

Restrictions : Do not leave plastics behind / Please do not feed wild animals.

Price includes : Boat / Skipper / Lagoon trip / 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 : Hat and sunglass / Camera / Binocular

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