Lagoon Fishing – Bentota

From: 150$

This is a 4 hrs lagoon fishing trip. Try to to catch Barramundi, Featherback, Great Snakehead and Mangrove Jack when you are in Bentota. They are there… Few spots in the lagoon will provide you with opportunities to take a picture with. (updated on : 11 Nov 2021)

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While you are fishing, experience the serenity of mangroves at dusk and the slower rhythm of life of local fishermen on a paddling catamaran. In addition to that, you may encounter abundance of Sri Lanka’s endemic and migratory bird life and other wildlife such as crocodiles, monkeys and possibly elephants by the backdrop of spectacular sunset.

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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 fishing activity

Best season : Throughout the year
Available : Everyday
Best time of the day to start : Usually early mornings or late afternoons
Arranging time needed : 1 day

Starting point : Informed once reserved
Starting time : 5 AM onwards
Whole excursion hrs : 4 hrs
Fishing options : Anchor / Lure

Restrictions : Catch and release in some cases. 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.

Basic price includes : Dinghy boat with 15 - 20 hp with kerosene engine / Fishing gear / Bottled water / Fresh fruits / All Gov tax.

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

You may bring : Hat and sun glass / Sun cream / Comfortable clothes / Camera

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