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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lots of fishing boats.and nice to see lots of fisher mans in boat with there fishing uniform Lol ...

Thank Meander43113244557
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not worth. This is just a boat ride in a canal full of small fishing boats.The canal is not maintained at all.

Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is interesting but pretty run down - the rest of the lagoon was much better. We hired a lively guide who was equally concerned about the state of this area.

Thank Suziequeue60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing really special for this canal, but yeah it’s one of historic place in Negombo here my picture standing there. I believe the canal could be more better if the government really take care if it

Thank kartika r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't think it is worth it...there are boats in there .. feels like u are boating in a sewage line ..it is not worth spending any money in this place there are far better places in srilanka .. not recommended U daughter got a...More

Thank AbhinavG138
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is very close from our hotel and this places are famous in negombo. lots of local peoples and lots of out countries peoples

Thank shafa245
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Like everything in Sri Lanka it has huge potential for tourism development. However it’s a floating rubbish tip with local boats.

Thank Safari294177
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Picked up a boat via our tuk-tuk man.It cost us $35 dollars for 2 hours going up the canal,around the lagoon to see the mangroves and feeding the monkeys on the island.It was a crying shame to see the pollution and plastic waste- perhaps they...More

Thank paulgray1
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

This is an open sewer that is full of plastic bottles. How the wildlife that is there survives, is a mystery.

Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

If you cut picture right you can create a number of nice shots, but overall the canal is boring and when it connects with the lagoon smelly and full of plastic waste.

Thank Rik O
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Yes used Asda tours, reliable and nice people who want to make sure you see their country. I would use them again.
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