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Hikkaduwa Lagoon Safari

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Dammissara Road, Dodanduwa 80250, Sri Lanka
+94 77 434 0984
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Amazing day

My sister and i had an amazing trip with lahiru. He knew so much about both animals and plants... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kirstine O
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Beautiful wet lands

We took a motorised boat around the lagoon. The guide was good, he spotted the creatures and knew... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
24mark2016
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Available events - Traditional Catamaran Tour, Fishing Tour, Kayaking, Canoe, Day Lagoon Camp with Sri Lankan Food. Our company started in 1998 by my Family and still we manage it very well as a Real ECO Tourism Company. I am Lahiru, My Father is Yasarathna & My Mother is Deepani, We are warmly welcome you here and so happy to share our Village life, Culture, Country life, Buddhism, Environment, Animals, Birds with you and It is a real Village experience. We use only Traditional ECO Friendly Catamaran Riding by Paddles and Man power (No Motor Boats - No Pollution), So we could save our Nature for next Generation. Please contact us by email / Phone / Viber / IMO / Whats-app for details or reserve your Lagoon Safari / Fishing Tour / Kayaking Tour and arrange free transportation by our Official Tuk Tuks from your Hotel in Hikkaduwa area. Morning or Afternoon Tour Daily # Traditional # Lagoon Safari # Birds / Water-lizards / Bats watching # Fishing Tours # 2 to 3 Hours # Kayaking # ECO
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Dammissara Road, Dodanduwa 80250, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 434 0984
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and i had an amazing trip with lahiru. He knew so much about both animals and plants around the lake. The feeling of enjoying the sights and sounds of the nature from the boat and getting away from the other tourists in hikkaduwa...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a motorised boat around the lagoon. The guide was good, he spotted the creatures and knew the English names of the birds. The mangrove was creepy! We visited the cinnamon place and enjoyed the tea and demonstration. Later we went to the temple...More

Thank 24mark2016
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

its a nice idea to have a tour in that lagoon/river.To feel all these small fishes to bite your feed is a very funny expirience... why not? :)More

Thank Ifigeneia C
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Lahiru M, Owner at Hikkaduwa Lagoon Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Dear Ifigeneia, We were so glad to have you at Our Small paradise and share our rural life style/ Events. Thanks so much for leaving us review. Always You are warmly welcome to "Lagoon View Villa" & "Hikkaduwa Lagoon Safari" Cheers. Greetings from Lahiru &...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We had a great afternoon on the lagoon. Its no-engine-boat so it was really quiet, relaxing and close to nature. Lahiru and his dad really took their time to show us the best of the area: various type of birds, mangroves, monitor lizards, bat area,...More

Thank Nhung N
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Lahiru M, Owner at Hikkaduwa Lagoon Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Dear Nhung, We were so glad to meet you both at Our Small paradise and share our rural life style/ Events. Thanks so much for leaving us review. Always You are warmly welcome to "Lagoon View" Cheers. Greetings from Lahiru & Family

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

We spent 3 weeks with this wonderful family. We joined Lahiru (the owner) in volunteering projects and helped 2 orphanages as well as the kindergarden of the village. During free times, Lahiru and family organized many activities for us, always the best options. For example...More

Thank cleacou
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Lahiru M, Owner at Hikkaduwa Lagoon Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Dear Clea, We were so glad to meet you both at Our Small paradise and share our rural life style/ Events, volunteering projects. Thanks so much for leaving us review. Look forwards to meet you again soon. Always You are warmly welcome to "Lagoon View"...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We visited the lagoon for some fishing and to enjoy the nature. It was a lovely experience seeing Kingfishers, local fisherman casting nets and actually catching some fish ourselves. A morning/afternoon being rowed around on this beautiful lagoon is something I would recommend for anybody...More

Thank damian h
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Lahiru M, Owner at Hikkaduwa Lagoon Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Dear Damian, We were so glad to meet you and Family at Our Small paradise and share our rural life style/ Events. Thanks so much for leaving us review. Always You are warmly welcome to "Lagoon View" Cheers. Greetings from Lahiru & Family

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

I've just returned from a 1.5 hrs boat trip with my husband on the lagoon. It was the the best experience we have had so far on our visit to Sri Lanka. Lahiru was very efficient at responding to my emails and provided the transport...More

Thank julie T
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Lahiru M, Owner at Hikkaduwa Lagoon Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Dear Julie, We were so glad to meet you at Our Small paradise and share our rural life style/ Events. Thanks so much for leaving us review. You are always warmly welcome to "Lagoon View" Cheers. Greetings from Lahiru & Family

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner had a great experience kayaking on the lagoon for an hour and a half. Booked easily through email the day before. We started at 3:15 so it wasn’t too hot in the sun. It was very peaceful with beautiful surroundings. Saw...More

Thank Gareth E
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Lahiru M, Owner at Hikkaduwa Lagoon Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Dear Laura, We were so glad to meet you both at Our Small paradise and share our rural life style/ Events. Thanks so much for leaving us review. Always You are warmly welcome to "Lagoon View" Cheers. Greetings from Lahiru & Family

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Hikkaduwa Lagoon is Must Must Visit location if you are in Galle or in Hikkaduwa, You will spend worthy 1 and half hour in boat ride in Lagoon , Boat gut will show you 64 islands in Hikka Lagoon , along journey you will enjoy...More

Thank Mohan P
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We spent a great 2.5 hours on the lake boating and fishing. Small family operations but thoughtfully arranged and incredibly customer friendly ! Truly great holiday experience and nice hosts just a few minutes from Hikkaduwa. They also arrange hiking trips and various other things....More

Thank Daniel P
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Lahiru M, Owner at Hikkaduwa Lagoon Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Dear Daniel, We were so glad to meet you at Our Small paradise and share our rural life style/ Events. Thanks so much for leaving us review. Always You are warmly welcome to "Lagoon View" Cheers. Greetings from Lahiru & Family

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