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Madu Ganga Biodiversity Area

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Balapitiya, Sri Lanka
+94 77 335 3275
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“nature lovers” (7 reviews)
“madu ganga” (9 reviews)
LOCATION
Balapitiya, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 335 3275
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"nature lovers"
in 7 reviews
"madu ganga"
in 9 reviews
"monitor lizards"
in 5 reviews
"boat safari"
in 6 reviews
"cinnamon island"
in 21 reviews
"fish"
in 14 reviews
"the river"
in 8 reviews
"cinnamon oil"
in 4 reviews
"early morning"
in 3 reviews
"floating shops"
in 2 reviews
"sri lanka"
in 5 reviews
"mangrove trees"
in 2 reviews
"bird life"
in 2 reviews
"prawns"
in 3 reviews
"cinnamon tea"
in 2 reviews
"biodiversity"
in 12 reviews
"cormorants"
in 6 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The variety of Flora, Fauna and birds you see in this area is amazing. You take a motor boat tour of Madu river to cover this bio diverse area. A must visit for nature lovers and adventure seekers.

Thank 27Nam
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The lagoon is close to Bentota area and there are quite a lot of river cruise operators offering 2-hour boat rides into the area. The lagoon houses a lot of local villages within its many islands. With its vast mangrove growth the area is a...More

Thank Christie L
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

This is a visit whilst you are in Bentota. The tour is very scenic and you get to understand how the tsunami destroyed the habitat that is being rebuilt.

Thank uday s
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

The tour time is around 1hr, they will take you along the villages and let you meet with Cinnamon family. A very good experience I had along with some coconut water.

Thank Yasir M
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

The beautiful ride on River madu is something you should not miss in your lifetime if you visited Sri lanka. The river is so rich in biodiversity, You will see few birds and animals on your way. Also visit to island and cross rich mangrove...More

1  Thank Traveloney
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

The Madu River (looks more like a lake) and its numerous small islands are a protected reserve under the Ramsar Convention (According to Wikipedia, the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable...More

1  Thank Max J
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Our boat ride for visiting various areas of the Mangroves was smooth. Avoid the Cinnamon Island. I think best time for visit will be early morning.

Thank Sadanand A
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We took a tour of Madu Ganga early morning. The tour took about 1.5 hours. The boatman stopped at a number of islands for some activities. Cinnamon island was nice, but the person was keen to sell something to us in the end. The kids...More

Thank vinay k
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

You wil definitely enjoy the mangroves and aquatic life they offer. Saw an iguana, big squirrels, several birds including kingfisher. If you get a good boatman he can only guide you.

Thank vidyapm
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The voice of the boat very annoying , because the boat old , No I would recommend visitors to attend because you will enjoy nature never

Thank aboda d
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