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Muthurajawela Marsh

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Address: Negombo, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 0114030150
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Fascinating..very exciting to see monkeys!

This was a good starting point for us in Sri Lanka. it was an interesting journey to get there by tuk tuk (exciting!!) because we went though different areas, some very wealthy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Sally T
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Penrith, United Kingdom
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Tour will take around 90 minutes. Better go in the morning or in the evening. Tripod going via Dutch cannel and goes up to lagoon. Charges for local is Rs:350 and for foreigners Rs: 1100

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Thank Malraj B
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved meandering along the canal and lagoon whilst recovering from jet lag. Helpful Mr Lucky guided us through and ensured the boat stopped long enough for us to take photos and discuss what we were seeing. Amazing amount of bird life and a lovely way to spend a couple of hours one early morning. Enjoy!

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Thank 861mabel
Kladno, Czech Republic
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

comfortable boat with a good guide, who can show a lot of birds, varan and small crocodiles. But if you are heading to the centre of Sri Lanka you can see exactly the same even more animals. just look around :-) if you stay in one place in Sri Lanka the whole time, than it would be a good experience... More 

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Thank jandule
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely boat trip around the marshland of Negombo. Good trip for those wanting to experience the village life around this area. Wish the area wasn't full of litter, mostly plastic and discarded polysterene boxes whice are harmful to marine life.

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Thank Salima Rashida M
Thames Ditton
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a boat tour and it was a great way to enjoy the wildlife. It was reasonably priced and a relaxing way to sit back and enjoy. The guide was very good at spotting the wildlife and driving the boat so that you could take pictures and enjoy the wildlife sightings.

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Thank JulieThamesDitton
Rishworth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A tad disappointing, 90 minutes of just chugging around in the boat. Expected to see more of the canals, but most of them are inaccessible.

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a good starting point for us in Sri Lanka. it was an interesting journey to get there by tuk tuk (exciting!!) because we went though different areas, some very wealthy and the fish market. The boat trip was about an hour in a reasonably comfortable boat with a roof. Our guide spoke good English and was very informed... More 

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1 Thank Sally T
srilanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Muthurajawela is a marsh in Sri Lanka in the southern region of the Negombo lagoon, 30 km north of Colombo. It is the island's largest peat bog, and is notable for its unique and highly diverse ecosystem. "Muthurajawela" translates to "Swamp of Royal Treasure".

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We took this boat ride from a man off the beach but he knew every bird and plant, very interesting . We saw monitor lizards and the coconut man making alcohol from the flower.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

nice for fishing and exitic tour in negombo otherwise not many thing to do in negombo without drink and wathch sunset at negombo beach

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