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- 1Muthurajawela MarshStop: 2 hours - Admission includedYou will be picked up from your hotel in Negombo for a tour riding a TukTuk to Muthurajawela Wetland, and a bird watching tour by boat. Your TukTuk is a very typical form of public transport, part of the everyday street scene. On the TukTuk, you can sit and stretch out, protected from the sun, and rain, and with a great breeze. You will soon arrive at Muturajawela wetland marine sanctuary, famous for its mangroves, salt water crocodiles and avi fauna. You will take a boat ride through the vast Negombo lagoon. Extending over 6,000 acres and over 29,000, and rumored to provide home to over 40 species of migratory and 85 indigenous bird species. Mangrove forests that line the footpath are great places to observe birds as well as baby crocodiles and fiddler crabs. On completion of this visit, your TukTuk rider will take you back to the hotel.Read more
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Colombo, Sri Lanka Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka Negombo, Sri Lanka Waikkal, Sri Lanka
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- Cost of the boat
- Pickup and drop-off by TukTuk
- Light refreshments
- Local guide
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Entry/Admission - Muthurajawela Marsh
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- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Comfortable shoes are recommended
- Hotel pickup & drop off can also be arranged outside of Negombo depending on your location (additional charge may apply)
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We were picked up in time at our hotel with a Tuk-Tuk and enjoyed the ride trough authentic residential districts leaving the crowded tourist spots of Negombo behind. Once on the boat we were busy looking for birds, monkeys and water monitors. Thanks to our guide we discovered…
Date of experience: February 2020
Response from Flyer19105558591, Head of Operations - Online Market at Muthurajawela Bird Watching Tour
Responded Feb 17, 2020
Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with Beyond Escapes. We value your feedback and the most generous compliments on our service and we are so glad that we were able to provide you an exceptional service. And also, we are very happy that all our efforts have been successful in making your day tour memorable and enjoyable.
My son and I took this tour. The canal was beautiful and peaceful before we went into the spectacular mangrove lagoon. Many water birds and reptiles. Good and knowledgeable guide. Highly recommended.
Date of experience: December 2019
Response from Flyer19105558591, Guest Relations Manager at Muthurajawela Bird Watching Tour
Responded Jan 13, 2020
Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with Beyond Escapes. We value your feedback and most generous compliments on our service and we are so glad that we were able to provide you an exceptional service. And also, we are very happy that all our efforts have been successful in making your Bird watching tour memorable and enjoyable.
It was billed as a half day tour but the tour itself was only a couple of hours. Two of us were in a boat with a guide. She was knowledgable enough but as a birdwatcher, it was nothing very special. What I didn't like at all is that we saw a water monitor swimming with food in…
Date of experience: April 2019
Response from Hiran p, Guest Relations Manager at Muthurajawela Bird Watching Tour
Responded Jul 11, 2019
Dear Madam, Thank you for your review. We are very sorry to hear that you had such a frustrating experience, but we really appreciate you bringing this issue to our attention. We always aim to deliver a great experience for our clients. We did an investigation regarding this. Unfortunately, as that hunting incident is a rare incident that a client can witness, our boat rider wanted to make it visible for you and has taken the boat near to the monitor. It’s true that it directed to a kind of animal harassment. We promise to take corrective actions regarding this and advise as well as give proper training for all our boat riders to work carefully in this kind of situations. And thanks again for taking the time to bring this to our attention. We will use the feedback to make us better and to ensure this doesn’t happen again. Best Regards.
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