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Kalamatiya Bird Sanctuary

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Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Excellent experience of Kalametiya Bird sanctuary

We were in a hotel close by and had the opportunity to meet with Gayan. We experienced a very nice... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Paris, France
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Very fantastic boat tour with experienced guide (Gayan)

Very nice tour with boat in early morning we have seen fish eagle which is very rare and many other... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2019
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
No 95/1, Bata Atha South | Hungama, Kalametiya, Tangalle 82120, Sri Lanka
+94 77 706 0920
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were in a hotel close by and had the opportunity to meet with Gayan. We experienced a very nice and peaceful visit of the sanctuary. His comments and help to identify the birds were great, we saw so many. We missed a water crocodile...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Freez1672
Reviewed July 15, 2019

Very nice tour with boat in early morning we have seen fish eagle which is very rare and many other types of birds. This is the best nature tour we took in sri lanka. Very peaceful quiet place we wish we could spend the whole...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

It was an amazing trip with a perfect guide who knows everything about the birds, the landscape and the country. He was super friendly and showed us a lot. We saw a many special birds and a crocodile also. The place is really calm and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Marieke E
Reviewed March 17, 2019

I suggest to all of the people to visit kalametiya lagoon since itis unique in the world. You can see beautiful birds, wild cow, mangrove forest, ocean, and small streams and The silence of tranquility and beauty...

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank FellowTraveler814872
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

We loved the boat trip! We went in the afternoon, Gayan told us that it would have been even better to start around 4pm. Gayan was a very good guide! He seems to love that place and can explain a lot about the birds and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hanna M
Reviewed March 8, 2019

A beautiful and serene couple of hours in the early morning spent punting around the bird sanctuary. Birds are spectacular. Great service from Gayan and his team. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Tanddeb
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

We loved the tranquility and atmosphere of our boat trip finishing just as the sun set. Very knowledgeable guide who allowed us to enjoy the quiet whilst answering questions when we had them. One of those good experiences that stay etched in your memory for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank maldenhilary
Reviewed March 1, 2019

Seeing and hearing the birds wake up at sunrise. Peaceful and quiet with just the gentle sound of the catamaran being punted around the lagoon. Back at the hotel in time for breakfast. Perfect start to the day.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Colin E
Reviewed February 26, 2019

Our hotel organised the morning boat trip a short walk away. No motorised boats just being punted around and exploring the lagoons as the sun rose.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Roy L
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

Nice place. Good experience to us. Best place in srilanka.we enjoyed lot in our trip. we can recommend.

Date of experience: February 2019
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