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Kalametiya Bird Watching & Ecotourism

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Open Now: 5:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 5:30 AM - 7:00 PM
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Kalametiya is a coastal wetland area that has an especially rich bio-diversity and is situated on the picturesque southeastern coast of sri Lanka. In the year 2008, Mr. KTH Gayan Geeth started a first Eco-friendly bird watching boat tour in...more
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Hours Today: 5:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration:2-3 hours
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No 95/1, Bata Atha South | Hungama, Kalametiya, Tangalle 82120, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My friend and I set out early in the morning to experience the bird life at Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary. We couldn't rate it more highly, it's well with setting the alarm clock. Buddhi is so knowledgeable and with a very sharp eye for birdlife. Beautiful...More

Date of experience: January 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a birdwatching trip with Gayan’s colleague Chamila yesterday. It definitely exceeded our expectations. At first we were asked if we wanted relaxation or education - we said both and that is exactly what we got. You gently move around the wetlands on a...More

Date of experience: January 2020
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kalametiyabirds, Owner at Kalametiya Bird Watching & Ecotourism, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sam Grace Thank you very much for visiting us and taking your precious time to state your valuable review which is much appreciated. We are pleased that you have enjoyed your bird watching boat tour with us. We do hope you will take back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gayan offers an excellent bird watching and eco-tour experience for any level of interest or knowledge. Whether you are a beginner with no experience who wants to learn about birding from an expert or a well travelled enthusiast you will find Gayan is a great...More

Date of experience: December 2019
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kalametiyabirds, Owner at Kalametiya Bird Watching & Ecotourism, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear sealadykim Thank you very much for visiting us and taking your precious time to state your valuable review which is much appreciated. We are pleased that you have enjoyed your bird watching boat tour with us. We do hope you will take back pleasant...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve just returned from a wonderful bird watching , sunset experience at Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary with KTH Gayan Geeth. The trip was peaceful & memorable as we glided across the lagoon punted silently by our skilled boats man . KTH Gayan Geeth is an authentic...More

Date of experience: January 2020
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kalametiyabirds, Owner at Kalametiya Bird Watching & Ecotourism, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear O2496MMlisad Thank you very much for visiting us and taking your precious time to state your valuable review which is much appreciated. We are pleased that you have enjoyed your bird watching boat tour with us. We do hope you will take back pleasant...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I write this review as the semi-reluctant bird-watching wife of an extreme bird-enthusiast... I should just begin by saying this was by far the best experience I have ever had of a birdwatching tour. I really like birds and am gradually becoming more knowledgeable, but...More

Date of experience: January 2020
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kalametiyabirds, Owner at Kalametiya Bird Watching & Ecotourism, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear claretothez Thank you very much for visiting us and taking your precious time to state your valuable review which is much appreciated. We are pleased that you have enjoyed your bird watching boat tour with us. We do hope you will take back pleasant...More

Reviewed December 22, 2019

Many thanks Gayan for the tour. Very well spent 3 hours. We did morning tour and we were the only boat in the area! Definitely take this tour if you are looking for authentic and peaceful safari. Gayan is very knowledgeable about birds and the...More

Date of experience: December 2019
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kalametiyabirds, Owner at Kalametiya Bird Watching & Ecotourism, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Pavlína K Thank you very much for visiting us and taking your precious time to state your valuable review which is much appreciated. We are pleased that you have enjoyed your bird watching boat tour with us. We do hope you will take back...More

Reviewed December 20, 2019

We did a 1/2 day bird watching trip whilst staying in Tangalle. We had a glorious afternoon - so peaceful and lovely. Out on a boat, being slowly punted around......Gayan is very knowledgeable and is an expert in pointing out (and finding) exotic species of...More

Date of experience: December 2019
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kalametiyabirds, Owner at Kalametiya Bird Watching & Ecotourism, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear julie b Thank you very much for visiting us and taking your precious time to state your valuable review which is much appreciated. We are pleased that you have enjoyed your bird watching boat tour with us. We do hope you will take back...More

Reviewed December 12, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I had the most incredible time here. It was peaceful and tranquil with so many different types of birds to see. The guide was so genuine and kind with a lot of knowledge. We would highly recommend this company particularly on an...More

Date of experience: December 2019
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kalametiyabirds, Owner at Kalametiya Bird Watching & Ecotourism, responded to this reviewResponded December 15, 2019

Dear juliabev1 Thank you very much for visiting us and taking your precious time to state your valuable review which is much appreciated. We are pleased that you have enjoyed your bird watching boat tour with us. We do hope you will take back pleasant...More

Reviewed December 7, 2019

A few of us spent a wonderful couple of hours out on a little boat, slowly and calmly making our way round in this excellent wetland bird reserve. If you are a birder, or just have a general interest in the wildlife of Sri Lanka,...More

Date of experience: December 2019
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kalametiyabirds, Owner at Kalametiya Bird Watching & Ecotourism, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear markbF700WW Thank you very much for visiting us and taking your precious time to state your valuable review which is much appreciated. We are pleased that you have enjoyed your bird watching boat tour with us. We do hope you will take back pleasant...More

Reviewed November 25, 2019

Wonderfull trip on the smal boat. Very passionate guide, knowing a lot about this area. Wonderfull big bats, quiet atmosphere at the sunset. With Gayan Kalamethyia that was amazing experience, we can just highly recomend. Martina and RomanMore

Date of experience: October 2019
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kalametiyabirds, Owner at Kalametiya Bird Watching & Ecotourism, responded to this reviewResponded December 15, 2019

Dear Tour774918 Thank you very much for visiting us and taking your precious time to state your valuable review which is much appreciated. We are pleased that you have enjoyed your bird watching boat tour with us. We do hope you will take back pleasant...More

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