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Captain Fernando Negombo Boat Tours

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Celebrate the natural beauty of Negombo, cruising the smooth waters of one of Sri Lanka’s largest coastal lagoons and the historic Hamilton Canal with our friendly qualified crew. Experience the life of our fishing community and share our history...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Hamilton Canal, Negombo 22100, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 606 1770
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour with Captain Fernando was fantastic! If you want a fantastic local private boat excursion then Captain Fernando is the guy to talk to! He taught us alot about local history, took us to an island in the lagoon and even gave us fresh...More

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Captain F, Owner at Captain Fernando Negombo Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Big thanks for your wonderful review. Very happy that your Negombo Lagoon adventures with me make happy memories for your Sri Lanka holiday! Welcome back next time!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We read the reviews and decided that Captain Fernando was who we wanted to go with. We were not disappointed. He is an enthusiastic young guy with a clean boat. He is very knowledgeable about the area and loves it. What struck us was how...More

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Captain F, Owner at Captain Fernando Negombo Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your so lovely review! Glad you had a big fun with me on our lagoon. We want to keep it beautiful and more beautiful. Best wishes always to you.

Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Last minute decision to do a sunset cruise . Happy to say that it was amazing with Captain Fernando and Company (Son & Father). Excellent service provided by Fernando from pick up to drop off . We started off at the famous Dutch Canal and...More

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Captain F, Owner at Captain Fernando Negombo Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

So happy you came for the tour and I enjoyed so much with you showing our life and beautiful nature of the lagoon. Best wishes to you!

Reviewed August 29, 2018

Highly recommended the boat trip on the Lagoon at sunset (and barbecue included). It is a wonderful landscape and a fantastic experience. Captain Fernando (Romesh) is a charming and friendly person. It was our last day in Sri Lanka and we could not have a...More

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Captain F, Owner at Captain Fernando Negombo Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Thank you for your lovely recommendation! I feel very much happy to know that you enjoyed your Negombo Lagoon experience with me and that you take the happy memories back to Barcelona with you. Welcome back any time!

Reviewed August 13, 2018

We were very pleased by the enthusiastic owner/captain. This young entrepreneur presented in very good english a nice trip through the canal, harbour and mangroves. The plastic waste in the harbour is a great problem and the owner started an awareness project which I hope...More

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Captain F, Owner at Captain Fernando Negombo Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

So nice comments from your lagoon experience with me! Big thanks to you!

Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Captain Fernando was great! I did the sunset tour, he was very knowledgeable and gave a relaxed pace tour of lagoon with a couple of stops- one to see a hidden island and drink a fresh coconut! Quick tip- wear shoes you can get wet...More

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Captain F, Owner at Captain Fernando Negombo Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Thanks for your lovely review! I love my life on the lagoon and so happy to share with you. Hope your travels in Sri Lanka have all been fantastic!

Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

We just finished our boat trip with Fernando. It was very nice and Fernando and his friend are very nice people. He told is a lot about the surrounding and the birds. We highly recommend this trip!

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Captain F, Owner at Captain Fernando Negombo Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Big thanks to you for your review!

Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable boat trip with Captain Fernando, he was very informative and knowledgable about the area. We had a great time on the island drinking from coconuts and also fishing for clams. He was punctual, friendly and very engaging- definitely worth it!

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Captain F, Owner at Captain Fernando Negombo Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Thanks to you! Welcome back for another time!

Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Romesh (the captain) was really nice, enthusiastic and fun. The whole trip was well organized, even a tuktuk to pick us up when we came off the boat. We had a lot of fun. It’s his own small company and he also has his own...More

Thank Iris R
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Myself and two other friends decided to use Mr Fernandos services in July this year. We were greeted by a young ambitious guy who was very passionate about his work. Once arriving at the boat and jumping in we were waved off by school boys...More

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CPringle01
June 20, 2018|
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Response from Jay21T | Property representative |
You are most welcome to come for a fishing trip on our beautiful lagoon! I have full fishing gear including rods and reels. Best is to have a 3 hour boat hire so we can try a few good spots and also have a chat with the... More
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