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Tangalle Lagoon

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Address: Madilla Road, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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birds paradise..

It is a nice time..Can sea many different animals...So funny with Canon my self..... Please visit there...

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
milroy a
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thangalle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice time..Can sea many different animals...So funny with Canon my self..... Please visit there...

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1 Thank milroy a
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is better to go inside early in the morning or early evening to see some birds. Rent a canoe and row around, you can beautiful scenes inside. Highly recommended.

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1 Thank Mike556gr
Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017

The lagoon is really a peacefull place with a lot of birds. Walking around or going on a canoë is very pleasant.

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1 Thank Laurent B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

I went early morning it's full of wild life and birds even on the road beside lagoon it was like a mirror saw lots of big water moneter lizard monkeys lots of birds saw snake but on the walk to lagoon you can just take your time and listen to the animals

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1 Thank Debbie-Jay F
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

The very best way to end the day in Tangalle. All the birds arriving back to the the trees and always a stunning sunset.

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1 Thank Gillblack0
Mui Ne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

Sound osteopathy healing, with Sam your man. Great veggie food, and ayuvedic massages. Booked in for the afternoon and hope to be back for the yoga retreats.

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1 Thank MANTA-MuiNe
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57 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

If you have time in the afternoon you can expend some time there. We expect to see crocodiles but we have not see any :( At least It's easy to book a trip, you just need to stop by at 4 pm and some of the guys there will provide you with a boat trip.

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1 Thank Sbonet79
India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Tucked away in a bylane that leads to the quiet beautiful beach is this shack. At 4 pm starved as we were, the friendly staff prepared fresh sandwiches and noodles for us which we devoured while sitting on the deck watching the beach and the sunset. Great atmosphere!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Got a tuk tuk from the town center, cost 300 rupees to a guy renting out canoes for 1000 rupees each. The lagoon is much bigger than we thought and we had a great time. Go early if you want to see the wildlife.

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1 Thank Andrew W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Good experience ,we payed 1000lkr per person. We saw few birds,monkie and varan -waterbandita. Water is brown.

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Thank Barbora F

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