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Pottuvil Lagoon

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Love it!!

It was a rainy day but as soon as we got close to the lagoon, the rain stopped and sun tried to get... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
bernarda69
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Maribor, Slovenia
Best boat ride ever

Pottuvil lagoon boat ride was amazing. I really recommend it for the ones who love bird watching... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Manal Road Arugam Bay Pottuvil, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a rainy day but as soon as we got close to the lagoon, the rain stopped and sun tried to get through the clouds. We agreed to rent a boat with a "driver" at the Fisherman society. That way the community gets all...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pottuvil lagoon boat ride was amazing. I really recommend it for the ones who love bird watching and biological researchers.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 9977traveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are planning to go there do not forget to check Kumana, Kudumbigala, Arugambay beach and go on a seafaries. also, potuvil lagoon boat ride is an amazing experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a paddle boat ride at pottuvil lagoon in the evening.it was wonderful.could see many wild elephants and various species of birds.could rode near the pottuvil point where the lagoon and the sea are closed by.that place was simply amazing specially during the sunset.we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

There were so many birds on the lagoon and the boatman was excellent. He had keen eyes and even spotted a monitor that looked like a piece of the tree. Our trip cost 2500 rupees for two, as advised by the excellent Catherine at Babar...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Two guides took us in a tour around the lagoon. We enjoyed looking at the birds Saw one croc and they took us for a walk through a paddock to see wild elephants

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michelle5082
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We paid 6,000 for two, set up by our hotel, but I recommend spending a bit more and going out to Kumana where you can see all this and more. It is very nice and tranquil - if I hadn’t gone to Kumana too I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

I find this experience so wonderful. Wildlife close to the town, wild elephants and nice guide. One must take this when visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank travelingasia99
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We visited late afternoon with our three teenage daughters. We were treated to a wealth of bird life, absolutely amazing. We also saw water monitor, glimpsed crocodile and saw some elephants. Our guide was great at pointing things out. We spent around 2.5 hours. Very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

It's a beautiful place and quite! And the beach is just the other side and it's a paradise with nobody and it has a good spot surf beginners

Date of experience: July 2018
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