Madu River, Balapitiya

3.1
#4 of 18 in Nature in Southern Province
Take a river safari through pristine mangroves of Madu River. You can visit a cinnamon island and learn how the spice is extracted from tree bark, or observe riverside houses and temples with antique stone pieces and oil lamps. Wildlife that includes monkeys, sea eagles, and monitor lizards can be spotted here, as well as some 303 species of plants. Put Madu River on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Balapitiya sightseeing site .
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  • October 6, 2017
    pleasant walk on the Lake, one can observe many birds (Eagles, cormorants, egrets, herons and kingfishers pretty) some monkeys and monitor lizards. Interesting little break on the production cinnamon, but do not buy it: have sold us wood powder (surprise when we opened the bags to flavor a dessert on the way back)!
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  • October 6, 2017
    20 $ per person is not worth it, its a commission place. not to be visited, place is ok ok, but too expensive. for foreign tourist its worse. its a trap this place, better avoid and enjoy bentota beac...  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    We went to the Madhu river ride during our stay in Bentota. It costed us 6000 Lankan Rupee, but was worth the money. The Journey was for 45 mins to and hour which ended with a fish Spa.  more »

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