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Madu River, Balapitiya

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Water Body Nature / Park
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. Plan your visit to Madu River and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Balapitiya vacation generator.
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  • If you are visiting Bentota you must try Madu river boat safari. Its a slow boat ride for 1.5 hours which will takes you through different places, temple, Island, Fish spa. we booked through Nilwala R...  more »
  • We took the trip through Captain Boat House where they charge Rs.2500 per person(Sri Lankan rupee). The boat ride is for one and half hours and takes one through the mangrove caves(just two of them) a...  more »
  • Excellent experience, a must for family while in Sri Lanka..gives insight to certain aspects of life and development in the Area. The guides were very polite and showed the entire Area. AN experience ...  more »