Madu River, Balapitiya

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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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  • Nice experience. Had a lot of fun with my friend. You should go there. If I get a time and definitely go with my family. ❤️  more »
  • The river itself is beautiful with lots of birdlife and other aninmals. Our boat was a run down boat with no life wests, a stinky engine but a nice ‘driver’. Didn’t care much for cinnamon island and d...  more »
  • This is an amazing place, going on the boat, nature, animals and sometimes you stop on each ostrůvkách, there is a cinnamon island where they show you how gets the cinnamon, then the island with a temple and a monk who wants money, so get ready for it, but otherwise beautiful nature around, awesome mangroves this trip be sure to go through, it's very nice.
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