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Madu River, Balapitiya
(2.9/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web)
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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  • A boat ride in Maadu ganga is a better way to spend a weekend with family or friends if you love the nature.The boat ride will take 2hrs to 2hr30 along the river visiting isles and seeing mangroves.ma...  more »
  • We do of course also with it but it is the tourist and the whole area is the dogs the boats the dangers would be nice if you the electric motor on the boat would come to rest a lot of money to little to see
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  • We went to Madu river expecting to see many animals. You pay a 20USD boat fee and you go river ip making different stops. We were told we could see crocodiles but we didn't see any and once in the boa...  more »