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Coral Sanctuary, Hikkaduwa
(1.7/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
Encounter the underwater world at Coral Sanctuary, and admire a reef rich in colorful coral formations. You can explore the water by boat, or snorkel and swim with turtles and vibrant fish. Because of the 2004 tsunami and poor management, some coral and fish in the area have died in recent years. However, the sanctuary still shows plenty of magnificent flowering coral formations, and you can see the turtles year-round. You can rent snorkeling equipment on site, but strong waves mean you should take extra care when swimming and snorkeling around the sharp formations. Work out when and for how long to visit Coral Sanctuary and other Hikkaduwa attractions using our handy Hikkaduwa trip itinerary builder.
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  • Little being done to educate people. Too small an area. Over all a lot more can be done and should be done 
  • it was infront of my hotel so i got the opportunity of enjoying it everyday i can only say..go and see it because it's worth it... 
  • Super reef for beginners, which is problem Glasbottomboot for 35 years and it has changed nothing Beware when swimming, riding it with the screws in the coral part, be careful with children on the edge is a flow and EV. Stonefish, otherwise to feel good.
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