Hikkaduwa Harbour, Hikkaduwa

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#19 of 22 in Parks in Galle District
Hikkaduwa Harbour remains an ideal place for tourists interested in soaking up some local life--and seeking how the area's fishermen make a living on a daily basis. A small fish market is located next to the harbor--it's yet another worthy addition to your itinerary. Make Hikkaduwa Harbour a centerpiece of your Hikkaduwa vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Hikkaduwa vacation route planner.
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  • May 18, 2017
    I think this is the only harbor we have visited in the world where we had to pay entry.Nothing special.  more »
  • March 30, 2017
    For 100 rupees you can see what happens. We were there when the fish was brought ashore. Good to the weathered heads of fishermen to photograph. Particularly we found the auctioneer aravinth spoke Dutch.
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  • March 30, 2017
    Hikkaduwa Harbour is a busy fishing harbour and one can see this from the main road . The fishing boats are beautiful in various sizes and colors..  more »

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Where to stay in Hikkaduwa

A popular tourist spot for swimming and surfing, Hikkaduwa offers a good selection of mid-range beach-oriented lodgings. Boutique-style luxury resorts, inexpensive guesthouses, and even beach huts will put you close to the water. A number of diving centers offer their own basic accommodations. For those wanting more privacy and tranquility, a number of hotels cluster around nearby Hikkaduwa Lake, with scenic views and serene balconies.
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