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Muthurajawela Marsh, Negombo
(3.6/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
Enjoy some nature-spotting at Muthurajawela Marsh. The region's biggest saline wetland supports a wealth of plant and animal life, including 102 species of bird. Take a boat ride out onto the water, where your guide will relay detailed information on the ecosystem at play and the creatures that live here. Bring some water along with you and binoculars, and consider booking an early excursion to catch the buzz of wildlife activity in the morning. Plan your visit to Muthurajawela Marsh and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Negombo travel itinerary maker.
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  • Our B&B Janishi Residencies helped arranged this boat trip along with a tour of Negombo via Tuk Tuk. We were shown the boatyard and a wreck caused by the 2004 tsunami that still lies there despite the...  more »
  • We have every minute of this 1.5 hour boat ride enjoyed! What a birds (multiple types of kingfishers, Ospreys, at-eaters, Purple Heron etc.), monitor lizards, water hose, young crocodile.. And that combined with the beauty of the lagoon. Now even that plastic away from the water and whisper boats.. but that's a different story.. Our guide saw and told a lot and enjoyed just like us. Compliment!
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  • Sri Lanka has some beautiful wildlife and a lot of it is within these mangroves "marsh". It's a shame some wildlife is being killed off or driven away. This place including the Dutch canal and the lag...  more »