Muthurajawela Marsh, Negombo

3.8
#7 of 26 in Parks in Western Province
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. See Muthurajawela Marsh and all Negombo has to offer by arranging your trip with our Negombo trip planner .
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  • After reading the TA reviews we caught a tuk tuk from Negombo direct to the Visitor Centre - a 45min drive & got our driver to wait for us & take us back - 3000 rupees return. (Isolated out there & no...  more »
  • We took a boat ride on the Hamilton canal and the Muthurajawela mangroves. Lovely experience. Lots of birds.  more »
  • We went for a boat trip for a couple of hours along the canal and marsh/lagoon. Saw iguanas, pelicans, a couple of monkeys and a baby crocodile. Others on a similar trip assured us that the animals ar...  more »
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