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Pigeon Island National Park, Nilaveli

Categories: National Parks, Nature & Parks
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4/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web
Pigeon Island National Park features white sands, coral reefs, and plenty of rocky outcroppings. Pay a visit to the protected area, one of only two marine parks in the country, and explore its myriad selection of vibrant ecosystems. Bring your snorkeling or diving gear for a chance to observe some of the nation's finest coral reefs, bursting with underwater life. Alternatively, wander the shoreline or kick back on the sand and enjoy the view of the Indian Ocean stretching out as far as the eye can see. Use our Nilaveli vacation planner to arrange your visit to Pigeon Island National Park and other attractions in Nilaveli.
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  • Beautiful place for snorkelling. Good also for children. Trip from Nilaveli beach not too far. We did not see any turtles, but a shark and lots of colourful fish. They are trying to protect the corals...  read more »
  • One of the most beautiful places in srilanka ,everyone is very friendly n cooperative you see corals even if you cant swim its safe n everything is done professionally 
  • When I read the reviews on lack of infrastructure etc I remain rather perplexed. Pigeon Island is a nature reserve, so no question of toilets or other things! No bins because we're going back with our (rather logical!) waste. About snorkeling, nothing to say, fish, shark and turtle ideal.
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  • Boat fee Rs. 2000 to pigeon island entrance fee Rs 40 per head excluding tax. Don't go behind brokers, they cost double... good place to relax... have fun...
  • Arrival Tips : Tuk price from Trincomalee is 800-1000 , Boat price 2000 1-8 people . Do not pay to local helpers who have so called Brothers in charge of boat trips . They want to charge double entry fee from stupid tourists . Pay only to National Park authorities . Entrance fee is 10 USD , Child up to 15 is half price .Take snorkel with You . You can see lot of corals and reef-fish . it is cheaper to buy cheap mask in Trinco than to lend it rrom boat . Have nice holiday !
  • Small Island reserve accessible via a 10 minute boat ride, excellent for snorkeling. Plenty of diverse marine life to be seen. Season starts after April
  • Although this island small definitely you will mesmerising once visit that
  • Lovely place. The island gives enjoyable view.
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