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River Safari

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka

  • Activities

    Nature, Wildlife Safari

  • Price
    $80 USD per hour
  • Duration

    5 Hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    6:00 am

  • Starting Location

    Your hotel

  • Price Includes

    Guide fees, transport and entrance fees, insurance.

  • Notes

    Alcohol prohibited during the tour. This tour is not safe for people who are pregnant.


  • There are a variety of different bird species to see.
  • While on the tour, you will see a multitude of exotic fish!
  • Who doesn't like cruising down the river on a boat? This trip is that perfect boat tour you've always wanted.




Trip Info

Enjoy a scenic cruise along the Madu River, which promises to be a relaxing trip with plenty of interesting stops. You will pass dozens of islets forested with mangroves and will be able to witness and appreciate the timeless natural rhythms of rural life.

While on this river safari, you will cruise in a canopied, outboard motor powered boat, pausing to view a 200 year old temple and to watch the locals cultivate cinnamon. You may also see traditional fishing techniques in action and demonstrations of coir and rope making.

Bring your pair of binoculars along if you can, since around 46 species of bird reside in the area, including 14 aquatic varieties. You can also spot huge water lilies and colourful butterflies. This trip is indeed ideal for the true nature lover and anyone looking for a peaceful getaway.

We will pick you up from your hotel 6:00 am & return you to your hotel in the evening.

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