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Mangrove Boat Tour-Day Tours

Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 232585
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Great family boat ride

We have two young boys aged 9 & 7 and this ride was a highlight for all off us. We stopped off to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alison W
The service was very poor.

There was a fraud where they took my money and did not give me a coupon.They took me $ 25 per... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nasser A
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Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 232585
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have two young boys aged 9 & 7 and this ride was a highlight for all off us. We stopped off to Cinnamon island for a demonstration on cinnamon quill forming (you can either give a small tip here or buy a product don't...More

Thank Alison W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There was a fraud where they took my money and did not give me a coupon.They took me $ 25 per person, while one tourist paid $ 10 at the same time.We see only 2 animals from the menu that they have. Cinnamon Island where...More

Thank Nasser A
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We were in Bentota for a short duration..the tour starts at 4.30 pm...we were only two ppl but we took the whole boat for 50$. The boat ride was great. We stopped at herbs island....stopped at a mid water stall to have some cocunut water...More

Thank hmansoor
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Great little stop and ride on the water. It is kind of touristy but we enjoyed getting out of the car and we are boat people so we enjoyed a ride around...

Thank B002013
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We really enjoyed having this half-day excursion in Hikkaduwa. It offers a nice break from the beach and is very easy going, you'll see crocodile, temples, cinnamon stick making in this ride through the branches of the river. It is not cheap depending on the...More

Thank Elise_cg000
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The visit included learning about cinnamon and other local trades. We had fun on the water and learned about local trades.

1  Thank MR_California_Art
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

When arrived they will till you about 1 hour and 30 minutes ride ,and you will go to 21 place ,and the price is 6000 RS , just with little arguments you'll have it with 3500 RS , then they will take you to a...More

1  Thank Omar A
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Don't expect to see some thing extra ordinary, this boat trip was really nice. It didn't require any efforts and we had a really good time cruising around the river. I do recommend it.

Thank Bananmasri
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Nice boat ride with wildlife and lovely views but the cafe was awful. We were in beautiful Sri Lanka for 18 days for our honeymoon and loved the country. The service here was awful, pretending to misunderstand our order to try and get more money...More

Thank Leanne P
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Take a serene boat ride through Sri Lanka’s mangrove lagoons. Look out for the special plants and animals that live in these peaceful backwaters, from diving Little Cormorants to jumping Mud Skippers, and enjoy the beauty of these rare forests and waterways. Mangroves are essential...More

3  Thank Nirz33
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