Madu River Safari


Madu River is located in the south of Sri Lanka. It is lies the Galle district. Madu River, which currents across the Balapitiya area, is one of the most rarely visited and perfect attractions in Sri Lanka. The Madu River is very rich in biodiversity.

The Madu River safari is a relaxing trip with sufficiently of interesting things to see. You will pass dozens of tiny islands forested with mangroves, and you will view old temples. Madu Ganga is Sri Lanka’s second largest wetland and it consists of 64 islands including two main islands with to 215 families living in them.

A visitor can spot hundreds of amazing tropical birds and a few crocodiles conditional on the time. Some of these creatures are very rare.

Visitors can book themselves for boat rides and bird-watching rides. Accompanied along with trained specialists and local fishermen, the Madu River safari starts at the mouth of Madu River at Balapitiya, which lasts between 1 to 2 hours and visitors have the occasion to see a large area of the wetland. The boat traverses through thick mangrove forests, which provide protection to a large number of aquatic birds, animal and plant species. One can get a chance to see crocodiles, water snakes, tree snakes, and wild boars in their natural habitation during the boat ride.