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Kottawa Conservation Forest

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8 Aug 2018
“A challenge!”
10 Feb 2017
“Small, but interesting jungle”
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

In the summer of 2018 we (Dutch familie of 4, kids 13 and 18) travelled to discover the beauties of Sri Lanka. I agree with both sides of the reviews given: it is great and it is around a road you will hear constantly along...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

Kottawa Conservation Forest is a very interesting place for people who are especially concerned about nature and ecology. Thus, being ecologists, for us, it was a very nice experience. We agree with former reviews, that it might not be the appropriate place for everybody (facilities...More

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank Orsi_DV
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Kottawa forest reserve is small compared to other forests. However, it is a good rain forest to spend time with several tracks to follow. The ticket office is located near the main entrance but about 500m towards the city of Galle along the main road....More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank zapumal
Reviewed 18 January 2015

What a very sad place to walk. We were two people, and had to pay 1600 rp each to go around I just heard the traffic all the time, and this is nothing to visit. I agree with former reviewers. Dont bother go here

Date of experience: January 2015
5  Thank SannaSuzanna
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Kottawa forest patch in Galle District is one of the few rain forest patches in Sri Lanka. The entrance to the forest patch is along the Udugama Road. One coming though southern expressway could reach the place easily from Pinnaduwa Exit moving towards Galle, and...More

Date of experience: October 2013
5  Thank Asanke G
Reviewed 30 December 2012

except for a good strenuous walk in a leach infested forest, nothing much here. no animals or birds to sight. also, there are no official guides. dont waste time coming here.

Date of experience: December 2012
1  Thank MayankKhanduja
Reviewed 1 September 2012

A very run down place and totally unmaintained. I don't think a human has been here for 2-3 months. I saw no footprints in days old mud. Yes I know it's supposed to be nature at it's rawest but there was nothing impressive to see...More

Date of experience: August 2012
2  Thank Rob W
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