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Madu River

Nilwala River Safari, Bridge View, Custom Road, Balapitiya , Sri Lanka, Balapitiya, Sri Lanka
+94 77 602 0422
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"Excellent day out with friends and family"

It was an excellent experience for my 2 friends from India and my family. They were planning to do... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ruwan W
Romantic

From the moment I stepped into the boat, I felt like all my emotions has changed. You will become... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Marlene2308
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5 days ago
“Exciting jungle boat safari”
2 weeks ago
“Boat safari.”
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Nilwala River Safari, Bridge View, Custom Road, Balapitiya , Sri Lanka, Balapitiya, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 602 0422

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Reviewed yesterday

It was an excellent experience for my 2 friends from India and my family. They were planning to do a boat safari at Bentota River but I recommended and brought them to do the “Madu River Safari” Our boat provider was “Totupola Maduwa River Safari...More

Thank Ruwan W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

From the moment I stepped into the boat, I felt like all my emotions has changed. You will become another person. The Cinnamon island is fantastic, they shows you how they make the cinnamon. The Buddhist temple is such a mystic in a lovely location....More

Thank Marlene2308
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The river safari is rather fun. There is a cave , fish spa and cinnamon island to visit. I went with 20 family members and it costed us 3500 for the boat ride, 200 pp for the fish spa and 200 for the cinnamon packets...More

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 5 days ago

The excitement reaches the peak when you pass through the mangroves which looks like doing a jungle safari on boat. The fish spa is great to experience. The visit to cinnamon island adds spice to the whole trip. P.S. The cost of hiring the boat...More

Thank Adeel H
Reviewed 1 week ago

For me this was the most relaxing and serene moment of the entire Sri Lanka tour. We took a boat trip down the river/lake and enjoyed every minute of it. The price was 3000 rupees per adult, half price for children. We asked for fishing...More

Thank DamiB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As you settle down in the boat, you are soon taken into a mangrove forest, epic as it sounds, it actually is. One by one you are taken to several interesting stops. Fish Spa, Cinnamon Tea, Buddha temple are some of them. Your 'captain' also...More

Thank Manas T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has something entertaining for all age groups. This is a 75-90 mins boat drive covering around 21 small islands ( read as patch of islands ). Has a amazing mangrove forests and one can actually see different species of these mangroves forests. there were...More

Thank drupadreddy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Boat ride in the Madu river was a great experience on a sunny day. The ride among the mangrove and the fish therapy was very good.

Thank NiliRG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a ride with Captains Deck. The boat tour was for 2 hours including Fish Spa. It was a great ride covered around the islands , they gave the option to go to some islands . Friendly guide. There was a goid restaurant...More

Thank Taniya P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a 3 hour boat trip (2500rs). Stopping at fish massage, cinnamon island and other. A must when in the region...

Thank Jan K
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nonameatall2016
How far is the Madu River where they have boat Safaris from the port of Colombo?
22 May 2016|
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Response from SYRNW | Reviewed this property |
Madu river is in Balapitiya which is abt 2 hrs from Colombo We went on the old road which is narrower than the newly made highway as it takes quite a while to get to the access point of the highway from Colombo Hope this... More
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Radderstravel
Hi, really keen to do this tour, just wondered how much the trip cost you in SRP's? Kelly
10 September 2015|
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Response from FazreenaIsmail | Reviewed this property |
It was about Rs.1500 per person. But I'm Sri lankan born, the rates maybe a bit more for foreigners.
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mumpy919
How much did you you pay for the boat ride and lunch fee?
24 August 2015|
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Response from Dee L | Reviewed this property |
It was 300 LKR per person. We were 12 in our group. No lunch.
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