Nature & Parks in Colombo

THE 10 BEST Colombo Parks & Nature Attractions

Nature & Parks in Colombo

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  • Kekin2011
    Mumbai, India303 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We were here on an early Saturday morning. It was quite busy but in a good way. People were walking, exercising and sunbathing as well. Our hotel, Berjaya was right beside the beach and we had an over-bridge to reach the beach from our hotel (there was a train track under the bridge). There were a few restaurants that were literally on the beach itself.

    It's a fairly long beach. There were some watersports activities happening. I remember jet skiing. Although, we didn't do any.
    Written 31 January 2021
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  • LolaGo1
    Washington DC, DC6,533 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    During our tuktuk tour, we briefly stopped here to take some pictures. It was quite hot, like 90 degrees when we visited, so just a brief visit here. Will try visit again late in the pm to enjoy its views and ambience.
    Written 7 March 2024
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  • Mel S
    Bristol, UK31 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice place if you want some quiet reflection. Full of dating couples so romance in the air. Very well maintained park. Easy to park as well
    Written 25 January 2024
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  • cabeysiriwardhane
    Western Province, Sri Lanka11 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    The aquarium is done very nicely. Inside the aquarium very calm and quiet. The Zoo is very crowded during the holidays. If you visit the zoo in the day time on a weekday you can enjoy than a holiday. Too limited space for some animals. The zoo is open from 8. am to 10 pm during weekends (Usually 8.am to 6 pm).
    Written 11 February 2020
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  • Peter M
    Melbourne, Australia1,301 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beira Lake is a lake in the centre of Colombo. The average depth is 18 feet and it is surrounded by many large businesses in the city
    Written 23 August 2023
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  • Ash O
    1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Its 10 mins away from my home.. its a really calming and aesthetic area...💚i go there to calm my mind
    Written 13 January 2024
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  • exploreslk
    Colombo, Sri Lanka644 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    To be frank, I won't list this as an amazing or must-visit beach park, but it is a nice place to get relaxed and have a walk. The park spread over a large area. You will find many things there, such as, play ground, children's play area, number of shops and restaurants (toys, snacks, beverages, food, etc.), timber deck over sea, mangrove, fresh water lake, walking tracks, bicycle tracks, etc.

    Another interesting thing is, Colombo harbour can be seen from their partially. Ships can be clearly seen coming in and going out. If you are nearby, this is a good place to spend an evening.

    Parking spaces are available more than enough here.
    Written 4 August 2018
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  • KokoBel
    Ghent, Belgium1,434 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Staying at an apartment in Wellawatte, this was the nearest beach. A rail track runs all along the beach, and you need to be careful when crossing the tracks. It's far from a spectacular beach, but it's close to the city and easily reachable via the Wellawatta Railway Station.

    Walking all along Wellawatte Beach on a cloudy November day, I didn't spot a single tourist and only a handful of locals. The center of activity was the small fishermen's pier, where plenty of colorful fishing boats were beached.
    Written 3 May 2020
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  • JennySil
    Colombo, Sri Lanka40 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Port City promenade is a wonderful place to visit if you're in Colombo. It is beautifully designed, spotlessly clean and over looks a marina. You will be able to have a fantastic view of the Colombo skyline, and multiple places to take great photos. Only a section of the promenade is currently open to the public, with more to be opened later including a beach area.
    Written 15 January 2022
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  • SEs
    London, UK25,876 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is nothing more than a river.Not a tourist attraction at all. The river flows from the Sri pada mountains to the city of Colombo and supplies most of the water requirements of the city.
    Written 11 January 2019
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