Boat rides on one of the largest estuarine lagoons in south-west Sri Lanka

Nestled along Sri Lanka’s western coastline, the Negombo Lagoon stands as a serene and captivating natural wonder. This expansive estuarine body of water, bordered by lush mangrove forests and picturesque landscapes, offers a unique blend of beauty and biodiversity. Its tranquil waters are a haven for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts, as the lagoon is home to a rich variety of avian species. And the best way to experience this is through the Negombo Lagoon Safaris.

Negombo Lagoon is arguably one of the largest estuarine lagoons in south-west Sri Lanka, and right next-door to Ramada Katunayake Hotel. You could even call it, our backyard.

The Negombo lagoon linked to the sea by a narrow channel to the north, near Negombo city is also surrounded by extensive mangrove swamps and attracts a wide variety of water birds including cormorants, herons, egrets, gulls, terns and other shorebirds.

As the sun dips below the horizon, the Negombo Lagoon transforms into a canvas of mesmerizing colors, painting a tranquil backdrop that perfectly complements the tranquil atmosphere. Whether you’re a nature lover seeking solace, a cultural explorer eager to engage with local life, or a photography enthusiast looking for captivating frames, the Negombo Lagoon promises an enriching experience that lingers in your memories long after your visit.

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Exploring the lagoon is an adventure in itself. Guided boat safaris offer a chance to delve into its hidden corners, where you can witness a harmonious coexistence of nature and traditional livelihoods. Glide past vibrant mangroves, catch glimpses of colorful birdlife, and gain insights into the vibrant cultural tapestry that flourishes along the lagoon’s shores.

🌊Negombo Lagoon Safaris / Boat rides 🛥️

Ramada by Wyndham Katunayake organises Day Boat rides on the Negombo lagoon, Lagoon Safaris, Day Picnics or just about anything fun that involves water and nature ! Do inquire at our Front Desk or call us at + 94 11 2253646/7 for more details.

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