Day trip

Sri Lanka: Full-Day Tour to Kosgoda, Balapitiya & Unawatuna

Activity provider: Lakpura LLC
Day trip

Sri Lanka: Full-Day Tour to Kosgoda, Balapitiya & Unawatuna

Activity provider: Lakpura LLC

From US$ 82 per person

Enjoy a full-day private tour to Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery, Balapitiya, Unawatuna, and Galle.

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • VIsit the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery
  • Relax on Unawatuna beach
  • Enjoy a boat cruise down the Madu River
  • Explore the city of Galle
Full description
Be picked up at your accommodation in Bentota and travel for 10 - 15 minutes to Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery. Spend 30-minutes at Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery and see where five endangered sea turtle species lay their eggs. Learn about the turtles’ life cycle and see how Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery protects the eggs and baby turtles. See some of the newly hatched turtles and possibly a fully-grown turtle. Head to Balapitiya, where you’ll enjoy a 20 - 30 minute boat cruise on the Madu River. Travel through secretive waterways created by mangroves and see tiny islands with temples and cinnamon pluckers, who you can buy fresh cinnamon from. After your boat cruise, travel for 1-hour to Unawatuna. Relax on the beach for an hour and choose a hotel to have lunch (at your own expense). Drive for 25 - 30 minutes to the city of Galle. View various attractions in the colonial-era city. See the Galle Fort, the Galle Lighthouse, the National Maritime Museum, and the Dutch Reformed Church, Depart Galle at 5:00 PM and be dropped off at your accommodation in Bentota around 6:00 PM.
  • Private tour in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide
  • 1-liter of bottled water per person
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees for Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery and Madu River Boat Safari
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets

Product ID: 253037