Water activity

Bentota beach, River Mangroves lagoon, Wildlife Tour

Activity provider: Seerendipity tours

Bentota beach, River Mangroves lagoon, Wildlife Tour

Activity provider: Seerendipity tours

From US$ 45 per person

Uncover the hidden wonders of Bentota river on this boat tour from Bentota beach in Colombo. Cruise along the Bentota river to see mangrove-lined lagoons and wildlife like giant crocodiles.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Private group


  • Have fun trying to spot the fascinating wildlife that live on the Bentota river
  • Let your skipper take you up close to giant crocodiles in their natural habitat
  • Ride a powerboat through a lagoon that is lined with thick growing mangroves
  • Learn about the habits of local sea monkeys, snakes, lizards, and egrets
  • Enjoy the convenience of a private tour that is catered directly to you
Full description

Take a safari adventure on the Bentota river with this tour from Bentota beach in Colombo. Explore the lush habitats of the river in a powerboat. Learn about your surroundings from a local guide. 

Meet your guide at the beach and hop aboard a powerboat. Capture stunning pictures of Bentota beach as you leave the shore. Follow the river through mangroves that provide a rich natural habitat for local wildlife and which help smaller fishing communities to thrive. 

Keep an eye out for giant crocodiles, sea eagles, monkeys, snakes, monitor lizards, and graceful egret herons. Relax and connect with this natural setting and immerse yourself in the biodiversity of this unique eco-system. Return to Bentota beach.

  • Slow motorboat cruise
  • Life jackets
  • English-speaking guide
  • National Park entrance fee
  • Basic accident insurance
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips

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Meeting point

Meet at 'Aida Gems & Jewellery.'

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A great tour! I was lucky enough to be there outside of mass tourism, as there is currently a travel warning. On site, however, the situation is completely relaxed. The tour was absolutely fantastic and was great fun!

August 30, 2022

Product ID: 410464