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Muthurajawela Wetland Bird Watching Tour from Colombo Harbour
Location
Colombo
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Duration
Half Day
Location
Yala , Sri Lanka
Duration
Half Day
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Muthurajawela Wetland Bird Watching Tour from Colombo Harbour

Muthurajawela wetland tour provides an exciting birdwatching experience during your short break in Colombo harbour.There are many variates of flora and fauna that are interdependent in this coastal ecosystem. The name Muthurajawela has been derived from Sinhalese language which the majority of Sri Lankans use to communicate. The meaning can be translated in to English simply as “Swamp of Royal Treasure”. Treasures of kings in olden days are believed to be buried in that area. Muthurajawela Marsh is situated towards the southern part of Negombo. This shore excursion will leave wonderful snaps of birds to take back home! 

  • Itinerary
  • Includes
  • Excludes
  • Conditions
  • Know before you go
Itinerary
08:30

You will be picked up from the passenger pier in Colombo harbour by TukTuk and driven to Muthurajawela wetland.

09:30

After crossing some wonderful roadside attractions, you will arrive at Muthurajawela.

09:45

Proceed with bird watching tour by boat. Extending over 6,000 acres and over 29,000, and rumored to provide home to over 40 species of migratory and 85 indigenous bird species. Mangrove forests that line the footpath are great places to observe birds as well as baby crocodiles and fiddler crabs.

11:30

You will be taken back to Colombo harbour by TukTuk.

13:00

You will be dropped off at the passenger pier in Colombo harbour.

Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off in Colombo harbour
  • Transportation by TukTuk
  • Cost of the boat
  • Light refreshments
  • Local guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
Excludes
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Gratuities (recommended)
Conditions
  • Children 4 Years +11 months and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Cancellation Policy

  • To receive a full refund, travelers should cancel before 24 hours of the experience starting date in the local time zone. No refunds will be given after that time period.
Know before you go
  • Please be ready and waiting at passenger pier 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
  • Roundtrip transportation is available from Colombo harbour. 
  • Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.
  • You should wear comfortable clothing.