Private tour

From Colombo/Negombo: Muthurajawela Bird Watching Day Trip

Activity provider: Beyond Escapes

From Colombo/Negombo: Muthurajawela Bird Watching Day Trip

Activity provider: Beyond Escapes

From US$ 85 per person

Spot vibrantly colored birds in the Muthurajawela wetland on this day trip from Colombo or Negombo. Explore the abundant flora and fauna in this coastal ecosystem on a guided boat tour.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pickup is provided from your accommodation in Colombo.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the magic of the Muthurajawela wetland on a guided boat tour
  • Cruise through dense mangrove forests that are home to baby crocodiles
  • Have the chance to spot birds with vivid feathers like parakeets and cuckoos
  • Stay energized with light refreshments during the course of your day trip
  • Be picked up and dropped off directly at your hotel in Colombo or Negombo
Full description

Immerse yourself in the stunning biodiversity of the Muthurajawela wetland on this day trip from Colombo or Negombo. Take a boat trip through this area which is home to 40 species of migratory and 85 indigenous bird species. Enjoy light refreshments along the way. 

Be picked up from the comfort of your accommodation and sit back and relax on the drive in a comfortable and climate-controlled car. Take in views of the countryside on the way to the Muthurajawela wetland.

Hop aboard a small boat and begin your wildlife search. Ride thorugh mangrove forests and keep an eye out for by crocodiles and fiddler crabs. Look for birds like herons, egrets, cormorants, cuckoos, parakeets and kingfishers. 

Keep your energy up with some snacks. Return to your accommodation in Colombo or Negombo by car at the end of your tour.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off by car
  • Boat tour
  • Refreshments
  • Guide
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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