Hikkaduwa – turtle paradise



Tour program:

You will get unforgettable impressions while exploring the unique mangroves during Bentota River Safari. Many beautiful birds live in the mangrove woods, such as halcyons and very rare species of white herons. On one of the islands you can take a picture with a baby-crocodile. During this trip you will see monitor lizards, fruit bats, you may also see a big crocodile. Trip duration is 1,5 hours;

Turtle Hatchery, we will see main types of turtles that live in the Indian Ocean. The Hatchery staff looks after injured turtles found in the ocean and also ensures safe conditions for baby turtles to grow up enough to be released into the ocean. We will see turtle “kindergarten” and can take a picture with a huge ocean turtle and newborn turtles;

Moonstone Mine, where the most beautiful blue moonstones are mined. The moonstone is famous for its positive effects, for example, it brings good fortune in finding love. It is believed that single girls should always wear moonstone jewelry, because it will definitely attract attention of potential grooms.  You will see the mining process and will be able to go down the shaft, if you like;

In the Mask Museum we will see the amulets, attracting good luck to the homes of local people, protecting their health and strengthening their love;

The last point of the tour is famous Hikkaduwa beach, where you can swim in the ocean with turtles.

The tour starts at around 9 am, we return to your hotel by about 6 pm (the day before the tour we will let you know the pick-up time from your hotel). We arrange tours with departure from the hotels located on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, in the cities of Wadduwa, Waskaduwa, Kalutara, Panadura, Beruwala, Aluthgama, Bentota.

Tour price  

Tour price depends on the number of participants. For example, if 2 persons participate the tour price would be  70,00 € for 1 person. Price for 1 child aged less than 12 is 25,00 €.

The price includes:

  • Transfer by A/C car or minivan;
  • Entrance tickets to the sights specified in the tour program;

Not included:

  • Entrance tickets and transfer if you wish to visit the places outside the tour program;
  • Meals, drinks and your private expenses.

The advance payment 20 eur per 1 person will guarantee your reservation of the tour.

Upon receipt of the advance payment we will send  the order confirmation to your e-mail. While making the reservation, please specify in the field “Additional Notes” the number of participants, tour date, phone number of the contact person and other information you consider essential. The rest amount you can pay before the tour starts by cash (we accept Sri Lankan rupees, US dollars or EURO). If you wish to pay for all the  trip by credit card, just let us know about that and we will send you all necessary information for the payment.

Hikkaduwa is a resort on the south-west of Sri Lanka. The tourism on the island started to develop from this city, the first tourists who came here were hippies, and even now there is a certain hipster spirit in Hikkaduwa.

Nowadays tourists love this city for the unique opportunity to swim in the ocean with turtles that come close to the shore to eat seaweed. On the way to Hikkaduwa we will have a rich program: a boat trip through the mangroves, a visit to the Turtle Hatchery, the Mask Museum and the Moonstone Mine.

Мангровый лес
Сафари по реке Бентота
Сафари по реке Бентота
Черепаховая ферма
Черепаховая ферма
Шахта Лунного камня

We arrange tours upon request, so please contact us using the contact form below or by phone  and we will find the best solution for your tour

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