Madu River, Balapitiya

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Take a river safari through pristine mangroves of Madu River. You can visit a cinnamon island and learn how the spice is extracted from tree bark, or observe riverside houses and temples with antique stone pieces and oil lamps. Wildlife that includes monkeys, sea eagles, and monitor lizards can be spotted here, as well as some 303 species of plants. Put Madu River on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Balapitiya sightseeing site.
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  • enjoy the experience, nice river and if you are lucky you may see some honey bee eaters and kingfisher.... the temple along the river looks nice. you don't have to spend the 2 or 3 hours there...if i....  more »
  • You'll be very lucky to see everything they state you'll see (or that's what we found anyhow). However, its a nice and enjoyable boat ride for a couple of hours with stops to various locations along.....  more »
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