Madugnga Lake, Balapitiya

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  • An early morning boat trip through Madu Lake and Mangroves is a wonderful experience. The topic is the increasing tourism and the increased boat tour provider. Unfortunately, the boats also run with very noisy and smelly diesel engines. So far, no supplier has switched to electric motors. The vendors told us they can't afford it. Perhaps something changes when every visitor raises awareness and attention to the local providers in conversation. It would be a gift for this little paradise and Eco World Heritage. If you're lucky, you're seeing crocodiles and water monitors. Above all, there are sea eagles, cormorants and many other waterfowl. Also the temple complex in the middle is a nice experience in the early morning or in the evening.
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  • This motor boat tour is not exactly cheap but still worthwhile to take. Especially when you are somewhere near this lake; we went there by tuk-tuk from Beruwala. This is not comparable to the river to...  more »
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