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Hikkaduwa

4.1
Beaches · Nature & Parks · Scuba & Snorkeling
One of the most scenic beach resorts in Sri Lanka, Hikkaduwa features a number of long white sand beaches with palm trees and gentle waves. A well-known international destination for board surfing and surfing, Hikkaduwa also features a coral sanctuary with over 70 varieties of shallow multicolored fringing coral reef, excellent for diving and snorkeling. Sample some of the local fresh seafood dishes while watching fishing boats from the cafe-lined waterfront. Other things to do in Hikkaduwa include an excursion to Lake Hikkaduwa to see monitor lizards and birds, and a trip to the national park to observe marine life from glass-bottom boats. Use our Sri Lanka trip planning app to arrange your visit to Hikkaduwa and other destinations in Sri Lanka.
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Hikkaduwa Beach ©
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Hikkaduwa Beach
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa
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Scuba & Snorkeling
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Landmark
Tsunami Honganji Vihara
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Duration: 2h 30 min

Side trips from Hikkaduwa

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Galle Fort Galle
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Duration: 3 hours
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Jungle Beach Unawatuna
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Duration: 3 hours
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Mirissa Beach Mirissa
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Bentota Beach Bentota
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Hidden gems in Hikkaduwa

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Rail Tour
Rail Tours
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Travelling BEEE
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Duration: 4 hours
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing
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Duration: 2h 30 min

Wildlife in Hikkaduwa

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Duration: 4 hours
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Safari
Hikka Holiday Tours
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Duration: 4 hours
Coral Sanctuary ©
Reef
Coral Sanctuary
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Duration: 2h 30 min

Spas in Hikkaduwa

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Spas
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Spas & Wellness
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Duration: 2h 30 min