Pigeon Island National Park, Nilaveli

3.8
#1 of 19 in Parks in Eastern Province
Pigeon Island National Park features white sands, coral reefs, and plenty of rocky outcroppings. Pay a visit to the protected area, one of only two marine parks in the country, and explore its myriad selection of vibrant ecosystems. Bring your snorkeling or diving gear for a chance to observe some of the nation's finest coral reefs, bursting with underwater life. Alternatively, wander the shoreline or kick back on the sand and enjoy the view of the Indian Ocean stretching out as far as the eye can see. Make Pigeon Island National Park a part of your Nilaveli vacation plans using our Nilaveli trip itinerary maker app .
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  • At this time of the year due to the unfortunate incident there was little tourism and we enjoyed tremendously the wonderful snorkeling. Sharks and Turtle seen! Also very many different colored fishes and coral was beautiful. Certainly do when you come to Trincomalee!
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  • We had an amazing time. Went multiple times. One needs to get a bought from the Nilaveli beach. You would also need to purchase a ticket from the Nilaveli beach ticketing booth. The prices very for lo...  more »
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  • A great place for snorkelling. Can see many kinds of pretty fish, some reef sharks and corals. Do take care to wear sandals around here, the sand is filled with corals.
  • This is a national park maintain by srilankan government. Very near to nilavali beach. Need to have 10min boat ride to reach the island. Beautiful and natural island and beach. You can see colourful fish near by the beach.
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