Pigeon Island National Park, Nilaveli

#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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  • In untouristy times, the place is populated by , me and a few other few tourists and we could see all kinds of fish and other turtle then small black tip sharks that were swimming around us. A magical sight.
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  • Very nice site of snorkling (for having practiced in the Red Sea, Thailand and Indonesia) In October we were very few on the site and the weather was with us Corals, sea turtles, black tip sharks I recommend Feel free by to be on the site as of 9:00 The sun is already high (in October anyway)
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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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