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Mangrove Cave River Safari

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No.183/A , Galle Road, Ahungalla 0094, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 256740
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Brilliant trip done it twice not to be.missed.......from the couriers to the people we met on the... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
Janetlumborg61
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Cannock, United Kingdom
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Highly priced boat ride

Mangrove Cave river safari guys are one of the most expensive and Rude people in the town. The... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
SBPBRBAB
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New Delhi, India
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No.183/A , Galle Road, Ahungalla 0094, Sri Lanka
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+94 91 2 256740
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Brilliant trip done it twice not to be.missed.......from the couriers to the people we met on the Islands it was an unbelievable experience.

2  Thank Janetlumborg61
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Mangrove Cave river safari guys are one of the most expensive and Rude people in the town. The moment you reach they will welcome you nicely with big smile and ask you an exorbitant price of Rs 2500 per person for the boat ride, which...More

Thank SBPBRBAB
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The Mangrove River safari was one of the absolute highlights of our Sri Lanka trip. This is a classic case of how to take a beautiful natural spot and make it an outstanding tourist destination by adding little things and without changing it into a...More

Thank Abhimanyu S
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The river safari was nice. The nature is cool to see and a trip on the water is enjoyable itself. Aninalwise, we didn't see a lot. Just a varaan and some birds. There is a cool mangrove area, and we also stopped at a fish...More

Thank Ditalion
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Our driver took us to this river safari and we had a 12 seater boat to ourselves Our boat drivers took us through the mangroves and under a couple of very low bridges where we had to hunker down or our heads would have been...More

2  Thank joy l
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We went early in the morning and we were the only two people in the boat, indeed the river was quiet too as the tours had not started at this point. There was a couple of very low bridges to negotiate ( we had to...More

1  Thank Danny N
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Having been to this excursion several years previously I was disappointed by the tack ticks they use to extract money from you. The tour price was much higher than expected and each island another person showing skills for money. It seems a little set up...More

Thank Gaz E
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

Went in March 2017 & started at 11.00 a.m. with a group of 21.The sunlight was very high and warm but with the river breeze, we did not have much issue. This is one of the biggest rivers in Sri Lanka (Maadu River). Only saw...More

1  Thank Chamath A
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Delightful river safari with stop to learn about cinnamon production and Buddhist temple . Much wildlife too and a glimpse into prawn fishing, through the mangrove trees. Nice touch was the provision of water and an ice cold towel at the end.

Thank Jonathan P
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We came here on our way through to GALLE. It was a great trip where we got to see a lot of the islands, held a baby monkey and even went to Cinnamon island to see where locals live and how they produce the cinnamon....More

Thank LauraCarr14
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Janetlumborg61
23 January 2017|
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Response from Aravinda K | Reviewed this property |
How long you will stay in Sri Lanka? There are plenty of places to visit but it will be easy if you can tell that how long you will be there and which kind of excitement you are looking for..
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babak0100
13 February 2015|
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Response from SRIRAM G | Reviewed this property |
The ride is about an hour. I recommend a short break at cinnamon island and for the fish spa. Should cost 2000lkr approx(per person approximately)
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