Muthurajawela Bird Sanctuary Day Trip


The Muthurajawela Bird Sanctuary is one of Sri Lanka’s many popular ornithology hotspots. Situated at the southern end of the Negombo Lagoon, we will take you on a 4 hour boat ride along the narrow channels and waterways to show you a stunning assortment of avian life in all their natural glory. You will see Cormorants, Ducks, Egrets, Herons, Storks, Eagles, Terns, Swallows, Swifts, Kingfishers and other resident birds, as well as many rarer species as well if you’re lucky enough. Options for refreshment stops are also available along the way.

Day’s Highlights

  • Pick up from Colombo at 6:30 AM
  • Transfer to Negombo – 1 hour drive approximately
  • Commence the boat trip by 7 AM from Negombo pier
  • Coffee at a lagoon-front restaurant (Optional)
  • Return to Negombo boat pier by 10 or 11 AM
  • Return to Colombo by 12 or 1 PM
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About this activity

  • Duration 08 hours.
  • Pick-up service.
  • Pickup from hotels in Colombo or agreed place.

Tour package Includes

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • English-speaking driver
  • Bottled water
  • First Aid box
  • Life jackets

Tour Package excludes

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Optional gratuities
  • Entrance fee

When you get there

  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
  • The duration of the transfers is approximate and will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel.
  • The tour is subject to favorable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date.

Relax Lanka’s Extras (Value Plus) on Complimentary Basis:

Complimentary cultural show entrance tickets for 2 pax.
01 local SIM card (data/voice) loaded with USD 03.
Free upgrade to the next room category on availability.


Standard check-in time and check-out time at the hotels 1400 Hrs – 1200 Hrs.
Availability at hotels is subject to confirmation of the tour and travel dates

Payment Policy

Please note we require 30% of the payment on confirmation with the balance settled 15 days prior to arrival, or full payment can be settled on confirmation.

Payment Methods

Bank transfer.

Cancellation Policy

Any cancellation should be notified in writing, 10 days prior to the arrival date, 40% would be charged , for cancellations made within 7 days , and  for ‘No Shows 100 % would be charge.


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