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Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary - Bird Watching & Nature Safari

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Opens in 14 min: 06:00 - 08:30, 16:00 - 18:30
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Amazing birds

It was a very nice experience. We could see a lot of pretty birds and very well explained. Is a... read more

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Eduardo S
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INCREDIBLE bird tour!!

This was our first bird sanctuary, we got recommended it by a local. This is a MUST DO in South Sri... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Kalametiya bird sanctuary is located in Hambantota district, southern province, in Sri Lanka. It is a protected area by the government of Sri Lanka. It was declared as a sanctuary in 1938. Kalametiya bird sanctuary falls in to the dry zone category...more
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Hours Today: 06:00 - 08:30, 16:00 - 18:30
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Kalametiya, Tangalle 82120, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed today via mobile

It was a very nice experience. We could see a lot of pretty birds and very well explained. Is a good way to relax and have a nature experience.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our first bird sanctuary, we got recommended it by a local. This is a MUST DO in South Sri Lanka. Mahesh was so kind, welcoming and had a lot of great knowledge not only on birds but also on Sri Lanka'a culture. Mahesh...More

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Mahesh M, Owner at Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary - Bird Watching & Nature Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for visiting Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary !! I'm grateful for your review !!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Mahesh went out of his way to make our experience a memorable one. We highly recommend him as a guide - he made us feel very special during this visit of a beautiful, peaceful lagoon with a large variety of birds and the odd crocodile...More

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Mahesh M, Owner at Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary - Bird Watching & Nature Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary !! I'm grateful for your review !!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

this was my first experience in bird watching and canoe riding in a lagoon..it was really an amazing experience and mr.mahesh who guided us is marvellously thorough with the knowledge about various bird species.he is a friendly and easy going person.my husband and friends really...More

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Mahesh M, Owner at Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary - Bird Watching & Nature Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary !! I'm grateful for your review !!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I stumbled across this tour, Mahesh took us out even though we were there outside of his tour hours and we saw almost 40 different species of birds as well as water buffalos and Asian water monitors!! The guide, Mahesh was so...More

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Mahesh M, Owner at Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary - Bird Watching & Nature Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary !! I'm grateful for your review !!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I surely raccomand this experience to discover the unexpected beauty of this lagoon nearby the ocean, Mahesh is a great company and a pleasant guide to you, leading you to admire the beautiful birds all around! Before this tour I didn't know that bird watching...More

Thank Martina S
Mahesh M, Owner at Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary - Bird Watching & Nature Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary !! I'm grateful for your review !!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice tour in a beautiful and peaceful environment! Mahesh was a good guide, nice with our kids and he sent us pictures of us afterwards. Thank you Mahesh!

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Mahesh M, Owner at Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary - Bird Watching & Nature Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary !! I'm grateful for your review !!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Mahesh is a kind and good person. You can see and touch his passion in what he does as a hobby. My fiancé and I had a great time doing the lagoon safari. I would definitely recommend Mahesh for his great job. Yohan from Italy

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Mahesh M, Owner at Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary - Bird Watching & Nature Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary !! I'm grateful for your review !!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was such a fantastic experience. If you are in Kalametiya, then this is a must do activity. We went for the afternoon bird watching tour and we were greeted by 42 different species of bird including pied kingfisher, serpent eagle, bee eater and jacobin...More

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Mahesh M, Owner at Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary - Bird Watching & Nature Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary !! I'm grateful for your review !!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a tour with Mahesh and had a wonderful time: Mahesh is a real expert in spotting birds and we were also able to observe them well, because he provided binoculars and also had a book with pictures of all the species. It is...More

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Mahesh M, Owner at Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary - Bird Watching & Nature Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary !! I'm grateful for your review !!

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