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Coral Sanctuary

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Opposite coral sands hotel - dive shop gives assistance to non swimmers !

There are a lot of fish right off the beach. Very easy to access for amateur swimmers as well. You... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
New Delhi, India
Corals in the Sanctuary are Beautiful & Can See Them through Glass Bottom of the Boat.

It was one of the best impressions and it is very beautiful. Visitors who wish to get closer to the... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Titus D
Sri Lanka
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Aloha Surfing Villa, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

There are a lot of fish right off the beach. Very easy to access for amateur swimmers as well. You could rent a boat to go to a slightly larger coral site. Its worth the cost and gives a better in-the-ocean experience !

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

It was one of the best impressions and it is very beautiful. Visitors who wish to get closer to the coral can do so or there are boats with glass bottoms to get closer and view corals. If you hiring a boat it will cost...More

1  Thank Titus D
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Lovely clear water that you can swim in, fish right in front of your eyes and of course down on the point outside the Hikka Transz by Cinamon the sea turtle comes in in the morning early and in the afternoon.

6  Thank hall3195
Reviewed 13 May 2018

A must try - the 30 minute ride in the Ocean, very close to the shoreline will yield fantastic views of different fish and if you are lucky a giant sea turtle or even a sting ray fish as we did !

1  Thank ragjoshi
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Tamara is one of the best place to stay in hikadua, srilanka. Staff is so loving and caring ,you feel it's like Ur own people, god bless them.i recommend this place to stay. And all over hikadua, people are very nice, welcoming and so polite,...More

1  Thank AliM7381
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Yes the coral is mostly bleached and dead but there are signs of regeneration. The fish are varied and plentiful. I swam with a 5 ft green turtle, a truly amazing experience. The area needs protecting and managing, people - not just locals- are walking...More

2  Thank Vicki M
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Go for it only if you love dead corals, loads and loads of DEAD corals! Hardly any fish and no turtles at all. Total waste of time and money.

1  Thank vinishakumar
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We came for snorkeling and found that most of the coral is dead (as we had read also before). We had read also about the class bottom boats but it was even worse than we expected. When snorkeling you will taste the gasoline in your...More

4  Thank jfkfkhdgsgsh
Reviewed 17 November 2017

My family and I had booked and paid to go on this excursion on Saturday 07/10/2017 as part of our Galle day tour. We were really looking forward to this excursion. When we arrived in Hikkaduwa, we were informed by our guide that the sea...More

3  Thank Hooda5
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Hikkaduwa beach offers the best corals in the west coast of srilanka. If you bargain a little bit, you can get better prices for water sports like surfing,snokerlling and diving

1  Thank prachi g
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Karen P
20 September 2018|
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Response from Titus D | Reviewed this property |
You have not mentioned the locatoon.
22 August 2017|
Response from 444driver | Reviewed this property |
for the local and foreign , 10 people for local 2050 rs , life jacket with 30 minute boat ride ,,,,, 6 people for 4000 rs with life jacket with 30 minute boat ride ,,
Sajida A
27 October 2016|
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Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
There a various sizes of boat with different passenger numbers for each trip. It's best to ask a few boat operators and negotiate the price. If your party is small , ask others in your hotel to share with you.