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Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The staff running the activities at the camp are great. They are professional and have a cheerful disposition. The rafting and Cannoying were great fun. (Cannoying will stop in 2 years time due to dam being built... Sadly the end of the tourism industry for this area.) The food went down hill from our first day. The quality should be...

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Crowthorne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the ambiance of the camp on the riverside and the water activities - rafting, canyoning and Canadian style canoes. Well trained guides and a good attention to safety (as opposed to some of the other rafts we saw!) Simple hut/room looking over the river, you are part of the jungle and have to share with the wildlife...

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Harrogate
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a gem hidden away by the river with fantastic attentive staff who are happy to do anything to make your stay with them a success. While we were there the owner Wade was visiting and even entertained us in the evening with his band in the fabulous chill area the 'Longhouse'. We stayed three nights and were lucky...

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Ko Samui, Thailand
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The guides at Borderlands were great and we enjoyed rafting , cannoning and biking. The accommodation and food were good. When we stayed there were very large school groups at the camp. I would recommend you check before you book if large school groups will be present . The reality is the school group takes over the camp and detracts...

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EDINBURGH
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This place had amazing food, the most beautiful comfortable bar, lounge area. Booking and emailing system was really efficient and our rafting experience felt so well organised and safe. No other company had safety canoes...and we had two looking after us. We didn't realise there was accommodation too or we would have stayed here. Cannot recommend highly enough. It was...

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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

When we were planning our trip to Sri Lanka we came across Borderlands and knew that it was a 'must' for our trip. This was the first place that we stayed and we went straight from the airport to there. It was a brilliant place to unwind and slow down into holiday pace. We stayed there 3 nights, we chilled...

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BorderlandsL, Manager at Borderlands, responded to this review

Hi Ruth, Thank you for the lovely review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoy both our Eco Lodge and ocean safari. It was amazing experience for us too, to have great fun loving travellers like you. Please visit us again. Best wishes From Borderlands Team

Reviewed 30 December 2016

Where to start? The area is stunning, teeming with wildlife and completely awe inspiring. The centre itself was fantastic, very clean and well maintained. We arrived just in time for lunch and were not disappointed, with some seriously delicious food being served. The chill out area is truly stunning and I could of happily stayed there for days in one...

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BorderlandsL, Manager at Borderlands, responded to this review

Hi MJ, Thank you for the lovely review. Here at Borderlands, we strive to provide the highest level of service possible. As a valued customer, your comments and opinions are very important to us. Thank you for recommending us for your friends and do visit us again. Best wishes From Borderlands Team

Beirut, Lebanon
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful venue to consider for adventure lovers. We've spent the night there and went for a hike, kayaking and canyoning. Staff is extremely friendly, rooms decent and overall experience great Definitely recommend it #BonSejour

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BorderlandsL, Manager at Borderlands, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest and lovely review. Please do visit us again. Best wishes From Borderlands Team

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Revisited Borderlands after almost a decade and was very taken up at the detail and finesse that has been put into making it what it is today. A great team of individuals headed by Wade make sure you have a life changing experience with the best safety standards on the rapids. It's also heartening to see the care taken of...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Fantastic place and completely exposed to the nature but allows just enough comfort to enjoy and appreciate nature .We did rafting , canyoning, biking, hiking , slept with only Thatched roof above us and a beautiful river and the sound of gushing water with a variety of birds, insects, lizards and a large monster size water monitor right under our...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Borderlands Adventure Eco-Lodge offers comfortable riverfront accommodation, in 4 tents and 11 cabanas (3 of which have en suite facilities) which are fully kitted with beds (which can be arranged from singles to doubles, with up to 5 beds able to fit in a family cabin) and have electricity throughout so guests can charge their laptops, phones and cameras. Each tent and cabana is located on a wooden platform with a private deck, with views overlooking the Kelani River and the surrounding mountains. All meals are served in The Long House, a great place to chill out at the end of the day. A full music system means guests can listen to their Ipods. Evening Movie Nights are offered, which is a great hit with kids. As well as offering accommodation, Borderlands runs white water rafting, canyoning, and white water and flat water kayaking activities from our ecolodge, and offers the largest number of sit-in and sit-on-top kayaks in Sri Lanka. Other activities include abseiling, hiking, biking and swimming. ... more   less 

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Address: Hatton Road, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Sabaragamuwa Province > Kitulgala
Price Range: €85 - €207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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