OCTOBER 17, 2014
Sri Lanka is paradise for adventure lovers. The country provides ample opportunities when it comes to adventure sports.
We are one of the most experienced tour guides with a wide knowledge about the adventure locations, activities and coordination. We offer the very best tailor-made Hill Country packages for you, keeping your desires and budget in mind.
Scuba Diving/ Deep Diving
In Sri Lanka, you can get world class facilities for snorkelling and scuba diving. During these adventure trips you will be mesmerised to explore the beautiful coral reefs, multitude of tropical fishes and intriguing ship wrecks. All these are found aplenty in the southern coast of Sri Lanka. Places like Unawatuna, Kirinda and Hikkduwa offer breathtaking opportunities for scuba diving and snorkelling. Sri Lanka’s biggest coral reef, the ‘Bar Reef’, is located in the western part of Sri Lanka. The place can be easily accessed from the Puttalam district in Kalpitiya.
White Water Rafting
White-water rafting is both challenging as well as exhilarating. Contrary to the general belief, white-water rafting does not call for much physical strength. Instead, it requires an average level of fitness, dexterity with ores and an unruffled temperament. The Kelani River in Kithulgala, Sri Lanka, is an ideal spot for white-water rafting. Our equipped trainers and guides accompany you to make sure that you have a thrilling and safe journey on the waters.
Canoeing and Kayaking
With more than 100 rivers and several streams, swamps and lagoons, in the country, Sri Lanka is a must-visit place for water-sports lovers.
Canyoning, Water Slide, Jungle Trekking and Jumps
Canyoning happens to be one of the most significant water-sports in Sri Lanka. Jungle trekking allows you to explore the beauty of the Sri Lankan woodlands. The lower central hills of the country are the hub of these adventure activities. The waters here are cool and crystal clear. If you are a lover of nature, this is a place that is sure to enthral you.
Bentota in Sri Lanka is the best place for water sports. A tropical lagoon and the River Bentota offer great water sports opportunities which are to be found nowhere else. River Safaris are very popular in Bentota. Apart from swimming, diving or body-surfing in the sea, here we can also aid you in doing jet-skiing, parasailing, windsurfing and enjoying a romantic river safari on the lagoon and the river. Besides, this place also serves as the base for day trips along the southern and western coast for sightseeing and shopping in Kalutara and Colombo. Moreover, if you are interested in Turtle hatchery, then be happy as Kosgoda, the hub of Turtle hatchery is close to Bentota.
Sri Lanka is blessed with a good road system along the central hills and the lowlands; thus, making it a perfect place for mountain biking. Going for a bike ride here takes you through scenic valleys, slopes, terrace rice fields, tea plantations, home gardens, giving you a feel that you have reached heaven on earth. The best part of this bike ride is the Knuckles Mountain Ranges, its challenging trails, bird’s eye views and verdant hills.
Rock Climbing and Mountain Climbing
With us, you can explore some of the best climbing routes and areas, and get detailed route information concerning climbing grades and types. Rock climbing is both physically and mentally challenging, which tests the balance, endurance and of course, the strength of a climber. Needless to say this adventure sports requires assistance and safety precaution, which is exactly what we offer you. Going for climbing expeditions in the country is a perfect way of discovering its natural scenic beauty.
Deep Sea Fishing
Thanks to its extensive coastal belt, Sri Lanka is an island country where you can do deep sea fishing to your heart’s content. Deep sea fishing can be arranged at any time of the year by us. However, the activity is a little dependent on the season and the weather. While the southern and western coasts are accessible between November and April, the eastern coast is approachable between May and September.
Sri Lanka is punctuated with cascading waterfalls like, Devon, St. Claire’s, Baker’s, Ravana Ella, Diyaluma, etc.
With us, you can have all the fun and be safe at the same time. All our guides are trained, and keeping you safe is the motto of their job.
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