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Private Day Tour: Coastal Ride to Galle from Colombo
"Colombo - Bentota Leave your hotel at about 7am. You can have your breakfast (at own cost) on your way or pack a breakfast from your hotel and then head to the South West coast of the country.At approximately 9am you will visit the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery. Kosgoda Turtle Care program aims to protect sea turtle eggs and increase hatching rates to prevent the species from becoming endangered. Afterward engage in a 15 minute drive to Madu Ganga where you will enjoy a River Safari at Madu Ganga for 1.5 hours.Take an hour break for lunch (at own cost) at about 12pm.Balapitiya – Hikkaduwa Sri Lanka is an island floating in the blue a World Heritage Site and one of best preserved Dutch forts of Asia. Originally built by the Portuguese and fortified by the Dutch the fort was well used by the British for their administrative purpose of the Galle district.At about 6pm you will begin your way back to Colombo."""
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Private Day Trip: Explore Bentota from Colombo
"Your vehicle will pick you up from your hotel at 7:30 am. It will take approximately 1-1.5 hours to reach Bentota so you will arrive there before 9:00 am. The first item in your itinerary will be Bawa’s estate in Lunuganga. Sir Geoffrey Bawa the much renowned lawyer turned architect made the estate his country home from 1947 till his death in 1998. During his sojourn there he used the place as his experiment lab and made many architectural and interior additions. While visiting the estate you will get to see the beautifully designed gardens that are now open to the public. Some of the buildings of the estate are also now a arriving at 11:20 am. Here you will be spending an hour getting to know about sea turtles and their conservation. The best part of the hatchery is the touch pools deep tubs of seawater with baby sea turtles swimming in them. Visitors are allowed to pick up and handle then to some extent. There are also fully matured sea turtles of different kinds
From $57.00
 
Southern Sri Lanka Sightseeing Private Day Trip
"You will be picked up from your hotel in Negombo Colombo or Mount Lavinia and then transfer to Galle and visit Dutch Fort. The fort is a historical archaeological and architectural heritage monument which even after more than 423 years maintains a polished appearance thanks to extensive reconstruction work done by Archaeological Department of Sri Lanka.Next stop is Ambalangoda known for its exquisite collection of native masks
From $65.00

More Transportation in Unawatuna

bus from Galle

I am not sure if it was lkr20 to go from galle to unawatuna but the conductor snatched the note out of my hand without giving me any change or receipt. It was only about 20 minutes to get to unawatuna...
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jo104
Feb 10, 2014

express bus to Galle

I caught the bus today to galle on the southern express highway, the bus is very luxurious with ac & recliner comfortable seating. The only problem is it starts from Maharagama which can take 1-2...
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jo104
Feb 10, 2014

sea plane

The first time I came to visit unawatuna we decided to fly as a treat although now I think the prices have escalated. At that time the flight departed from colombo however now it appears from the...
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jo104
Feb 10, 2014

bus and tuk-tuk

for local travel aroun unawatuna,for example to galle, the bus is ok if you travel without big luggage,just give 20 of 25 rps per person.with the big luggage is more difficult because sometimes the...
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windpaard
Mar 04, 2011

train

there are some trains a day with a 2° class from colombo to galle for about 250 rps.2°class is good travelling because you get a seat.some trains have only 3°class and they can be very crowded from...
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windpaard
Mar 04, 2011

Bus ride

From the Galle bus stand, its a 15 to 20 min ride to Unawatuna. Get down at Yaddehimulla Junction (Vt'er sambawalk has got a pic aswell on the tip) its a small turn frm the main road.It takes about Rs...
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alycat
Dec 31, 2006
 
 
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Tuk tuk

Unawatuna is a really small coastal town which can be covered on foot. Though tuk tuk is available, it isnt needed.You can use tuk tuk after a long day at the beach and feel tired walkin back to the...
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alycat
Dec 31, 2006

Wella Dewala Road entrance to Unawatuna

You'll hardly notice Unawatuna Wella Dewala Road from the main coastal road, so make sure you recognise this entrance if you are coming by bus. The town is only 10-15 mins east from Galle. Taking...
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Sambawalk
Feb 12, 2006

Getting there and away

In the past Unawatuna has been referred to in awed terms - one of those mystical beaches that only the lucky and intrepid few will stumble across. In reality it's extremely easy to get to and...
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Nov 02, 2003

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Top 5 Unawatuna Writers

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jo104

"An ideal location to relax at"
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planxty

"Not really my kind of place."
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Sambawalk

"Beach time!"
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mafi_moya

"The best beach in the world?"
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"Ieeiii..Hoo...Beach"
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