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Madu Ganga

The Madu Ganga (river) holds a treasure trove of unique attractions for the keen explorer. From the aromatic Cinnamon Island to the rich mangroves that line the river, home to a variety of endemic flora and fauna, the river is a must visit during your holiday on the southern coast of Sri Lanka. Embark on an exciting boat safari along the river as it’s one of the most popular things to do in Bentota.

Nearest City
Balapitiya
Key Highlight
Cinnamon Island & Koth Duwa Temple
Distance from Induruwa
17.3 km

A Look into Madu Ganga

  • The mangrove forest covers approximately 61 ha; harbouring more than 300 species of flora and fauna.
  • The Madu Ganga is ideal for bird watching enthusiasts and nature lovers, as it’s home to over 111 bird species, 31 types of reptiles and over 50 kinds of butterflies too.
  • Cinnamon Island and Koth Duwa Buddhist Temple are the key highlights of this river safari.
  • The river is approximately 30 minutes away from our villas in Bentota.

Other Attractions

Kande Viharaya

Kande Viharaya

A Buddhist temple of great significance.

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Benthara River

Benthara River

A river shrouded in myth and rustic beauty.

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Bentota Beach

Bentota Beach

Relax near the calm waters and on the pristine golden beach.

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Lunuganga Estate

Lunuganga Estate

Experience an estate that harks back to renaissance architecture.

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Brief Garden

Brief Garden

A man-made respite of rustic grandeur.

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Bentota Turtle Hatchery

Bentota Turtle Hatchery

Learn about the endangered turtle species visit our golden shores and call it home.

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Spice Garden

Spice Garden

Explore through the aromatic spice gardens of the south.

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Richmond Castle

Richmond Castle

Regal and historic; spend the day discovering the story behind Richmond Castle.

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