Bird Watching Koggala Lake


Koggala Lake is a un- spoiled lake located about few kilo meters away from Galle. It will feel like a paradise for nature lovers who are eagerly seeking for sites to explore and study the natural bio diversity and eco system.

The isle is comprised with lush mangrove swamps at all. The lake is embellished with rocky islands, animals and shrubs. You can explore whole the area and all the islands. It is quite tremendous for bird watching and sunset sceneries in the evenings. Even many species of birds have immigrated to Koggala islands.

In fact Koggala Lake is consisted with 8 small islands. There are 7 islands around ‘Pol oya’ that can be reached by a catamaran boat. The first island is ‘Kathduwa’. The famous island ‘Madol Duwa’ is also in the same cluster of the sites. Madol Duwa Island became more famous due to the ‘Madol Duwa’ novel written by the great novelist Martin Wickramasingha.

About the Programme

Morning Programme starts at 6 a.m.

Evening Programme Starts at 3 p.m.

You will canoe in Koggala Lake and through Mangrove tress and you can explore endemic and migrating birds around islands of the lake.

If it is full day excursion you will visit to all islands with packed lunch and snacks.

Half a day excursion 3 – 4 hrs and based on client interesting of Bird species, may visits on the islands of the lake

Per catamaran may sail maximum of 2 people with Ferryman.

Half a Day ( 3 – 4 hrs)         USD $ per person
1 pax USD $ 85 per person
2 Pax USD $ 45 per person
Full Day USD $ per Person
1 pax USD $ 120 P.P
2 pax USD $ 90 P.P



–          Boat, Boat guide and refreshments during the ride

–          Birding specialist

Posted on

August 18, 2015

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