A photo of Negombo Lagoon Sri Lanka


Negombo inland fishing tours take place in Negombo Lagoon. It is the biggest lagoon in Sri Lanka and Negombo lagoon is the most nature diversified lagoon in Sri Lanka. Apart from fishing, you can be exploring nature, endemic and migrating bird species, mangrove, islands, crabs and prawn farms and unique lagoon fishing technique. 

Negombo is the best place for inland fishing in Sri Lanka and experiences many things in one activity. 

There are 30 exotic fish species in fresh water and some of them are conservation of wildlife, NADA and NARA. You will fish mainly following species in Negombo lagoon. 


  • Barramundi (Modha)
  • Smooth Breasted Snakehead
  • Alien
  • Ceylon Snakehead
  • Red Snapper (Thambalaya)

Operational Details

  • Starting and Ending

    • Morning (6.30 a.m.–10.30 a.m.)
    • Evening (3.00 p.m. – 6.30 p.m.)

    Note: we are highly recommending morning fishing session and possibility of fishing so high.

  • Starting Point

    Near the Jetwing Beach Hotel in Negombo and you need to report for 30 minutes before starting the session

  • Ending Point

    Near the Jetwing Beach Hotel in Negombo


  • Guide
    Well experienced Boatman/ Fishing guide
  • Equipment
    All required fishing equipment
  • Site transfer
    Private charter boat with Refreshments
  • Transport
    Free Pick & Drops within 3 Km of our Point (Jetwing Beach Hotel)
  • Foods
    Local Sea food lunch at local house
  • Entrance
    Local fish market visit & salty fishing processing experience

    Not Included

  • Extended Transport
    Pick up and drop transport away from our point (3 km)

    Additional Details

  • Boat Specification

    • Local standard motor boat 15 – 19 feel length and 5 feet width boat.
    • Boat engine capacity 25 h.p.
  • Recommendations

    • casual dress
    • Good sunscreen
    • Hat and sunglass
    • Interesting readings (If you are not patient enough 😊)

    Rates Per-Person

    Package 1
    • 1 Pax

    Rate per-person


    • 2 Pax

    Rate per-person


    • 3 Pax

    Rate per-person


    • 4 Pax

    Rate per-person


    Tour Highlights

    Explore the nature and beauty of the Lagoon
    Explore Mangrove and island monkeys
    Private guided fishing tour
    Crab and prawns framing
    Traditional & unique lagoon fishing methods
    Visit local boat crafting place
    Visiting to local fish market and explore the salty fishing process
    Local sea food lunch at fisher’s house

    Tour Locations

    Payments and Cancellations

    Payment policy
    • Tour will confirm up on the payment.
    • You may need to check the availability before making the payment.

    Cancellation policy
    • If you are going to cancel the activity before the 24 hours of the operation, take place, then we will not apply for any cancelation charge.
    • If the activity cancels from My Ceylon Adventures (our) end because of unexpected weather condition effect then Fully refunded (100%) or you can book alternative activity instead of the refund.

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