• Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Duration: 11 hours (approx.)
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Discover Sri Lanka’s alluring southwest coast and Galle on a private day trip from Colombo. Drive along the coastal expressway to the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery to see the turtles it protects (own expense), and enjoy a boat ride around the wildlife-rich mangroves of the River Madhu. Later, choose to take a glass-bottom boat ride or snorkel, dive or surf at coral-ringed Hikkaduwa beach before a visit to historical Galle. Visit the UNESCO-listed Galle Fort, built by the Dutch in the 1600s, and explore its cobbled lanes filled with shops and colonial buildings.


  • Private Sri Lanka coast and Galle day trip from Colombo, led by an expert guide
  • Get close-up to sea turtles at Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery, a refuge for these endangered marine creatures
  • Ride a boat around the mangroves of the River Madhu, a haven for wildlife
  • Enjoy optional water sports at Hikkaduwa beach (additional cost) to see its coral reefs
  • Tour 17th-century Galle Fort, the best-preserved sea fort in all Asia
  • Wander around the fort's cobbled streets and museums as you learn about Galle's maritime history
  • Enjoy the personalized attention of a private guide

What You Can Expect

Private Day Tour: Coastal Ride to Galle from Colombo

Beautiful Beaches

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

I enjoyed this tour the most - the boat ride, the beaches, Galle Fort - all worth a visit. Lunch was good overlooking the Galle harbour.

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