Bentota River Safari is a great possibility to get an eyeful of the wild nature of Sri Lanka. Safari Package Operators will be sailing by a small boat equipped with an awning for protection against the sun. Bentota is a quiet river, the boat speed is quite slow and the whole trip is absolutely safe.
You will get unforgettable impressions while exploring the unique mangroves. Many beautiful birds live in the mangrove woods, such as halcyons and very rare species of white herons. On one of the islands you can take a picture with a baby-crocodile. Baby-crocodileDuring this trip you will see monitor lizards, fruit bats, you may also see a big crocodile. Trip duration is 1,5 hours. If tourists wish, at the end of the trip the boat can move to the place where Bentota river flows into the open ocean (don’t worry, it is completely safe and just for a short time).