Kalpitiya

Kalpitiya

Overview

Kalpitiya offers unmatched adventure. Perfect for adventure seekers, Kalpitiya promises unforgettable experiences and breathtaking natural beauty. The Kalpitiya Lagoon is the perfect destination for kite surf thanks to the weather conditions. The Bar Reef is the largest coral reef and a protected marine area where you can snorkel among vibrant coral reefs. Spot playful dolphins on an exhilarating boat ride, or venture into the wild Wilpattu National Park nearby.

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Kalpitiya is renowned for its stunning natural beauty and rich biodiversity. This coastal area comprises a vast lagoon and 14 islands, offering pristine beaches, vibrant coral reefs, and a haven for marine life. Kalpitiya is famous for dolphin and whale watching, kite surfing, and its unique mangrove ecosystems, making it a perfect destination for eco-tourism and adventure enthusiasts. There are the remnants of an old Dutch fort, now under the maintenance of the Sri Lanka Navy. As it’s a naval base, you can’t visit without prior permission, or take photographs. But you can drive by, as it sits close to the road.

Previous Anuradhapura

Tour details

  • Tour Type Impressive
  • Price
  • Categories Water Sports
  • Country Sri Lanka
  • Language Sinhala, English, Tamil
  • Currency LKR
  • Time Zone UTC+5:30
  • Drives on the Left
  • Calling Code +94