Sun & Moon Resort

River Safari

The estuary of the Bentota River is a coastal ecosystem of mangroves. It may be one of the last remaining areas of mangrove forests in Sri Lanka.

A boat trip is a perfect way of seeing some of the hundreds of species of plants and animals also You can visit a Buddhist monastery in Aluthgama- Kaluwamodara while your safari, where the kindly young monks will show you a 150-year-old book made of palm leaves and they will say how the importance is about Buddhist “Bawana” manner for your life & mind.

In the river side, The main occupations of the local peoples are prawn fishing & fishing – if you take the trip in the evening you will see the fishermen in their canoes lighting lanterns & their simple fishing methods.