The archaeological and historical heritage of Hikkaduwa National Park

Hikkaduwa National Park

Hikkaduwa National Park

Location Galle District, Southern Province Access 100km form Colombo. Via Galle Road. The park office is situated at Hikkaduwa on Colombo- Galle road near 98 km post. Hikkaduwa National Park is one of the two marine national parks in Sri Lanka. The national park contains a fringing coral reef of high degree of biodiversity. The area was declared a wildlife sanctuary on in 1979, and then in 1988, upgraded to a nature reserve with extended land area. Hikkaduwa Marine National Park covers an area of 101 hectares including a snorkelling and diving zones and also a bathing zone, catering to the diverse needs of both local and foreign adventure seekers. The marine park offers a diverse collection of sea creatures as well as beautiful fringing reefs of various corals

  • Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

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