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From Colombo: Adventure Rafting In Kitulgala with Lunch

4.5 / 5

2 reviews

Activity provider: Apple Vacations

From Colombo: Adventure Rafting In Kitulgala with Lunch

Activity provider: Apple Vacations

From £71.21 per person

A full-day tour in the Sri Lankan wilderness where you will engage in a white water rafting adventure. You will cruise for 5 kilometers down a river, with a buffet-style lunch in a nearby restaurant your reward for your bravery afterwards.

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Duration 10 hours
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Pickup included
Colombo Hotel


  • Experience water rafting in the Sri Lankan wilderness
  • Partake in a unique and thrilling adventure
  • Dine on an authentic Sri Lankan lunch
Full description
After being collected from your Colombo hotel at approximately 7:00AM, you will embark on a 3-4 hour journey to your white water rafting location. Once arriving at the Kelani River, your adventure water rafting experience will begin. After being assigned one of the modern rafts, you will receive a comprehensive safety briefing by a professional water rafting instructor. The distance you will cover is approximately 5-kilometers, and the river and its surrounding will make you feel enchanted, providing you with a memorable experience during your adventure water rafting tour in Kitulagala. On completion of the tour, you will be transferred to the Plantation Hotel for your well earned buffet lunch by the river. Following your lunch, you will be transferred on your approximately 4-hour journey back to Colombo.
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking driver
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and Drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Not recommended for pregnant women
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend
  • on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Bring swimsuits, fast drying shorts and appropriate river shoes for the river
  • Bring dry clothes and towels for after the trip
  • Vaccinated passengers should stay in a level 1 hotel once arrived in Sri Lanka and obtain a negative PCR report in order to start the tour
  • It is mandatory to complete 14 days of quarantine for unvaccinated passengers before starting the tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 2 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
  • Safety
  • Service
  • Organization

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Good, but rafting too short

Organization was okay so far, but you drive 3 hours to raft and the time in which you do rafting is not more than 1h, which is too little and a shame. Accordingly, the price is a bit too high and as I said, more rafting would have been nice. The tour is quite lame for adrenaline junkies, but for families and beginners with a little fear I think just right :)

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3 December 2018

A very fun activity to do in Colombo.

8 August 2019

Product ID: 176562