Walawa Nadee Eco Tours Organisation, provides boat rides for those of you interested in spotting some wildlife in an area known for its rich bio diversity. The Walawa River Boat Rides popular among locals and tourists will take you through a rich biodiversity area complete with six varieties of mangroves, 52 fish species, 72 bird species, 38 plant varieties and 28 animal species.
Animals such as the rabbit, meeeminna (type of small deer), water monitor, monkeys and seven turtle species can be seen during the boat rides. Among the bird species are the Eagles, bats, peacocks, water herons and storks among others. If you are a bird lover the best time to set out on a boat ride is at 8am or 4pm.
You can see most of these species if you are lucky within one and a half hours. A boat can take ten people at a time.