Pigeon Island National Park, Nilaveli

3.8
#1 of 19 in Parks in Eastern Province
Pigeon Island National Park features white sands, coral reefs, and plenty of rocky outcroppings. Pay a visit to the protected area, one of only two marine parks in the country, and explore its myriad selection of vibrant ecosystems. Bring your snorkeling or diving gear for a chance to observe some of the nation's finest coral reefs, bursting with underwater life. Alternatively, wander the shoreline or kick back on the sand and enjoy the view of the Indian Ocean stretching out as far as the eye can see. Make Pigeon Island National Park a part of your Nilaveli vacation plans using our Nilaveli trip itinerary maker app .
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  • So yes I would say it's worth going it's not a must but you'll have a lot of fun the seabed is still pretty despite some dead coral but there's plenty to enjoy and the waters are a coul Dream er The excursion was made on Friday, September 20th I had my fins my mask and my snorkel and I paid 4000 rupees the boat with the entrance
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  • I was diving there, with Ypsylon Diving.That was great.. we had jellyfish in September. but only the first 2 meters,then at the first dive great view... Shark snorkeling... Unfortunately, some corals are dead. That's a real pity, because a lot of people trample on it...
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  • A great place for snorkelling. Can see many kinds of pretty fish, some reef sharks and corals. Do take care to wear sandals around here, the sand is filled with corals.
  • This is a national park maintain by srilankan government. Very near to nilavali beach. Need to have 10min boat ride to reach the island. Beautiful and natural island and beach. You can see colourful fish near by the beach.
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