East Coast

Pigeon Island Marine Sanctuary

The Pigeon Island Marine Sanctuary extends up to 471.4 hectares in total of which 9 ha cover the landmass and the rest encompass the coral beds which is the border line of the Marine National Park.

Lunugamvehera National Park

Lunugamvehera National Park, which lies between Yala and Uda Walawe national parks, is home to 43 mammals – elephants being the main attraction – including spotted and sambar deer, wild buffalo, giant squirrel, palm cat, three species of mongoose, sloth bear and leopards.

Gal Oya National Park

Gal Oya National Park allows the visitors to enjoy its beauty and wild life by Boat safari as well as by Jeep safaris. Boat safari affords the opportunity to land in an island within the reservoir called “Bird Island” swarming with birds.


one of the island’s most beautiful beaches in Pasikudah. The beach is famous for its shallow seafront framed by natural coral reefs, which enables you to walk for miles into the warm welcoming waters that come up only to knee level.
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