Activities

Idle ToursIdle Tours (contact: +94 777 906156) offers unique and exceptional outings into the lush countryside around Galle. You explore the area by bicycle with unrivalled routes and canoe along the natural beauty of the Ginganga River just north of Galle Fort. You can book an afternoon of relaxation in the paddy fields with delicious teas and cakes and a fun bullock cart ride to and from the nearby ancient temple, and delight your taste buds with traditional rice and curry lunch and day out at scenic Samakanda.

Mirissa Water Sports (contact: +94 773 597 731) offer whale watching. Boats leave from Mirissa to view the amazing and vast blue whales, dolphins and sperm whales. Other activities that can be combined with the whale watching are sea kayaking and fishing.

Handunugoda Tea EstateHandunugoda Tea estate and factory (contact: +94 91 223 4136) is a family owned plantation near Mirissa not far from Ahangama in the south of Sri Lanka. Handunugoda is an eco friendly estate that considers it’s impact on the environment, never using pesticides or insecticides. The property grows tea, cinnamon, rubber, coconut, spices and is rich with diverse fauna and flora.Tea is a vital part of the local economy and a visit to this estate is a must. See, learn, pick, taste and buy.

Surfing in Sri LankaSurf Breaks
From Hikaduwa, 20 mins north of Galle, to Welligama, 10 mins south east of Ahangama, the southern coast has some amazing breaks to cater to the experienced surfer and beginner. For more details visit the short surf guide on this website.

A leoopard at Yala National ParkIf you got a few days to your disposal you can visit Yala National Park.
Yala is about 3.5hrs away from Ahangama and boasts one of the highest leopard densities in the world along with wild elephants, exotic birds, monkey, bears, crocs, and much more. If you are interested in going, Eco Team Sri Lanka seems like a good address to start planning your trip.