Tucked away 4km from Arugam Bay, is a coastal lagoon thriving with a variety of wildlife. The Pottuvil Lagoon is roughly 200 acres surrounded by mangrove forests and has a tiny island in its centre.
The popular activity here is the Lagoon Safari which involves a canoe ride along the lagoon. While cruising through the waters you will find serenity from the beauty of the surrounding views and observe many species of animals and birds. The swamp banks are lush with green trees and wild grass. The sounds that will keep you entertained throughout the ride are the chirping of the birds, the rustling of leaves as monkeys pass through or the occasional trumpet of an elephant. If you are lucky enough, you might spot a crocodile resting or a few elephants roaming about. Water buffaloes will be grazing in the water while the long-legged stilts will be hoarded throughout the patches of dense grass flourishing in the water. Your mind will be energized by the purity of the scene and the serenity you will experience throughout the ride.
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