Family and Kids in Galle

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Galle? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Galle, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Galle.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Galle for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Galle Dutch Fort

    Educational Site

    Built by Portuguese and fortified by Dutch, Galle Fort is declared as one of the living world heritages as an exceptional presentation of ‘an urban ensemble, which illustrates the interaction of European architecture and South Asian traditions from the 16th to the 19th centuries.’ The Fort is known for the ‘Ramparts of Galle’. Recognized by UNESCO for its cultural herita...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Jungle Beach


    Located between Galle and Unawatuna, the jungle beach is a petite beach that can even be reached on foot. The beach is very easily accessible and is clearly visible from the Japanese Peace Pagoda in Galle. Jungle Beach is perfect for snorkeling and is very popular for the same. Pick a day out to enjoy some great snorkeling around the rocks of the bay amidst reef fish, moray eels, barracudas, tr...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Ethamala Ella

    Wildlife Park

    Ethamala Ella is situated near Akurassa near Matara district. It got it name so as an elephant is said to have died after flowing along in the forceful water. The area around the waterfall is lively and vibrant with wildlife.
  4. Amazing Galle attraction for kids
    Dutch Reformed Church

    Family and Kids

    The Dutch Reformed Church is an ancient construction which was erected in 1755. Elegant calamander was imported wood from Malaysia to make the pulpit of the church while the floor is paved with gravestones from the Old Dutch cemetery. The guy who looks after the church will politely explain historic facts about the tombstones. There is an antique organ in the church that also belongs to the 17t...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Bundala National Park

    National Park, Garden, Park

    Bundala National Park is a wetland sanctuary that harbors around 197 species of birds (resident and migratory), mainly the Greater Flamingos. It was selected as a wildlife sanctuary in 1969 and again corroborated as a national park on 4th of January, 1993.
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Galle
    Japanese Peace Pagoda

    Family and Kids

    Japan - Sri Lanka Peace Pagoda is one of the most important landmarks in Bandarawela. It is one of the 4 stupas in Sri Lanka that represent peace and harmony. This Buddhist temple welcomes locals and tourists alike. It is located along Pallewela Road and is hardly 8 kilometers away from the center of Bandarawela. If you are looking for a peaceful site to spend some quality time, this is the pla...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Mount Calvary Church

    Family and Kids

    Maunt Calvary Church is located in Hiniduma, Galle. In this village, the crucifixion of Christ, on a hill aptly named mount Calvary opposite the Hiniduma Church is represented through a series of scenes making this village very popular among tourists.
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Madunagala Hermitage

    Family and Kids

    This serene spiritual destination is located at Madunagala in Hambantota district. This Buddhist Hermitage is one great place to visit if you are seeking inner peace.
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Kirala Kele

    Garden, Park

    Kirala Kelle is a mangrove forest covering an area of 750 acres and is reachable from Matra- Hakmana and Matara-Akuressa roads and 3 km from Matara. It comprises marshlands, irrigation cannels, and mangrove habitation. One can find home gardens in the immediate boundary of the wetland.
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Rekawa Lagoon

    Beach, Observatory

    Rekawa lagoon is a beach area enriched with bio-diversity. Situated in the small village of Rekawa, it is filled with many species. A wide variety of wildlife – mammals, reptiles, aquatic creatures and almost 150 resident and migratory birds can be seen here.
  11. The best option for younger visitors

    Beach, Observatory

    The only blowhole in Sri Lanka, Hummayana, is well known attraction sight in southern province. Located at Kudawella, it is an amazing geological formation that spurts water high up in the air with a noisy sound. It is a must see as there have been only seven blowholes that have been identified in the whole world so far.
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Dooli Ella


    Dooli Ella is located in the southern fringe of Sinharaja Forest Reserve, around 120 km from Colombo. The fall emits a dust like spray by the flowing water and hence got its name as dust is called duli in the local lingo.
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Seagreen Restaurant

    Family and Kids

    Seagreen Guesthouse in Galle, Sri Lanka is a very renowned hotel. They provide great accommodation options to the guests. They have beautiful views of the sea in all the rooms to satisfy their customers. They also have their private restaurant which is popular for their seafood cuisine; this place promises the best seafood in the entirety of the city. Due to their usage of fresh ingredients and...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Yala National Park

    National Park

    Visit Yala National Park to closely observe the characteristics of a variety of animals and birds that are dependent upon this area. Since 1990, this 978.8 square kilometer park is operated by Department of Wildlife Conservation. Though it is covered with different types of landforms, grasslands and metamorphic rocks can be found in some parts of the park. If you are willing to water the plants...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Galle International Cricket Stadium

    Family and Kids

    Overview of Galle International Cricket Stadium With such a beautiful location, flanked by the Indian ocean on either sides and proximity to the Galle fort, playing on field is ought to be a pleasure. Not a surprise thatthe Galle International Cricket Stadiumis counted as one of the picturesque cricket grounds in the world. It was initially referred to as the ‘The Esplanade’, befor...Read more