Best Things To Do in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

There are a number of exciting things to do in Hikkaduwa. Discover new places to see and unique things to do nearby Hikkaduwa. Don't miss out on these amazing sights at Hikkaduwa. Check out the list of attractions and activities to do in Hikkaduwa and nearby areas. List of some of the places to visit in Hikkaduwa are

  • Hikkaduwa Beach: This beach is half the reason why people prefer to come to Hikkaduwa. It is a lovely place to be at and there is a lot to explore here.
  • Tsunami Museum: They have preserved a lot of things post Tsunami in the town of Hikkaduwa. It was a very sad event in the history of Hikkaduwa and is more like a remembrance to all those who were lost in this tragedy.
  • Turtle Museum: It is a lovely place to see especially for animal lovers, lot of things related to turtles here.
  • Hikkaduwa Coral Gardens: Another great attraction of Hikkaduwa, they house roughly 70 different species of corals and is a completely treat to your eyes.
  • The Natural Moonstone Mine: 10 kilometers away from Hikkaduwa, this place makes some lovely stones used in jewelry all over the world.
  • Seenigama Vihara: The Seenigama Vihara is a temple nestled on its own island. A very interesting Local legend says that a victim of theft can pray at the temple and the thief is then believed to be cursed with hardship.

Experiences not to miss

  • Take a spa: There are some lovely Ayurveda centers which is a part of the Sinhalese culture, try taking a spa here.
  • Go for paddling, surf boarding, paddling and other fun activities.
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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

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  1. Hikkaduwa Beach

    # 1 of 26 Things To Do in Hikkaduwa | Added 2531 times in trip plans
    Hikkaduwa Beach

    Tags: Beach, Garden, Play, Water Sport

    Address: Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Beautiful but crowded, the Hikkaduwa beach attracts lots of visitors mainly because of its coral reef. Activities on the beach include snorkelling, scuba diving, glass boat rides and exploring the cor...Read more

  2. Turtle Farms

    # 2 of 26 Things To Do in Hikkaduwa | Added 2109 times in trip plans
    Turtle Farms

    Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Park, Observatory

    Address: Peraliya, Telwatta, AH43, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Another place that is a must see in Hikkaduwa is the Turtle Farm. It is a small scale research centre that is working towards protecting endangered species of turtles. You may even get a chance to hol...Read more

  3. Natural Moonstone Mine

    # 3 of 26 Things To Do in Hikkaduwa | Added 2829 times in trip plans
    Natural Moonstone Mine

    Tags: Mine

    Address: Kahawa- Batapola road, Meetiyagoda, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Situated at Mitiyagoda, around 10 kms from Hikkaduwa is the Moonstone Mine. Ever wondered from where you got that light blue stone in your jewellery? Head out to this mine to find out!

  4. Seenigama Vihara

    # 4 of 26 Things To Do in Hikkaduwa | Added 2867 times in trip plans
    Seenigama Vihara

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Off Gale road, 10 minutes walking distance from Turtle Farms, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    To the north of Hikkaduwa is an interesting sight to behold. The Seenigama Vihara is a temple built on its own island. Local legend goes that a victim of theft can pray at the temple so that the thief...Read more

  5. Tsunami Museum

    # 5 of 26 Things To Do in Hikkaduwa | Added 2122 times in trip plans
    Tsunami Museum

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Geological Formation, Educational Site

    Address: Temple road, Telwatta, Galle road, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The destruction that the 2004 Tsunami left in its wake can be imagined by visiting the Tsunami museum. This private museum is halfway between Hikkaduwa and Ambalangoda in Srilanka and tells the story ...Read more

  6. Sandagiri Ayurveda Centre

    # 6 of 26 Things To Do in Hikkaduwa | Added 1881 times in trip plans
    Sandagiri Ayurveda Centre

    Tags: Leisure, Spa

    Address: 319-A, Galle Road, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 08:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    After finishing off your Hikkaduwa exploration, head over to the Sandagiri Ayurveda Centre for a relaxing, soothing and revitalizing massage. Services offered include facials, head massage, full body ...Read more

  7. Hikkaduwa Coral Gardens

    # 7 of 26 Things To Do in Hikkaduwa | Added 2232 times in trip plans
    Hikkaduwa Coral Gardens

    Tags: Outdoors, Entertainment, Nature, Snorkeling

    Address: Near Hikkaduwa Police station, Galle road, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Hikkaduwa coral garden situated at a distance of 98 km south of Colombo. Hikkaduwa is famous for its beautiful hikkaduwa coral sanctuary as well as international destination for board surfing. On...Read more

  8. Saffron Robes Gallery And Studio

    # 8 of 26 Things To Do in Hikkaduwa | Added 1439 times in trip plans
    Saffron Robes Gallery And Studio

    Tags: Art Gallery, Photo Gallery

    Address: No. 285A, Galle Road, 80250, Hikkaduwa

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A 5 storied building dedicated to paintings done by local artists. A must visit while on your Hikkaduwa trip. The owner/ artist of the gallery is very friendly and, on non busy days, he is friendly an...Read more

  9. Hikkaduwa National Park

    # 9 of 26 Things To Do in Hikkaduwa | Added 1992 times in trip plans
    Hikkaduwa National Park

    Tags: Outdoors, National Park, Entertainment, Adventure

    Address: Thiranagama, Galle road, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Go for a trip to Sri Lanka's underwater world. Rent Snorkelling gear from shacks around the ticket office for around $5 a day. Glass-bottomed boat rides are available for $14 for half an hour....Read more

  10. Hikkaduwa Lake

    # 10 of 26 Things To Do in Hikkaduwa | Added 1627 times in trip plans
    Hikkaduwa Lake

    Tags: Outdoors, Waterfront, Lake, Boating

    Address: Off Hikkaduwa-Baddegama road, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka.

    Timings: 05:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This tranquil and quite fresh water lake known for its monitor lizards and many beautiful bird species makes for an enjoyable venture away from the beaches. Boat tours can sometimes be organised....Read more

  11. Nordic House Luxury Burger

    # 11 of 26 Things To Do in Hikkaduwa | Added 2480 times in trip plans
    Nordic House Luxury Burger

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: 339 AH43, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 11:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Love being a foodie? A quick trip to Nordic House is necessary if you are in Sri Lanka. It is a modern café in Hikkaduwa and specializes in burgers, sandwiches, and salads. You can have a gala ...Read more

  12. Morakola Gangarama Temple

    # 12 of 26 Things To Do in Hikkaduwa | Added 5 times in trip plans
    Morakola Gangarama Temple Image

    Address: Dodanduwa, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

    Google Reviews
    Matthew Marshall

    Beautiful place to visit for some peace and quiet. Entry to the main temple is welcomed for a donation.

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  13. Citrus Hikkaduwa

    # 13 of 26 Things To Do in Hikkaduwa | Added 1 time in trip plans
    Citrus Hikkaduwa Image
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    Timings: 24-hrs Details
    Google Reviews
    Hifaz Hamza

    Food is great, staff is pleasant. But swimming pool attendants need more training on how to treat customers. We asked for towels, and one attendant said that he is busy and it will take time to bring ...

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  14. Hikkaduwa Police Station

    # 14 of 26 Things To Do in Hikkaduwa | Added 1 time in trip plans
  15. Madulkelle Tea And Eco Lodge

    # 15 of 26 Things To Do in Hikkaduwa | Added 37 times in trip plans
    Madulkelle Tea And Eco Lodge Image
    Timings: 24-hrs Details
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    Luci Crudge

    Beautiful and peaceful surroundings. The honeymoon suite was incredible with amazing views and a private pool. Great to have a bath with a view too! The staff were excellent and food very tasty inde...

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