Outdoor Activities in Trincomalee

Outdoor activities in Trincomalee are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Trincomalee comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Trincomalee and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Trincomalee has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Trincomalee.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Trincomalee:

  1. #1 of 15 Outdoors Activities in Trincomalee
    - Used in 649 itineraries
    Koneswaram Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

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

    The Koneswaram Temple is a popular place of worship in Sri Lanka and is one of the Pancha Ishwarams (five abodes) of Lord Shiva. The temple dates back to early Cholas and the Five Dravidians of the Ea...Read more

  2. #2 of 15 Outdoors Activities in Trincomalee
    - Used in 498 itineraries
    Marble Beach

    Tags: Beach, Leisure

    Address: Kinniya Road, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Marble Bay Beach is popular for snorkeling and diving in Trincomalee. The famous Marble Beach resort is located here. However, the highlight of the beach is its fine sand and the sightings of peac...Read more

  3. #3 of 15 Outdoors Activities in Trincomalee
    - Used in 328 itineraries
    Kanniya Hot Springs

    Tags: Hot Spring

    Address: Kanniya, Sri Lanka

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

    Dating back to the period of Ravana (around 5000 years ago), the Kanniya Hot Springs finds it mention in the Ramayana – one of the most iconic Hindu Mythology books. It is believed the hot sprin...Read more

  4. #4 of 15 Outdoors Activities in Trincomalee
    - Used in 314 itineraries
    Trincomalee War Cemetery

    Tags: Cemetery

    Address: 300 Nilaveli Road, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 07:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Being the resting place of the British soldiers who died during the second World War, Trincomalee War Cemetery’s historical significance is why tourists come to visit the place. The place is als...Read more

  5. #5 of 15 Outdoors Activities in Trincomalee
    - Used in 677 itineraries
    Fort Frederick

    Tags: Historical Site, Fort

    Address: Konesar Road, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka.

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Dating back to the first quarter of the 17th century, the Fort Frederick was built by Portuguese on the site of the Hindu temple destroyed during the invasion. In the 18th century, the fort was captur...Read more

  6. #6 of 15 Outdoors Activities in Trincomalee
    - Used in 324 itineraries
    Hoods Tower Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

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

    The Hoods Tower Museum is named after the Hoods observation tower that overlooks the entire inner harbor of the city. The museum still showcases a variety of the ammunition used by the Sri Lanka Navy ...Read more

  7. #7 of 15 Outdoors Activities in Trincomalee
    - Used in 136 itineraries
    Arisimale Beach

    Tags: Beach, Leisure

    Address: Arisimale Beach, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located 52 kilometers away, visit the Arisimale Beach to see the divine blue Indian Ocean meet the golden sand. The beach is known for its textured sand that resembles rice grains- giving it its iconi...Read more

  8. #8 of 15 Outdoors Activities in Trincomalee
    - Used in 141 itineraries
    Seruvila Mangala Raja Maha Viharaya

    Tags: Temple, Historical Site

    Address: Palatoppu-Seruwawila Rd, Seruwawila, Sri Lanka

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

    The Seruwila Mangala Raja Maha Vihara is an ancient Buddhist Temple that dates back to the 2nd century BC during the reign of King Kavantissa. The temple holds the relics of Lord Buddha (sacred forehe...Read more

  9. #9 of 15 Outdoors Activities in Trincomalee
    - Used in 253 itineraries
    Uppuveli

    Tags: Village

    Address: Uppuveli, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The small village of Uppuveli shocks you with its tourist attractions – the Uppuveli beach that graces the calm waters of the Indian ocean with the beach-side shacks that sell authentic Sri Lank...Read more

  10. #10 of 15 Outdoors Activities in Trincomalee
    - Used in 3 itineraries
    Palm Beach Resort Image
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    Tags: Leisure, Resort

    Address: Alles Garden, 12 Nilaveli Road, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

    The Palm Beach Resort on the virgin shores of Indian Ocean is a perfect getaway overlooking the soft sandy beach and the deep blue sea. Surrounded by the coconut groves with a plethora of native birds...Read more

  11. #11 of 15 Outdoors Activities in Trincomalee
    - Used in 675 itineraries
    Sri Pathrakali Temple Image
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    Tags: Temple

    Address: New Moor St, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

    Google Reviews
    Linus Göransson

    Went there by chance during full moon festival. The atmosphere was fantastic - the strange ear-deafening music, the smell from insence and food offerings, the masses of worshippers, all the strange ri...

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  12. #12 of 15 Outdoors Activities in Trincomalee
    - Used in 39 itineraries
    Kandaswamy Temple Image
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    Tags: Temple

    Address: Customs Rd, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

    Google Reviews
    Madhura Priyadarshana

    Koneswaram Temple (Tamil: திருக்கோணேச்சரம்Tirukkōṇēccaram, also known as Dakshinakailasha(Tamil: தென்கயிலை, Těņkayilai, litt. Southern Kai...

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  13. #13 of 15 Outdoors Activities in Trincomalee
    - Used in 6 itineraries
    Lovers Leap Image
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    Address: Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 12:01 am - 12:00 am Details
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    Sherief M I

    Lover's leap - a place with lot of negative stories of lovers suiciding. It is closed now but written names on the rock are visible.

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  14. #14 of 15 Outdoors Activities in Trincomalee
    - Used in 2 itineraries
  15. #15 of 15 Outdoors Activities in Trincomalee
    - Used in 4 itineraries