Barrier reefs are extensive linear reef complexes that parallel a shore, and are separated from it by lagoon.
Hikkaduwa has for long been the centre of sun, sand and surf in Sri Lanka and from the early days of tourism has been a popular stop for tourists travelling along the palm lined southwest coast. A major attraction in Hikkaduwa is its coral reefs and, over
Five out of the seven species of sea Turtles come ashore to nest in Sri Lanka , making it an ideal country to go Turtle Watching. Kosgoda is home to the west coast s biggest and longest established turtle hatchery.
Wanna go fishing! Join our professional deep sea fishing expeditions operating in Hikkaduwa. The sea off Hikkaduwa is known to be one of the best places for game fishing. Here the waters abound with Grouper, Mullet, Spangled Emperor, Bone Fish, Parrot Fis
Fringing reefs are reefs that grow directly from a shore. While there may be areas of shallow intertidal or sub-tidal sand bottom lying between the beach and the inshore edge of coral growth, there is no lagoon between the reef and shore.