Rafting & Canoeing


Sri Lanka has hundreds of rivers and small streams that originate from hills and offer excellent water sports facilities. Some of the rivers such as Kelani River in Kitulgala, southwest of Kandy, are very popular among tourists for rafting purposes as well as boasting Hollywood stardom as the backdrop to the film Bridge over the River Kwai. Popular sites for canoeing are the Kalu Ganga (Black River) and the Kelani Ganga.