KitulgalaKitulgala: An Adventurer’s Dream

Adventure Sports in the Kitulgala Hills


Why should you book this trip?


  • Discover the crystal-clear waters of Sandun Ella Waterfall, surrounded by breath-taking views over the hill country

  • You will be safe. Our dedicated guides are professionals who pay detailed attention to customer safety and use high-quality equipment that meets international standards

  • Get a thrilling rush of adrenaline at the sight of the roaring waterfall that stumbles through its rocky gorge

  • You don’t need to be able to swim or any previous experience abseiling. We’ll provide you with all the safety instructions you will need  

  • Have a chance to go for many other exciting activities we offer in Kitulgala, such as canyoning, white water rafting and walks around the rainforest, caves and rubber plantations



50 USD 

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  Quick Facts

  • Availability: All year round

  • Starting time: Flexible, but between 8-9 am is recommended

  • Duration: 3-4 Hours

  • 25% Discount will be given for children from 6 to 11 years

  • Not recommended for children under six years

  • Arrival and departure transport to any location can be organised on request for an additional fee

    You Will Meet

    Sumudu is an adventure enthusiast and expert in abseiling, who has worked as a professional guide for many years. Hailing from Kitulgala, he is also a holder of First Aid, CPR, Moving Water Tandem Canoeing, Sea Kayaking, Rescuing and Canyoning certificates.

Included in the price

  • Abseiling and safety equipment that meets International Standards

  • Well-trained professional guides

  • First Aid facilities

  • Drinking water and Snacks

  • Service charges and all applicable Gov. Taxes


  • Transportation to and from Kitulgala

  • Extra beverages or food and snacks consumed

  • Costs of any additional activities

  • Any personal gear not mentioned here

  • Tips for the staff

  • Any other expenses not mentioned in ‘Price Inclusions’ section

Tour in brief 

Upon arrival, you will be taken through a beautiful mountain area to Sandun Ella, which is about a 30 min walk from the starting point. By the waterfall, our guides will provide you with a detailed briefing on abseiling techniques and safety measures. Sri Lanka Day Tours, and its owning company Eco Team, specializes in offering professional and high-quality nature activities in Sri Lanka since 2000. We take pride providing you with the most unique experiences while ensuring your safety. Every adventure is carefully planned according the high standards we adhere to in sustainability and responsible travelling.  


  • Wear clothes suitable for water-based activities

  • River sandals are recommended

  • Bring along sunscreen or insect repellent

  • Bring an extra set of clothes as well as something for warm and waterproof for windy and rainy weather


Kitulgala is located in the west of Sri Lanka and is one of the wettest towns in the country. The climate is humid throughout the year, which makes it an ideal destination for white-water rafting and other water-based adventure sports. Kitulgala also attracts outdoor enthusiasts because of its beautiful scenery, which was also used in 1956 as a location for the filming of the Academy Award-winning film 'The Bridge on the River Kwai'. It is also home to many species of endemic birds and one of the most important sites for the country’s biodiversity. Trek along the nature trails and forests that are ideal for bird watching or go canyoning through rocky gorges.


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thanks for arrnaging everything, it was really a great weekend and particularly the guide was excellent. He has so much knowledge and could explain everything very well. All went very smooth on time without any delay.

 Franz Gruener – Germany - JUL 16


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