The Kithulgala White Water Rafting Adventure Tour takes place at the falls in Kithulgala jungle. This is a unique tour opportunity to try out White Water Rafting with proper safety measures ... More info ›
The Kithulgala White Water Rafting Adventure Tour takes place at the falls in Kithulgala jungle. This is a unique tour opportunity to try out White Water Rafting with proper safety measures. Please be noted that the minimum age limit for this tour is 10 years for safety purposes.
All tours start at 7:00 am and are private tours.
You will be picked up at your hotel at 7:00 am. If you are being picked up from Colombo the travel time would be 3 hours, meaning that you reach your destination at 10:00 am. However if you’re being picked up from Kandy, the travel time will be 2 hours, so that you reach Kithulgala at 9:00 am.
Kithulgala is an area covered in a rainforest. The Kelani River runs through the forest forming several continuous rapids. There are 5 major rapids and 4 minor rapids spread over an area of over 5 km, giving the turbulent white waters. In addition to whitewater rafting; Kithulgala is also a natural centre for many other adventure sports, including abseiling, canyoning, white water and flat water kayaking and much more. As such Kithulgala has an adventure sports base with highly trained instructors, safety equipment, and medical assistance if required.
Once you reach Kithulgala, you will be shown a safe place to keep your belongings as you can’t take them with you into the rapids. You will also be assigned an instructor who will show you the techniques to use as well as the necessary safety equipment and measures.
After the presentation, you will be having your rafting session. After that lunch will be available at the adventure base’s restaurant, which you can select according to your choice and price range. You can clean up, get changed and go for your meal. (at your own cost)
After your lunch, you will be collecting your stuff and leaving at 1:00 pm. If you’re from a Kandy hotel, you will get back at 3:00 pm. If you’re from Colombo your times will be delayed to 4:00 pm drop-off time.