Two islands plus an islet
Eastern Trincomalee Kuchaveli
Total surface: 0.01 km2
|The three Pigeon islands, image google Earth|
If you want to scuba dive in exotic ocean waters or sun-bathe on palm fringed beaches, Trincomalee is the place to be. Fringed by a coral reef and 1km off Nilaveli beach in Trincomalee is Pigeon Island, one of the two marine national parks of Sri Lanka.
The national park also contains some of the best remaining coral reefs of Sri Lanka. Many of the 100 species of corals and 300 coral reef fishes recorded around Trincomalee area are found in the national park. Juvenile and adult black-tip reef shark are seen around the shallow coral areas whilst, hawksbill turtle, green turtle and olive ridley are the visiting sea turtles of the coral reef. This adventurous yet breathtaking tour of the Island´s National Park should undoubtedly be a highlight in your itinerary.
Recommended review time for sightseeing: 3 h
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