water world

The Water World Aquarium, located in Kelaniya on the banks of the Kelani River, is home to a diverse collection of over 500 varieties of fish which include fresh water, marine, and brackish water fauna and flora from eco-systems around the world. The Aquarium showcases the Arapaima (largest fresh water fish in the world), the Lung fish, the Electric Eel, and Fresh Water Sting Rays from the Amazon River. Another exciting feature is the man-made cave spanning over 800 feet which leads to the Shark Dome, home to several species of shark. Other attractions include a live dive show with sharks as well as a ‘touch pool’.

Recently, Water World added a Bird Park – home to birds from all over the world, including the Amazon Rain Forest in South America, Tropical Asia, Australia, and Africa. It also boasts of the largest collection of exotic parrots in the country.

Opening Times: 
Water World: 9:30am to 5:30pm (last admission – 5:00pm)
Bird Park:
9:30am to 5:00pm (last admission – 4.30pm)
Open all days including all poya days, public, bank, and mercantile


Water World: Adults - Rs. 150; Children - Rs. 80
Bird Park:
Adults - Rs. 150; Children - Rs. 70
Aquarium&Bird Combo Ticket: Adults - Rs. 220; Children - Rs. 120
Water World: Adults - Rs. 400; Children - Rs. 200
Bird Park:
Adults - Rs. 150; Children - Rs. 70

Address: 95, Biyagama Road, Bollegala, Kelaniya
Telephone: +94 11 555 5434
Website: http://waterworldlanka.com

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