• Discover the hidden gems of the South Coast of Sri Lanka

  • About See Unawatuna

    The beauty of Sri Lanka by Land or Sea

    A passion for Sri Lanka

    Based in Unawatuna, we want you to experience the hidden gems of the beautiful South Coast of Sri Lanka in the most authentic way. By boat or tuk tuk, have a taste of Ceylon and its wonders. Eat, fish, surf, swim, dive and discover the Sri Lanka we love with us! Our local guides know the South Coast of Sri Lanka like no other, because they grew up in this amazing part of our island. They will make sure you will have an unforgettable time, whatever trip you book with us.

     

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    How did it start ?

    Everything started in Unawatuna famous beach where Darshana grew up, went fishing with his dad and met his friends after school everyday. After 6 years as a diving instructor in Unawatuna and Trincomalee, he decided to open his own water sport center and tour agency right there on the beach, in an old boat that he renovated.

    Growing up so closed to the ocean and in such an outstanding environment, Darshana naturally decided to combine his passion for the sea and for the South Coast and founded See Unawatuna in order to share what he loves with the tourists.

    Where to find us

    Walk on Unawatuna beach and you will find Darshana's boats where the main road touches the beach close to Divers Land. Stop for a chat, a tea or a question, we will be here !

    Honesty, safety and sustainability

    Fair prices for you and for us:

    Tuk tuk tours : prices based on approx. 50 LKR/km + 100 LKR/hour

    Boat tours: prices based on approx. 1,000 LKR/ km + 1,000 LKR/hour

     

    We try to avoid tourist traps (such as stick fishermen or spice garden) animal exploitation (no elephant riding, no captured baby monkeys or snakes). We have both your and the animals' best interest at heart and won't encourage you to spend money on this kind of activities.

     

    Safety on the road and experience of the sea:

    Our boats are all equipped with life jackets, our pilots and drivers are experimented and won't take any risk.

  • Discover By Sea

    The best of the Indian Ocean

    Fishing

    Catch your dinner with us !

    We offer 3 different types of fishing tours:

    Deep sea fishing 9,000 LKR per boat

    Hand-line (traditional fishing) 9,000 LKR per boat

    Trolling 12,000 LKR per boat

    Up to 4 people

    Sunrise and sunset included!!

    Snorkeling

    At Jungle Beach or The Rock Islands

    3,000 LKR to Jungle Beach : See the coral reef, stop off at the private white sand beach & relax.

    Groups of 3 or more pay just 2,500 LKR

    2,000 LKR to The Rock Islands : See reef fish, the shipwreck & turtles if you're lucky. Groups of 3 or more pay just 1,500 LKR

    Surfing

    Board Hire surf lessons and surf trips

    Lessons for beginners 1.5h/3,000 LKR

    Board Hire 1h/ 500 LKR

    Surf Trips by tuk tuk from 2,500 LKR to Hikkaduwa, Mirissa, Midigam, Matara, Weligama...

    Whale Watching

    In Mirissa

    SEE THE GREAT BLUE WHALES

    6,000 LKR

    October - June
    Transport & breakfast included. 5:30am pick up
    7am boarding, 4/5 hours at sea

    Go again for free if you don’t see a whale.

    Most likely to see : Dolphins, Blue Whales, Sperm Whales, Orcas and Sea Turtles

    Paddle Board

    In Unawatuna Beach

    Paddle Board Hire 1h/1,000 LKR

    Discover the Unawatuna reef from a unique perspective

    Glass-bottom Boat Tours

    Jungle Beach and The Rock Islands

    See the reef and the shipwreck from our glass bottom boat, enjoy a cocktail at Jungle Beach and come back!

    Jungle Beach : 2500 /person. From 2 people, each 2000

    Rock island 1500/person. From 2 people, each 1000

  • Discover By Land

    Experience all the secrets of the South Coast by tuk tuk

    Turtle Hatchery

    Koggala

    Visit a Sea Turtle conservation center and discover everything about the 5 sea turtle species of Sri Lanka. Then stop at a secret beach to get the chance to swim with these lovely creatures.

    From 1,000 LKR

    The temples of the South Coast

    Cultural treasures of Sri Lanka​

    Discover the diversity of religions of the South Coast with us:

    • Rock temple in Yatagala from 300 LKR
    • The Island Temple and the underground temple of Matara from 3,000 LKR
    • Telwatta Temple in Hikkaduwa from 2,000 LKR
    • Sri Meenadchi Sundareswarar Hindu temple in Galle from 300 LKR
    • The 300 year old churches and mosque of Galle Fort from 300 LKR

    Japanese Peace Pagoda

    A must see at sunset

    Amazing view, peaceful atmosphere, the ideal place to watch the famous sunset of Unawatuna

    From 400 LKR

    Galle Fort

    An Unesco Heritage Site

    Discover the rich history of the fort, admire the view from its ramparts, eat in a good restaurant, shop for souvenirs in trendy boutiques or watch a cricket game ... Galle fort is a must-see! from 400 LKR

    And more...

    Hikkaduwa, Haghangama or Matara

    The South Coast is full of amazing temples, beautiful beaches and hidden places... we will drive you anywhere, advise you to the best of our abilities and give our all to show you the towns, the people, and the amazing nature that makes Sri Lanka a land like no other.

  • Our Team

    A joyful team at your service !

    Darshana

    Founder, owner, guide on Sea and Land (ENG)

    Son of a fisherman, Darshana grew up on the Indian ocean. After 6 years as a diving instructor, he is now the owner of See Unawatuna. He will be your passionate guide on every trip you wish to make on the South Coast, by boat or tuk tuk.

    Lahiru

    Guide on Sea (ENG)

    Lahiru also worked as a diving instructor, and as a boat pilot for many years in Unawatuna and Trincomalee. He knows the ocean and all local reefs like the inside of his pocket.

    Chloé

    Communication - Guide on Land (ENG + FRA)

    Arrived in Sri Lanka as a tourist, Chloé is now part of the team. Based in Switzerland for the moment, she takes care of all our communication and social media efforts.

    Damith

    Guide on Land (ENG)

    The most edgy looking tuktuk driver of the south coast will drive you from Galle to any local temple in a heart beat. Step into his rasta tuktuk, enjoy, relax, and embark on an amazing adventure.

  • Our Guesthouse

    Smiles, warmth and good food

    A Family Guesthouse

    Our family guesthouse is ideal for solo travelers, couples or families

    - Two clean rooms with bathroom

    - One minute walk from the beach

    - One of the rooms has a small kitchen

    - Terrace at the back of the guesthouse

    - Possibility to rent the whole floor

    - Fans and mosquito nets

    - Breakfast and dinner

    - Free WIFI

    - Private entrance

     

    The main room and the living

  • Contact Us

    327/1 Peellagoda
    80600 Unawatuna
    Sri Lanka
    +94 76 969 71 33
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