Take on White Water Kayaking!
Our most popular day tour takes you through Udugama with the opportunity to spend 6-8hours exploring the Gin Ganga river, wildlife, beautiful landscapes. You can enjoy the crystal clear waters and pure adventure of whitewater kayaking.
White Water Kayaking
Basic Kayaking Training
Explore Boat Hose
Family Tour Info
Groups with children ages 6 to 13 will have your own private guides, at no extra cost
Paddle at your own pace and explore what you’re excited about
A minimum of 4 guests is required. Families with fewer than 4, please call
Discover the schedule
Upon arrival at our Boathouse you will be escorted to the beautiful location near Kanneliya Rainforest where you will have crystal clear water welcoming you for this 6 hour adventure.
We will provide you a basic training on Kayaking and safety procedures including swift water rescue.
Challenge #1 The Ice Breaker
After the training we will paddle through some breathtaking landscapes backed by a wall of beautiful mountains. After paddling about 3KM we will meet our 1st challenge and that’s Rapid #1.
Once successfully completed the challenge its time to have lunch by the beautiful sand banks and if you are challenging enough we will let you free float this rapid.
Challenge #2 The Test
Once a deliciously made lunch consisting of local vegetables made by village maids you can further paddle down the Rapid #2 which is a class 3 Rapid to add some spice to the journey.
Enjoy Our Boat House!
After 6 km of distance you can disembark and reach our Boathouse to have a change, rest and relaxation by our beautiful waterfront.
Frequently Asked Questions
Wildlife White Water Kayak Tour
Warm, Healthy, Meals
A digital archive of images and videos of your memories
First Aid- Qualified and CPR trained
All Kayaking Gear
Personal Floatation Device
10 Liter Dry Bag
Stable Double Kayak & Paddle
Our tours run rain or shine, so we ask you to wear quick dry rash guards and tight leggings during the day that will cover your entire body. We advise to avoid shoes and flip flops, ideal footwear for this expedition is a pair of sandals with straps.
Sun Blocks: we kindly request you to keep it away if possible, or use a natural or organic based one.
Toiletries: Avoid single use plastic containers, you could accompany organic soaps or dry shampoo bars or purchase an organic soap bar from us to support our rural development and women empowerment initiative.
You will receive a trip-specific packing list upon booking, which will go into great detail about what else to bring. Keep an eye out for it in your confirmation email!
We are always willing to go that extra mile to help you have the best experience! Don’t listen to us, here’s what our previous participants have to say!
We completed our 2020 season and are happy to share that, with strict COVID-19 protocols in place, we had a successful season. We were able to conduct this expedition with hundreds of people, and no known cases of COVID-19 were contracted on our trips. We are taking what we learned in 2020 and preparing for another meaningful, inspiring season in 2021.
While our hope for 2021, is to operate our trips in the same way we did pre-COVID-19, we have careful plans to address the continued public health risks posed by the virus. We will follow scientific expertise and industry standards for hygiene and cleanliness, encourage the use of cautious practices among our staff and guests, and communicate all changes to our policies as we continue to adapt.
In 2021, we are set up to conduct this expedition in a meaningful way with purposeful Covid-19 mitigation policy.
With thoughtful consideration, we have revised our cancellation policy for 2021. The policy below reflects our dedication to providing a stress-free booking, planning, and travel experience for you, our guests. Our revised policies are flexible and forgiving, so you can book with confidence.
For all our Mahaweli River Expeditions, cancellation fees are as follows:
- If you cancel more than 20 days prior to your scheduled trip, we will refund you in full*.
- If you cancel 20-12 days prior to your scheduled trip, we will charge 20% of the total invoice.
- If you cancel 12-7 days prior to your scheduled trip, we will charge the card on file 50% of the total invoice.
- If you cancel within 7 days of your scheduled trip, we will charge the entire amount of your invoice.
- Cancellation from EcoGrip due to weather/Covid Lockdown/ETC, We will refund you in full.
If you decide to cancel your trip with us, please consider transferring your payment to a membership card account. That way you can join us in the future, providing an easy way to postpone your vacation plans.
*Full refunds include: trip fees, add ons, and taxes & fees, minus 2000LKR per person booking fees for multi-day trips*