Sri Lanka is considered a paradise for water sports and surfing can be done throughout the year. Surrounded by the ocean and with numerous lakes and waterways flowing across the island,  perfect weather, good wind and consistent waves year round has made it an ideal place for water sport.

Tourists enjoy jungle and river safaris, scuba diving, snorkeling, water skiing, surfing, kite surfing, wakeboarding,  banana rides, tube rides, jet ski rides,  river fishing, white water rafting, canoeing or windsurfing here at Sri Lanka.

List of Water Sports Centers in Sri Lanka

Well developed tourist resorts in some parts of Sri Lanka do offer these water sports. Bellow is a list of water sports centers published in the Open Data Portal of Sri Lanka.

NameAddressDistrict
Weligama Bay Dive CenterNo 126,Kapparathota,WeligamaMatara
Kalpitiya Discovery DivingErumbukadal,Kalpitiya Road,EthalaiPuttalam
De Silva Wind Resort Kalpitiya (Pvt) Ltd19A,Kaluwamodara,AluthgamaPuttalam
Diyakawa Water Sports CentreNo 10,River Avenue,AluthgamaKalutara
Wind4Love Kite Center-KalpitiyaKandakuliya,Kudawa,KalpitiyaPuttalam
Kappalady KitegardenKappalady,Talawila Church 61344,PuttalamPuttalam
The Rascals Kite ResortKudawa, Kandakuliya, Kalpitiya.Puttalam
Kitesurfing LankaDutch Bay Road, Kandakuliya, KalpitiyaPuttalam
Blue Water SportsNo.312, Dyke Street, Trincomalee.Trincomalee
Dinuda Resort (Pvt) LtdPudukudurippu,Sethawadi,KalpitiyaPuttalam
SrilankakiteDolphin View Eco Lodge,Sethawadiya,61360 Kalpitiya.Puttalam
Funky FreshKandakuliya Kudawa,North 03,Kalpitiya.Puttalam
Kite Center Sri Lanka22/2 1/1,Perera Mawatha,Kalubowila,Dehiwala.Puttalam
Diving And Sailing Centre (Pvt)LtdNo:331,Kapparathota Road,WeligamaMatara
The Rafters RetreatHilland Group KithulgalaKegalle
Aqua Sportreizen29B,S.De.S. Jayasinghe Mawatha,Kalubowila,Dehiwala.Kalutara
Kite Beach VillasSethawadi, Kudawa Road, Kandakuliya, KalpitiyaPuttalam
White Waters Edge39Km Post, KithulgalaKegalle
Hosannak And Rrd Water Sport CentreKudawa,Kandakuliya,KalpitiyaPuttalam
Poseidon Newrod Water SportUpcylon Guest House Moragalla BeruwalaKalutara
Borderlands LankaNo. 22 Batakitta KitulgalaKegalle
Sunset Araliya Water SportsGalle Road , Kaluwamodara , Aluthgama.Kalutara
Sri Lanka Diving Tours159/B Porutota Road , Pallangathurai KochchikadeGampaha
Mirissa Watersports (Pvt) LtdGalle Road,Mirissa (Mirissa Harbour)Matara
Aqua SportreizenNo. 07,Coconat Board Road,Kalkudha,PassikudaBatticaloa

Source: Open Data Portal of Sri Lanka

Distribution of Water Sports Centers by District

You can find waters sports centers in a number of districts in Sri Lanka. However, the majority of these are located around the Kalpitiya area of the Puttalam district.

Kithulgala, in the Kegalle district, is the best and safe for whitewater rafting. Rafting activities are done in the 8-10km section of the Kelani river. If you are visiting Kithulgala, you can also do rainforest walks, mountain biking, bird watching, river expeditions, waterfall abseiling etc… in addition to rafting.

Distribution of Water Sport Centers by District