Watersports on the Bentota River is exciting and safe. We are ideally located midway between Colombo and Galle – each place about an hour away.
Because of our location and the size of the river we can offer watersport all year round – 12 months a year.
At Malu Banna we cater for all group sizes from “family and friends” to large corporate groups of hundreds of guests.
For “family and friends” just drop in or better still discuss your requirements and give us a call or whatsapp +94 777 117 400
For large corporate group s contact us to discuss your requirements – we can handle any size event including catering and entertainment. call or whatsapp +94 777 117 400
Another one of those water sports that belong in the bone-chilling category, wind surfing is all about adventure and action mould into one. You can take with you a multitude of thrilling memories from Sri Lanka, only with a surfboard with a sail, sailing with the tides and on occasion soaring into the air, creating an illusion of flying through the air. Wind Surfing is not for the faint-hearted but for the ones who would kill for the thrill. It is one of the most loved water sport of enthusiasts.Read More
Take your water skiing to a whole new level at Malubanna. The Bentota waters and its surrounding is the ideal location for a safe and secure water skiing experience. With the absence of large boulders and other obstacles, the plain stretch of water at Bentota is an addiction to the expert water skier. If you are a water sport fanatic with a water ski craze then this is your opportunity to show off a few reckless tricks in a calm and safe environment. If you are a first timer, hesitant to have tried water skiing before, fear not, the Malubanna support team will train and monitor you all the way to successful skiing on water. All you need is a towboat, some skis, a little confidence and you are all set to walk on water. And as emphasized before, we provide the best of sporting gear in the Sri Lanka. Read More
If you are a thrill seeker and you love water, then jet skiing is all for you.
Known officially as a personal water craft (PWC), a jet ski is an awesome aquatic motorbike to glide safely on water at a very fast pace.
Jet skiing with the tide and waves can lift you flying through the sea equal to no other sense of exhilaration you will experience as you feel the spray in your face and the speed in your hair!
Jet Skiing is the perfect water sport for the adventurous. Let the winds of Bentota cool your adrenaline flushed body on your blast of a ride.
Malubanna provides you with the best and latest models of Jet Skis available in Sri Lanka, all in a safe and secure environment.Learn More
Banana Boat Riding is an ideal water sport for families and groups of friends.
If you are on a vacation with your loved ones and wanting to have some together fun in the Sri Lankan waters of Bentota River, Banana Boat Riding is the excellent choice.
Banana Ride is simply where your friends and family are sit atop a long air-filled banana shaped boat, which is pulled around at high speed by a speedboat.
It is a safe, yet an exciting and fun filled water activity, you can request a slow ride or adventurous ride where you hold on tightly as you skim across the water.
This sport is great for photo and video opportunities. Read More
Tube riding is one sport that could be called, just great fun.
If you are a fan of water and thrills, then this is for you.
Bentota River is one of the best places in Sri Lanka that you could rely on for the best experience of this thrilling water sport. The scenery is awesome and you Wizz by on your inflatable tube.
If you are considering this for the first time, our trainers will guide you through the basics of the sport and how to move your balance as you jump the waves. Read More
A group of three can ride the inflatable sofa. you are “sitting” on the sofa with your legs in front and holding on to the handles inside the sofa. One of our speed boats tows you along the river twisting and turning as you ride over the boats waves. It’s all great fun and you must hold tight!
We take you up and down the river and you can see the hotels passing by – it’s all very exhilarating. .Read More
This is one of the safest water sports involving teamwork. All you need is a canoe, a partner and a set of paddles to make your way through the water.
Great for beginners so lack of experience does not let you down here, since there are only a few basics you need to know.
The Malubanna experts will gladly give you some tuition and take care of you.
Canoeing allows you to explore the Bentota River, calmly and in peace like no other water sport activity does.
This amazing sport is also currently being a followed by many people as a fitness routine and is good for developing back and arm muscles as well as cardio stamina. Paddle fast or slow as you like – take in the environment and enjoy Sri Lanka. Read More
This is a good stress-free ride exploring the mangroves and exploring nature
Discover the wonders of Bentota River, its scenic seascape and wildlife, in abundance.
In contrast to our speed boat rides which are done for high speed thrills, this ride is all about exploration and gently blending with nature and the environment.
Your guide will show you the best of Sri Lankan river wildlife. You will be able to identify a variety of birds and fish species as well as other coastal wildlife. If you are that person who loves a serene nature exploring atmosphere, this is for you. Remember to bring your camera – but hold on to it and protect it from the jungle cruise. Read More
Speed Boat trips along the Bentota River are great fun and a wonderful experience in Sri Lanka.
Our trained captains take you with your family and friends through the Bentota waters in a high speed boat,
The captain drives the boat cutting through the water with spray in your face and exhilaration of travelling fast along the river. Fresh air and sunshine gives you a lift in life and clears your mind.
Feel the rush of the wind on your face and inhale the scent of the sea throughout this ride. Enjoy this speedy ride sharing a great time with your family and friends – see who can scream the loudest ! An incredible way to bond with the family, friends and the sea. Read More
If you are a wildlife lover and are dying to see what lies beneath the amazing Sri Lankan waters, snorkeling is just the thing for you.
An diving mask to see and a snorkel to breath is all you need and you are ready for your underwater adventure.
If this is your first time, we assure you a safe and fun experience with our expert team guiding you through your first snorkeling lesson.
Our guides / instructor will take you to the best places in season and you will explore under the waters of Bentota River and depending on the season maybe the Bentota Beach and rocks. You will find yourself in the magical underwater world of corals, fish and sea creatures with this simple yet exciting water sport of snorkeling Read More
If you are in love with the ocean and aquatic world of nature beneath the water then you are welcome to the world of Scuba Diving with Malu Banna.
We supply a diving mask and teach you how to use the breathing system. You can have a “try dive” for beginners or more advanced diving for experienced divers.
With Malu Banna you can explore the under water world of Bentota and its amazing marine life. we have corals, fish, sea plants, turtles and other amazing yet extraordinary creatures of the sea – all at your disposal once you immerse in the water as a scuba diver.
Your safety matters, so our instructors are all properly trained to international standards. So come along and realise your dream under the waves, Malubanna has got your back and we are with you all the way. Happy Diving! Read More
During the high season months we operate a cruise in our speedboats to Barberyn Island, whis is home to one of the oldest Lighthouses in Sri Lanka.
It is an exciting cruise and our captains navigate through the rocks and shallow areas with experience.
Once at the island, we get off in the small maintenance harbour and walk a few hundred meters up the steep hill.
When you come to the light house which maintained by the ports authority, you will have awesome views of the Sri Lankan coast.
There is a small charge to the get to the top of the lighthouse which is a fantastic experience. You can have a look at the old equipment that was used and now replaced by modern lighting. Read More