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Luckily we had a local person with us who knew the manager of the resort built here so gained... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ruddellkusabs
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Hamilton, New Zealand
Beautiful and calm location except Indian debris on the beach

I walked up to the end of Island 1. The rest is not allowed for visit by the SL Navy (you cant... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RD4th
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Luckily we had a local person with us who knew the manager of the resort built here so gained access. Pleasant to stroll some distance along, but disappointing to see all the ocean rubbish. Government needs to srep in an ensure free access for everyone...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ruddellkusabs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walked up to the end of Island 1. The rest is not allowed for visit by the SL Navy (you cant explore further unless you go via a contact/permission from Navy - no, even local fishermen won't take you). However you can walk along...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RD4th
Reviewed 22 October 2018

After going all the way to Talaimannar Pier, due to security reasons we were not allowed to go to the end of the pier nor take any photos. So I don’t know why they have listed this as a place to visit,

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JJ1701
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Some idiots have built a resort right on the furthest point of Adams Bridge and won’t let anyone in to see it unless you’re staying there. Seriously criminal for people to ruin a countries natural beauty with greed and stupidity!!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Amarnamatt
Reviewed 5 February 2018

As i have said before Mannar is a hidden unexplored destination which is worth a visit. There are so many places to discover in this little island with its diverse history it will suit all travelers who have a wide range of interest as it...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Story of Rama and Ravana and one piece of the missing history and the bridge. lot of birds for the bird lover and also a kite surfing spot if you are in to it.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Kanishka M
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

The place located in Thalai mannar. It's the end of the sea other side is India located just 30miles away Adams bridge is a historic one to see. There you can see small island of sand visible in sea it continues while the water level...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Samueljebaraj24
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This is a place to visit and a birdwatcher's paradise. It's an interesting phenomena to see the islands appear and disappear within minutes and then, the flocks of birds resting, feeding on their migratory journey. Once you get there, you realise how close the Indian...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank indirakah
Reviewed 16 April 2017

A string of small islands in the seas off the north western coast, this is steeped in mythology. Some islands are patrolled by Sri Lanka's navy and are deserted save for the many species of birds. Travel to the first island took us less than...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Shobhana D
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The best way to see the bridge is by going to the Pier, cross the railway and passing the light house there are lots of fishing boats, these can be hired by talking to the locals fishermen, make sure you get a few life jackets...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank denha
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NishD
26 December 2017|
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Response from Samueljebaraj24 | Reviewed this property |
No, There is no boat service to cross the island. You can't even hire a boat to cross. So better to cross by road or train is the only option.
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