There is a new safari sharing forum at srilankataxishare.com. This is the ideal place to find people to share the cost of a Kumana safari. Follow this link to the new Safari Shares forum (opens in a new window). Also see our Business Directory for a list of safari tour providers.
For a party town it can be surprisingly difficult at times to buy alcohol in Arugam Bay. This is because there are actually very few places that sell it legally with a licence. During the off-season from November to March it can be even harder as for most places it […]
If you are looking for a driver or guide in Arugam Bay or anywhere else in Sri Lanka then please check out the following Facebook group: facebook.com/groups/srilankacaranddriverhire It is 100% independent and features drivers, guides and small tour operators with a growing number of independent reviews.
Costs It is possible to rent a motorbike, scooter or tuk tuk in Arugam Bay but you should be aware that it is not 100% legal. As of now there are no official registered hire providers in the local area. There are however, many locals who will be happy to […]
There are now 4 buses running between Arugam Bay and Colombo, all travelling through the night and taking about 7 hours. None of these buses have ac. It appears that one of the private buses can be prebooked at busbooking.lk (see the comment below). Approximate departure times (usually to within 15 […]