Eco-Park, Batticaloa

Eco-Park Batticaloa is located near the Lighthouse and maintained by the Lagoon Environmental Learning Centre (LELC). It is an ideal place to visit with your family, kids, friends and colleagues. 

Take a boat operated by LELC and you will reach the Eco-Park within 2-3 minutes. The park is gifted with a rich natural beauty.  You will be able to enjoy a children's park, statues of birds & animals, picnic huts, bird viewing tower, resting huts and benches, and an access path to the beach. From the 50-foot bird viewing tower you can see a wonderful view of local birds at play while having a stunning view of the lagoon, beach, bar mouth, sea and the small forest. 

You can make your visit more joyful by cooking, eating together, organizing small games and relaxing under the trees.  

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Latitude: 7.760533 Longitude: 81.684295
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Recreational Opportunities

Bird-watching, family picnic, games, photography, nature walk etc.

Seasons Accessible

All seasons round the year. Best time to visit the Eco-Park is early morning hours or evening hours. 

If you need to stay late in the evening, please check with the management to make necessary arrangements. 


No entrance fee, but you will need to pay for the Boat. Rs. 400 per boat (8 people can be accommodated)

Accessibility Notes

You can access the Eco-Park only by boat operated from the Lighthouse jetty. You can drive/ride up to Batticaloa Lighthouse. There is a space for vehicle parking. Just park your vehicle and take the trip to the Eco-Park!

Life jackets will be provided if required.

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets are allowed at your own risk.

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