Colombo is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka. It is the financial center of the island and a popular tourist destination.
The center functions mainly as a hatchery and makes huge efforts to increase the rate of hatching and survival of baby turtles in their very initial stages.
The Madu River is very rich in biodiversity. It passes through the wet zone of Sri Lanka opening up into the large Madu Lagoon on its way to the Indian Ocean.
The Sinha raja Rainforest reserve is the last primary tropical rainforest on the island and is made up of 60% endemic trees. Out of 12 endemic mammal species of the country 8 are found here. Giant squirrel, dusky-stripped jungle squirrel, badger mongoose, endemic purple-faced leaf monkey, and torque macaque are frequently seen.
Waulpane Cave is located in the village of Vavulpane in a beautiful environment in the Kamburugamuwa Grama Niladhari Division of the Kolonna Divisional Secretariat in the Ratnapura District.
“Hunugal Pokuna” is a tourist attraction located in the Kaltota Rajatenna area in Balangoda. “Hunugal Pokuna” in Balangoda Rajawaka reserve. This is a beautiful pond located in a valuable ecosystem full of natural vegetation. The water is very clean. Villagers in the area say it was discovered around 2001.