Wander through Coconut Palms and toddy culture

Rent a Tuktuk in Wadduwa, Sri Lanka!

Discover Wadduwa, a charming coastal town just south of Colombo, inviting you to explore its serene beauty, historical sites, and artisanal crafts. Wadduwa is just 30km south of Colombo and it is a perfect layover before you pass through the busy Colombo City. With the option to rent a tuktuk, you can leisurely traverse the coastal roads, admire the coconut palm-studded landscape, and delve into the town’s history through sites like the ancient Catholic church and Dhaaldawatta Purana Maha Viharaya. A tuktuk ride offers the perfect pace to absorb both heritage and modern charm. Uncover the craftsmanship of Wadduwa’s artisans, known for their coconut fiber creations, including brooms and carpets. As you meander the streets, you might stumble upon these unique products that reflect the town’s cultural depth. Whether you seek tranquility, heritage, or local artistry, Wadduwa eagerly invites exploration. Enrich your journey with a tuktuk ride, embracing the coastal allure and cultural treasures that await.

Things to Do in and Around Wadduwa

Witness pure enjoyment of a coconut on the roads of Wadduwa's beauty
Witness pure enjoyment of a coconut on the roads of Wadduwa's beauty 📸 @whatsnext.reisen

Unravel coastal tranquillity and tuktukadventures from Wadduwa.

Rent a Tuktuk in Wadduwa with Tuktukrental.com

Obtain Your Sri Lankan Recognition Permit from Wadduwa

Driving a tuktuk in Sri Lanka requires a special recognition permit, and there are two ways to get this. Either with your “International Driving Permit / IDP” or your “Regular National Country Licence” with B/C endorsement (depending on your country where B/C is representing car) on it.

We can obtain your recognition permit from the AAC (Automobile Association of Ceylon) with any of the two. You will receive an email with the licence form where you can upload the documents, and we will have it ready at your pickup in Wadduwa. You can read more information about the Sri Lankan recognition permit here!

Get Covered with Our Comprehensive Insurance

All our tuktuks come with comprehensive insurance covering damage to your tuktuk and other vehicles. It also covers personal injury to you, your passengers, and 3rd parties. Read more about the insurance coverage here!

Master Your Tuktuk: Get Comfortable Before Beginning Your Journey from Wadduwa

We will provide you with an online briefing going over the final details, and we will assist you with
your itinerary. Finally, receive comprehensive driving instruction before exploring paradise in your
own tuktuk from Wadduwa.

Why Choose Tuktukrental.com?

Renting a tuktuk is an exciting and unique way to see the country’s gorgeous landscapes and immerse yourself in the local culture, especially around Wadduwa . Consider factors such as reputable reviews, official business registration, SLTDA registration, correct rental insurance, safety and maintenance standards, transparent pricing, customer support, license requirements, training, and environmental practices when selecting a rental company. You can read further about it here!

Your safety is our priority. We provide proper rental insurance coverage, regular vehicle inspections, and dedicated mechanics for maintenance. Roadside assistance is available in case of emergencies. We believe in transparent pricing and offer reasonable rental conditions without hidden fees. Our commitment to clear communication ensures exceptional customer service and quick resolution of any issues. Since 2019, we have been offsetting all our carbon emissions, supporting sustainable tourism and contributing to a greener Sri Lanka.

Consider these aspects when selecting a tuktuk rental provider. Enjoy the freedom of the open road and immerse yourself in the splendor of Sri Lanka. Let the adventure begin from Wadduwa!

Things to See in Wadduwa

Wadduwa Beach

Unwind on the captivating coastline of Wadduwa Beach, where you can revel in the golden sands and crystal waters. Additionally, you can reach this stunning beach in your own tuktuk. Swim, sunbathe, and witness the breathtaking sunsets that paint the sky in vibrant hues. Find it here.

Whispering waves, stolen kisses - Celebrate love on a tuktuk ride to Wadduwa's picturesque beaches
Whispering waves, stolen kisses - Celebrate love on a tuktuk ride to Wadduwa's picturesque beaches 📸 @serinadavid

Wadduwa Beach, where you can revel in the golden sands and crystal waters

Navalady Beach

Next, take your tuktuk to the serene and secluded Navalady Beach, where you can bask in the golden sand and swim in the clear waters. This amazing beach, shaded with pine forest and dotted with fishermen’s huts, is perfect for a day of relaxation. With your tuktuk, you’ll have the freedom to arrive and leave at your leisure.You can find the location here.

Kalutara Bodhiya

A Buddhist temple with a majestic white stupa. Furthermore, you can conveniently visit this tranquil temple in your own tuktuk. Discover the peaceful ambience and marvel at the beautiful construction that showcases the beauty of Sri Lankan culture. Find it here.

Richmond Castle

Immerse yourself in the splendour of Richmond Castle, a stunning architectural marvel that embodies the colonial era’s wealth. Explore the gorgeous interiors, appreciate the old furnishings, and wander through the stunning grounds to feel transported to another period. Find it here.

Kalutara Bridge

Stroll or drive across the renowned Kalutara Bridge to experience magnificent river views, mangrove vegetation, and an unforgettable sunset. Furthermore, you may easily reach this iconic bridge in your own tuktuk. Enjoy the calm atmosphere while basking in the beauty of the surroundings. Find it here.

Water Sports

Enjoy exhilarating water activities like parasailing, kayaking, and jet skiing during your beach vacation in Wadduwa. Immerse yourself in thrilling excursions that blend adrenaline with the natural beauty of the ocean.

Taste the Local Flavours in Wadduwa

Eliana Grill Cafe & Restaurant

Eliana Grill is a lovely gourmet excursion where you may enjoy a delightful assortment of café delights and tantalising grilled dishes. You may also enjoy your lunch in the welcoming atmosphere of this restaurant or your own tuktuk. Relax and enjoy the flavours in this cosy atmosphere. Find it here.

C&C Restaurant

C&C Restaurant provides a memorable dining experience with a broad cuisine that combines foreign and local flavours. You may also easily go to this eatery on your own tuktuk. In the wonderful environment of the restaurant, enjoy the friendly welcome and gastronomic pleasures. Find it here.

Recharge at Comfortable Stays in Wadduwa

Ocean Queen Hotel - Wadduwa

Ocean Queen Hotel, set among the gorgeous beaches of Wadduwa, offers a wonderful seaside vacation. You also have the option of driving your own tuktuk to this lovely hotel. Enjoy large accommodations, stunning ocean views, and friendly service to make your stay unforgettable. Find it here.

Turyaa Kalutara

Discover Turyaa Kalutara’s unique appeal, a magnificent resort with excellent lodgings, world-class services, and a tranquil atmosphere. Indulge in the beauty of this beachside paradise in Kalutara, where you may even arrive in your own tuktuk. Find it here.

Kuma Beach Side Villa

Return to paradise at Kuma Beach Side property, a quiet property surrounded by beautiful tropical flora. Moreover, you will get direct beach access and customised treatment during your special vacation. Enjoy the calm sanctuary and the tranquillity of this lovely retreat. Find it here.

How to Get to Wadduwa from Colombo

A Train Ride to Wadduwa

To go to Wadduwa by train from Colombo, take a train from Colombo Fort Railway Station to Matara. This coastal railway route has a stop in Wadduwa. Find the train timetable here.

A Bus Ride to Wadduwa

To go by bus from Colombo to Wadduwa, take a direct bus from the Colombo Central Bus Stand. Travelling directly to Wadduwa is a comfortable and convenient option. The bus travel usually takes 2-3 hours, depending on traffic. To plan your route and check bus timetables, go to the official website of the Sri Lanka National Transport Commission (NTC).

By Taxi to Wadduwa

You can also arrange a private vehicle and driver to take you via a rental car or use one of the apps named Uber or PickMe (Sri Lankan app). This is the fastest but most expensive way to travel. It will take approximately 1-2 hours from Colombo to Wadduwa.

Rent a tuktuk and drive to Wadduwa!

Travelling from Colombo to Wadduwa in your own tuktuk is one of the most spectacular ways to appreciate the beautiful splendour and discover Sri Lanka’s hidden gems. Renting a tuktuk provides an exciting experience, with the freedom to drive through fascinating routes and the option to pull over at any location that sparks your interest.

Head over to our online reservations system on tuktukrental.com. Select your booking dates, extras and enter your details. Continue to the payment section and have a great time riding a tuktuk in Sri Lanka.

Frequently Asked Questions

Renting a tuktuk in Wadduwa is a great way to explore the city at your own pace. You’ll need a local temporary driving license, which we can assist you with.

Yes, it’s safe to drive a tuktuk in Wadduwa. We provide a driving lesson to ensure you’re comfortable with the vehicle.
We offer customer support throughout the rental period to assist with any issues that may arise.
On your pickup day, one of our driving instructors will drive the tuktuk with your locally approved permit (licence) and the necessary documentation to your hotel, provide you with a comprehensive driving lesson and off you go, explore paradise!

Yes, you can drop off the tuktuk in Wadduwa. You can check the pick-up and drop-off charges here!

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