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Sports in Sri Lanka People of Sri Lanka are fond of playing sports like golf, cycling, scuba diving, snorekelling, surfing, hiking, trekking and rugby. Here is brief account of these sports in Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka has three fine 18 hole golf courses located at Nuwara Eliya, Kandy and Nuwara Eliya. While Colombo and Nuwara Eliya clubs are more than 100 years old, the one at Kandy has been established recently in 1999.

Location Name Address Holes
Colombo Royal Colombo Golf Club Model Farm Road, Colombo 8, Sri Lanka 18
Kandy Victoria International Golf and Country Resort Victoria International Golf and Country Resort 18
Nuwara Eliya Nuwara Elliya Golf Club Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka 18

National Cycle Route
Feel real Sri Lanka on National Cycle Route. Enjoy diverse landscapes rich in nature and multi cultural conventions. See the village lifestyle of Sri Lanka in close quarters. On way you can see sandy beaches, muddy tracks,, rubber estates, marshlands teeming with water birds and other wildlife, fine gardens, elegant monuments and aromatic tea estates. The cycle route has been designed by Sri Lanka Tourist Board.

Scuba Diving & Snorekelling
Under the clear blue waters of coastal Sri Lanka lies fantastic sub-aquatic world. For fully appreciating this beauty you will have to indulge in games like scuba diving and snorkelling. Beauty of the corals is marvellous. Variety of colorful fish live these corals.

Surfing season in Sri Lanka is from May to October. The eastern coast of the country is known for its long waves. Availability of surfing locations in Sri Lanka depends on monsoon season. Arugambay on eastern coast is one of the best surfing destinations in the world. Hikkaduwa, another popular surfing location, is located south of Colombo.

Hiking & Trekking
Sri Lanka SportsIf you are fond of hiking on the rolling mountains, Sri Lanka would not leave you disappointed. Beginners, mid-level and experts, all types of hikers and trekkers can enjoy in Sri Lanka. You can move through several undulating valleys, discovering frothy waterfalls and rural regions which have retained their rustic way of life for centuries.

The country has few rugby clubs spread around the country. The sport is popular among school and local club sides. Rugby season is from April to August.
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