Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the coastline when you travel by air to Cape Weligama. You can travel by scheduled or chartered seaplane (Cessna eight seater) or by Helicopter which seats four to seven.

Air transfers are booked on request and luggage will need to be transferred by land if the flight reaches full capacity.

Travel duration

Duration of travel from Bandaranaike International Airport via seaplane is a journey time of 45 minutes and helicopter transfer is around 60 minutes. The landing of both air transfer options is at Koggala just 10 minutes away from Cape Weligama.

It is just a 30-minute journey by air to Ceylon Tea Trails from Cape Weligama on-board a seaplane, landing at the Castlereagh reservoir.

If you opt to travel by land your journey time will be about 2 hours and 30 minutes from the Colombo Airport using the southern expressway. Travel to Ceylon Teal Trails from Cape Weligama by land is around 5 – 6 hours.

Land transfer services can also be arranged with a choice of a car, van, SUV or a luxury car.

Important to note

Flight operations can be affected by inclement weather and requires a minimum of 5 business days prior notice to arrange this service. Conditions apply.

How to arrange air or land transfers?

All transfers are booked on request. You may contact our reservations team by phone (+94 11 774 5730), email (reservations@resplendentceylon.com) or submit the following inquiry form to get assistance in arranging this service.