Hiyare Reservoir & Rain Forest
Hiyare Reservoir was built 100 years ago to provide water to Galle town and is located just 16 miles away from Galle. Hiyare Reservoir Rainforest is a secondary lowland rainforest with a high diversity and endemic species. There are 55 species of dragonflies, of which 12 are discovered only in the Hiyare area. Seventy-eight butterfly species have been identified, with three endemic to this zone.