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Explorations on the South Coast are endless. Whether you’re looking for that perfect wave with no one out, or a secluded beach hidden deep in the jungle, it’s out there. We don’t pretend to know everything about life here but we want to! So ask us about vehicle rental or the organization of trips, and go find something amazing. We guarantee you’ll meet some inspiring people and see nature at its beautiful best.  If you are wondering what’s happening in Weligama, Midigama or Ahangama the Surfing Wombats hostel are putting on weekly activities for everyone to join. Read more about our amazing hostel activities here:



There's something about practicing yoga in Midigama as the sun creeps over the horizon or sets peacefully behind it that's simply magical. The location of our yoga lessons are flexible depending on the weather and the instincts of our super zen instructors. The lessons are often held in the chilling area or on the hostel rooftop but sunrise and sunset beach classes are always a possibility. We provide the yoga mats and professional instructors, you provide the atmosphere and inspiration. You can also purchase 1 class or 5 class discount packages that include breakfast! Read more about having a yoga holiday and yoga packages here at Yoga Midigama


Tea Plantation

Sri Lanka is world famous for its teas and it is the countries #1 export. Come tea tasting and see the entire process of how it goes from leaf to delicious cup. Also a great souvenir for friends and family back home. There are tea plantations all over Sri Lanka, even here in Midigama!

Galle Fort

Blast into the past exploring this beautiful Dutch fort. Spend the day strolling around this world heritage site and stock up on goodies in the local markets. An easy scooter-, bus- or tuk tuk ride from Surfing Wombats hostel Midigama. The fort is also known for having great ice cream shops, so ask us what is the best one! (Yes, we tried them all)

Snake Farm

Get up close and personal with Sri Lankan serpents. This snake encounter will help you better understand these beautiful creatures in an environment where they are well taken care of. Only a short scooter ride from the hostel!

Animal Rescue Center

Over 1000 dogs are being cared for here. Volunteer at the local animal rescue centre helping injured animals get the love and attention they need to get back on their paws. Dogs come here from all over Midigama, Weligama and Ahangama and get the best care possible. We sometimes arrange trips to the rescue centre, but as it is located right up the road from the hostel it is also possible to drop in.


Surf Lessons

Sri Lanka is one of the best places on the planet to learn to surf! We will connect you with the best local instructors and surf guides to get you shredding in no time and saying words like radical and pumping.


Explore above and below the surface all of Sri Lankas ocean animals. Whale watching with blue whales, snorkelling with dozens of sea turtles and PADI scuba diving trips. We will direct you to the best snorkelling spots in South Coast and hook you up with the best whale watching tours Sri Lanka.


Who says you need to go to Africa for a safari?! Visit the nearby national park to see elephants, water buffalo, crocodile and maybe the elusive leopard.

Adams Peak

If you are up for a big adventure, you can test yourself doing a nighttime climb up the 5,500+ stairs to the top of Adams peak. One of the most spectacular places to watch the sunrise in the country! How to get there is pretty easy if you know how, so just ask us and we will show you where and when to take the bus for the fastest and most scenic bus routes in Sri Lanka.