Crocodile-packed lagoons, flowing waters with flocked birds, elephant sauntering sanctuaries, Arugam Bay has a large list of activities that unleashes the wildlife lover in everyone. Arugam Bay itself is blessed with a variety of wildlife. The lagoons are home to herons, crocodiles, an assortment of fish and a showoff attractive birds. The locals have taken an initiative to preserve this gorgeous slice of paradise by starting an eco-friendly Pottuvil lagoon tour. The Kumana reserve located in the outer reaches of Arugam Bay flourish with a medley of migratory birds that will fill a birdwatchers journal. Refuge to many animals like the sambar, elephant, peacocks and many more, the Yala National Park is one of the countries most reputed wildlife preservation initiatives and is only a few hours away from Arugam Bay.