There are too many magnificent coral reefs on this tiny island – Sri Lanka – to explore in a short time. While Hikkaduwa's coral gardens usually take center stage, other places, too, have outstanding coral reefs. Hanova's coral reefs are sometimes overlooked, despite offering some of the best diving in the nation. Various aquatic wildlife, including sweetlips, barracuda, eagle rays, and grouper, call Negombo's coral reef systems home. Clumps of polyps make up the bizarre sea creatures known as corals. Polyps grow best in flat, warm, bright, clear, and ventilated environments, using calcium to form a hard outer shell. Because of the diversity of aquatic life they support, coral reefs are comparable to oceanic rainforests. Corals are exceptionally delicate and are believed to become extinct in a few decades if global warming trends continue. Despite this, coral reefs can thrive in numerous locations around the world. Travellers can head to the tropical island of Sri Lanka to enjoy the vibrant reefs and gorgeous beaches.
Ahas Yatra Gala, where several sunken fighter planes can be found, Barracuda Point, Bandara Rocks, Hanova, an excellent place for night diving, Bandara Rocks, which has outstanding coral growth and some interesting rock formations, and others. You may also go to Hanova from Negombo, which is well-known for its snapper, cuttlefish, bullseye glassfish, sweetlips, and grouper fishing. The boat ride there takes approximately 15 minutes. The ideal diving season for Hanova is from December through April. The blu spotted box fish is a famous variety found in Hanova. It's beautiful to watch how the black Spotted Boxfish (male) huffing and puffing around on its way to work. The spots situated in its body beatify the nature of Hanova.