World Beach Cleanup Day Polhena Madiha

Can you help us on World Beach Cleanup Day at Polhena &Madiha beaches?

SEPTEMBER 21 @ 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM 

The beach cleanup programme conducted by Polhena Diving Center will be held on 21st of September 2019 participating as part of the INTERNATIONAL World Cleanup Day.

Participation is FREE courtesy of the sponsors.

Organising sponsors:

  • Drivethru Surf Camps
  • the Doctor House
  • Polhena Diving Center
  • Blue Resources Trust
  • Mai Global Travels

Beach cleaning campaign will be carried out in a neighbouring beach in Polhena starting from 8.30 in morning.

Volunteer teams will be collecting recyclables and non- recyclables along the proposed 1 kilometre stretch.

We are currently looking for any recycling partners for a potential collaboration. Email us or reach us via our whatsapp number +94715985079 if you can help us with taking care of recyclables.

A snack during a the event will be provided.

Interested volunteers can stay after the beach cleanup to participate in a marine awareness talk conducted by Blue Resources Trust

Date:September 21
Time:8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Event Category:Cleanups
Event Tags:
Beach cleanup, cleanup, conservation, volunteering


Polhena Diving Center
Beach Road, Uswatte, Madiha
Matara,Southern Province81000Sri Lanka
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Tours and Tuk Tuk

Good TukTuk drivers can arrange taxis and tours in and around Polhena and Matara. There are some great tours to see in Sri Lanka

Mr Pathum Kosala is a “happy and friendly” Tuk Tuk driver and local guide – highly recommended.

A well presented young man – good English and huge smile 🙂

Call him +9477 540 3039

or contact via facebook

Madiha Tours & Airport Pickup

Suresh operates a first class service with his air conditioned Toyota Car.

He is based “down south” between Matara and Galle, he operates throughout Sri Lanka with a pickup car service from the main airport in Colombo. He has great local knowledge and speak very good English.

The airport pickup service is a fixed fee – enquire for details