Pigeon Island National Park
Pigeon Island National Park is one of the two marine national parks of Sri Lanka. The national stop is arranged 1 km off the shore of Nilaveli, a beach front town in Eastern Province, enveloping an aggregate region of 471.429 hectares. The island’s name gets from the stone pigeon which has colonized it. The national stop contains a portion of the best staying coral reefs of Sri Lanka. Pigeon Island was assigned as a haven in 1963. In 2003 it was redesignated as a national stop. This national stop is the seventeenth in Sri Lanka. The island was utilized as a shooting range amid the pioneer era. Pigeon Island is one of the few secured regions influenced by the Indian Ocean wave in 2004.