Goxin Falls at Ratnapura – ගොක්සිං (ගොක්සින්) ඇල්ල
|Height :||50 meters|
The Goxins Fall (Goskin Falls) gets its name from a British planter, Goxin, said to have been adept at aquatic sports. It is 50m in height and up to 50m wide during the rainy season. The source of the fall is at Bubula in Mannikaya Patanaya. The water flows over a rock to join the Kaluganga River at Gilemale. At the base of the fall, the water plunges into a deep pool, though the exact depth is unknown. The surrounding area is mainly used for tea plantations. The fall is located 25km from Ratnapura town, Ratnapura District, Palmadulla area. Take the Ratnapura – Wewelwatte road and turn left at Nugapola town onto the Dehena – Kande road. Go through Wewalketya village and Kambiadia. From here it is 4km to Halakande village where the fall can be found.
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Map of Goxin Falls
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Goxin Falls Video
Last updated: May 2, 2016
Take the Welelwatte road from Ratnapura and turn to Dehena Kanda Road from the Nugepola Junction. Traveling about 4 km you will come cacross the stream which forms the waterfall, From here you need to trek in to the jungle to reach the top of the waterfall. To reach the bottom of the falls, you need to gothrough a further difficult steep terrain. The last 2.5 km road segment is not mapped in Google maps or the bing maps. You can see this segment of the road on the AmazingLanka.com Google Earth Travel Companion
Route from Ratnapura to Goxin Falls
|Through : Malwala – Wewalwatte Road Distance : 25 km Travel time : 45 minutes + ( some trekking) Driving directions : see on google map|