• BL-SRILANKABorderlands operates from of our riverside camp in Kithulgala, Sri Lanka. The camp, located in the rugged foothills of the hill country and overlooking the Kelani River, is stunning. Our comfortable safari tents are situated just above the river, so you can relax and enjoy views of the lush countryside and jungle clad surrounding mountains. We hope you will take the opportunity to join our thrilling and heart pumping activities including white water rafting and kayaking, canyoning and abseiling. For those looking for something more sedate, the area offers beautiful walks and our flat water kayaking is suitable for all ages and abilities. The river is refreshing, our activities are awesome fun whilst being always safe, and our food is mouthwateringly delicious.
  • bl-nepal-campWe have a second camp located in Gati, Nepal. The thatched safari-style tents, clean mountain air and tantalizing meals compliment the friendly atmosphere of this riverside resort. The restaurant operates like a traditional family kitchen, serving Nepali home-style dishes. Sitting on the mighty Bhote Kosi, a stay at Borderlands Nepal offers heart stopping grade IV rafting and intrepid canyon descents for the truly adventurous, off the-beaten treks to hidden monasteries and views of the magestic Himalaya and mountain bike rides along the Tibetan border. The resort will soothe your soul. We invite you to share in this remarkable experience.
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Wade Campbell
Managing Director (Sri Lanka)

A native of Canada, Wade has almost 30 years experience delivering outdoor adventure and training programmes in North America and Asia for tourist, corporate and youth groups. He began his career in 1984 with the Canadian Outward Bound School, and Borderlands Sri Lanka was founded in 2004, after many years based at Borderlands Nepal. His love and unending enthusiasm has been at the heart of making Borderlands what it is today.

Dian Gomes
Share Holder (Sri Lanka)

Dian Gomes is a Group Director of MAS Holdings; a USD 1 Billion enterprise, and the Managing Director of the group’s largest Business Division, MAS Intimates. A USD 350 Million entity, MAS Intimates manufactures lingerie for global brands such as Victoria’s Secret, Marks & Spencer, DBA and H&M. Dian also plays the crucial role of overseeing Human Resources, Corporate Communications, Branding and CSR of MAS Holdings; which employs over 60,000 associates in 10 countries in diversified areas ranging from pioneering apparel manufacturing in South Asia to fashion and lifestyle, retail, education and apparel related IT services.

Megh Ale
Managing Director (Nepal)

Megh Ale is one of Nepal’s leading figures in rafting. Having spent several years working and exploring the rivers and jungles of Nepal, including four years at the Bardiya National Park as a naturalist, Megh is always ready to share his deep understanding of Nepal and its myriad cultures, plants and animals. He is the founder and president of the Nepal River Conservation Trust (NRCT), and the Managing Director of Ultimate Descents Nepal and the Borderlands Nepal.

Mahesh
Course Director

Undoubtedly one of our most popular instructor and guide, he ensures even during the most challenging and thrilling moments of our adventures you’ll keep smiling and will never lose faith. Mahesh is one of our key facilitators and makes sure on corporate and youth programmes that everyone feels included, involved and important during all parts of a programme.

Anoma
Senior Accountant

Based in our Colombo office Anoma is our head accountant, and keeps Borderlands ticking over.

Dinithi Pathirana
Account & Office Administrator
Bandula
Chef

Our king of the kitchen is Bandula, and his fine cooking has solicited countless words of praise and admiration from our guests. His signature dish, Pineapple Curry, is to die for! He is helped by Sampath and Rohan in the Kitchen and the ever smiling Sumudu behind the bar. You’ll often glimpse Jayasinghe and Piyadasa in the Long House, who help with store keeping and grounds maintainance.

Nihal
Skipper

from down south

Osanda Lakmal
Graphic Designer

Osada has been working with us for one and half years as a Graphic Designer.
All the pictures and the videos taken in the field of work are being edited and released to media by this individual.

Supun
Safety Kayaker

Supun is a safety kayaker for Borderlands. On the water he scouts lines for the rafts and patrols for hazards He is from Kithulgala and is trained in first aid.

Sumudhu
Kayaker