Bandaara Kilhi is one of the fresh water lakes in the island. The depth is about 10-15 feet. The water body is surrounded by a much bigger wetland area. This wetland area also has the popular mud bath area known as Koda Kilhi. The lake and wetland is now a protected area. The wetland area is rich with flora and fauna.
Birds commonly seen in the wetland area includes Vali Kukulhu (Moorhen), Kanbili (White-Breasted Waterhen), Maakanaa (Grey Heron), Iruvai Hudhu (White Heron) and Raabol (Maldivian Little Heron). A wide variety of dragonfly species can also be found in the wetland area.
There is a Boardwalk to view the wetland area around Bandaara Kilhi.