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Address: Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka

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Nice place

Nice place one of the best places, sooo relax and quiet, very less crude and more elephant and birds can see.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Madushka
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Colombo, null, Sri Lanka
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Colombo, null, Sri Lanka
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Nice place one of the best places, sooo relax and quiet, very less crude and more elephant and birds can see.

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Tokyo, Japan
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

On a good day...you will see many elephants, on a bad day....nothing.....take your food....if the river is calm....have a bath....protect your food from monkeys.....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Great place to see wild life :) If you are lucky enough you might be able to see 50-60 elephants in one place. Definitely this would be ideal place to go safari as well. Not only wild elephants you can see many other wild animals as well.

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

I visited after the rain on a week day everything was green and beautiful only about three vehicles inside the park was very lucky to see elephants,deer,crocodile ,many birds and many peacock dance,i have always enjoyed my visits to Wasgamuwa since it's not very crowded a park you must visit

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We can't recommend this more highly - far far better than a visit to the (distressing) elephant orphanage near Kandy. On a three-hour safari we saw somewhere between 50 and 100 wild elephants in family groups, roaming free - yet the safari jeep drivers managed to get us up close to some of them, as long as we were quite... More 

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Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I will not rate this place above Wilpattu or Yala National parks. However, if you are interested in watching massive WilAliya then you should visit this place. Tips: 1. One day afternoon /evening is good enough for this trip 2. Morning is useless 3. Don't expect to see sloth bear or leopard here 4. If you are staying inside, make... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

We visited Wasgamuwa park for an afternoon safari, starting at 2pm. We had a guide from the park in the Jeep with us who explained to us about the different animals and plants. It was extremely informative. We saw many birds, peacocks, butterflies, water buffalo and many elephants, we saw a herd of female elephants with their young and a... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

You can see elephants in hundreds in their natural behavior, at close proximity. Apart from those , except for fer herds of deer, there were no many animals, perhaps bad luck. Various types of cranes were there.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

only a few elephants. just dust roads and almost no other wild life. Could be the season, I am not certain.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
31 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

This is the place to see Elephants in the wild where they belong. You can join a 4x4 trip with a guide and drive through the park to the irrigation reservoir or tank as the local's call them. We saw Elephants bathing and feeding on the grass, ripping it up and then knocking it against their feet with their trunk... More 

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