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Leopard Safaris Camp

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Leopard Safaris Camp Yala National Park, Yala National Park 45, Sri Lanka
Leopard Safaris Camp
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After years of searching for the perfect leopard safari experience, I can safely say that I found it here at Noel and Cecile’s Leopard Safaris Sri Lanka – literally a dream come true for any wildlife and leopard enthusiast. I have so many incredible memories from this trip, that just words and photos can’t summarise how exceptional the whole service... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best experience! The accomodation, food, staff, game drives are absolutely excellent and rustic. The food was truly the best Srilankan I had in the entire trip. The trails Noel chose were very scenic and private. His passion and vision are very inspiring. The staff is very friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating. The campsite and the tents are very welcoming and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had read so much positive about Leopard Safaris and Noel Rodrigo, we were disappointed to find that Noel wasn't going to be around on our two-night stay. In his absence, the staff who looked after us were competent but not outstanding, with Marlon making the best impression on us. The food and wine provided were excellent at all times,... More 

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SriLankaLeopard, Owner at Leopard Safaris Camp, responded to this review

Dear Rosemary and Jim, I am deeply sorry that my absence from the camp during your stay turned out to be such a disappointment for you. As you will understand we run 3 camps in Sri Lanka and I hence cannot be everywhere at the same time, although I try to spend as much time at the camps as possible.... More 

Hong Kong, China
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Noel Rodrigo of Leopard Safaris is a passionate and highly dedicated wildlife expert who has created a unique and very beautiful experience for visitors who are looking for the best big game spotting experience available at Yala, Sri Lanka’s finest national park. A Sri Lankan himself born of Portuguese lineage, he really cares about the both clients and the animals.... More 

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SriLankaLeopard, Owner at Leopard Safaris Camp, responded to this review

Dear Lawrence, Thank you for your praise and for taking the time to write such wonderful review about your game drives. I feel honoured when our guests appreciate the way I feel about leopards and wildlife in general. Staying at Leopard Safaris is more than offering luxury camping experience; it is mainly about sharing all this passion and knowledge about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Within 30 minutes of our first game drive we'd seen a leopard and an elephant!! These guys know Yala and the animals and how to make you feel like you're the only people watching them in the park.......But this experience goes way beyond the game drives. I read lots of reviews of all the safari companies in Yala before I... More 

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SriLankaLeopard, Owner at Leopard Safaris Camp, responded to this review

Dear Ian, Thank you for your wonderful feedback and for taking the time to post such a descriptive review of your whole safari experience with us! I do appreciate your thorough description of the campsite and your input about your fantastic game drives with Marlon and Sajith as your guides. It was a pleasure for them to share their knowledge... More 

Grand Junction, Colorado
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed four nights at Leopard Safari Camp in Yala in February 2015. What a wonderful experience - great Sri Lankan food (both taste and variety), passionate game guiding plus an attentive and caring staff at camp. Camp Managers Noel and Cecile were also great and highly involved with all the guests - making you feel at... More 

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SriLankaLeopard, Owner at Leopard Safaris Camp, responded to this review

Dear John, It has been a pleasure for Cecile and I to host you during your visit to Yala. I am very fortunate to have Cecile by my side as well as such excellent group of guides, naturalists and staff working with me. All of us at Leopard Safaris deeply respect and protect Sri Lanka’s wildlife and are truly passionate... More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were 9 people from two families, ranging from age 9-50, who arrived at Leopard Safari Camp on February 8th. From the second that the jeeps picked us up at the meeting point we had the best time ever. The staff at Leopard Safari were friendly, funny, knowledgable and professional. We could tell the staff had a true passion for... More 

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SriLankaLeopard, Owner at Leopard Safaris Camp, responded to this review

Dear Backlund and Petterson families, Your wonderful review makes each and every member of Leopard Safaris’ team feel happy and fulfilled as there’s nothing more rewarding for us than sharing with our guests our love for nature and passion for what we do. On behalf of my team, thank you and that it has also been a pleasure for us... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the minute the 3 jeeps picked us up at the meeting point everything was like a dream. Our stay was more than perfect! We were 2 families traveling together and stayed 1 night on the camp. We were greeted with a fresh King Coconut drink as soon as we got out of the jeeps. Our luggage was taken care... More 

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SriLankaLeopard, Owner at Leopard Safaris Camp, responded to this review

Dear Ingrid and family, Thank you for sharing your Leopard Safaris experience with other Tripadvisor travellers. It has been a pleasure you and your friends at our Yala campsite and it makes me and my team very happy and proud to learn that you enjoyed it so much and that you took home so many wonderful memories of your stay!... More 

Ledbury
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fabulous two nights we had at your camp, thank you all so much! From the moment we arrived nothing was too much trouble. The accommodation was certainly the most comfortable camping i've ever experienced. The fan provided was a most welcome addition. The food was excellent and we had a lesson in eating hoppers with fingers.... More technique... More 

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SriLankaLeopard, Owner at Leopard Safaris Camp, responded to this review

Dear Fiona, Thank you for your appreciation of my team, our camp and our attention to detail. We are all very passionate about our job and love to transmit this passion and respect for the wildlife to all our guests. By the way, congrats on your 5 leopard sightings! We strive to make everyone feel welcome and at home from... More 

Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a brilliant time at the Leopard Safari camp in December (apologies for the late review!). Noel, Cecile and the entire team were very professional, friendly, knowledgeable and they couldn't have done more for us. Unfortunately it was very very wet when we were there but Noel has great vehicles that could get through were most other operators were... More 

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SriLankaLeopard, Owner at Leopard Safaris Camp, responded to this review

Dear Claire, Thank you for your review and, may I say, it is never too late for us to hear again from our visitors! It was really unfortunate that it rained so much in December but I’m glad that you could experience firsthand that we are well equipped and prepared to withstand severe weather conditions. On behalf of Cecile and... More 

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