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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I chose Leopard Safaris as it looked to be the pick of the bunch and I was not disappointed. It is run by people who genuinely care about the protection of the national park and its wildlife and are not just in it to make money. Our guides for the four safaris, Harry and Danu, were extremely helpful and knowledgeable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a repeat visit for my son, who had been there for a one night safari several months earlier. We booked two nights this time and were glad we did. Not only did it allow us to see the elusive leopard (in addition to several sloth bear sightings), but also a level of relaxation (despite the early wake ups)... More 

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

Dear Steve, Thank you for such a lovely review! It was great to have you with us after Sam’s initial visit. Two nights minimum is what we recommend to guests as like you say, it gives you the chance to relax and bond with other guests and also more chances to see great sightings as you did! I am so... More 

Gouda, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had two wonderfull days in nature at Leopard Safaris Camp. We really enjoyed every part of it: the excellent food, the beautiful campsite, the great hospitality, the adventurous tours in the jungle. An experience that we will never forget! Big compliments to Noel, Cecile and their staff!

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

Dear Hugo, Thank you for your delightful review! I’m so glad you could have an unforgettable, all round experience with us. It is always encouraging for TripAdvisor readers to see the positive experiences guests have with us. Hope to welcome you back for a different safari experience, perhaps in Wilpattu or Knuckles. Best Regards from the wild, Noel Rodrigo More 

Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was always going to be the highlight of our trip and it was. We went as a family of four adults and two children (ranging in age from 5 to 60). As soon as we were picked up by Danu and Harry we could feel the friendly vibes and the camp, although now outside the National Park, was very... More 

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Macau, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great people, fun safari, excellent food. Would thoroughly recommend staying 2 nights. The guys are friendly, very knowledgeable, and interesting. We were lucky enough to see Leopards, Elephants, Crocodiles and a sloth bear as well as lots of interesting birds.

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

Dear Keith, So glad you could have those lucky sightings with us! Thank you for your honest, warm review. I’m so pleased you had fun on safari and that our staff were up to the high standards we aim for. We want to provide our guests with the best all round experience we can and excellent food is part of... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently stayed with Leopard Safaris for the second time (having come in April), and was once again absolutely blown away. It was an experience nothing short of magical, and something I will undoubtedly remember for the rest of my life. The staff is deeply knowledgeable about natural life in the wild; their receptivity and enthusiasm toward curiosity, their appreciation... More 

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

Dear Sam, It was a pleasure having you back in the camp again. Thank you so much for your glowing review. I am so pleased you had such an unforgettable experience with us. The fact you have come twice in only a few months speaks volumes! Understanding nature and wildlife around our camps and in the parks while giving guests... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tent was new, tastefully and thoughtfully furnished and in line with what is to be expected in "luxury camping" accommodation. The highlight was the relaxed but attentive service and effort made to ensure we had a great safari experience.

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

Dear Peter, What an honour to be your first review on TripAdvisor! Thank you so much for your lovely review. We aim to provide the best in luxury eco-accommodation and are pleased you found it up to high standards. We pride ourselves too on our attentive service as we want to give our customers the best all round experience possible.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over the years I have been on several safaris in Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa and have stayed in a variety of lodges and cannot fault this place. It is conveniently situated near the entrance of Yala NP, the staff (both in camp and on the drives) is very professional and the flood is superb. The tents are comfortable and... More 

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

Dear Harold, Thank you so much for such a lovely review! We always aim to give our guests a comfortable stay while leaving minimal impact on the surrounding environment by use of our solar power to everything including our flushing toilets and running water, so I’m glad you could appreciate the blending of comfort and nature in our facilities. It... More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I found out about this safari operator when I googled "leopard safari Sri Lanka", because I knew that Yala was the place to be if I want to see leopards in the wild. It has been on my bucket list since September 2014, but back then I knew the park would be closed for the dry season - so I... More 

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

Dear Sonya, We’re so glad you were able to enjoy your special birthday treat with us! Thank you for taking the time to write this excellent and detailed review. We rely on reviews like yours to encourage other TripAdvisor readers to come and have experiences we aim to make just as special. It is great for us to know we... More 

Barcelona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We were met by the manager who introduced us to his senior staff whilst having a welcoming drink. The site was great and the accommodations too. A luxury army tent from South Africa. The shower could have had a bit more capacity. The game drives were magic and the food more than great in the open. For photographers there was... More 

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

Dear Karel, Thank you for your honest and concise review! I am so pleased you enjoyed a magical experience with us and found the accommodation and food great too. As you say it can be a challenge sometimes but we always aim to try and get our guests the best possible sightings where they can take those photographs to remind... More 

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