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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Singapore
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had originally booked at the Wilpatu camp but due to heavy rain it was closed during my visit. Noel alerted me as soon as the decision was made to close the Wilpatu camp & offered to rebook me at the Yala camp & helped to arrange transport (flights & drivers) to Yala & then to Anuradhapura. The camp itself... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are some things money can’t buy, for everything else there is this place. You get what you pay for. This has set a new benchmark in my mind for how an operation like this should be managed and run. There are always inherent dangers with places that promise to deliver amazing natural spectacles. You can’t control the weather or... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic time at Leopard Safari. Noel and his team was fantastic from start to finish. What impressed us most was the attention to detail. Everything was prepared to perfection and though being in the wild we never had to worry about anything. We were there for 2 nights and went on 4 game drives and though we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were only able to spend 1 night here, but looking back I wish we'd spent our entire trip with Leopard Safaris. The camp was wonderful and pleasure to stay in. It was beyond luxury in terms of accommodation, amenities, food and customer service. Everyone from the chef and waiter to our excellent guide were warm hearted, friendly and genuinely... More 

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

Before setting out for Leopard Safaris Camp (LSC) near Yala National Park, we had a very helpful email from the owner Noel Rodrigo telling us what to bring, what was on the menu (any allergies ?) and what we would be doing during our time there. Be warned, if you arrive later than he advises, you may have to rush... More 

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

Dear Rory, What a magnificent description of your one-night-itinerary stay at our Leopard Safaris Camp! What you mention in your review is exactly what every prospective guest can expect when booking their safari with us, except for the wildlife sighting as, although Dhanu and the rest of my guides and naturalists are very knowledgeable, there’s always luck involved in it.... More 

Kahanda Kanda
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is THE only way to visit Yala. Noel and his wife Cecile have created the perfect environment to get back to nature yet without forgoing the bare essentials of luxury! The campsite itself is utterly charming with shingle paths wearing their way around the site, all lit by lanterns at night. The tents are very spacious and with proper... More 

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

Dear George, Cecile and I feel humbled and honoured by your amazing review so, ‘Thank You’ from the bottom of our hearts! Thank you for staying with us and for writing such a wonderful description of Leopard Safaris Yala Camp, especially about the amazing people who work there and make this campsite and our game drives the best available offer... More 

England
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing experience. Where to begin?! The camp site and facilities are comfortable and always well presented. The tents are spacious, clean and secure. The staff are all brilliantly attentive - they have brought you everything you need before you have thought of it, let alone asked! The food is by far the best quality and variety we have had... More 

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

Dear Katherina, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such an amazing account of your fabulous time at our campsite, your fantastic game drives and your memorable encounter with a leopard. We are all very happy to learn that we have exceeded your expectations and your feedback confirms and reinforces what other guests have been writing about... More 

Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you’re looking for a 'family adventure of a lifetime', the Leopard Safari Camp awaits you. Our family, (husband, myself and our two boys, age 8 and 11) visited the camp for 3 days over the recent Easter holiday. From the moment we arrived we felt welcomed by the friendly staff and intrigued by camp life itself. We stayed in... More 

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

Dear Carlene and family, I can’t thank you enough for writing such detailed and heartfelt description of your stay at our Yala camp! I’m deeply moved and humbly honoured by your words. On behalf of Cecile and the rest of my team, a big THANK YOU! Having guests experiencing safari life with us the way you did is what makes... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If there is only one thing you do in Srilanka, go to Yala and stay with Leopard Safaris Camp. It is expensive but it is so worth it for multiple reasons. 1)You get what you pay for. Amazing service. Amazing safaris and amazing food. Best in the world. 2)Noel runs a good setup. His employees are truly passionate and really... More 

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

Dear Nitiya, Thank you for writing such a wonderful review of your stay at our Yala Camp and for sharing it with other TripAdvisor travelers! I highly appreciate it and I’m sure it will help other discerning travelers to get a better idea of what we offer. As you mentioned above, our campsite is outside the Park due to government... More 

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A fantastic holiday. The whole experience was amazing, our family tent was immaculate, the outdoor shower was a unique experience. The food was the best we had in the whole of our stay in Sri Lanka and eating under the stars with the lovely people we met there and sharing our stories was always a perfect end to a perfect... More 

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

Dear Rebecca and family, It’s great to hear from you! Thank you for sharing some of your photos and for writing such a wonderful review of your stay with us! It was a pleasure for Cecile and I and the rest of our team to have you and your great kids here for 3 nights. It makes us all very... More 

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