Ridiyagama Safari Park

Ridiyagama Safari Park, Hambantota: Hours, Address, Ridiyagama Safari Park Reviews: 4/5

Ridiyagama Safari Park
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8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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No more flight bookings need to reserve for safari in Africa. Whole animal kingdom is roaming in Ridiyagama. The Department of National Zoological Gardens is eager to unveil it’s another flagship project for the nature lovers and pleasure hunters browsing the down south of Sri Lanka. A 500 acre drive through Safari Park, the first ever Safari Park in Sri Lanka is being culminated in Ridiyagama, Ha
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2-3 hours
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SAKINDU
Homagama, Sri Lanka5 contributions
Oct 2021 • Family
This is a totally different experience you can have in Sri Lanka.
You can observe animal's natural lifestyle closely. No animals are caged and they are well adapted to the surroundings.
Well maintained washrooms as well.
Written December 19, 2021
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chamath k
Colombo, Sri Lanka19 contributions
Oct 2021
A good place to see animals, however, they could add more varieties of animals. It would be great if the shops were opened though
Written November 7, 2021
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Dilip V
Colombo, Sri Lanka32 contributions
Sep 2020 • Couples
My wife and I visited the park last week and as the bus they provide was full we decided to hire a Jeep but were very disappointed to see malnourished Lions . This is like an open Zoo and the animals are very less and it’s not worth the trip .
Written September 11, 2020
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saneli🦄
Colombo, Sri Lanka36 contributions
Jul 2020 • Friends
We went to the ridiyagama safari park yesterday for our first time and it was really good. We have to go in a bus around the zoo or in a jeep. There were animals roaming around and they were imported from other countries. It is a must visit place if you come near ridiyagama. They will later invlude leopards, cheetahs, giraffes and kangaroos. We saw many scary animals like African lions and bengalian tigers. I recommend his place because you can experience many things.
Written July 26, 2020
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Travellers Paradise
Colombo, Sri Lanka304 contributions
Jul 2020 • Friends
We visited the safari park during our holiday vacation to Tangalle. It was our 1st visit to this safari park and the experience was good. The park offers seperate jeeps and an ac bus service to visiters in order to explore the area and take photographs. This place consist large lions, bengal tigers , elephants and many other animals. Most of the animals looked well nurished except for the elephants. They seemed to look in starved and weinkle skinned surrounded in a dusty forest area. The climate was really hot so if you are planning to visit this area be prepared for it. This place also consist of , washrooms, spacious car park and small shops with variety of food and drinks.

Overall we were satisfied with the tour and its a ideal place to visit for both kids and adults.
Written July 18, 2020
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TTP
Calgary, Canada1,562 contributions
Jul 2020 • Couples
Must visit than the zoo

This is a lovely park where visitors can safely enjoy while the animals live freely . There are 4 zones for lions, elephants , tigers and vegans . Animals can be seen closely

The visit entrance charge is inclusive of the ride in a comfortable bus. Visitors also have tje facility of organising safari jeep . The jeep is for 6 passengers . All vehicles are safely equipped .and comfortable .Better reserve jeeps in advance . All vehicles are inclusive of guides

The entire visit takes approx 45 mts - 1 hour. Preferably during morning hours.

In addition there are rest areas, food outlets , washrooms . Has ample parking .

Difficult to reach through public transport .
Written July 12, 2020
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Shakeel Yoonus
Colombo, Sri Lanka264 contributions
Jun 2020 • Family
So we were in a cage like Jeep and animals were roaming free. This was different experience. My kids spotted many animals and were happy to see them roaming about freely.
Written July 4, 2020
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DiliJay
Battaramulla, Sri Lanka3 contributions
Feb 2020 • Family
Really awesome place. Worth the price and beautiful environment and animal variety. Very well planned. Hope to see a full fledged park with added units in near future 👍
Written February 2, 2020
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Vijith colombage
United Arab Emirates17 contributions
Aug 2019 • Family
We visit with my family during our family vacation. Entry fees is not expnsive. It is worth for money paying. My doughter enjoyed. For her it was good experienced by bus traveling aroung the safari. I recommended for family.
Written January 17, 2020
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Viraj N
1 contribution
Dec 2019 • Couples
This place better than dehiwala zoo. Today me and my wife visit ridiyagama safari park. We enjoyed lot of.
Written December 17, 2019
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