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Bundala National Park

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Tissamaharam Road, Hambantota, Tangalle 82004, Sri Lanka
+94 77 644 9535
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$56.00*
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Private Tour: Bundala National Park Safari
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$80.00*
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Full day game drive at Bundala National Park with Picnic Lunch
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$60.00*
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Bundala National Park is an internationally important wintering ground for migratory water birds in Sri Lanka. Bundala harbors 197 species of birds, the highlight being the greater flamingo, which migrate in large flocks.[1] Bundala was designated a wildlife sanctuary in 1969 and redesignated to a national park on 4 January 1993.[2]also you can see crocadiles and elephants & forest birds
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Travelers talk about
“monitor lizards” (16 reviews)
“bird watching” (21 reviews)
“sri lanka” (35 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Tissamaharam Road, Hambantota, Tangalle 82004, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 644 9535
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"monitor lizards"
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"bird watching"
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"sri lanka"
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"water buffalo"
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"much quieter"
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"wild boar"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did the tour with Srimal. A very friendly and knowledgeable guy. I can really recommend him! He likes to photograph too just like me. Pm for his contact details. We were all alone in this beautiful park in the afternoon. Saw a good amount of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bundala Park is best choice for Bird Lovers ,Beautiful & calm environment.Good chance of spoting crocodiles , wild boar,mongooses ,Monitor Lizards, Monkeys & elephants,

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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Elephants, mongoose, monkeys and 50 species of birds a great way to spend an afternoon. Entrance price to the park is not bad compared to other parks and much quieter than Yala. It’s well known for its bird life so I’d ask your guide to...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2018

The Bundala National Park is a nature reserve situated in the South East of Sri Lanka. This secluded reserve is renowned for its herds of wild Elephants. The vast jungle areas of the Bundala National Park allow these majestic creatures to roam in their natural...More

Thank Ranmal F
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

We did a half day safari in the morning and enjoyed it very much. We saw many birds including Elephants and Crocodiles. This National Park is still quiet and that is a plus.

1  Thank TequilaPepita
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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Bundala is a great place better that Yala by miles just no leopards (which we didn’t see anyway in Yala)

1  Thank Kennikins
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

We took off from the hotel in Tissa before sunrise just in time to arrive Bundala when the sun rose. Srimal and his jeep driver are both very good at spotting birds and animals, and they work great as a pair. We were in Yala...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018

we booked a jeep for an afternoon tour from Tissa with an independent driver from the car park near the lake. The park was very quiet compared to Yala and most of the time there were no other jeeps in sight. Our driver was excellent...More

Thank 4tourist
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Quieter than Yala but with oodles of wildlife, this was a great out-of-the-way safari. We saw tons of elephants, crocodiles, and a wide variety of birds. The environment varied from drier plains to marsh and includes some cliffs by the ocean where you can see...More

Thank WmHudson426
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

park too undervalued due to the nearby yala national park. here you live a real atmosphere without being with dozens of jeeps circling around. famous for birdwatching but there are also very varied fauna. a place not to be missed. among the various birds we...More

Thank Patrizio L
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Kennikins
April 2, 2018|
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Response from Malith G | Property representative |
check yalawildsafaris for prices. Thanks
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Chaminda W
February 6, 2018|
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Response from TOKInsch | Reviewed this property |
If you do a private tour you can make it as short or as long as you want. If you go in a group tour your in for the duration. Whichever you choose you'll enjoy it. So much to see and the guides are usually pretty good too.
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Evarts123
July 18, 2017|
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Response from Chaminda W | Property representative |
hello sir , pleasure to hear ur request . u can go fully round of park in a half day . but u want u can spend full day .morning is the good time for birds watching ( start at 6 am) . my jeep charge for half day 4000... More
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