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The Land of Red Soil

Ussangoda National Park is the newest national park (21st) in Sri Lanka. And it is one of the... read more

Reviewed November 21, 2017
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Different place

This hole area with red colured soil and bushes.most probably the result of astaroid hit.its very... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2017
Gayan C
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Hambantota, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

An interesting national park with a lot of birds anda completaly different nature compared surrounding area. Entrace free.

Thank vkrasa
Reviewed November 21, 2017

Ussangoda National Park is the newest national park (21st) in Sri Lanka. And it is one of the smallest. Just because it is a national park, don't expect an experience like Udawalawa, Yala or Vilpattu National parks. It is a different place in many ways....More

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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

This hole area with red colured soil and bushes.most probably the result of astaroid hit.its very nice to see

1  Thank Gayan C
Reviewed September 4, 2017

This is a different kind of a place. Its soil seems to be different from the soil in other places of Sri Lanka. Beautiful place with the beach. There were people having sea bath at the time we reached there.

Thank Nilmini D
Reviewed August 13, 2017

place of natural beauty and a designated archaeological site, situated on the Colombo - Kataragama road near Ambalantota - Nonagama Junction in Hambantota District of Sri Lanka. It is also a nature reserve and is located in the southern turtle breeding zones. Ussangoda is a...More

Thank wingtourz
Reviewed March 30, 2017

We visited here in December 2016. This is a geographically interesting place with Red soil in barren landscape bordering to the sea. It is said (according to google and what people say) that a meteorite has fallen in the past here but I'm not sure...More

1  Thank chamathf27
Reviewed January 18, 2017

This is a value place for student who study about earth.. that is a different soil there. No trees just only Red soil.

Thank BuDdhi P
Reviewed December 18, 2016

Following stories heard from few people in the vicinity of Ussangoda National Park: 1/ This is the newest National Park in Sri Lanka. 2/ It Consists of unusual red earth - some say this red earth is due to a meteor / asteroid which had...More

Thank Shiran15
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

We went on the afternoon safari and got to see all the animals . Excellent tour guide which made the trip , went to the elephant sanctuary which was good . Organised directly with our hotel .

2  Thank Valerie O
Reviewed October 15, 2016

Good archaeological site to visit. this is the only place I sow this kind of in Sri lanka. I think this may be a some part of very old astride.

1  Thank Nethuli S
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Response from Nilmini D | Reviewed this property |
There is no entry fee, and you can drive up to the entrance. There was no security staff as I can remember.