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Bundala National Park

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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...more
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Weligatta, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After a hectic morning rushing about Yala chasing leopards, Bundala was a great change of pace. I was lucky to have one of the park rangers join me, and he pointed out all kinds of birds and animals I wouldn't have seen by myself. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Emma G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family had a terrific safari with srimal at bundala national park. He is very knowledgeable about the area and all that Bundala has to offer. Our wonderful experience of the park was largely due to the way he went about his work. He uses...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank AussieVague
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today we went on a private Jeep Tour for 3 hours with “Siri”. He was a great driver and knowledgeable guide who we were put in touch with through our accommodation’s owner. He works independently and would be a good option for anyone considering a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chrisbr26
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a real beauty. Unlike its much more famous cousin, the Yala park, this one is much less visited by tourists but its attractions are really worth the visit. Full of beautiful birds but also elephants, crocodiles and other animals this is a must...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Haris K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on an afternoon safari with Srimal who was friendly and enthusiastic. He lead us to storcks, water buffalo, lizards, jungle foul, parakeets peacocks, elephants and other exciting stuff. Bundala is a quiet place to go safari. We booked Srimal at khsrimal@yahoo.com or +94...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did an early morning trip from 6 am-9am. It was perfect. There were so many birds most of them I had never heard of. My driver organized a Jeep. He accompanied me with his bird book. It was peaceful and enjoyable. There were some other...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank beacherlosangeles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another 5* review for Srimal. Spent yesterday afternoon in the Jeep with Srimal and my wife and had a really relaxing and enjoyable time. Srimal has great knowledge and seems to have charmed the birds and animals out of the bush for us. The one...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Stevieh01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a morning tour to Bundala with Srimal based on the good reviews here. The morning safari cost 13,000LKR for 2 people and was definitely worth it. We were the only people in his Jeep and Srimal sat in the back with us...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Russell D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for bird watching. A smaller wild life park located in hambantota district closer to yala national park. Much less crowded than yala. But lesser animals as well other than birds. Birds can be seen inside the park and in the saltern next to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank prabuddhaa2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended by a friend (and subsequently saw good reviews on here) for Srimals tour of Bundala National Park He was a great guide and spotter and we saw elephants/crocodiles/monkeys plus all different types of birds Best to get directly in touch- he was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Krissy J
November 24, 2018|
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Response from MalithG | Property representative |
Yep. There are some elephants in Bundala. Thanks
August 11, 2018|
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Response from MalithG | Property representative |
Just for all the people who commented. BUNDALA is one of best Wet Land in the world. There are NO LEOPARDS or BEAR. Yala National Park is the Best In Sri Lanka if you got a good guide. Check "Yala Wild Safaris" Thanks
April 2, 2018|
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Response from MalithG | Property representative |
check yalawildsafaris for prices. Thanks