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Gal Oya National Park - The Crossing

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Almost a piece of fantasy

The first day we went on a jeep safari accompanied with a great park ranger. From the start we were... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Bojan B
Zagreb, Croatia
Beautiful National Park

We were here for the second time and had a lovely boat safari in the morning. Saw elephants and... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
sreepathy p
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Inginiyagala, Ampara 32000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

The first day we went on a jeep safari accompanied with a great park ranger. From the start we were followed by hundreds and hundreds of butterflies. In the park we encountered two groups of elephants and a couple of loners, lots of monkeys, deers,...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2018

We were here for the second time and had a lovely boat safari in the morning. Saw elephants and lots of birds.This is a very calming and relaxing experience.

1  Thank sreepathy p
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We went to Gal Oya park for a water safari during our stay at Gal Oya lodge. It is stunning and truly uncommercial. It has a very different feel to the other more commercial parks and definitely worth a visit. We saw elephants, crocs and...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

What a stunning park, completely off the tourist trail, you literally have the whole place to yourself! Lucky for us we had a picnic on both the early morning boat safari and following day Jeep safari where we got to cool down in the beautiful...More

2  Thank bobo z
Reviewed June 12, 2018

We had 3 wonderfull hours in the GalOya national park. It is such a wonderfull area and we meet only 1 other Jeep during our 3 hours safari which compared to other parks is quite unique. We saw elephants, djakals, marabou storks, eagles, monkeys etc...More

1  Thank perhfriis
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Did a magical boat safari and were lucky to see so many birds and other animals.The highlight were the giant crocs and the herd of elephants including babies

1  Thank ananda102
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Even we had some trouble to get there (our mistake) this is definitely a must do when you have the chance to do it when you are at Sri Lanka.

1  Thank Himdis
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Really nice nature views of the tank (lake), mountains in the background. Not so much animals although we did see some elephants, crocodiles, pelican, eagles and some monkeys. Expected more wildlife, but the surroundings are beautiful. We went to Yala later for some more wildlife...More

1  Thank MK1238
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Very quite clam and relax place.well green.so quite relax.very beautiful environment .you can feel best feeling

Thank aruna s
Reviewed March 29, 2018

The whole group went of this boat safari from Gal Oya lodge and what a lovely experience despite the odd very heavy shower. We had a great time seeing lots of birds and an area with crocodiles which was very exciting. We also came across...More

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Response from aruna s | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There is no bangalalow on the dam.
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Response from perhfriis | Reviewed this property |
You Can stay in gal oya lodge..... fantastic place