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Kumana National Park

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Ampara, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I liked the park more than expected. We visited mid/end of September and saw lots of water buffaloes, deer, some elephants (one was really close and we could watch it for a while), crocodiles, monkeys, mungos and many colourful birds. Other groups even seemed to...More

Thank Anja W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was expecting this to be mainly birds but we were about 5 metres from a leopard, saw crocodiles and such an excellent range of birds. Really quiet when we went, around 6am, with hardly another car in sight.Highly, highly recommended.

Thank David C
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Amazing experience with Arugambay tour and his collaborators!! Manà, the driver, was really kind and explained carefully everything to us. We went for a nice swim in river in the park and saw really close elephants, crocodiles, buffalos, deers etc. The food also was great....More

1  Thank Francesco C
Reviewed August 14, 2018

not as populated as other national parks! real safari experience with tracking of animals is needed. good for bird watching in November to January.

Thank chanuruban
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

A very nice place, you can see a lot of animals. Birds they looks so nice, elephants, leopard, crocodile and so on. The tour was with arugam bay tours. They are very good organizer

Thank maxilaube
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

The safari we booked was very poorly organized. A jeep broke down during the safari, so that it could only drive very slowly, our jeep had to stay behind all the time and could / did not want to overtake. In addition, our Jeep was...More

Thank KriKrixx
Reviewed August 11, 2018

This park is next to Yala so it has a similar variety of wildlife but we were some of the only jeeps in the park. We saw 3 leopards walking down the dirt road, plenty of elephants etc

2  Thank Alex M
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Booked a shared trip with Lemon Tree travel company in Arugam Bay. It cost us LKR 4500 per person. We had 2 other couples as well as one subdue traveller with us on our jeep. I would say the shared option was really good as...More

2  Thank Gokul B
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

We booked our tour with the Ceylon Walking Tours office on the main Street in Arugam Bay. Nice company and okay pricing. The Safari truck could hold 6 passengers, we are a group of three, so they found a couple to join us. This was...More

Thank Annie Rose C
Reviewed June 2, 2018

If you a birding guy this is the place you should visit. We saw more than 27 different species of birds within 1 square kilometer. No traffic inside the park as there were few jeeps running for the whole park.

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June 9, 2017|
Response from CTozer | Reviewed this property |
Not really. Yala to kumana is about three to four hours one way. You wont have time to spend in the beautiful kumana park. Best visit Lunugamvehera park instead.
April 9, 2016|
Response from donarugambay |
it will cost of total safari for transport 10000 LKR +entrance tickets each person 2500LKR contact us we can arrange