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After many years with my family we have visited the Dehiwala Zoo (thats the name we call from the childhood). Its far better than before & there are lots of new things & improvements. We love the way of the Macaw parrots were amazing.
I had good experience with my family at weekend. It was so crowed day. The staff try there best to keep this clean.
But I couldn't see big development about the zoo. When I visited my childhood I can remember there were more animals than...More
Dehiwala zoo is one of my childhood favorite visits, but disappointingly I see very less change during the years. Only the entrance is enhanced. And the tiger cage.
Guys this is national treasure. Locals well as the international tourist adore this place.
Do not let...More
Popular attraction for families and kids specially during weekends. Can enjoy well if avoid busy times. There are many endemic and foreign creatures including birds, mammals, reptiles, snakes, fish etc. Considerably large area is allocated for the park and have tried squeezing best possible number...More
Dehiwala Zoo is an amazing place to visit with children. The great variety of animals and the various shows like bird show, sea lion show and elephant dance show are unique and wonderful. There is also a kids play area where the kids can have...More
Animals and Enclosures are in bad condition. Entry fee for Overseas is 3.000 Rps (15 Euro), Locals pay just 800 Rps.
Don‘t buy the cutten fruits from Locals offered in front of the Zoo to feed the animals. Feeding of Animals in the Zoo is...More
The zoological gardens of Sri Lanka, was founded in 1936. Its sprawling areas are host to a variety of animals and birds. The zoo exhibits animals but also places an emphasis on animal conservation and welfare, and education. Dehiwala Zoological Garden is one of the...More
The zoo has improved a lot so therefore I scored it as average. My son enjoyed his trip very much. They had a large variety of different animals. One word of advice though, make sure you are well hydrated and carry water, wear loose and...More
Nice place to have one day picnic to see wild animals such Birds, mammals, replies etc. My interesting place of this area is the aquarium, it has variety of ornaments fish both locals and foreign. Garden is nicely landscaped. But only few butterfly in butterfly...More
It is located in the City Colombo. It is a good option for picnic spot for locals. Beautifully landscaped 30 acres in which a rich collection of mammals, birds, reptiles and fishes live in harmony with Nature.
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There is no designated vehicle park for the zoo. However there are some spaces to park vehicles by the sides of the road. If you go there on a weekday, finding a decent parking space won't be problem. But during weekends, it... More
There is no designated vehicle park for the zoo. However there are some spaces to park vehicles by the sides of the road. If you go there on a weekday, finding a decent parking space won't be problem. But during weekends, it may be a little difficult.