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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.
Lovely day out, all the animals were kept in superb conditions and well fed. Small zoo but doesn’t feel small when walking around it. Excellent water park to cool off whilst eating ice cream after a busy day.
Most people seem to like the zoo due to the amount of animals you are able to see but this just means that the enclosures incredibly small. The birds don’t have space to fly, monkeys in small cages, the bears have a SHOCKING amount of...More
I have visited Dehiwala zoo with my daughter and wife, my wife is a foreigner and the reception charge me 2500 Rs (15$) and for me and my daughter charges as locals (100 and 30 Rs)i have explained that she is my wife and we...More
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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.