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Big Game Camp Yala is located on the edge of Yala National Parks, a 20-minute drive from the park entrance. Surrounded by beautiful nature landscapes, it provides spacious tents with a private bathroom. Barbecue dinner is provided around a campfire.All tents are fitted with comfortable mattresses and pillows. Free drinking water will be provided. All bathrooms are equipped with a shower.Big Game Camp Yala is 261 km from Colombo and 310 km from Bandaranaike International Airport.Safaris, airport transfers and laundry services can be arranged at an extra charge.Please note, guests booking the all inclusive package enjoy: - 3 meals daily - Tea, coffee & beer. - Snacks - Half-day Safari to Yala National Park with jeep, entrance and permit fees.
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We are a family of 4 and took 2 x double tents and was comfortable. The tents are "tents" so you are not getting huge space. But the compound and its location is just fab. They are bang on the border of Yala National Park and even have a observation tower. Very nice and polite
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Response from Anuruddha B, Owner at Big Game Camp
Responded 6 days ago
Thank you for your most kind review. We value them very much. We are glad you loved the accommodation, location and the service. We strive to provide the very best of our service for our guests and we are extremely glad you loved it. Osha, Manjula and the team were thrilled to see your positive feedback. We hope to see you again in the near future!
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This place is amazing. From the friendly greating when we were collected in the 4x4 to get to the camp to the moment we left, the service was fantastic, the team are so genuinely friendly. The whole experience is extremely well thought out, comfortable tents (with electricity,
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Response from Anuruddha B, Owner at Big Game Camp
Responded 1 week ago
We are overwhelmed to read your amazing review. Thank you for sharing details and highlights of your experience with fellow TripAdvisor viewers. Thank you for your compliments on our accommodation, hospitality, service and the safari. We strive to provide the very best of our service for our guests and we are extremely glad you loved your entire stay with us. It makes all our hard work and effort worthwhile. Thank you for taking the time to write and we hope we will have the pleasure of greeting you again!
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This place was amazing, tents that have bathrooms, comfortable beds, electricity, lights and wall to wall carpeting. But still camping, the sounds of life at night fill the air and peacefully send you off to sleep. I would go back easily. It’s next to Yala National Park also a
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Response from Anuruddha B, Owner at Big Game Camp
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you very much for your kind review. We are thrilled that you had a wonderful stay with us and glad you loved the accommodation, camp atmosphere and the staff service. Happy guests make all our hard work and effort worthwhile. I would also like to add that we do provide half board and full board packages in addition to bed and breakfast to our guests. Thank you for taking the time to write the review and we hope you will visit us again!
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We were upgraded to the luxury tent. The tent was very acceptable but far from luxury even for a temporary tented camp. We had 2 outlets which was a little restrictive. The food was good but not superb. The naturalist guide, the park ranger and the driver we had were all
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Response from Anuruddha B, Owner at Big Game Camp
Responded 3 weeks ago
We are really glad to see your review and to see that your stay including the safari has been exceptional. Thank you very much for your compliments on our staff. We have also noted your kind comments on situations we have to improve on and on which we can certainly do better. Thank you very much for taking time to write and we hope to welcome you back in the future for another enjoyable camping experience!
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We were pleasantly surprised at the comfort within the tent. The toilet and shower were in a compact space but did the job adequately.The fan keep the mozzies at bay and kept the sleeping area cool all night.Felt totally safe the entire night. Most importantly to you young
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Response from Anuruddha B, Owner at Big Game Camp
Responded 4 weeks ago
We are truly glad to see that you had a great experience with us. Thank you very much for sharing your genuine thoughts about your experience with the viewers. However, we do change the bed sheets after each of our guests, perhaps you felt so due to the coldness of the sheets as the nights are chilly. Thank you for staying with us. We hope you visit us again!
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Hi Jessica, it simple, you can book there, or up front. if you have a driver, ask him, he might know a short cut.
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Dear Nicole, Hopefully we are not too late with this reply. If you had booked through OTA's such as bookingcom or Agoda etc you can call the customer support and do the relevant changes or write to them direct. The Big game tour executive will get in touch with you ASAP. Have a good day!
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Hello! Glad you are looking to book with us. You may contact us through our website directly for the relevant information or through different booking engines such as Booking, Expedia, Agoda etc. We will revert to you by mail ASAP. Looking forward to your mail. Have a good day!
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"Take your shoes off to keep the tent clean.Check the bedding before you get in!!Enjoy the experience!!"
"ask for a room near the dining area (wifi will then reach your room)"
"Limited space in bathroom. Keep tent closed to reduced number of bugs entering."
"I had a tent to myself so it was spacious enough for one person. The bathroom is quite small but adequate."
"Safari tip - early morning was best and keep an eye out for leopards from the minute you start the journey"
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PRICE RANGE
$82 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Sri LankaYala National ParkKatagamuwa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
3
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