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39/2 Bandaranayake Mawatha Udawalawe, Udawalawe National Park 10100 Sri Lanka
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#2 of 33 Specialty lodging in Udawalawe National Park
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Master Campers runs mobile safari camping sites just out side the wildlife parks of Sri Lanka (the most visited are Udawalawe, Yala and Wilpattu). On their Safaris Visitors will see the wonders of Sri Lanka's jungle while enjoying gourmet food and every amenity needed for camping in comfort and style. Our Camp sites and activities including safari game drives provide enjoyment for campers of all ages.
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Breakfast available
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awctan wrote a review Jul 2020
Singapore, Singapore76 contributions26 helpful votes
I booked a safari with this company for a family trip. Initially they were super responsive to all my questions and really receptive up to the point when I paid for the safari. The payment was made in Jan 2020 for a planned trip in Apr 2020. Unfortunately due to Covid shutting down international travel (and also because 2 of us are healthcare workers), in Feb 2020, I requested to cancel and for a refund. No response, which was odd because up to the point of payment, they were responding within 2 to 3 working days. I tried emailing, Whatsapping, Facebook Messaging, calling. No reply. Thus far I have been trying to contact them at least once a month and still no response. I understand Sri Lanka is out of lockdown already and I notice that they have been updating their Facebook page since June, so there really is no excuse. The safari itself, based on other reviews, looks great. But fat chance of getting a reply from them if you ask for a partial or full refund (or even a reply).
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
FrankyDay wrote a review Feb 2020
Hong Kong, China237 contributions104 helpful votes
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This is my second visit here (first time 2018). Still good and still recommend it. Udawalawe National Park is nice and elephants spotting is (almost) guaranteed, together with other wild animals. The Guides from Master Campers are experienced and will make sure the safari is a happy journey. Camping experience here is fabulous. With good breakfast / lunch / dinner provided on request. The tent itself is NOT 5-star luxury for sure, after all this is Sri Lanka! But it's a good balance between wild and comfort and the price that you paid. Atmosphere is chilled and relaxed under the palm tree and next to the lake. The whole team is dedicated and service is unmissible, even with alcoholic drinks available. For an extended service, the boss Uditha is super efficient and he can arrange almost whatever trips / service that you may need for your Sri Lanka trip. High recommended!!
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Date of stay: January 2020
Daniel Perdigão wrote a review Mar 2020
Caldas da Rainha, Portugal99 contributions4 helpful votes
We stayed with Master Campers for 2 nights and we did a half day (afternoon) Safari to Udawalawe National Park and a full day Safari to Yala National Park and we couldn’t have asked for a better experience. It was our first time seeing elephants in the wild and it was absolutely magical. We even saw 2 elephants with tusks which is really rare in Sri Lanka. On our second day in Yala National Park we saw a total of 5 leopards and some of them came really close to our jeep, what a memorable experience. Our guides Shana and Roy were the best, explaining everything about the parks and wildlife and the entire team at the camp was super friendly, always making sure we had everything we needed. If you come to Sri Lanka you can’t leave without doing a safari with MasterCampers, definitely one of the highlights from our 1 month trip around Sri Lanka.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
ellede2016 wrote a review Feb 2020
Paris, France81 contributions30 helpful votes
We had such a wonderful time with master campers and with Shan, he was such a good guide! We learned so much about the animals, the history of the park and the history of the country. Every other tour group looked bored but we were all always having so much fun and our drivers were also really involved in spotting and tracking the animals. The food was so tasty and there was never any shortage of food, snacks or drinks. The tents are basic but you have electricity, a shower and toilet so you don't need much else. Everyone is helpful and kind and helped us create an unforgettable memory. Thank you to everyone at master campers!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Maranne W wrote a review Feb 2020
Lutterworth, United Kingdom3 contributions
Lovely tent, tasty food, that 5 am cup of tea, attentive service and knowledgable safari guides. Roy carefully brought everything together to make a fabulous two days! Can't wait to take my grandchildren.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Master Campers
Which popular attractions are close to Master Campers?
Nearby attractions include Udawalawe National Park (4.7 miles), Udawalawe Trails (3.7 miles), and Udawalawe Dam (4.9 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Master Campers?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, airport transportation, and breakfast.
What food & drink options are available at Master Campers?
Guests can enjoy breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Master Campers?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Does Master Campers have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Master Campers offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.