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“Loads of elephants”

Kaudulla National Park
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$41.25*
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Private Tour: Kaudulla National Park Safari
Ranked #2 of 17 things to do in Habarana
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Norwich, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
111 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Loads of elephants”
Reviewed March 21, 2014

Lots of really interesting birds, about 70 elephants near the lake shore, helpful driver. Sadly not many other animals but a great experience.

Visited March 2014
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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“Excellent for birdwatching as well as the elephants”
Reviewed March 7, 2014

Went on the late afternoon trip from Habarana. We mentioned to our guesthouse (Mutu Village) owner that we were interested in birds and he organised a very good guide to go with the jeep, included in the price (90000rps for 2 people). We were very impressed at the range of birdlife and the beautiful scenery. A good number of elephants near the lake later, some with infants. Enjoyed it more than a whole day at Yala, as this park is more open and scenic.

Visited January 2014
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London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Birds and elephants”
Reviewed March 5, 2014

Went expecting to see birds and elephants and that is what we saw and lots of them over 100 elephants all sizes. Many different birds , eagles , owes and more. We had a fabulous spotter and driver willing to spend time and make sure we enjoyed the trip.

Visited March 2014
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Westcountry
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Elephant extravaganza”
Reviewed February 22, 2014

Our driver did all the research to ensure we headed to the right park and it was worth the wait. More elephant than many will see in a lifetime.

Visited January 2014
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London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
68 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Lots of elephants”
Reviewed February 4, 2014

Our tracker picked this park as he knew that's were the elephants would be, but even he seemed surprised there were so many, well over 100 in 2 herds.
I picked Sri Lanka to do my first safari & see wild elephants, and this park delivered. The jeeps stayed to the tracks, the elephants knew this, and were completely relaxed grazing down by the lake.
One male was in musk and after being turned down by all the females, he gave our jeep a nasty look which the driver sensed, he started the engine & moved the jeep safely away.
Also saw giant squirrel, peacocks, birds of prey etc.
We booked this through Cinnamon Lodge hotel for £84.

Visited January 2014
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