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Bundala National Park, Hambantota

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At Bundala National Park, spend a calm, relaxing day surrounded by pristine nature. Take a cab or a bus to the entrance and start your tour. The park offers excellent opportunities for bird-watching, with over 50 different species living in the area. You can explore alone, or join a tour and hear a guide describe and show some of the most interesting species. Keep an eye out for other animals, such as elephants and crocodiles. Malke your way to the highest point in the park, take a break, and enjoy views of the Indian Ocean and the surrounding fishing villages. Make Bundala National Park a part of your Hambantota vacation plans using our Hambantota vacation planner.
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  • Today we had another safari with Ceylon Safari Tours but this time we were off to Bundala with Chamara again. We had the same prompt pick up in the jeep just for the two of us. After Yala yesterday's ...  more »
  • Trip in jeep to the park (arranged quickly and easily by the Lagoon Inn +94(0)716310173) Saw loads of wildlife including close-up elephants, crocodiles, monkeys and huge variety of birds. The guide sp...  more »
  • a lot of birds, less bigger animals compared to Yala. However nice beach side and lagunes. So I liked it. 
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  • Located 245 kilometres from Colombo, Bundala National Park is a UNESCO biosphere reserve on the southeast coast of Sri Lanka. The park was formally a recognised wildlife sanctuary before being re-designated as a national park in 1993. Now, the park is regarded as an important bird area that harbours over 197 species of birds, including the flamingo, which migrates to the area in huge numbers.
  • Best place to watch migrating birds. One of national park can go with out 4x4 jeep. Cars not allowed. Best time to go 6am-9am , 3pm-6pm.
  • This park has some really good views of some lovely Salt water crocks.
  • It is enjoyment for kids
  • Good place for bird watching 🐦