Bundala National Park, Hambantota

4.4
#1 of 14 in Parks in Tangalle
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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  • August 15, 2017
    With all the good reviews for Srimal, we contacted him to arrange a safari in Bundala. For 11 000 rp we were supposed to have a private jeep with a driver and Srimal as a guide with us. We were disapp...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Best safari we've ever been on, and we've been to South Africa! Our safari, which was arranged by Kamal at the Lagoon Inn, situated right next to the park (0716310173) and a wonderful place to stay, w...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    First safari very successful in after noon. We were the only jeep up to the end road, saw magnificent birds (grey heron, marabout etc), two crocodiles and fair rare two male elephants then a group of females and their young. In short a dozen elephants on a population of 25. Amount of black-faced signs and small monkeys. Very nice and didactic guide.
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  • April 24, 2017
    A brilliant park, far less packed than the nearby wildlife safari parks but offers a great safari opportunity. We could stop and take photos without thinking of the cars behind, and I felt we got closer to the animals. Bundala National Park was beautiful with lots of animals to see and the jeep comfortable. Great bird viewing, several dozen species. Lots of peacocks, including a male dancing ritual. Elephants, Crocodiles, Wild boars, Mongoose, Deer, Monkeys, Rabbits, Tortoise and many more. You need a knowledgeable guide, a pair of binoculars and a camera, then just enjoy a couple of hours seeing the wonders of nature. Breathtaking!
  • June 22, 2017
    Great place for doing safari..so many local animals could seen and also so many migrants birds.
  • June 30, 2017
    If any body would like to take place to remove those millions of KALAPU ANDARA from this valuable national park, please join with us. MAS Linea Aqua doing this since 2009 as SCR project.
  • May 28, 2017
    All foreigners can be enjoyed. Very beautiful place in Sri Lanka
  • May 11, 2017
    Very picturesque and environmental sight. If you life safaris, you can have one here

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