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. Put Bundala National Park into our Hambantota trip itinerary app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We went to Bundala because the drivers at Yala were on strike, but we feel like it was better touring Bundala. We got an early start with a driver with a 4-wheel drive jeep and watched the sunrise as ...  more »
  • So many amazing birds are just close to you! lovely and of course different nature in Sri lanka! Don't forget to ask for a guide before starting the adventure! Mr Sunil was with us as a guide and he r...  more »
  • This park was the alternative to Yala due to the Jeep drivers strike. Ok if you like birds but no leopards, bears and only one elephant. Plus we had a park guide that was not very knowledgeable and wa...  more »
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  • 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!
  • Great place for doing safari..so many local animals could seen and also so many migrants birds.
  • 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.
  • All foreigners can be enjoyed. Very beautiful place in Sri Lanka
  • Very picturesque and environmental sight. If you life safaris, you can have one here

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