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Bundala National Park, Hambantota
(4.3/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
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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  • It is a great place for birding and to see wildlife in your own way with out rushing and different from Yala. The area is 14.28 sq miles or 3698 h. The attractive physical feature of several lagoons m...  more »
  • Nice park with some stunning landscapes and lots of wildlife: elephants, crocks, buffaloes and a good variety of birds. 
  • We've had unfortunately too little time, but worth a visit in any case. We had a really good guide.
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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 🐦