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Elephant Transit Home, Uda Walawe National Park
(4/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Observe the heartfelt conservation work at Elephant Transit Home, which raises orphaned young elephants with the ultimate goal of their joining a wild herd in the national park. Watch the excited young elephants frolic and run for their feed of milk and foliage. Consider combining your visit here with a tour of the park, where you'll have a chance to see "graduates" of the center roaming free with their kind. Put Elephant Transit Home and other Uda Walawe National Park attractions into our Uda Walawe National Park travel itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We arrived at 6 p.m., in time for the evening feeding. At first there was just a tiny elephant being fed milk from a tube. At a nearby gate, the rest of the young herd waited. Three by three, they wer...  more »
  • This is indeed quite cute to see how they feed the baby elephants. Bring a good telephoto to take pictures are spectators are still quite a bit away from the action. 
  • Well organised, feeding times are nice and the visitor center worth a visit to learn about elephants.