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Bundala National Park

#1 of 19 things to do in Hambantota Features Animals
Hambantota, Tangalle 82000, Sri Lanka
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“bird watching” (23 reviews)
“sri lanka” (30 reviews)
“early morning” (11 reviews)
Hambantota, Tangalle 82000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday

Good, even in the off-season lots and lots of birds. The guide was very knowledgeable and good spotter

1  Thank Mark_en_Lizan
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ours was a 'last minute' booking as we initially did not intend to go for a Safari. But we are extremely glad we did go for it! We contacted Srimal (found him thru Tripadvisor reviews) 3 days before the Safari date we wanted and everything...More

Thank DeLunaEthan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I strongly recommend going at sunrise. We had a package with shangrila hotel. They packed a nice breakfast for us to eat in the jeep. Perfect for family. One thing is I got a bit tired from the shakes road. So o asked to end...More

Thank SaraAlf
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place you'd hire a 4x4 to see different animals where they live in their natural home. different animals from elephants to crocodiles and animals on top and above. it takes almost 4 hours with full of "waoooss" and surprises. you'd love it....More

Thank hebilgin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of those parks that needed to be visited to be appreciated. We left with our guide around 4 pm and not five minutes went by before we saw our first elephant. This was followed by many birds, monkeys, deer and a few...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding national park! Went on early morning (6am start) game drive and saw so many birds and wildlife! One of our favorite national parks after having visited Yala and Udawalawe. A must see with elephant families and birds everywhere given the wetlands and so close...More

Thank Loveanimals_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this national park last year. We entered the park at around 3.30 which I believe the ideal time for a safari. Luckily the weather was overcast, hence we enjoyed the safari really well. Another big advantage in this particular park is this will...More

Thank Rivon94
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We visited boondala national park before visiting yala. It was a much better choice compared to yala. It's a much better park than yala except for leopards. Through trip advisor we found srimal. He has an amazing eye to spot animals. Kids also enjoyed. I...More

Thank Sweta J
Reviewed 16 May 2017

A far cry from its better known neighbours, Bundala Park is one of those rare spots where you can still observe nature in piece and quiet. We visited on a Sunday morning and were the only keep in the park. An amazing array of birds,...More

Thank singaporegirl294265
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We decided to visit Bundala to see the birds and avoid the crowds at Yala. My wife found Srimal by searching tripadvisor. The reviews were good so we gave him a call. It turned out he lives across the road from Bundala NP and had...More

2  Thank Russell G
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18 July 2017|
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Response from Bundala jeep S | Property representative |
hello sir , pleasure to hear ur request . u can go fully round of park in a half day . but u want u can spend full day .morning is the good time for birds watching ( start at 6 am) . my jeep charge for half day 4000... More
30 December 2016|
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Response from Exclusivelanka | Reviewed this property |
Bundala entry fees 10 Us $per person and that will convert into local currency rates on the day and kids are chargedif they are between 6-12 y. + other official charges includes Rs. 250 vehicle entry fee +service charge and... More
Isuru A
5 September 2016|
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Response from JonathanvanBilsen01 | Reviewed this property |
The prices are about $25 US per person