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Udawalawe National Park

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Uda Walawe National Park, Sri Lanka
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This park is home to several hundred elephants and other rare plants and wildlife.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“water buffalo” (187 reviews)
“sri lanka” (129 reviews)
“bird life” (56 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Uda Walawe National Park, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was one of the highlights of our trip. We found our guide (Lahiru) on other tripadvisor reviews. We found him charming, quick witted and he had an exceptional eye for spotting wildlife (that others missed). We saw birds, many many elephants and even a...More

1  Thank Devon B
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I and two young kids did a mid-day safari here. Overall it was a nice experience. We got to see elephants, water buffalo, spotted dear, crocodiles, turtles, monkeys, peacocks and lots of different birds. This park is popular but the entrance times...More

Thank Jake_0206
Reviewed 6 days ago

We saw lots of wild Elephants very close up about 15 individuals, it was amazing to see them free and in the jungle were they should be. They all looked in fine health well and happy. The scenery is interesting and well worth it to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was more then I expected. Saw lots of animals in their habitat. We booked a full day tour and we got to see elephants, monkeys, peacocks, buffalo, reptiles and a lot of birds.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved my Udawalawe safari arranged by Tour Ceylon (see my other review for that wonderful service). We saw so many elephants. The safari vehicles were comfortable enough. It reminded me of being on safari in Sub Saharan Africa!

Thank KarenInSF
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide was fantastic, we had a truly once in a lifetime experience. The park is so beautiful and we were so lucky to see so much wildlife. Highly recommend, and it wasn't as busy as the other National Park we visited (Yala)

1  Thank Jack P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice park with lots of animal and birds. We took a jeep safari in the morning and we got to see all of the important animals here

Thank Alexander B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seeing elephants out in the wild? Yes please! I loved our safari in Udawalawe National Park and all of the animals we saw. Lots of birds, jackals, monkeys, water bison, peacocks and elephants.

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent safari park, and if you time it right, you get to see so many different animals and birds. In about 3 hours we saw many herds of elephants, at least 10 peacocks, deers, jackals, bulls, crocodiles and a huge variety of birds including...More

1  Thank Somaya K
Amila T, Owner at Udawalawe National Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Somaya K - glad that you enjoyed the park and it was the best experience you had in Sri Lanka!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous afternoon safari at Uda Walawe, despite the rain. There are so many beautiful elephants and other wildlife to be seen. I would strongly recommend visiting, it’s a great day out for people of all ages. Our guide Lahiru was fantastic, he...More

Thank Tessa V
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15 November 2017|
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Response from Bertybign | Reviewed this property |
We used a private driver at half the cost who had been to the park before but was not a regular. It is true that we did not participate in the mad dashes to see a glimpse of a leopard just as thirty trucks tried to encircle... More
18 October 2017|
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Response from Francis D | Property representative |
There are many ways to book "Safari Udawalawe Jeep Tour Service". Search TripAdvisor's " #6 All Things to do in Udawalawe National Park". Check tripadvisor partner sites or contact your agent. Park entrance fee is about... More
13 September 2017|
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Response from Francis D | Property representative |
Its a flat dirt road and not that much bumpy. And the jeeps are not too bad and have really comfi seats. You can always tell the driver to drive a bit slow