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Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

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B199, Pinnawala 71100, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Get a pretty closer look the elephants and feed the babies ,watching them bathing in the river ,Pleasing atmosphere. best place for family's. we had a grate time.

Thank TaniW143
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stop the car on the road and wait till the Elephants get back to their Orphanage at 12pm and 3PM you wait them on the road and see the old and the young, the new born and their mothers, passing 2 meter away from you....More

Thank CharbelAj
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great to see these beautiful creatures doing what they do... A must see if you are in the area or just love elephants!! Buy a basket of fruit & hand feed one...

Thank WayneY96
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped off here on the way from Kandy to Negombo in time for the 2pm bath time. It’s the last thing we have done in Sri Lanka and has left a bitter taste. As this wasn’t part of our planned itinerary, I did not...More

2  Thank achidz
Reviewed 1 week ago

had a great morning here at the orphanage - I even fed a baby elephant with a large bottle. and watched then walk down the road in to the river for their bath/fun. Amazing creatures - well worth a visit

Thank jan b
Reviewed 1 week ago

I read a whole bunch of these reviews before we travelled to Sri Lanka. I really wanted to see the elephants and it was our honeymoon after all. We visited Thailand last year and refused any elephant visits as they are so mistreated over there...More

Thank gemelias93
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage with my 2 kids (Age 7 & 4)They were thrilled to see the elephants marching off to a bath at the river. The Orphanage has a daily time table which includes bathing and feeding. We were able to see them...More

Thank Tropical15041982
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such beautiful creatures Take a hat Drinking water Camera The feeding session was basic The hand feeding excellent for families- do your little ones a favour and treat them Highlight was the bathing time- it was a delight

1  Thank coll612
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not sure about this place. The baby elephant was chained up around its leg and the ones that walked down to the river to bathe looked like they were going through a well rehearsed routine. Although it was cool to see so many elephants,...More

2  Thank Coastal820183
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There have very cute tuskers babies also.you can see how they feed then and also you can join with them to feeding.

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