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Udawalawe National Park

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Uda Walawe National Park, Sri Lanka
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Private Day Tour: Udawalawe National Park Safri From Hikkaduwa
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Udawalawe National Park Adventure from Galle
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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” (242 reviews)
“sri lanka” (158 reviews)
“bird life” (68 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Uda Walawe National Park, Sri Lanka
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"water buffalo"
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"sri lanka"
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"bird life"
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"wild elephants"
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"hour safari"
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"beautiful birds"
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"bee eaters"
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"early morning"
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"spotted deer"
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"amazing experience"
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"monitor lizards"
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"their natural habitat"
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Lovely visit, having been to another safari park that was much busier and full of jeeps and tourists, this was a much nicer experience as there were hardly any other people in the park. The wild life is quite vast and we saw a variety...More

Thank LizzWilly01
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was amazing and everyone should try to do one. You might meet an elephant along the way. Weather was good. It’s also safe for kids. You’ll be in the safari Jeep all the time so no worries about safety or the like.

Thank Boma H
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Another review to add to Lahiru credit and recommend this beautiful national park to all. We did a Safari on 16 Jun morning with Lahiru and despite the occasional rain. It's a great morning and we saw plenty of wild life. Lahiru was kind enough...More

1  Thank Jonathan H
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth a 4:30am wake up call to get an early morning pick up to get a 5am transit to the safari park. After a very small wait at the main gates - we were in. Absolutely stunning and breathtaking throughout. Truly one with nature....More

Thank WorldTravellor1983
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So we booked last minute based on the reviews on trip advisor and we are pleased we did! We saw elephants, jungle cat, eagle, jackals, water buffalo, cobra, monkeys, and many birds. We even saw a crocodile run out of the water to try to...More

Thank Tanya K
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My girlfriend and I really loved this park. It's so beautiful and there's all kinds of animals. We went with Lahiru, and he was really knowledgeable. He spotted all kinds of things that had slipped by without me noticing. He was really fun and we...More

Thank Elijah C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to listen to the army of people on Tripadvisor telling us that Lahiru was the best guide to go for a Safari with and he did not disappoint. Overall we saw 27 different animals including (but not limited to): Elephants (mere inches away...More

2  Thank Matthew d
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend Lahiru as your guide. His sharp eyes gives you the most value for the money. His knowledge of the animals are impressive. Definitely worth it

1  Thank Kaitosleepz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great afternoon seeing such an assortment of wildlife especially around 30 plus elephants from young single males to females and family groups. We also saw crocodiles, lots of water buffalo, peacocks, eagles and many different types of birds and an apparently very...More

2  Thank nickg12
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the only park we went to in Sri Lanka. We saw around 30+ elephants over the 3 hour safari. A crocodile eating a water buffalo. Tons of different birds. We were told that there are about 480 wild elephants here. Also told be...More

1  Thank Phishow
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Amanda W
7 April 2018|
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Response from Sarah D | Reviewed this property |
I think all accommodation is outside the park, but I am not sure.
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Filip S
27 February 2018|
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Response from ukslalom | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed your request. We booked direct through Lahiru Prasad I suggest book as soon as you arrive. Wherever you stay there are contacts for people running safari.
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