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Wilpattu National Park

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Good place for wild life lovers

This is one of the best place to visit, enjoy the wild life. There are guest houses inside the... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
jthatparan j
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Hit and miss!

So a couple of suggestions. Go early morning or late evening given more likely to see leopards and... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Murray F
Sydney, Australia
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  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“jeep safari”(7 reviews)
“sloth bear”(8 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Putlam - Anuradhapura Road, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It takes about 4 hours a trip. The animals are very few and far between, making the trip rather boring. We saw one leopard, three elephants and two eagles for the entire 4 hours.

Thank RuwanFonseka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fascinating landscape full of absorbing wildlife. Not as crowded and touristy as some parks in Sri Lanka. More verdant and lush than, say, Yala, so animals harder to observe. Well worth a visit. Nice roadside stalls for food outside too, so early game drives are...More

Thank shaggyd0g1
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

The best park in Sri Lanka! We managed to see almost everything the park said it had in it. The only thing that we did not see was elephants but we were fine as we had seen loads of them in other parks. The driver...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is one of the best place to visit, enjoy the wild life. There are guest houses inside the forest, safari life. Enjoy your trip then,

Thank jthatparan j
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Having time in our trip schedule, our driver / guide suggested to visit this park in light of its large number of elephants. The trip started with a long wait as there is only one counter for tickets. After that and the associated trafic jam,...More

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We spend 12 hours in the park. Yes, we saw a leopard, but nothing like we saw in Tanzania. In fact, we saw lots of elephants in an other park, none in this one. Wrong time of the year? Maybe. We saw chacals, peacocks, lots...More

Thank mireille m
Reviewed 25 July 2018

I know that a national park is not a zoo, but in a park of this size and not seeing anything except monkeys is disappointing

Thank Saskia T
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

First of all: the drivers charge too much but getting together with other tourists dropped the price considerably. Second: you are not always going to see the advertised animals, tough luck. Now all the good: we saw all animals apart from the sloth bear. The...More

Thank AxelB1359
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I call them before i went there and they say all fine .Once i went there and found that no Safari jeeps are available and they said it's handled by third party .Yes but they are responsible for providing facilities and safri jeeps added to...More

1  Thank NishD
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

So a couple of suggestions. Go early morning or late evening given more likely to see leopards and elephants etc. It’s about a 3 hr drive from Colombo and then u are driving a few hours again in a Jeep in the back so again...More

Thank Murray F
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