Bundala National Park

Bundala National Park

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About Bundala National Park

lthough Bundala National Park is not so famous as Yala and Wilpattu National Park, you'll find that it's an undiscovered green haven of its own!

Sprinkled with waterways, clear lagoons, and sandbanks, Bundala National Park is home to a wide range of wildlife. You'll find rare species, to creepy crawlies, to magnificent animals that span the 62 sq km park. It's said that there are approximately 200 species of birds found within the park some of which have migrated all the way from Siberia and neighboring country India such as the Rann of Kutch. The ideal time to go bird watching is between December and March.

Apart from the coloruful show of birds, Bundala National Park is home to a small population of elephants. December is supposedly the best month to see these gentle giants! Travellers have also reported sightings of giant squirrels, large number of crocodiles and civets. It's said that Bundala is the only park in the country where you'll be able to spot both types of crocodiles such as the estuarine crocodile.

The park is within close proximity to the Yala and Udawalawe National parks, Tangalle and Mirissa beaches.