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Kumana National Park

#5 of 19 things to do in Hambantota Features Animals
Panama-Kumbukkana Road, Hambantota, Tangalle 32508, Sri Lanka
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Unspoiled bird watch with wild animal watch

This is the other side of Yala park please note you have to enter through Eastern province, Panama... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Aadhes
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Suva
Unspoilt nature at its best

Our safari jeep combed through the lush greeny trees and streams.. the extend from the entrance to... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Fahadh N
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Panama-Kumbukkana Road, Hambantota, Tangalle 32508, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

This is the other side of Yala park please note you have to enter through Eastern province, Panama, Okanda. Before you enter if you have some time visit Okanda temple also. It is situated very close to the main entrance. This is almost like Yala...More

1  Thank Aadhes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Our safari jeep combed through the lush greeny trees and streams.. the extend from the entrance to the border end, it took us solidly nearly 2 hours to reach. Expect bumpy sand roads throughout. At few locations, our jeep drove through small water streams -...More

Thank Fahadh N
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Its the "same" park as yala national park, but a different entrance. Its way way cheaper than yala or other Nature parks in Sri Lanka and has the same animals. We were 4 people and booked a safari jeep through where we stayed - we...More

2  Thank osvald_lund
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Kumana is famous for birds' park in Sri Lanka.We entered into the park at 2.00. we returned at 6.15. The forest is beautiful. No harm from animals,like elephants. We could see birds,deers and rabbits and many more.. Friendly guide. Its a original nature park in...More

2  Thank ysa1234
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is good park for Bird watching. If you are a bird watcher and around here visit .There are enough birds to watch.

Thank SE s
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed inside the juncle with extreme nature tours. Superb sightings of wild life. Best for nature lovers.

Thank Radhisha P
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Kumana is also called the Yala East is one place where you can see a variety of birds and animals. The roads are good and the Safari is done by private jeep owners who provide open re modelled Toyota Hilux pick ups for the purpose....More

2  Thank PRABHU60
Reviewed 21 September 2015

7 miles, 12km south of arugam bay.There are five cam sites )heraligasara,Adakumbura,kumana moya< mahagal Amuna. bird watching can be done. Nice views

Thank uniqueviewSL
Reviewed 14 February 2015

The owner of our hotel in Arugam Bay helped arrange a Jeep and driver to take us into Kumana National Park. We went during the afternoon on a cloudy day and were amazed at how much we saw. All the animals that were promised, except...More

1  Thank time2travel
Reviewed 4 September 2014

I had not visited the park over 30 years during the war. Childhood memories took me on a nostalgic trip. We stayed at Panama lagoon cabanas. A 45 minute drive away from the park. The park opens only at 6.30 am . we Had problems...More

3  Thank Chand_11
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Lucy W
Hi how much for a tour of the park in a 4x4 ? :) we will be staying in arugam bay, it would be useful to get a car from their and into the park.
9 June 2016|
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haseeirshad
Can I get information about the museum at the entrance of kumana sanctuary? Thank you...
16 October 2015|
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