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Gal Oya National Park - The Crossing

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A beautiful unspoilt park

We went to Gal Oya park for a water safari during our stay at Gal Oya lodge. It is stunning and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Paula C
Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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What a stunning park, completely off the tourist trail, you literally have the whole place to... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
bobo z
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Inginiyagala, Ampara 32000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to Gal Oya park for a water safari during our stay at Gal Oya lodge. It is stunning and truly uncommercial. It has a very different feel to the other more commercial parks and definitely worth a visit. We saw elephants, crocs and...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

What a stunning park, completely off the tourist trail, you literally have the whole place to yourself! Lucky for us we had a picnic on both the early morning boat safari and following day Jeep safari where we got to cool down in the beautiful...More

1  Thank bobo z
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We had 3 wonderfull hours in the GalOya national park. It is such a wonderfull area and we meet only 1 other Jeep during our 3 hours safari which compared to other parks is quite unique. We saw elephants, djakals, marabou storks, eagles, monkeys etc...More

1  Thank perhfriis
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Did a magical boat safari and were lucky to see so many birds and other animals.The highlight were the giant crocs and the herd of elephants including babies

1  Thank ananda102
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Even we had some trouble to get there (our mistake) this is definitely a must do when you have the chance to do it when you are at Sri Lanka.

1  Thank Himdis
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Really nice nature views of the tank (lake), mountains in the background. Not so much animals although we did see some elephants, crocodiles, pelican, eagles and some monkeys. Expected more wildlife, but the surroundings are beautiful. We went to Yala later for some more wildlife...More

1  Thank MK1238
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Very quite clam and relax place.well green.so quite relax.very beautiful environment .you can feel best feeling

Thank aruna s
Reviewed 30 March 2018

The whole group went of this boat safari from Gal Oya lodge and what a lovely experience despite the odd very heavy shower. We had a great time seeing lots of birds and an area with crocodiles which was very exciting. We also came across...More

Thank ScotsmanEssexUK
Reviewed 21 March 2018

We loved our visit to Gal Oya... we didnt see a lot of wildlife but did see lots of birds and thoughly enjoyed our stay at The Gal Oya Lodge.

Thank Steveinnepal
Reviewed 20 February 2018

very beautiful place, we stayed at wild life circuit ,located end of the dam, when you go there you can have a boat ride on Sananayake Samudraya, its operated by wild life.It was amazing one. you can see crocodiles , deers, Elephant ,fox, and various...More

1  Thank cn_sewwandi
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28 July 2018|
Response from perhfriis | Reviewed this property |
You Can stay in gal oya lodge..... fantastic place
Nadim E
3 April 2018|
Response from ScotsmanEssexUK | Reviewed this property |
We were there three weeks ago but the whole trip was organised prior to leaving. However, based on the knowledge that the jeeps belong to the lodge and the naturalists do as well and the number of guests who stay at the and... More