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Ridiyagama Safari Park

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Live experience with LIONS fit - Safari

Actually it was a most excited experience with wild animals live we closely monitoring. First time... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Nice place to see wild animal

It's newly open place in Sri Lanka for safari.Wild animals such as Lions, Elephants, Monkeys... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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No more flight bookings need to reserve for safari in Africa. Whole animal kingdom is roaming in Ridiyagama. The Department of National Zoological Gardens is eager to unveil it’s another flagship project for the nature lovers and pleasure hunters...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Hambantota, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 712752
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Actually it was a most excited experience with wild animals live we closely monitoring. First time we have seen this Lions fit with each others in meal time . they waiting near the gates to jump to out side but with great walls & gates...More

Thank chathuriwansaja
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's newly open place in Sri Lanka for safari.Wild animals such as Lions, Elephants, Monkeys, Zebras live in this area. Those animals are mix of Asian and Africans, specially Lions are from Africa. According to the official spokesmen of this Safari park it would expand...More

Thank KalpanaY8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First safari park. Enjoyed very much. Good transportation. Still under development. Good infrastructure facilities.

Thank jayan r
Reviewed 10 September 2018

A new experience for ZOO Lovers. Its an open wild Park, We had an amazing time. Good Service and Hospitality.

Thank Lasithaoph
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Still only 3 zones are open and they have variety of deers and other animals in one zones and lions and elephants in other two zones. They planning to expandit near future to cover 500 acres land.

Thank Ayesh A
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice park to visit, this place has lots of different animals from different country’s, it will be a very good park once completed, Bengal tigers will be available to see from September, you get see to lots of wild animals very close distance. Definitely...More

1  Thank Quality_Matters76
Reviewed 10 August 2018

You can see natural behaviors of wild animals. In zoo animals are stuck in cage. Here in Ridiyagama safari park animal can freely move. We went on 2016 July. Hope now many animals will be available. You cant take your private vehicle. Designated safari park...More

1  Thank Mohamed Ricshan A
Reviewed 25 June 2018

It was a New experience to Sri Lanka. Traveling the AC coach with Guide around the park its amazing. There are three park available at the moment and they will added few park in near. Specially watching lions in a open face is an unique...More

5  Thank Mohamed S
Reviewed 28 May 2018

But it is clear that they don't enjoy the life. It's man made habitat and the climate is also not suitable for some of them.

2  Thank Randeesha
Reviewed 26 April 2018

This is a new experience to Sri Lanka, We have to travel around the Park from a well-protected Safari Bus. The Guide in the bus explained about the park and animals. Good for children. need more animals for the park

1  Thank Dinesh D
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HunnyBunny S
17 October 2018|
Response from Quality_Matters76 | Reviewed this property |
I think we paid about 500rs per person, it will take about 2 hours.
Madhawa T
25 August 2018|
Response from Quality_Matters76 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it should be open on a Poya day, why don’t give them a call
28 May 2018|
Response from Dinesh D | Reviewed this property |
You dont need to get / hire Safari Jeep or vehicles, Park provides us Safari Bus to travel inside. Cost is around LKR 300 per person