Bundala Wildlife National Park, Sri Lanka

Bundala National Park is a mix of scrub jungle and sand dunes bordering the sea. Its beaches are important nesting sites for turtles. The lagoons hold good numbers of birds and Crocodiles.

Getting There

Wild Life

Endemic birds include the Brown-capped Babbler, Ceylon Woodshrike and Ceylon Junglefowl.During the northern winter large numbers of migrants arrive such as Golden and Kentish Plover, Large and Lesser Sandplovers, Marsh and Curlew Sandpiper, Curlew and Greenshank. Rarities include the Broad-billed Sandpipper and Red-necked Phalarope.
Mammals likely to be seen include Elephant, Spotted Deer, Hanuman Langur, Jackal, Black-naped Hare and Wild Pig.

Park Accomodations

Tissamaharama has a range of accommodation.The accommodation near Yala National Park is within an hour’s drive.

Source: Sri Lanka National Parks & Reserves by Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne  published by Jetwing Eco Holidays.