safari in sri lanka by Earth lanka events

Bundala National Park Afternoon Safari

4 Hours
  • Can be arranged at a nearby place
  • Our tour guides speak clear English
  • Meals are not included in our package. However we can arrange for this
  • Yes, up to 24 hours
  • Book now and pay later
  • Tour Guides are licensed and trustworthy and well educated about the nature
  • The best time to visit Bundala is between October to March
  • Comfortable 4-WD Jeep

Bundala National Park is a significant wildlife sanctuary located in the southern part of Sri Lanka. Harboring about 200 bird species, Bundala national park is an internationally famous wintering ground for thousands of migratory birds. They are namely Petite Blue Tailed bee-eaters, flocks of Flamingos, Brown Flycatcher, Sandpipers, Barn Swallow, Water Fowl, Common Redshank, the Lesser Sand Plover and Forest Wagtail. The park is renowned for its rich biodiversity and serves as a crucial wetland habitat. It is particularly known for being a Ramsar Wetland, indicating its international importance for waterfowl. It is a UNESCO Biosphere reserve. Bundala is a haven for birdwatchers, as it is home to a vast array of bird species, including both migratory and resident birds. Notably, it is a significant wintering ground for migratory waterbirds. The park attracts a large number of migratory birds, including flamingos, pelicans, ibises, and various species of ducks. The seasonal movements of these birds make Bundala a fascinating destination for bird enthusiasts. It is a protected park with wetlands which creates a habitat for many wildlife varieties. Bundala park homes a large number of elephants and spotted deer. You will see many crocodiles be it morning or afternoon safari. Our driver can pick from your hotel or at the park’s entrance. For the Bundala afternoon safari we will pick you up by 1.15 PM as the safari is from 2 PM to 6 PM.


  • The distance to Bundala National Park from Colombo is 251 km
  • The climate at Bundala is hot and dry at most times
  • Average temperatures is at 27 degrees Celsius
  • Park area spreads across 6,218 hectares
  • There are nearly 200 species of birds, of which 150 are endemic and the rest migratory
  • Bundala park was declared a biosphere reserve by UNECO in 2005
  • Best time to visit Bundala is from October to March. December is considered to be the best month for birdwatching excursions.

Tour duration is expected to be 4 hours

  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Free cancellation up to 24 hours


1.15 PM - Pick up from Hotel
2 PM to 6 PM - Safari Tour
6.30 PM - Drop off at the Hotel

What you need to know about the Bundala park

What time is Bundala park open?

Sun - Sat 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Do you need to reserve Bundala safari in advance?

Booking early is well recommended so we can allocate the guide and the vehicle for your according to the number of people. If you book with Earth Lanka Events, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.

What are the hotels close to Bundala park?

(1.11 mi) Birds Resort Hambantota (5.59 mi) Shangri-La Hambantota (1.11 mi) Jade Green Hambantota (1.23 mi) Peacock Beach Resort and Spa (5.18 mi) The Oasis Ayurveda Beach Resort Inquire from Earth Lanka Events team in order to book accommodation according to your budget

What are the attractions near Bundala National Park?

1. Yala National Park 2. Tissa Wewa 3. Tangalle Beach 4. Tissa Dagaba 5. Birds Park / Birds Research Center Hambantota 6. Kirinda Vihara Maha Devi Temple 7. Dry Zone Botanic Gardens, Hambantota 8. Mahapelessa Hot Springs 9. Yatala Wehera

Bundala National park.

For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the tour start time. If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded. Any changes made less than 24 hours before the tour time will not be accepted. Cut-off times are based on the trip’s local time.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Bundala National Park Afternoon Safari
From $60
/ Adult
From $30
/ Child

Destinations you must visit

Book a Tour Now

With over 15 Years experience running professional safari and trekking tours, Earth Lanka Events (Pvt) Ltd., guarantees your trip to be memorable, exciting & above all a safe Sri Lankan safari experience !!