Ridiyagama Safari Park

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This 500 acre safari park is the only open air park in Sri Lanka. It's a popular destination among locals and during the weekends it gets crowded a lot. The park is divided into six zones with four of them occupied by carnivorous animals and two by herbivores animals. There are African, Asian, Australian Zones within the park. The park has bus tours and private jeeps, also allow private vehicles if you’ve got a 4wd or an SUV. It is a good place for wildlife lovers to see animals roaming around freely.

Ridiyagama Safari Park is the only place in Sri Lanka where you can see wild animals from different continents. The park is home to African elephants, lions, tigers, giraffes, zebras, rhinos, tapirs, jaguars and many more animals. The park also has a lot of aged trees and shrubs providing the needed shelter for animals. If you intend to visit the private jeep tour would be ideal though it is expensive that the buses.