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Coconut Garden
16 reviews
Coconut Garden is a fun tropical oasis where you can rejuvenate after a dusty safari. At its price point, it's one of the best quality accommodation options in the area. For their safari drives, they partner with Eagle Safaris, one of the oldest safari operators in Yala National Park, who are incredibly knowledgeable. So you'll be in great hands both at the lodge and on the safari drive!

What Guests Say

839 reviews

Trip was great itself but it’s not worth so much money. We were really lucky to see some animals. Guide was really kind but just show us the animals and that’s it, no explanation or any talk. Anyway I recommend ...

Kacper Pilichiewicz

We had so much fun during our safari! Saw elephants, Leopard, crocodiles, sloth bear, many different birds and so much more. Our guide was really knowledgeable and did his very best to spot all the animals. Woul...

Lisa Groot

Helpful Questions

Can you arrange transportation to/from Yala National Park?
Yes sure! If you're coming from any other parts of Sri Lanka (e.g. Colombo) to Yala National Park for your safari, or you need to head from Yala National Park to any other parts of Sri Lanka after your safari, we can provide a private car transfer. This will cost US $60 per 4-person car, per one-way transfer. Please do indicate in your booking form if you require this transfer.
Which Yala National Park Blocks do you visit?
Most of our safari partners visit Block 1 as that is the one that is closest to the towns of Tissamaharam and Kataragama where most of the hotels are. It is also the block which has the most wildlife. Block 5 is visited on occasion. The other blocks require special permission for entry. If you have a certain block in mind, do let us know and we can see if we can arrange!
What is the best time to go on a wildlife safari in Yala?
The best time to go on a wildlife safari in Yala is during the dry season, which runs from February to July. During this time, the animals gather around water sources, increasing the chances of spotting them.
What types of animals can be seen on a wildlife safari in Yala?
A wildlife safari in Yala offers the opportunity to see a variety of animals, including leopards, elephants, sloth bears, water buffalo, crocodiles, and a wide range of bird species.
What is the duration of a typical wildlife safari in Yala?
A typical wildlife safari in Yala lasts for about 3 to 4 hours. However, there are also options to go on full-day safaris or even overnight camping safaris for a more immersive experience.