24. April 2023, Bratislava
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Sri Lanka with kids: The best places in Sri Lanka where your kids won’t be bored

Sri Lanka is not only a wonderful destination for a holiday for two, it is also a great choice for families with children. It offers many interesting places where your kids will definitely not be bored. Where to go with kids in Sri Lanka to make a family holiday really worthwhile?

Yala National Park – Safari

Kids love animals. So for little adventurers aged 4 years and above, the ideal place is Sri Lanka’s second largest and most visited national park, Yala, where wild animals can be seen in their natural habitat. Yala is home to elephants, leopards, crocodiles, bears, as well as many species of birds. In addition, it is possible to observe animals not only during the day, but also at night. Exploring the park in an open jeep will be an unforgettable experience for your kids and you.


Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and Udawalava Elephant Sanctuary

For an unforgettable interaction with nature, we highly recommend a visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage located in the hinterland. It is a sanctuary for orphaned elephants in a natural environment where you can enjoy feeding them. The sanctuary is considered a kind of elephant zoo. At the elephant sanctuary in Udawalawa, injured baby elephants of various sizes are then seen being cared for by the sanctuary staff so that they can be returned to the wild. The elephants roam freely in the adjacent national park.

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Bird Park at Hambantota

Not far from the town of Hambantota is the so-called bird park. It takes no more than an hour to explore it. There are dozens of bird species to see, from peacocks, to flamingos, parrots, cranes and ostriches. This experience will thrill the whole family. Children will be especially excited about the opportunity to feed the parrots by hand. There are also large macaw parrots on display, which they can also have their picture taken with.

A trip to the lagoon on a kayak or catamaran

A trip to the lagoon on a kayak or catamaran is one of the unusual experiences that your children will not forget. Boats can be rented at many places. At the rental shop, you’ll get a life jacket, a waterproof bag for your belongings, and a map, and you’re good to go. Head to the lagoon near the town of Tangalle, where the Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary is located. In the early evening, at sunset, you can watch flocks of birds, monkeys and ravens among the mangroves there. It is a breathtaking spectacle.

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Ziplining at Ella Adventure Park

Ella Adventure Park is located in the Ella area, where children can have an adrenaline rush. This is because this park offers many outdoor activities such as rope rides, suspension bridges, climbing between trees and other adventurous elements. All this with a charming view of the surrounding landscape.

Water World in the middle of the mountains in Kandy

In the middle of the mountains near Kandy is Rainforest Kandy Water World, which offers fun for the whole family in the form of water experiences on slides, in pools and other attractions. Your kids won’t be bored here either. The breathtaking surroundings add to the atmosphere of the whole experience. There are several climbing walls right in town for the little adventurers.

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Tubing on the Kelani River

Another water activity your kids will love if they are more active is tubing. This involves riding down the river on inflatable inner tubes. Your kids can try tubing on the Kelani River, which is located near the town of Kitulgala in the southwest of Sri Lanka. This area is known for its beautiful scenery and opportunities for adrenaline-pumping water sports. There are several routes on offer here, including quieter ones that are suitable for complete beginners.

Swimming and Playgrounds on the Beach in Negombo

The Negombo area, located on the west coast of Sri Lanka, is famous for having several playgrounds. This can be absolutely great for kids who love to play on the sand, swim and at the same time still crave slides, swings and climbing frames. The sea here is calm and relatively shallow, making it an ideal place for children’s water fun. In addition, children can also enjoy, for example, a ride on the rings or on the banana boat.

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