Distance from Trinco – 109 km (2 hours 23 minutes)
Kokkilai Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary which is situated in Kokkilai, south east of Mullativu in north eastern Sri Lanka. It was established on 18th May 1951 and is administered by the Department of Wildlife Conservation in Sri Lanka. It is located surrounding the Kokkilai lagoon which consists of mangroves and a variety of water and wader birds such as ducks, flamingos, pelicans and storks.
Getting to Kokkilai Sanctuary
From Trinco travel along the Pulmoddai Road and Mullaittivu-Kokkilai Road passing Nilaveli, Kumpurupiddi, Thiriyai and Pulmoddai up to Kokkilai to each the Kokkilai Sanctuary.