Distance from Belihuloya – 74.5 km (2 hours 06 minutes)
Kunissan Ella is a beautiful waterfall that is situated in Kudawa in the Ratnapura district. It forms a part of the Samanala Kanda Reserve in Ratnapura. Kunissan Ella cascades in two steps gracefully down Samanala Kanda. Special caution should be taken when bathing in the waterfall basin as the water levels could be high and current strong. It is advisable to avoid bathing in the waterfall basin during the rainy season.
Getting to Kunissan Ella
From Belihuloya travel along the Colombo – Batticaloa Highway, Ratnapura – Wewelwatte Road, and Malwala – Siripagama Road passing Balangoda, Kahawatta, and Ratnapura up to Kudawa to reach Kunissan Ella, which is situated in the Ratnapura district.