Distance from Tangalle – 47.8 km (58 minutes)
Ridiyagama Safari Park is situated in Ridiyagama in the district of Hambantota. The park, which was opened to the public on 28 May 2016, is Sri Lanka’s first every safari park. It spreads over an area of 500 acres and consists of about 22 species of animals which includes mammals and birds. Some of the main attractions of the park are the African lion and Sri Lankan elephant.
Getting to Ridiyagama Safari Park
From Tangalle travel along the Colombo – Galle – Hambantota – Wellawaya Highway, Southern Expressway and Sooriyawewa – Padalangala Road passing Padalangala up to Ridiyagama to reach the Ridiyagama Safari Park which is situated in Ridiyagama in the district of Hambantota.