Distance from Kalpitiya – 65.0 km (1 hour 11 minutes)
Tabbowa Wildlife Sanctuary is a nature reserve which is situated in Puttalam. The sanctuary spans a large area of approximately 2193 hectares. It was declared as a wildlife sanctuary in July, 2002. Tabbowa Wildlife Sanctuary is an area which is rich in biodiversity. The sanctuary has a large number of birds especially many species of water birds. The area also has many kinds of plants in the surrounding.
Getting to Tabbowa Wildlife Sanctuary
From Kalpitiya travel along the Palavi-Kalpitiya Road and the Puttalam – Anuradhapura – Trincomalee Highway passing Etalai, Norochcholai, Palaviya and Karuwalagaswewa to reach the Tabbowa Wildlife Sanctuary in Puttalam.