Noel Rodrigo's Leopard Safaris - Wilpattu National Park

Wilpattu National Park, Sri Lanka's National Parks, Sri Lanka

At a Glance

  • One of the best tented accommodation in Sri Lanka for a National Park experience

  • Really very good option for wildlife & aature enthusiasts

  • Tents are really of high quality and the staff really look after you

  • Specially photography equipment is available in all vehicles for some amazing shots in the jungle

  • Some perfect dining experiences in the most amazing natural spots.

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From May to August the Yala monsoon brings rain to the island’s southwestern half, while the dry season here lasts from December to March. There is also an inter-monsoonal period in October and November when rain can occur in many parts of the island. Colombo and the low-lying coastal regions have an average temperature of 27°C.

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Insider's View

Dont forget to carry your own toliteries!

You can ask Noel for some expert tips on wildlife photography!

Special painting trips can be arranged with Noels wife.

Call us on 020 3993 8476 to start planning your holiday to Noel Rodrigo's Leopard Safaris - Wilpattu National Park or take a look at our itineraries to Sri Lankas National Parks


Noel Rodrigo's Leopard Safaris - Wilpattu National Park is a luxury mobile camping experience which takes guests into the wilderness of Wilpattu, Sri Lanka's largest national park. Each tent comes with plenty of facilities for a wonderful experience.

Noel Rodrigo's Leopard Safaris - Wilpattu National Park brings together excellent facilities and knowledgeable guiding which is second to none.

Although the camp has no permanent structures, guests can expect a comfortable experience. Everything is brought in to the campsite a day prior to your arrival and your camping package includes accommodation, all meals, BBQ and snacks, alcoholic beverages and unlimited game drives accompanied by a wildlife specialist including the entrance fees to Wilpattu National Park.

Accommodation is in single or twin-sharing canvas tents, furnished with queen size beds and fresh linen. The bathrooms have hot water showers and chemical toilets. There are two luxury lodge tents which are located with views over the river and are solar powered to enable these tents to have air conditioning.

Meals, including barbeques and snacks, are prepared at the well-equipped trailer kitchen and served up in style along with imported wine for dinner. Chilled local beer and spirits are also on offer.

A customised Toyota Land Cruiser is used for the game drives. These vehicles can handle every kind of terrain, give an excellent view, and are specially fitted with camera support points for photographers. A wildlife specialist will accompany guests on the game drives and is ever willing to share his knowledge and experiences.

Wilpattu National Park makes for an incredible wildlife experience with its unique landscape. There are several freshwater lakes or villus which attract numerous species of birds and other animals including iguanas and Leopard. Please note however, due to the changing level of water in the lakes, the camp moves around to different locations. This does mean that it can sometimes take longer to get to areas of interest in the park, depending on where the camp is based.

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Accommodation is in single, twin, double or family sized canvas tents, furnished with comfortable beds and fresh linen. The bathrooms here have camping loos and manually filled bucket showers. Although the tents are designed to allow the cool air to pass through there are two luxury tents which have solar powered air conditioning.


Children are welcome to come and stay at Leopard Safaris and they'll love the game drives.


Spend your time at Leopard Trails on safari in Wilpattu National Park, Sri Lanka's largest national park. The team will ensure you have a personal and authentic safari experience.



Deepavali Gaind (Staff)

One of the best experiences I had in Sri Lanka, the quality of the camp, tents the services were really good. The vehicles used are really comfortable and everything has been well thought of.


  • Safari in Wilpattu National Park

    Head into Wilpattu National Park for a morning or evening safari to marvel at the range of wildlife.

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Wilpattu National Park, Sri Lanka's National Parks, Sri Lanka

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