Galway’s Land National Park


Galway’s Land National Park is situated in hill country Nuwara Eliya within the city limits and this is one of the smallest National Parks in Sri Lanka with an extent of 29 Ha. Initially this was declared as a wildlife sanctuary in May 1938 and again this has been upgraded as The Galway’s Land National Park on 18 May 2006.

This is one of the important bird watching hot spots in Sri Lanka, together with Victoria Park provides variety of species of both endemic & common birds of Sri Lanka. There are about 20 rare migrant bird species and 30 native species can be seen at The Galway’s Land National Park.

Apart from the birdlife the park is renowned for different mammals such as the wild boar, buffalo and barking deer, and also beautiful floral species, again both native and of foreign origin. A picturesque location, Galway’s Land National Park is highly recommended for bird fanatics and is also a fun trip for family and friends.