Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is a nursery and a breeding centre for orphaned wild elephants located in a 25 acre coconut cultivation land in Pinnawala village, Kegalle city of Sabaragamuwa Province.

Access: Colombo->Kegalle->Pinnawala (If by train ,Colombo Fort Railway Station->Kegalle Railway Station->Pinnawala Village. It was established to care and protect the wild elephants including babies and adults orphaned due to human activities or any other reason.

Veterinary facilities, feeding area, bathing place in the river and area to have their food & water are available.

There are babies born to adult elephants within the Orphanage. Most attractive views are Feeding to babies, Parade to the river for bathing and bath of elephants in the river

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