Plunge into the ocean for an underwater photography session and the chance to snap whales in their natural habitat. From gentle giants of the sea to the land, Sri Lanka is famed for its wild elephants. And the Minneriya National Park is the place to marvel. In Wilpattu, you can trace slinking leopards in the wild depths of the jungle, while Gal Oya’s untapped islands offer enticing wildlife walks and cruises to get up-close to elusive sloth bears and crocodiles.