Kumana is well known for its wildlife and more so for its migratory and indigenous bird population .Sightings of changeable hawk eagles,painted and rare black necked storks, Egrets , Godwits , Peacocks and many more are possible by the many lagoons, and reflected in eyes of curious , watering holes like the Kumana villu swamp ,and in pockets of lush foliage .Kumana is situated in the Eastern district of Ampara and is 12Km South of Arugam Bay .

There is a turn off just before the town of Panama ,which leads to the National Park.