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Sea Turtle Protection Association

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Galle Rd, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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Great fun and good experience.

The sea turtle hatchery was made up of about 15 tanks with different types of turtles in them, some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pyjamahouse
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York, United Kingdom
Really worthy operation

This small operation is based on volunteer workers which show a great deal of knowledge, love and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AKW5457
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Tadworth, United Kingdom
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Galle Rd, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The sea turtle hatchery was made up of about 15 tanks with different types of turtles in them, some being kept in great form with injuries. Launching the baby turtles was a huge experience and was rather amusing to watch.

Thank pyjamahouse
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This small operation is based on volunteer workers which show a great deal of knowledge, love and care for the turtles. You can get up-close and personal with the turtles, ranging from the very small to the quite large. This operation is often out early...More

Thank AKW5457
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the turtle protection venue to see all aspects of their work in protecting the turtles, very informative We saw week old baby turtles and made arrangements to release them into the Indian Ocean one night after sunset. It was a most memorable occasion,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting Thogh you might have problems understanding the guide even if you are English mother tongue

Thank lunts
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our driver brought us to this turtle hatchery as he said it's a must see. We alight and was pretty shock at how small and run down the place is. We needed to pay Rs 1000 each for the entrance ticket. It was just a...More

Thank Skattierin
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get here about sunset and release 1 day old turtles into the sea. Magical experience. Knowledgeable guide explains how they have tried to save the local turtles from the dinner plate and now pay for the eggs to hatch in safety. Then release to the...More

1  Thank mystic-merkin
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

nice to see that someone cares about turtles and their existance... and safe staying and living even those injured

Thank wojciechb890
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in thinking that it would be free of charge Just a donation. When we arrived the older guy started talking about 1000 rupee p.person. I thought it was oké because it was for a good cause. Saving turtles. After that we got a...More

1  Thank Jolan Z
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this place to learn more about the turtles. Loved the guys there and all the info they provided. At the end of our visit (6pm) we got one turtle each and had the opportunity to release them into the sea. We loved...More

Thank Clafer26
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were shown the hatchery for the turtles and given a chance to hold the baby turtles. There were some turtles with handicaps, too which were being looked after.

Thank DomandPerry
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KRoy1991
22 September 2017|
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Response from Aastha2015 | Reviewed this property |
No Entry Fee the Guides or the driver can take you there just ask them for
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