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500lkr entry fee - we got a talk for around 5 minutes on the 3 different type of turtle they had there and the effects of humans/pollution has on them and how big they can get l. There is maybe 10 tanks all very small...More
Every time i visit Sri Lanka, I make sure i come here. To hold the turtles and interact with them up close is an unique experience which one should not miss.. Also commendable is the way they protect these creatures who come here to lay...More
My wife and I visited the Kagoolga Turtle Hatchery- it was a special experience and we loved it. I think if you can do-ordinate a time when they release the turtles to the ocean that is when it is best to go- unfortunately our timing...More
Stopped here on the way down south. So interesting to hear the information about the turtles and great to see how they look after the injured turtles. There were a number of little baby turtles that we all loved, especially our two year old great...More
We were lucky enough to visit the hatchery and see the work being carried out there. Beautiful little hatchlings and larger Green Turtles and Oliver Ridley turtles. Some injured turtles also being cared for. We happily paid the 500 rupee admission.
There wasn’t a whole lot going on in Hikkaduwa when we visited off season, so we took a walk up to the turtle hatchery from our villa.
Entry was 500r each and the blokes just sat in the doorway reading the newspaper. They left us...More
Well worth the visit, the owner clearly cares passionately about the survival of the turtles.
Good explanation of all the different types of turtles in the hatchery and how he cares for them and rehabilitates the injured.
Definitely recommend if you are in the area...More
Only takes 15 minutes but we’ll worth the entry fee - proceeds help conservation of turtles. Can pick up turtle hatchlings.
Saturday evening at 5pm they release the hatchlings on the beach so if you can, visit around then
An amazing experience and these guys are doing an incredible thing trying to educate locals and save the sea turtles. The center had a few large, injured sea turtles, in small-ish tanks, however when we asked about this the guys said that they were being...More