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Welcome to Sea Turtle Hatchery - Mahamodara. We rescue turtles who are in danger of loosing their lives to the fishing industry whether they are caught in nets or hunted for meat. We currently have 40 turtles, including 4 types of turtle. All are...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
417 D/1, Colombo Road | Mahamodara, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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We came with some Indian friends and at the entrance the owner ( woman ) gave us tickets for 200 per person. When we were buying tickets we were talking in English to my friends ( Indians) and they were talking to each other in...More
A good attraction in Galle. Not even children but in too was amazed to see live turtles of various sizes
They are kept there roght from hatching till they grow a little and then are left into sea
You can see variety from 4 days...40...More
Me and my girlfriend went there after visiting Galle. We found this place had good ratings on TripAdvisor and decided to visit. We enjoy to learn more about marine life and this local projects.
We arrived there by tuktuk and when we got in the...More
This is a must on your trip to Sri Lanka. You get a good insight in which types of injuries the turtles get mostly because of the actions by man. The voluntary workers who also guide around in the place are also trying to their...More
This makes for a lovely visit a short tuk-tuk ride away from the fort. The family who takes care of this small hatchery seems dedicated, and one gets to interact with and watch the feeding of the turtles (at particular times in the day). (It...More
This place takes care of the turtles that are injured treats them and releases them back in the sea.
Excellent place to learn about the turtle living the lady who takes care of the turtle is also sweet one should definately visit this place they...More
This place is about 2km from the Galle Railway station and on the road, but easy to miss, being just a small house and tanks in the premises. A tiny Street leads off the road into the place.
The lady of the house and the...More
This is a turtle farm where turtles are hatched, bred and released into the ocean. This is a turtle preservation effort. Since they release turtles back into the ocean, there were not too many of them. We got to see four types of turtles of...More