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Sea Turtle Farm

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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
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417 D/1, Colombo Road | Mahamodara, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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+94 75 540 2553
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Reviewed today via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Semini89
Reviewed yesterday

doesn't take long to look around but worth the 500 rupees. There vwas someone there to explain the work they do.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank G L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anish2902
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Resort702051
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 504lisbethf
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank soberness
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Parinita P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A little gem of a rescue centre, takes in and cares for injured turtles, releasing them back in to the sea once they are well enough to survive.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CaroCNottingham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shyamnambiar
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Ingrid P
September 10, 2018|
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Response from Galle Turtle P | Reviewed this property |
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Laura R
September 10, 2018|
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Laura R
September 10, 2018|
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Response from NehaK2685 | Reviewed this property |
Not on anyday. They have specific days when they plan to release the turtles. If you enquire and express your wish to join them, they can assist you
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