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Galbokka Sea Turtle Hatchery

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Amazing organisation

I visited here at the beginning of the December by chance as I wanted to find a sea turtle... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2018
600emilyanneh
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Amazing experience

The young man who was both knowledgable, passionate and dedicated about sea turtles explained the... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2018
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Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

I visited here at the beginning of the December by chance as I wanted to find a sea turtle organization near the Riu. The ticket was very reasonable at 500 lkr for a tour but I would have happily given more. The guys working here...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 600emilyanneh
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

The young man who was both knowledgable, passionate and dedicated about sea turtles explained the work of the hatchery. They take great care of the turtles injured through fishing nets, and once treated release them back into the sea. They also take care of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank levans64
Reviewed December 6, 2018

We were taken round the hatchery by a young man who was full of information on the turtles and the work done in the hatchery, and clearly very passionate about his work. We saw the hatching beds, then a batch of newly hatched turtles ready...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alison M
Reviewed December 3, 2018

Absolutely adored this visit..the staff are passionate about Turtle Conservation and house a few with deformities which are so well looked after and used for breeding Also love the rare albino one called Micheal Jackson who has to be kept under lock and key at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sue W
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

This was very interesting and great to see the important work that they do, not only hatching the eggs and realising the baby turtles but also the way they look after the injured adults.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 646bobc
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Simply Brilliant Turtles are lovely. And they do a really good job. Note that if you want to see them release the turtles to the sea, they do this every evening, so call in advance. There is also a charge to *Watch* and participate in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Manjula K
Reviewed August 11, 2018

I visited this Sea Turtle sanctuary many times during my Sri Lanka visit. The staff here are very passionate about taking care of both the beach and the sea turtles they care for. They work hard and are extremely knowledgeable about all the species of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank aioh2018
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Awesome place! We visited at 5pm one day in March and met a really professional and passionate staff member. This is a great hatchery, clearly an ethical and well run operation with the welfare and conservation of the turtles at the centre. We gave a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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