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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
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
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
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
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
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
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