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Induruwa Sea Turtle Conservation Project & Sea Turtle Information Center

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Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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One of a kind turtle conservation center in turtle hatching location in Sri Lanka. Induruwa is the city which this conservation fall in to. This conservation encourages people to educate Turtle conservation and helping lively hood of people who...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Colombo Galle Main Road, Induruwa 80510, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1000 LKR entry..but money used for caring of the turtles.well explained by the guide there.basically people from other countries donate to help take care nourish and release the turtles back in the ocean

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MeyrickD3
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by at this location briefly before departing Sri Lanka on our last day. It was worth the visit, staff is knowledgeable and was able to answer a lot of questions from my curious boyfriend. It does look like they take really great care...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stephanielM1264PB
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

There were not enough turtles and they are not even maintain it in a good manner. For a local person they're charging rs. 50 and for a foreigner it's rs. 1000 which is absolutely ridiculous. For that kind of money they're not even providing detailed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank isuruamantha
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We did it as soon as we got there - release the turtles into the wild at 6pm - a good range of turtles there albeit I dont have much else to compare it to

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Travel48998637906
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

It was an unbelievable experience at this place. The baby turtles so tender and fragile, made our day. We had this opportunity to help turtles crawl back to the sea, where they belong. The bigger turtles were beautiful too. Definitely coming here to volunteer them...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DipamG1
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Stopped at this place on our way to Galle to break up the journey, very interesting and informative, a special thanks to our very funny and creative guide ! Well worth seeing, thank you . Nice to see all the good work you are doing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank F7434LKalang
Reviewed September 30, 2018

This was a really enjoyable experience, not only seeing but holding and touching large and very small turtles. You can also release them (4) if you leave it until just before dark.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bill R
Reviewed September 15, 2018

We wanted to go to the main Sea Turtle Conservation Center at Kosgoda but our driver took us to this one saying that the Kosgoda one will be very far to reach (which was not true). We were ripped off by charging 1000 LKR/person which...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Nafisa I
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Great personal tour around their site. Very interesting. Lots of good work that they do to help protect the turtles and getting them back into the sea.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wendy N
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

For 500 you get a round tour over the property, takes aprox 15 minutes. You get to see different species and they tell you about the different turtles. For 1000 you can release 2 turtles into the ocean in the early evening. But for us...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Madhushanka K
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Response from DokiNandy | Reviewed this property |
The entrance fee was not very high but I can not remember exactly. Prices are different for SriLanka people and tourists, but you can negotiate. It is always better to ask the tuktuk or taxi driver to buy the entrance... More
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