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Sea Turtle Protection Association

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Galle Rd, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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A must place to visit

Visited one evening and had the opportunity to release 3 baby turtles back into the sea. Had no... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Passionate volunteers staff

The entrance fee is 1000rs but its worth doing something to those poor turtles some of them have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Moh'd T
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Galle Rd, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited one evening and had the opportunity to release 3 baby turtles back into the sea. Had no problem paying the 2,000 rupees as a donation. A place I would go back to.

Thank christhorley1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entrance fee is 1000rs but its worth doing something to those poor turtles some of them have conginital anomalies and others have injuries caused by fishing nests. All in all i found it worth it to help out with your entrance fee.

Thank Moh'd T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well , if what the guy told us , that’s for real , then they really doing a great job ! The entrance fee was 1000 per person . But it’s cost it . We sow what the ocean did to a pure creatures and...More

Thank Viktoriia F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This project is staffed by genuine lovers of sealife that is endangered. From the time you entered the property, there were informative guides to tell you all about the conservation of the sea turtle. There were tanks housing turtles at different stages of their life...More

Thank Andyfood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't quite know what to expect on this visit. But we were very glad that we made this visit - getting to know the amazing work that is being done to protect the species. Also a great opportunity to see and hold some rare...More

Thank AzizDhaka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small conservation project, run with commitment and passion. More handling of the turtles than we would normally see in UK, but felt relaxed and controlled. Lovely visit - well worth it 😊

Thank Hermesians
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very humbling 30 mind sorbet in the sanctuary where staff members Watch by night where Turtles lay their eggs they then recover them and incubate them in the Centre until hatched- thereafter with visitors help they release them directly into the Indian Ocean -...More

Thank Mick B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many Turtle conservation centers throughout the drive from Hikadua to Bentota. We learnt a lot about different varieties of turtles and saw and touched few day old babies and huge hadicapped/ injured turtles. It is a nice experience.

Thank shoma65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They explain all about the work thYe are doing to preserve various species of turtles. You can hold the turtles if you like.

Thank ascemom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We all enjoyed the time spent with the guide (Uncle!). The journey started with the feel of turtle eggs (like table tennis ball) and holding the baby turtles in our palm Olive Riddle Turtles and few more varieties. Seen the white turtle too..it’s brief but...More

Thank Kallol2509
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23 September 2017|
Response from Wa1eed1989 | Reviewed this property |
Just type the address in google map it will appear immediately, if memory serves ticket cost 300 RB per person. If you well go with a driver then no worries they usually no it by heart