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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

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.

Thank CaroCNottingham
Reviewed 5 days 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

Thank shyamnambiar
Reviewed 6 days 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

Thank D N P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Not very interested in sea turtles, but my son fancied the visit so off we went. It's a couple of km outside town if that. We were greeted and shown round by surely the most charming person in Sri Lanka, if not the world. I...More

Thank WindyinSancreed
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have injured turtles and they cured them released back to the ocean. The owner also very good.you can call them and come. (0077641471455402553)

Thank galle486
Reviewed 1 week ago

That was a great experience! All turtles are so friendly and cute :) In the moment of our visit there was a group of foreign students which were helping with different facilities - they were cleaning pools, brushing walls and so on. Also two teen...More

Thank Anton M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit turtle hatchery is vry good place. Some turtles are injured there and rescues after realize the ocean. It is good work . The beach is very beautiful and we can see good sunset .anyone visits good place

Thank amithaw2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are many turtle farms bear galle which are working to save turtles. They buy eggs from villagers and keep baby turtles till they become old enough to go ik the sea.

Thank 260rjp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mahamodar seaturtlehatchery very good please visit. Entrance rupees 500hundred .that place is clear , attracktive and beautiful. 10 o' clock is good time visit it.

Thank Lasith A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At first we thought it would be your typical roam around turtle hatchery/sanctuary but it wasnt! This place is run by a very nice and hospitable family. They educated us about the different types of turtles. They are very passionate about saving turtles that have...More

Thank ChRyseh
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