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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
417 D/1, Colombo Road | Mahamodara, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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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
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
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
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
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
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