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Sea Turtle Farm

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Very touching visit to see injured and infant turtles. The carers are very inspirational. Highly... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Darren W
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good Place to Visit

You can see various type and size of Sea Turtles. Very close to Galle- Colombo A2 Main Road. You... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dinesh D
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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
+94 75 540 2553
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Reviewed 5 days ago

These places do not help protect turtles only to exploit tourist curiosity and cash. Don't go you help turtles more by not patronising them

Thank CarmelSthYorkshire
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very touching visit to see injured and infant turtles. The carers are very inspirational. Highly recommend! And leave a donation!

Thank Darren W
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can see various type and size of Sea Turtles. Very close to Galle- Colombo A2 Main Road. You can park your vehicle road-side. Entrance fee depends and about LKR / Rs. 100 , 200 for locals. For foreigners may be few extra Dollars. Worthy...More

Thank Dinesh D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Run by a young family with very little money who rely on donations or voluntary work for the upkeep of the farm. Worth every minute of the visit and please donate big

1  Thank sedgy22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Turtle are cured five kind of turtle vist very good place baby turtle are very lucky entrance ruppes 500

Thank Ruwan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am happy to see that injured sea turtles and eggs are being protected here. The farm itself is very small and would not take more than 5-10 minutes to take some photos and linger. A good cause though to support.

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting and informative visit as part of tour group. Do not need to spend much time here. Suitable for children who would enjoy handling the baby turtles.

Thank Traveller839
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were awed at the beauty of these godly creatures. They are a blessing and so wonderful to witness. This safe haven has given these beautiful animals a second chance for survival. It is so clean and the turtles are so well looked after and...More

Thank Shanella G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really like the place they have 4/5 types of sea turtles found in Srilanka, because the 5th leather back is extremely rare and the government does not allow for it to be kept in captivity. The guy who owns and runs the place is very...More

1  Thank Omar T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent experience with a hard working family who are going great work to provide shelter and care for injured turtles. This is not a zoo - the turtles are there for a short stay before being reintroduced carefully back in to the wild. A knowledgeable...More

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