Sea Turtle Protection Association, Bentota

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Meet some of the temporary residents at Sea Turtle Protection Association, an important conservation project located in a scenic coastal spot. Learn about the challenges facing the various species of sea turtle on the island, and the efforts of conservation projects such as this to replenish populations and raise awareness. See the sand areas where the turtles hatch and stay in the dark during their first weeks, and observe their movements and behaviors in one of the vast tanks that they reside in until it's time for their reintroduction to the wild. Plan to see Sea Turtle Protection Association and other attractions that appeal to you using our Bentota trip maker app .
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  • We were expecting a big park full of turtles but actually there was only about 10 small pools with turtles. Took us about 10 minutes to see everything and then we left. The only nice thing were the ba...  more »
  • My kids just enjoyed this place and saw the turtle and the hatchery .should visit this place . The hatchery is just on the beach .best time to come to this place is during evening between 5-6 pm.  more »
  • We really enjoyed this visit to the turtle sanctuary here. We were given a guided tour and learned a lot about their work with sea turtles. We were allowed to hold babies just hatched the day before a...  more »
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