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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 your visit to Sea Turtle Protection Association and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Bentota holiday planner.
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  • This was a great little outing at Bentota beach. Lots of baby turtles to see and hold. We even had the opportunity to release baby turtles to the wild. 
  • The tour guide was very knowledgeable and interested in his subject. Was strange watching a Sri Lankan switching between English and German, top marks to him as he was good The work they are doing is ...  more »
  • A visit that provides insight about how nature works. We must help the turtles to survive both human intrusion, fishermen's nets and natural enemies. A very interesting visit that also was appreciated highly by the children
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