Sea Turtle Protection Association, Bentota

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Wildlife Area Nature / Park
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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  • Arrived a little early but so glad we did the guide spent a lot of time with us, he was very knowledgable. Releasing the baby turtles was so lovely . If you do nothing else do this  more »
  • Only a 10 min tuk-tuk ride from Avani Hotel. The turtle hatchery or factory as the locals call it! Is well worth a visit. They hatch out hundreds of turtle eggs every day and baby turtles are released...  more »
  • Visited yesterday and paid 1000 each which seems more expensive than others I have read here. Anyway still cheap to see turtles I guess. Sad to see them in the concrete baths, now I have read more rev...  more »