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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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  • Nice tour with lots of infos, got to touch all of the turtles there. If you smile nicely, you get back a lot and they let you hold them cutey turtles.  more »
  • The opportunity to hold a one-day old turtle and marvel at a massive albino and its gorgeous shell...it did something to me. I have a newfound appreciation of these creatures, and delighted in being i...  more »
  • It was a lovely feeling to release my very own five one-day old turtles into the sea in the early evening.  more »