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Sea Turtle Protection Association, Bentota

(3.6/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
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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  • We were brought here by the tuktuk. It is an informative and fun way to see the turtles up close. You may hold the turtles and the explanation is clear! We would absolutely recommend a visit.
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  • We went to see the turtle hatchery and found the way they carefully preserve the eggs of the turtle so that they can hatch in a safe place, They showed us turtle from 1-3 weeks to big ones. They also ...  more »
  • the turtles are very well kept and good care is taken of their eggs. the visit is very short with about 5-6 varieties of them but its great to see them.