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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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  • We visited Turtle hatchery in Bentoda while going to visit river Madhu. Here we seen many kind of turtle of all ages. We got information about how they get turtles. Photography was allowed inside hatc...  more »
  • Our group visited this Sea Turtle Protection society early this evening to learn about the sea turtles and to take part in releasing up to 200 babies into the sea. Our guide was helpful in explaining ...  more »
  • Is a great experience to learn more about the turtles. Is a 20 min or so visit to see the work they do and meet the turtles.  more »