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Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa, Hikkaduwa
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Stop off at Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa to meet the little critters born and raised at this conservation center. Marked by a number of colorful turtle murals on the outside wall, this beachside facility aims to protect populations of olive ridley, leatherback, green, hawksbill, and loggerhead turtles. The center includes a sandy area where the turtles hatch under small hills, and multiple tanks where you can see the variety of species swimming around. You even get the chance to release some of the infants back into the wild. Before you head to Hikkaduwa, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Hikkaduwa vacation trip planner, to make sure you see all that Hikkaduwa has to offer, including Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa.
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  • We went to the turtle hatchery when staying in hikkaduwa. It was small but the tour guide for very informative and it didn't need to be any bigger. We got to hold the turtle and also shown how to tick...  more »
  • despite being quiet small, you get your moneys worth. The tour guide really invests so much time and effort in ensuring the turtles in his care are looked after. Recommend to anyone who is visiting Hi...  more »
  • Nice place to visit and good to see organisations doing something to improve turtle life in Sri Lanka. Had a very informative guide explaining the process and how they return the turtles to the ocean....  more »