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Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa, Hikkaduwa

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Wildlife Area
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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  • You can see just born turtles and some old turtles up, close & personal. Great place to learn a bit about turtles. Go in the morning to see the hatching.  more »
  • It was just sad to see this caged turtels.. personal wasnt friendly... the price was to high.. i expectet complete different thing.. sorry but this was just bad  more »
  • It's always so nice to see people who genuinely care about animals & devote their lives to helping them.Well worth the visit & the entry fee should be more!!! It's clear to see this is not for profit ...  more »