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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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  • A small reception centre for sea turtles. In different basins you see different types of turtles. If turtles again refurbished, they are again in the sea. There is good work done for the preservation of the sea turtle. The owner told about the different animals in the basins and how they proceed.
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  • Again another good place if you are with children. I know there are mixed feelings about places like that but I personally think people who work there making more good than bad to the environment. We ...  more »
  • Very nice to all turtles in various dimensions. Nice to here an hour within to run!
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