Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project, Kosgoda

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Visit Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project for an educational and insightful tour of the turtle sanctuary and preservation project. This program, which started in 1988, aims to conserve local nesting sites, which are endangered by humans and predators, as well as monitoring the diminishing sea turtle activity in the area. The sanctuary has a large hatchery for rescued and collected eggs. After taking a tour and learning about all of the different species found in the area, you can take part in releasing the turtles into the ocean. The program relies solely on fundraising and donations, so if you choose to take part in the turtle release, you'll usually be asked to pay a small fee. Add Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project and other attractions to your Kosgoda trip itinerary using our Kosgoda road trip website .
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  • October 6, 2017
    We arrived in the pouring rain and was greeted by Dudley (lovely guy)! He gave us a tour of sanctuary, you can tell he genuinely cares for the turtles and is not doing this for a tourist attraction, t...  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    Wow What a place Here you can feel and touche the turtle. All sizes are freely moving around. When we went the eggs were incubating in the warm sand. Went with family .Sweet memories  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    Had a great time seeing the turtles and how they are cared for from hatchlings to release age and injured turtles who will not be returned to the sea. A valuable project doing a good job  more »
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  • February 13, 2017
    This was a lovely experience. It is a great to see a working sanctuary, and not pay vast amounts for a tourist amusement park or zoo. The SR1,000 entrance fee is not a lot for us and it all goes towards the work they do. Perhaps when we retire we will come back and volunteer for a while.
  • July 14, 2017
    They do great work and kids loved the baby turtles. We were a bit rushed though by the (nice) guy giving the tour on automatic pilot.
  • March 18, 2017
    The scope of the project is so meaningful and it's really great that they sacrifice their time for this. They have a systematic process and attentive staff. It's a unique experience to visit the place get some knowledge about the sea turtles, see them, touch them and actually to contribute for their wellbeing.
  • November 26, 2016
    You can see different types of sea turtle in small cement block tanks in the area which is about 20 perch area has almost 8 small cement blocks/tanks. People who are interested on marine will enjoy. Others will be disappointed if u expect more. See all turtles photos below.
  • July 3, 2017
    this is turtle conservation project which is enabling turtle survival, you can do volunteering too

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