Trip Planner: Asia / Sri Lanka / Southern Province / Tangalle / Netolpitiya / Rekawa / Wildlife Areas / Turtle Conservation Project Turtle Watch
Admire beautiful sea turtles and take part in efforts to protect them at Turtle Conservation Project Turtle Watch. Join a group of around 20 people and watch as the turtles lay eggs on the beach. The organization protects the turtles and provides them with a safe place for hatching, far from natural predators, on a beach that’s cleaned daily in order to provide adequate nesting grounds. Tours take place at night; you'll be asked not to take photos or disturb the turtles in any way. Use our Netolpitiya trip itinerary planner to visit Turtle Conservation Project Turtle Watch on your trip to Netolpitiya, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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Un attrape touriste. On n a pas le droit de protéger les tortues de cette manière. Vous payez 1000 roupies par personne et vous avez un spectacle de piètre qualité et sans aucne explication. Vous suiv... more »A tourist. We did not have the right to protect the turtles in this way. You pay 1,000 rupees per person and you have a show of poor quality and without aucne explanation. You follow a guide is not a km race to see a turtle (in fact very nice) leave has the water. You see full of traces of other turtles who came to lay eggs and are distributed but as c is very ill-prepared and early you don't see turtles make a hole, lay eggs, and fill him. The worst performance of egg-laying turtles which j attended. Best is to go by his own walk at night on this beach with a red lamp to not scare off turtles.View original
It's good to know that there is a foundation to protect the turtles in Rekawa but I'm not sure how much the focus is on the turtles welfare. We went 2 nights in a row and we did see both turtles layin... more »
What a thrill to walk along the beach and experience the wonder of seeing a huge turtle make a deep burrow in the sand, to lay ping pong ball sized eggs and then make the herculeantask of covering the... more »
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