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Sea Turtle Protection Association

#2 of 30 things to do in Bentota Features Animals
Galle Rd, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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Fun for kids

We had a good time here. The set up seems more commercial than environmental, but they had a good... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rituparna D
via mobile
Small tanks and needs updating

Paid a visit when passing in a tuttut, the driver recommended it to us. The location is in my... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Galle Rd, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a good time here. The set up seems more commercial than environmental, but they had a good variety of turtles in the area. The entry was 500 lkr per person, and they did a cursory walk through of the farm. Lots of big...More

Thank Rituparna D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Paid a visit when passing in a tuttut, the driver recommended it to us. The location is in my opinion run down and needs some updating. The tanks are small and could be bigger in my opinion. I am also specpicle that the entrance fee...More

Thank MotorHead999
Reviewed 6 days ago

Sea turtle association is very interesting place . There is a big as well as It's also very hands on in thsmall turtle . it is basically a turtle conservation center. entry fee is there which i find it bit expensive .

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A total disappointment. They advertise release of baby turtles but the charge for that is double. Fee is SL 1,000 for a 10 min tour by a person who is not really interested in giving the tour. If you want to see turtle release, fee...More

Thank Sonia K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of its kind and very systematic approach towards turtle breeding and protection . It gives lot of insights into what goes into such scientific study.

Thank Kamleish D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place was very interesting and informative. It is great to see the good work they do with the turtles. It's also very hands on in that you can hold a baby turtle, as well as a large grown one. It's nice that the nominal...More

Thank Outoftowner_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its is not managed well, one of the many turtle conservation center. Visit any they are all the same. There is an entry, but i didnt see value for money.

Thank ChauhanRuchi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

❤️🐢 🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢❤️ The Turtle Farms and Hatcheries in Sri Lanka are non-profitable organizations which are maintained for the survival of Sea Turtles for the next generation. In the farm we visited today there are four people working together and we were happy to be there...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was interesting as well as informative to know the way take of the turtles .. different varieties of turtle .. got the opportunity to witness and listen to one of he students doing his masters in marine science .. that was very informative . They...More

Thank induchoodan78
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I am hoping Intentions are good here but not much to see here 20 - 30 mins and you are done, I was not impressed by the duel pricing which makes me wonder if this is about conservation not just a tourist attraction - I...More

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