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Sea Turtle Farm

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Welcome to Sea Turtle Hatchery - Mahamodara. We rescue turtles who are in danger of loosing their lives to the fishing industry whether they are caught in nets or hunted for meat. We currently have 40 turtles, including 4 types of turtle. All are...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
417 D/1, Colombo Road | Mahamodara, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 75 540 2553
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All reviews baby turtles eggs tuk tuk fishing nets big turtles adult turtles sick turtles conservation project beautiful turtles family run different species rupees per person local family entry fee amazing experience clean place well worth the visit
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good place to a visit seaturtle hatchery mahamodara centre .very naer a galle and good family.good work.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Chamara B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped here on a whim on the drive to Galle as our driver suggested it. There was a small charge 1000 rupees and we were given a tour of the property and walked to the beach where they have fenced off the nest sites...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PatienceSydney
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have like to kind of feelings .. they’re sending the turtles back in the sea and keep them in the sand so they are taking care of them.. but there are turtles that are in a tank for the rest off their life and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dittemariaj
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped by on our way back from Galle & learnt so much about these fascinating creatures. Keep up the good work guys.👍

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jfc458
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to visit a sea turtle farm in Tangalla area, but were discouraged by the reviews of flocks of tourists towered over a poor turtle coming to hatch. Instead, while in Galle, we came across this place on the Internet and decided to pay...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank alinam941
Reviewed 1 week ago

The woman and her husband alongside some other members of their family, were truly, deeply interested in rescuing and actually saving the life of sea turtles. Since these animals are protected by the SriLankan government, such places as this one receive some financial help (but...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Melentiev D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a stop on a Gate1 tour. The visit was interesting and well worth it, with a passionate staff explaining the good work that they're doing to help and conserve the local sea turtle population. Activities include a hatchery, a healing area for wounded...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JohnWTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed my visit here very much. Learning about how the eggs are rescued and baby turtles are looked after before returned to the sea. I wish this place gets more funding so that the turtles can be nurtured for a longer period to improve...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Trang46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place to visit if you really like sea turtles. They give maximum freedom they can provide for the turtles and help and cure all injured turtle untill they can swim on their own and release back to sea. If you visit this place you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hashani W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place with beautiful turtles, the owners are good people, most of the turtles are injured and they cure them and release in a good conditions. They also keep the place very clean and tidy. owners are very friendly and very informative.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Chandana K
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13 March 2019|
Response from tl774 | Reviewed this property |
I think they open at 9.30 in the morning
Ingrid P
11 September 2018|
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