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Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project

#1 of 4 things to do in Kosgoda Features Animals
13A Galle Road, Kosgoda, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 264567
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13A Galle Road, Kosgoda, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 264567
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Reviewed 2 days ago

While it was a unique experience handling baby turtles and clicking away pics, we were not sure how much the turtles were enjoying it and if encouraging farms is the right thing to do. we could see different types of turtles in single place. Star...More

Thank Mallika B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A superb week volunteering at the project with our three sons (12, 14 and 17). We all spent the week cleaning, feeding, collecting, releasing and generally caring and getting to know a lot about the turtles, the local people and the balance of conservation and...More

Thank Ian V
Reviewed 4 days ago

Kosgoda Turtle Conservation Project aims to protect sea turtle eggs and increase hatching rates. Not only do hatching, but also we treat disabled Turtles and treat the weak ones due to fishing.

Thank etraveller-Sri-Lanka
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were running late from a river boat trip and called Dudley the owner of the turtle hatchery that we might be 5 mins late before they close. He obliged and kept it open so the kids won't be disappointed. There also was a lady...More

Thank Jehan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kosgoda sea turtla Farm is very best place to see the turtle.They are explain well.They have four or five catagary. and rare turtles.

Thank wingtourz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to see turtles in Sri Lanka is a must. This place charges 1000 rupees plus extra to release baby turtles into the sea. The young man who showed us around was very knowledgeable and we learnt about the 5 types of turtles, how...More

Thank r0tt1
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Whilst turtle conservation is of course critical and of great importance of which I support immensely - I can't help but feel this place perhaps does not always have the best interests of some turtles at heart. The releasing of the babies is important and...More

Thank equestrianexperience
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Went there as my family trip. While we went there, some foreigner were also there cleaning turtles. But they actually hurt them. The owner is a poor minded one and when I asked about the age of a very large turtle, he told that one...More

Thank Tharaka D
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Private conservation project. No government funding. People on the this farm is making very valuable work. If you are interested in turtles, visit this place. I will be an unforgettable experience. We got many good tips for places to see on our hotel, Taprobana, Wadduwa....More

Thank ninaeriksson
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Visited here with family and received a warm welcome with introduction to each tank and turtle by staff. This makes for a great pit stop down south and good to know there is assistance for the little hatchlings to survive their tremendously bad odds in...More

Thank James H
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17 June 2017|
Response from Gazzter | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sheilapickles its not local to kahanda kandy. Its on the coast towards Bentota. There are many turtle sancturys in your area. If you ask reception i am sure they can help. Best regards Gary. Ps enjoy your holiday sri... More
17 June 2017|
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Response from Chisi76 | Reviewed this property |
agree with above
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17 January 2017|
Response from Graham C | Reviewed this property |
We attended as part of a day tour on route to Galle, so if there was an entry cost it was "pre-paid". I did'nt notice any information on arrival relating to pricing, though for sure you will be asked for a small donation and... More