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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
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A brief stop on our way out of Galle was well worthwhile to see the variety of turtles and to learn of their life cycles. The injured ones were being well cared for and the knowledgable guide painstakingly answered all the questions we asked of...More
This is a great little place. Turtles are in fairly unsophisticated but very clean pools but seem well cared for, our guide quite passionate and knowledgeable. Can get up close and personal with baby turtles. Watch out for your fingers though!
This is a small turtle sanctuary and a guide will walk you through the process of turtlevcarecand breeding in an effort to sustain turtle numbers. A great half hour and well worth the reasonableventry fee
The sea turtle farm is a conservation project for injured turtles and their main objective is to care the turtles back to health and release them into the ocean once they are fit. They have about 4-5 different kinds of turtles and they have guides...More
A bit wary that the farm was a tourist attraction and money making exercise rather than a conservation area. A prefer to lean on the side that they genuinely care for the turtles. Most of the larges turtles were obviously injured, ie shark had bitten...More
This government funded orphanage for turtles in need of rehabilitation after loss of flippers or diseased. Interesting range of egg species waiting to hatch & released to oceon. The guide was completely disinterested & bored by our presence. almost humorous. despite this well worth a...More
My plan during a short visit to Sri Lanka was to visit the old fortress and fortres in Galle, on our way there we stopped at one of the many sea turtle farms on the road before arriving in Galle. Do not expect something grandiose.They...More