Sea Turtle Protection Association, Bentota

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Meet some of the temporary residents at Sea Turtle Protection Association, an important conservation project located in a scenic coastal spot. Learn about the challenges facing the various species of sea turtle on the island, and the efforts of conservation projects such as this to replenish populations and raise awareness. See the sand areas where the turtles hatch and stay in the dark during their first weeks, and observe their movements and behaviors in one of the vast tanks that they reside in until it's time for their reintroduction to the wild. Plan to see Sea Turtle Protection Association and other attractions that appeal to you using our Bentota trip maker app.
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  • There were newly hatched turtles to huge ones, some were rescued and hurt in sea without limbs which can never go back in sea, some eggs were kept for hatching under sand, ear marked date / day wise.....  more
    There were newly hatched turtles to huge ones, some were rescued and hurt in sea without limbs which can never go back in sea, some eggs were kept for hatching under sand, ear marked date / day wise.....  more »
  • I personally believe that the ideal way to protect sea turtles is by blocking the access of dogs to the beaches through long distance barriers which would also prevent the baby turtles from running... 
    I personally believe that the ideal way to protect sea turtles is by blocking the access of dogs to the beaches through long distance barriers which would also prevent the baby turtles from running...  more »
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  • There are sea turtles in different ages and different kinds. Have an information center to learn about sea turtles. Ticket price is low and can have a good experience with beach also.
  • You can see considerable amount of turtles at this place. For foreigners they charge Rs.1,000.00 for adults and Rs.500.p0 for kids above 5 years. Opening hours are from 8.30 AM to 5.30 PM on everyday. 365 days open. Releasing time of Turtles is 5.30 PM. You could see almost all types of turtles except the Leather back turtles. Available famous turtle types are Log ahead turtle, Olive Red head turtle, Hox bill turtle and Green turtle.

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