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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
Colombo - Galle Main Road | Beach Front, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
This Hatchery is small but really nice. We were welcomed by the owner who showed us around and told us some facts about every turtle. She was a very nice lady who seems to treat those animals really well. You have the possibility to touch...More
I came this turtle farm.this one is so good.nice explain.nice owner.we could more time stay turtle farm.i have been more turtle farm this one is best.we feed turtles.it was a good experience.Rs 500 one person.i invite for you.0755402553 you can call the owner.his tuk tuk...More
The hatchery is in a beautiful location, with a lovely beach just behind it. There is 4 different types of turtle - loggerhead, Olive Ridley, hawksbill and green turtle. There are adorable baby turtles, along with older turtles, and a few poorly ones too which...More
The turtle hatchery in Galle is a very nice place to visit in Sri lanka and it is a pleasure to work with the turtles.Injured turtles as well as little babies are living peaceful in the hatchery until they can be released into the ocean....More
My family and I were in Sri Lanka and visiting Galle for a few days so we decided to check out this sea turtle hatchery. I am glad we visited, we have been to other hatcheries near Hikkaduwa but this place was a much better...More
I have been on the evening and it was a really good experience learning some stuf about the turtles! It’s a center to heal turtles attacked by sharks, and kind of.
So I really recommend this place to see.
The owner of the hatchery explains very good the differences of the sea turtles and their injuries. A few young sea turtles can be seen too. Make sure you mention TripAdvisor when arriving, otherwise you pay the double price (1000 rs this includes the commission...More
We did a day trip to Galle and besides going to old Town also visited this place as we wanted to see, touch and learn about sea turtles.
Very friendly family which seem to talk great care of the turtles that they or fisherman find....More
Hi yes tuk tuk is good way to get there. It is small and simple, we liked it and kids learnt a lot about the turtles and the efforts to save them. That night a giant turtle came up the beach and laid her eggs right in front... More
Hi yes tuk tuk is good way to get there. It is small and simple, we liked it and kids learnt a lot about the turtles and the efforts to save them. That night a giant turtle came up the beach and laid her eggs right in front of our villa! It was great to understand more about the turtles from our visit to the hatchery - and great to support them.