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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 1 week 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 2 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 Charulata P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We had a fantastic experience at Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project. Our boys (4 and 6 years) loved to hold the small turtles. We were the only tourist there. We were so lucky to get the change to help release the small turtles out in...More

Thank Line T
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This non-commercial turtle conservation project has one main objective, to protect sea turtles. The volunteers there do everything they can to look after new hatchlings and to protect and nurse injured turtles before releasing back into the ocean. We were lucky enough to be able...More

Thank Joanna651
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Kosgoda is about 30 kms from Kalutara and is near Bentota.There are several places in the Kosgoda area for turtle conservation. They not only ensure conservation, they also protect disabled turtles and white turtles affected with Albino. There are varieties of turtles and we could...More

Thank the_kasl
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place. Also looks after disabled and injured turtles such as this albino turtle. Dedicated staff on an important mission

Thank gnomesbane
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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