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KOSGODA Turtle Conservation and Research Centre: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 11 August 2019

We were on a tour of Galle and our driver kindly took us to this Turtle Centre. Lots of Turtles - from just hatched to +100 years old ! The guys let you take some of the hatched turtles to the sea and release them....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 973charlesd
Reviewed 27 July 2019 via mobile

We visited Sri Lanka back in Aug 2018 and this review is long overdue! We hired a car with a driver who took us from Colombo to Galle and this place was never part of our itinerary but recommended by our local driver. The place...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank D4065CGstevenh
Reviewed 18 June 2019

That's what I said as I released a little hatchling on the beach and it took off for it's new life in the sea! I volunteered at a place like this in Todos Santos, Mexico and so it was interesting to see how they operated...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank vagabondginger
Reviewed 22 May 2019 via mobile

Great turtle conservation center hold by an amazing Sri Lankan Family and specialy the two sons Arun & Aman ! This centre protect the natural nest of the tortule in the beach and they also buy eggs from the local who want to eat it,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Julia N
Reviewed 12 April 2019

This place was not on our itinerary our driver just asked if we would go see it and we are so happy that we did. What a fantastic job they are doing looking after these beautiful creatures. Their care and dedication is to be commended,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 572elainec
Reviewed 2 April 2019 via mobile

It just interests me that there are so many of the turtle research & rehabilitation centers along this part of the coast. Why didn’t they all get together and pool their funds and get more done? We were taken through some very basic ponds with...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank KLG62
Reviewed 23 February 2019

The Arun & Aman turtle conservation and Research Centre can only be described as 'Love' for the turtles in a world where these poor species are lucky to be alive, after the Tsunami this research centre was completly blown away. The team have worked really...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cartier10
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

The sea turtle conservation center was interesting and provides an insight into the plight of the sea turtle and the need for conservation. The guys really put in a lot of effort to take care of them. They have turtles are kept in tanks and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dipu83
Reviewed 25 December 2018 via mobile

I asked my driver to send us to the Victor Hasselblad Kosgoda Turtle Sanctuary but he took us to the Arun & Aman Kosgoda Turtle Sanctuary instead. Whilst the driver is to blame for this but nonetheless, we managed to see some turtles (including an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JonBesar
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We went as a family of 10 with 3 generations and really enjoyed the experience. The guide was excellent and we asked lots of questions. As the reasonable entry price helps to conserve the turtles it is a great way to contribute. We were allowed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lorraine G
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