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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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