Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa, Hikkaduwa

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Stop off at Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa to meet the little critters born and raised at this conservation center. Marked by a number of colorful turtle murals on the outside wall, this beachside facility aims to protect populations of olive ridley, leatherback, green, hawksbill, and loggerhead turtles. The center includes a sandy area where the turtles hatch under small hills, and multiple tanks where you can see the variety of species swimming around. You even get the chance to release some of the infants back into the wild. For Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa and beyond, use our Hikkaduwa travel planning tool to get the most from your Hikkaduwa vacation.
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  • It's a nice place to see but I wasn't fully convinced they actually help the turtles or it's just a way to get money out from tourists. Not sure if I would recommend this activity.  more »
  • We enjoyed walking around and learning about the life cycles of the turtles. Our guide was informative during the tour.  more »
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