Turtle watching is a fun and unique activity you can do while visiting Sri Lanka. There are several suitable places available in Sri Lanka for turtle watching. It mainly depends on the season you visit these places. People have mixed feelings and comments about turtle watching in Sri Lanka, but commonly all are good and wonderful.
Here are the Places for Turtle Watching in Sri Lanka
The first place you can visit for turtle watching. They have dedicated ‘turtle watch’ project and experiment center. It is 220km far from Airport and can take around 6 hours to reach the place. Visit during the good season only.
The famous beach for surfing and diving is suitable for turtle watching too. Hikkaduwa beach is listed as one of the best destination to visit in Sri Lanka. Usually you can watch turtles from offshore when it (she) comes to lay eggs.
Closest place from Airport. A small village with lots of spas and ayurvedic centers in the village – not for party holidays. If you are a nature lover with calm environment and want to stay away from busy cities, this is the ideal place to visit and watch turtle.
A nice beach for surfing but time to time you can watch turtle too. If you are lucky enough, you will find some turtle here.
Looking for a great destination with a small island and turtle watch? You must visit here. Excellent place for bathing and stay in high standard hotels too. Just 80 km far from airport. One of the best place for turtle watching in Sri Lanka.
We hope you would have liked the list of turtle watching places in Sri Lanka. We always love to hear your feedback and add more places in this list, feel free to contact us.
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