Family and Volunteering - Ceylon Odyssey

Family And Volunteering

Things to do and see...

Marine Turtle Hatchery

The turtles are one of the rare species found in the world. As far as turtles concerned, they are the top on the endangered list all around the world. There are all together seven turtle species have listed up to now, such as green turtle, hawks bill turtle, Oliver twist turtle, leather back turtle, kemp's ridly, and flat back. But five of these are presenting in srilanka coastal area. There are 18 hatcheries found along the southern coastal line; of them, nine hatcheries are found in the district of Galle and one is found in the district of Hambantota Visitors of the hatchery can see the huge tanks filled with new born turtles. The baby turtles are fed and cared for until they are 2-4 years old. They are then taken to the sea and released during the safer hours of darkness.


Sri Lanka's best coastline extends from Negombo in the northwest to Trincomalee in the northeast, passing miles and miles of beautiful beaches in the south coast and the deeper south of Sri Lanka AND ALSO southern coastal area has absolutely gorgeous flat and wide sandy beaches.


Tangalleis the furthest beach option on the Deep South Coast before the jungles of Yala take over. It takes around 4 hours to get there from Colombo Airport.

Wadduwa & Kalutara

A clandestine affair with sand and sea awaits at Sri Lanka's southern coast where from Wadduwa and Kalutara.

Beruwala & Bentota

The sparkling blue ocean, endless long flat beaches, shallow reefs ideal for bathin.

Galle & Unawatuna

Located near the southern end of the coast, Galle is 72 miles south of Colombo and enjoys a stunning coastline.

Ahungalla & Hikkaduwa

Cruising further south,Hikkaduwa.Sri Lanka's beach party capital is only 60 miles south of Colombo.

Surfing in Mirissa
Scuba diving in Dickwella
Sailing and deep sea fishing at Mirissa Water Sports Centre
Weligama's stilt fisherman
Whale & Dolphin-watching from December to April
Turtle night safari in Rekuwa
Village Experience with Tropical Leisure Voyages

We are pleased to offer a unique Village experience in the township of Hiriwadunna near Habarana. Excursions, Adventure Safaris,Agro tourism, Night camping.