Turtle & Environment & Culture Conservation

We'll take care of the turtles, the Buddist temple and Herbal Garden. To share positive with the kids from the orphanage. Will go on an exciting trips&arrange a fun party

Hi friends,

..during 10 days you will live and I hope to have a good time in a beautiful Kosgoda village that is located in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. I will be your Coordinator, Mentor, Guide, Chief-cooker and sometimes MC. I'm glad to invite you.

So, What we will do? Mentoring and working time included 3 types of work:

- Turtle hatchery & turtles care
- Buddhist temple care
- Harble garden care

You can choose any type which you are more interested for you or you can try all the types. It's not hard work and only 3/4 hours per day. I will help you. But if you don't want to work, well, let's prepare a lot of sweets for children;)

Tours and trips time 

  • Madu River Riding and Island Visiting
  • Galle Port
  • Ayurvedic Medic Center
  • Kosgoda Beach
  • Kosgoda Village Visiting
  • Buddhist Temple

p.s. The program can be adapted according to your wishes, if it will be possible; 

Suitable for


Typical day

  • Breakfast
  • Excursion
  • Lunch
  • Short rest
  • Volunteering time
  • Dinner
  • Free time
  • More details? Come and find out;)

Program Requirements

Minimum Age
18 years
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 15:00 - 18:30

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Free-time activities

Well, your free time you can spend at its discretion. I certainly advise you all that will be necessary. But you can also get together with me, maybe on Lankan wedding or a beach party or we will organize a party on my Island Boat House. Something that will..
You can also relax on the beach, at a local bar or walk around Kosgoda or go to the nearest villages and towns. In particular visit the big city Ambalangoda, which is 20 km from Kosgoda.

Water Sports


What's included?
10 Days Basic Program.
- Meeting at the airport and transfer during the program;
- Accommodation in Kosgoda families houses;
- 3 meals a day (food&drink)
- Mentoring and working time
- Tours and trips time
- Party and relax time

What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

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Airport Pickup

I or my teammates will meet you at the Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport with the appropriate sign. If you have a small group, we will go by car, if the average or large - by the bus. Driving time from Colombo airport to Kosgoda - 2,5 hours.


You will live in separate rooms (15-25 m2). Typically 2 or 3 persons in the room. The room has comfortable beds with bedding and furniture to clothing, mosquito net, fan, bathroom with hot water. Sometimes the bathroom can be out of the room. All owners of houses are friendly people and you can turn to them with any live questions.

Guest Family Guesthouse
Food & Beverages

As a rule, we will prepare for you dishes of Sri Lankan cuisine. Breakfast is always going to be easy with pastry, fruit and coffee (tea) or fresh juice. Lunch will always include a variety of soups and main dishes. Dinner often include a grill menu. If necessary, we can provide meals, taking into account your personal diet or solely vegetarian food.

Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
10 days (min. stay)

You can volunteer at the project site in Kosgoda/Sri Lanka between 10 days and 10 days. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Mix Volunteering With Maya will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
Deposit (15%)
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Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Mix Volunteering With Maya during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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The nearest airport is Bandaranaike International (CMB) in Colombo. We assist you to find cheap flights to Sri Lanka.
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143, J.D.P.S De Zoysa, Southern, 80570 Kosgoda, Sri Lanka