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Turtle Conservation and Education Centre

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Closed Now: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Great educational stop

They do an amazing job can adopt a baby for about $15 with certificate they will send you a video... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
patriciacawley1
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Blackalls Park, Australia
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Pretty good

Before we arrived we had read reviews of turtle island and made sure this conservation and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
hbeach07
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Average6%
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Behind Bali Dolphins, Serangan, Denpasar 80229, Indonesia
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from US$20.00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They do an amazing job can adopt a baby for about $15 with certificate they will send you a video if it's not a local one they are the real deal great people and rehab injured turtles too

Thank patriciacawley1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Before we arrived we had read reviews of turtle island and made sure this conservation and education programme was not in any way cruel or a money making machine. The site is small and takes only 30 mins to see and hear everything. There are...More

Thank hbeach07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These people do amazing work! The staff is super friendly and speak good english. Be aware that this is not a zoo, so don’t expect a lot of animals and a petting zoo! It’s real conservation, helping turtles overcome the dangers they face from humans....More

Thank juliasD264OA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was awesome. My girlfriend and I didn't expect much when we went there but for a short drive from Sanur it was totally worth it. We saw loads of turtles, big and small and we even got to adopt one! An experience that...More

Thank Kristian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Entrance is free and we we're able to adopt baby turtles for IDR 150,000 each. You receive an adoption certificate, turtle bracelet and pick your turtles. We didn't release the turtles as they are released at 5am the next day but the people at the...More

Thank MichaellaRose
Reviewed October 21, 2018

This was my favourite activity of the whole holiday! Such a beautifully run place with genuinely passionate, caring and knowledgeable volunteers. It was quiet when we went, so we had a volunteer to ourselves who showed us around the centre (it's only small so doesn't...More

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Definitely worth a trip, you can't help but come away feeling a tad sad for the larger ones who can not be released into the wild again due to their injuries (usually human related!). They hatch eggs here too, and you can sponsor a turtle...More

Thank Weekend_rockstar
Reviewed October 5, 2018

It was a good place, but pushed for buying souvenirs at a high price. We were told the swimming pool would be free, but it sure wasn't.

Thank martyandrobyn
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I paid to have two turtles released but the opportunity to go with them to the beach no longer exists, although this seems temporary. Access to the beach is blocked due to roadwork so you pay but then leave with just a certificate. Best put...More

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Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Been to so many places that claim to care about conservation but haven’t, but here they do. You can tell by the Educational talks they give and their interest in the animals they care for. As many of the reviews mention, there’s no entry fee...More

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torib785
November 8, 2018|
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Response from an_v_sz | Reviewed this property |
You can go anytime during the day, they are open every day. Better to go in the morning, early afternoon and not leave it for late otherwise you will be in a hurry and don't have time to go around.
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jennedwards1
October 1, 2018|
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The turtles are released depending on when the eggs hatch and therefore there is no set day. When it does happen they will make an announcement on Kuta beach at about 4 or 5 pm which can be heard from a distance. You go to... More
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sugiowono
July 5, 2018|
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Response from aussiedollar | Reviewed this property |
Anytime have hatchlings all the time Go it’s great
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