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Sea Turtle Rescue Centre

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Love sea turtles? they have been around since forever

Great tour and a lot of useful information during our visit. The staff and the volunteers were... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
Glyfada, Greece
Kindhearted staff nursing turtles

Seeing injured turtles being taken care of and on a route to recovery and planned release back into... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
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3rd Marina of Glyfada, Glyfada, Greece
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

This place if it had more visitors it would be a fantastic Rescue Centre due to limited funds it is not. They are seriously though trying and it is very impressive that they have managed to support this centre

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Handfly
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Great tour and a lot of useful information during our visit. The staff and the volunteers were doing their best. Ideal visit with children.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bright0877
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Seeing injured turtles being taken care of and on a route to recovery and planned release back into the wild was such a joy. The staff are really friendly, one lady took us around and explained all about the turtles and the recovery centre. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank I8385WRnickr
Reviewed August 8, 2018

I have rated this 'attraction' average because it is not really an attraction, it is more about the work which they do, rescuing injured turtles and for the work they are amazing. It's the crazy balance between needing to be an attraction to raise money...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank louise_051972
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

This is a working hospital for Sea Turtles run by passionate and very helpful volunteers. It is not a tourist attraction in the conventional sense but it was fascinating to learn about the sea turtles and the amazing and important work that is done here....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank M774CRmarkb
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Open only at the weekend for visitors, the volunteer run project has to be seen to be fully understood. Taking the time to care and restore these animals to the wild requires a lot of support of expertise. There is no expectation for a donation,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

We were greeted by a lovely young girl whom spoke purfect English. This is a hospital for wounded or sick turtles. Thank goodness there are people like this around to care & look. After these sick creatures, thank you for a lovely guided tour.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sausage66
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This centre is located near the beach and outdoor pool in Glyfada. It's easily accessible via team from the centre of Glyfada or Athens. The centre looks after rescued sea turtles which have been injured by boats or fishing materials. Many are released back to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Clem1982
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful sea turtles and friendly staff. The work that the staff does for the sea turtles is admirable. After visiting this place I have more faith in humanity. Much love from Finland.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Marcus M
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

It was nice to visit this rescue center and see what these amazing people do there with turtles. They gave us a tour and inform us. It was helpful.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Selin_88
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January 28, 2018|
Response from cravingescape | Reviewed this property |
We visited during the week while on a private tour and we were the only visitors at the time. They told me they are open to visits by prior arrangement, so I would encourage you to email the organisation. Tours are given... More
September 18, 2017|
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