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Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond

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Excellent Work Being Done Here

The Conservation work being done here is amazing. It is an interesting visit. Staff are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jaqui D
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Wonderful local project with impacts far beyond conservation

Due to limited time left in Zanzibar I almost missed out on this experience. I'm happy I didn't... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed yesterday

We walked there by the beach and decided to go inside. You could feed the turtles and hear some information about the conservation process and about the sealife arround the island. We were a bit disappointed to see the facilities condition, it's not so maintained...More

Thank EdenX2
Reviewed 2 days ago

what a privilege it was to swim with these beautiful creatures, it was a surreal experience that you have to do whilst on the island, these turtles stay in this environment for 2-3 months once rehabilitated they are release back into the ocean

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Conservation work being done here is amazing. It is an interesting visit. Staff are knowledgeable and friendly. You are allowed to feed the turtles in rehab and they are let out to their natural environment after recovering. Great to see baby turtles as well

Thank Jaqui D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A truly excellent turtle sanctuary helping to save the sea turtle population in and around Zanzibar. The sanctuary has a very large natural cove for the 50 or so sea turtles that are rescued from fisherman nets or from eating plastic in the sea. Sea...More

Thank Tom E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We showed up a few minutes after 9am and were the only ones in the sanctuary. We swam and fed the turtles they just climb over you to get food. They are so gentle and the fact that they take in the turtles that the...More

Thank Aaren T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best $10 spent on Zanzibar. Absolutely magical experience. Don't be put off by the entrance. Uncommercialized & so peaceful. Make sure you have swimwear, snorkelling mask (although you can rent there) and an underwater camera if you can. We loved it and could have...More

Thank lisaandryleykruger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Due to limited time left in Zanzibar I almost missed out on this experience. I'm happy I didn't. $10 is a bargain for what you get from Mnarani. It's a local operation, deeply invested not only in saving turtles and protecting their habitats but also...More

Thank CC S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So lovely, beautiful creatures. So peaceful and quiet time to spend with these beautiful animals. The kids had an amazing time swimming and feeding the turtles. We could spent hours there.

Thank Ooty a
Reviewed September 4, 2018

We visited whilst on our honeymoon in Zanzibar. We got told we would be able to walk from our hotel (Diamond Gemma Dell'Est) along the beach but the tide was too high so we turned back and got the hotel to book us a taxi...More

Thank lauraburton89
Reviewed August 26, 2018

We went on a walking trip to Nungwi from our hotel and stopped at the turtle centre. Its small and you can visit it in 20 minutes and the work they are doing is commendable, but I wouldn't plan your trip around this. If you...More

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March 27, 2018|
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Response from IuliaIoanaParis | Reviewed this property |
Ask at local people about dolphins tour. They will definitely give you the best option for you. Excursion with hotels they are very expensive. We payed 75$ for 2 person with locals guys ( dolphins tour and Jordan ) and with... More
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February 14, 2018|
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Response from Millan V | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, sadly it won’t be possible. As this place is a sanctuary for turtles, and some are being rehabilitated. Touching them isn’t allowed. But they allow ppl to feed the turtles With the green the caretakers provide... More
August 25, 2017|
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Response from topsy779 | Reviewed this property |
9am to 6pm 5 dollars entrance fee