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Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond

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Great opportunity to get close to turtles

Worth the walk and easy to find. It is nothing fancy but very nice to feed the turtles and learn a... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2018
Hamburg, Germany
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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 October 13, 2018
Jaqui D
Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Zanzibar you have to visit Mnarani and enjoying the experience of being with turtles in touch and swimming with these peaceful creatures the water is clean and no smell at all you don't need to swim water is shallow maybe 140...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

Worth the walk and easy to find. It is nothing fancy but very nice to feed the turtles and learn a bit about them. There was a guide who told us a bit about the complex and turtles. Keep up the good work

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to support the water turtle species, which is in danger of extinction. They take care of the turtles and the eggs produced until they are big enough to be released to the ocean. They even look for eggs in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

The Mnarani Turtles was really a wonderful experience. The guide was funny and put myself and my 10-year old daughter at ease by telling us the turtles are "vegetarian and won't bite". The turtles were friendly swam close to us. I will definitely visit again.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 347carinb
Reviewed October 24, 2018

magical place, the tertles are very frendly you dont need a guide to get there..just go notrh on the beach and ask people..they are very helpful

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JuliaK6329
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Turtles are brought here if they are caught by local fishermen to recover and recuperate. You can feed and swim with them. There are many of varying sizes. They do great work and need our support.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EdenX2
Reviewed October 15, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LeonP1154
Reviewed October 13, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jaqui D
Reviewed October 12, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from hectortravelling | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tobias. It is basically in Nungwi on the north east side of it. I walked through Nungwi village. A beautiful experience. Full of smiles and cute children. Only a bit difficult to find the way. I did not walk along the... More
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October 29, 2018|
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Response from Kenwyoung | Reviewed this property |
Just turn up. We paid 15,000 Tanzanian Shilling each for entry
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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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