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Nungwi Natural Aquarium

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All the turtles !

I think its a nice idea to have a small habitat for turtles where people can interact with them... read more

Reviewed today
Júlia K
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Nice place, nice people, nice work

First of all: Nungwi Natural Aquarium is what the name says. A natural Aquarium which means that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Nungwi Beach, Nungwi, Tanzania
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Reviewed today via mobile

I think its a nice idea to have a small habitat for turtles where people can interact with them. The bf loves these creatures so it was a must see for us. They give you algae so the turtles will come close and you can...More

Thank Júlia K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must go there . The entrance fee is a bit expensive but it will support turtles . You can see beautiful , really beautiful small turtles. A place you must visit if you go to Nungwi It's a natural aquarium dedicated to turtles Nothing else...More

Thank Radu R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The turtle resort next to the beach is OK and worth the visit. However they will offer you a zoo with crocos, lions etc owned by the same family as the turtle resort. If you are an animal lover DO NOT visit the small zoo...More

1  Thank Gergely Gabor K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all: Nungwi Natural Aquarium is what the name says. A natural Aquarium which means that you mostly see a big natural pond. So you should not expect a fantastic zoo or anything like that what people migh have expected which are giving the...More

Thank lupina91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really amazing experience! Highly recommend for 10usd you can swim with turtles feed them and play with them.

Thank soumayak842
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an absolute must-do in Zanzi! My son would not get out of the natural lagoon. The turtles are divine and so well cared for. I was very sceptical, but their pond is natural and they do not allow many people in at the...More

Thank nikkibirk
Reviewed July 27, 2018

It is much smaller than you would expect. We were able to feed the Green Turtles sea weed while the young ones are in their little "crèche" pool and fed fish until they grow enough to be moved to the open area. This was an...More

Thank RonelV67
Reviewed July 26, 2018

The cost is high (10 dollar/person) but it´s well worth it. We could swim and feed the many sea turtles in the pond. We stayed for approx 1 hour and maybe for our kids the best hour in Zanzibar.

Thank Stefan D
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Really enjoyed visiting here. Our guide Azizi made it a treasured experience. We got to feed the turtles and learn about the incredible work they are doing to restore the turtle population around Zanzibar.

Thank LiverpoolMaster
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Lovely to see how they take care of the turtles and sets them free again. Appreciative work. They also have a small hospital for little very ill turtles. We fed them turtles and helped change the water with the baby turtles. Exciting.

Thank SusanneEBlaa77
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Osher E
August 27, 2017|
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Response from ebigmac | Reviewed this property |
Nungwi did not have any facility, that we saw, for swimming with the turtles. It appeared to be focused on rescue.