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Nungwi Natural Aquarium

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Nungwi Beach, Nungwi, Tanzania
+255 778 286 500
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I really wanted to like it

The idea is good, but the facilities are run down and the pond where the turtles are kept is slimy... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tammy B
Divine sensation!

Have you ever swum with giant turtles an feed them? Well, then you have to visit this place. A very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ionela S
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“sea turtles” (14 reviews)
“entrance fee” (10 reviews)
Nungwi Beach, Nungwi, Tanzania
+255 778 286 500
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The idea is good, but the facilities are run down and the pond where the turtles are kept is slimy and uninviting. My husband was bit on the arm by a turtle because the guide kept throwing seaweed to attract the turtles and inadvertently some...More

Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have you ever swum with giant turtles an feed them? Well, then you have to visit this place. A very friendly and joyful personnel will welcome you and you'll have a memory to remember for the rest of your life!

1  Thank Ionela S
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Nice place with a lot of tourtles. When we were there, there was around 30-40 tourtles. Entrance fee is 10 000 TZS/per person. There will be guide telling you information about this place.

Thank Marcin M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The dedication and enthusiasm of our young guide was compelling. Real efforts are being made to help sea turtles, sharing knowledge of the types of turtles and their habits.

Thank globalcitizen949
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Best place ever, guaranteed to like it. From turtles to friendly people and marine education from the staff, it's an all in one stop for anyone wanting to make the best of their trip in Zanzibar.

Thank Mohammed A
Reviewed 25 August 2017

A very informative and fun experience. There's a lot of work done in the community to not only save the turtles and tortoises but also to reduce dumping and improve recycling. This is a well need effort and deserves every penny it gets from tourists....More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 18 August 2017

really incredible experience one we will never forget these incredible creatures are so gentle and beautiful

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

My family enjoyed the swimming with the turtles. Especially my little kids 3&1. The 1st time being so close to turtles and snorkelling with them. It was a beautiful trip

Thank Jeffrey O
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Nice place where they take care of the sea turtles and the volunteers they are doing a great job.nice and clean area during july ..

Thank jpfadel
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Good guides. Beside taking care of turtles the volunteers are cleaning the beaches and trying to reuse the plastic for useful things. There is also a small exhibition of dolphin/whale bones. The only thing I was a little disappointed about, was the cleanliness of the...More

Thank Mille J
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Osher E
27 August 2017|
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Response from Fatma T | Reviewed this property |
Hi The one i went to is not the one where you can swim with the turtule. And it's cheap. But still impressive how the people worked with international students to take care of turtles . I don't recall the name of the... More
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