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Sea Turtle Hatchery

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Address: Villas Iguana, Cayo Largo 27900, Cuba
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Small little sanctuary with big heart, the attendant was extremely knowledgeable and let us touch and feed these amazing creatures. This place was at the marina.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Margaret E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Small little sanctuary with big heart, the attendant was extremely knowledgeable and let us touch and feed these amazing creatures. This place was at the marina.

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Thank Margaret E
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved this outing. A small place with great information on the turtles and the work these people are doing. The kids loved it!

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Thank Pcharette26
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love these guys for making a hatchery and protecting the critters. I didn't realise that even the big turtles are actually only just under 2 years old! It's a lot of fun to play with them and feed them. I could spend hours here. Remember to give these guys some extra cash. They are doing a great job to... More 

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Thank Kunal C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was beautiful to see all kinds of turtles. Babys and Medium Size. There is a hatching area and many holding tanks. Three bucks to get in and give them five bucks for a donation at least. You really enjoy it and are part of saving turtles jusy by doing this.

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Thank Andrew F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Get a special experience feeling for releasing young turtle back to natures. See how they protect & preserved these amazing eggs till they ready to hatchet Have a unique experience about nature secret life. For 2$cu. it s a greats touch to help this cause. Have a chance to hold one even to take a picture .

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1 Thank Marc J
Petty Harbour, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We rented a quad for a couple of days and made it to the sea turtle refuge, where we had brought food as a donation!! It's great cause and they are very thankful for what we can do to help!!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

What more can I say but this was such a great experience for such a great price! You can access this experience next the marina in Cayo Largo and it's only 2CUC.... must must do for all ages

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Thank Amanda B
Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

We visited the hatchery as part of the island bus tour out of our resort, Sol Cayo Largo, the gentleman at the hatchery was very informative and you are able to pick up some of the turtles for a picture. Not really a lot to see but it was an interesting 20 minutes.

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Was great to see and interact with the sea turtles and learn more about them. I enjoyed feeding the 1 month turtles and they are treated well and you can see the caretaker was passionate about the care and educating people.

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Thank J T H
Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Great educational place but we only got 20% of the explanation. The guy was not speaking English. It is a great idea to support and protect the turtles.

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