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Royal Thai Navy Third Fleet Turtle Nursery

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Good place to visit

Something different and certainly enjoyable for all age groups. It was recomended to us as a place... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jphartmann139
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Chiang Rai, Thailand
Turtle heaven for my daughter

Three staff sitting in the ticket office but no one to guide you around which is a shame as... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jenny1961
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the turtle preservation centre on the Thai navy base as part of an all day khao lak trip. First impressions were not great, looked very old, tired and dated, but the work that is done to preserve 5e turtle life is fantastic, good...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Something different and certainly enjoyable for all age groups. It was recomended to us as a place to visit during our stay at the Briza Hotel,

Thank jphartmann139
Reviewed 4 days ago

Three staff sitting in the ticket office but no one to guide you around which is a shame as information is lacking. Not all the pools were clean but there was a cleaning roster posted on the wall. We loved these turtles all in different...More

Thank jenny1961
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great day hiring scooters and visiting this place, love what they are doing for the turtles. Shame about the rubbish on the beach tho.

Thank Noela G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hired a moped for a couple days and visited this place for an hour. If you are going outside of an organised trip you will have to leave some form of ID on the main gate (as this is inside a navy base). The...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're tired of being overcharged for the same old tourist traps this place is worth the effort to visit, you have to enter the Navy base so be sure to have ID if you are making your own way, not sure if you are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Get up close with the turtles of all sizes. We were able to wonder around looking at the turtles and reading about the conservation without a guide. All the separate pens are undercover so a great option on a rainy day. A great initiative by...More

Thank DazMan8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful initiative by the Thai Navy and Thai Royalty. Very fortunate to meet Jimmy the conservationist working there who gave a guided tour of the facility, he exchanged his knowledge of the turtles for a brief english lesson on the word straw. He...More

Thank AlanC007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good opportunity to see turtles up close. Don't expect a guide or someone to explain things to you as this is not the purpose of the turtle nursery. You could walk around in 15min or take longer to spend time observing the turtles but...More

Thank Lance K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very Interesting visit . Breeding / release program is excellent and spent some time chatting to staff via our guide and had lots of information. They also work with turtles who are injured by propellers

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Julie N
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The exhibits are covered but not the entire site.
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