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Sea Turtle Rescue Centre

#2 of 26 things to do in Glyfada Features Animals
3rd Marina of Glyfada, Glyfada, Athens, Greece
+30 21 0898 2600
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Fascinating - You must visit.

We were really excited to visit this rescue centre. It was a 20 minute walk from our hotel. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
Must visit

It is open in the weekend only.but it is a great place with friendly volunteers and 40... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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3rd Marina of Glyfada, Glyfada, Athens, Greece
+30 21 0898 2600

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were really excited to visit this rescue centre. It was a 20 minute walk from our hotel. The walk was beautiful anyway. Well worth the stroll along the marina and beaches. Felt like you arrived in no time. Sadly we were a little silly...More

Thank ythal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is open in the weekend only.but it is a great place with friendly volunteers and 40 turtles.there is no fee to enter, you can help them with buying something from their shop before leaving.

Thank attila p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Turtle Rescue Centre having read reviews on Trip Advisor. The centre is open at the weekend and run by volunteers from around the world. We were given a tour by Laura who was passionate and knowledgeable and gave us the background stories...More

Thank EddySch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely place to spend an hour or two. Informative, hard working volunteers. We were guided round the centre by Laura B. She was so friendly and extremely knowledgeable. Thankyou Laura for looking after me when I was unwell. We loved it here, such wonderful...More

1  Thank emw911
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are very glad that we paid a visit at this Sea turtle rescue center. Many volunteers give their love to the turtles by nursing and taking care of wounds. Alex from Sweden (who is an economics student ) gave us a nice tour in...More

Thank gesselontour
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Super cool and friendly volunteers who were very informative about the center, what they do and how they help the turtles and their injuries.

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely walk around the turtle rescue centre and the work they do is amazing. Had a lovely young girl give us a tour and explain the work they do. She was a little shy but answered all our questions. It is only...More

Thank Jo F
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Not long back from visiting the Turtle rescue center where 40 turtles was housed and taken care of due to accidents from boat propellers or fisherman wanting to kill them horrendous scars to these poor animals. This center takes turtles from all around the world...More

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This center was very nice to visit. The staff was very professional and informative. You learn a lot about sea turtle issues in the region and they have many for you to see.

Thank terew561
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

These guys are a super friendly, knowledgeable, enthusiastic and kind bunch of young people rehabilitating sick and injured sea turtles. Thank you Irini for answering all of our questions however silly! Highly recommend a visit. They need our support. Need more of these 👍🏻👍🏻

Thank Rebekah V
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Leslie L
30 May 2015|
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Response from Natalie M |
Where would you be coming from? The centre is located by the beach on the 3rd Marina in Glyfada. It is just past where the tram lines are therefore it can be easily reached by tram if you were coming from Athens by getting... More