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Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond

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interesting project

We have visited this interesting project in Nungwi Beach. There is a fee of 10 USD to pay, it is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
born2travelit
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Cesena, Italy
Charming local project

This simple site was a couple of pools refreshed by the tide, and there were turtles which had been... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mppherts
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have visited this interesting project in Nungwi Beach. There is a fee of 10 USD to pay, it is used above all to take care of all the wounded turtles saved from the ocean. Interesting

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This project is not state of the art, but it is people doing what they can to the best of their ability. Having an animal based background, I thought the animals were housed well and treated ethically. The visit involves and informative guide and some...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Now, this was truly amazing! We did not expect to be almost alone there, surrounded by numerous turtles, for as long as we wanted. We believed we had just a few minutes before the NeXT Group was pushed through the gates! Really, just swimming around...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best Turtles Pond in Nungwe. Responsible Turtles Conservation who release turtles every year unlike Barakas where you can swim with turtles and were the turtles are kept in for the hole life.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

every tourist who visits this place actually contribute to this project of conservation of turtels. the guide did a great job,

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This simple site was a couple of pools refreshed by the tide, and there were turtles which had been rescued from the nets, as well as some little baby turtles..all greenbacks. Local guide was very helpful and spoke English.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mppherts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the only ethical wildlife-friendly community-run institution on the island: they save, nurse, heal and release once a year (Feb 20) endemic sea turtles. One could get a detailed explanation, feed and touch (only grownups). No swimming with turtles (like at neighboring Baraka Natural Aquarium)...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We read about this before our visit and thought we’d take a look. The tour is very reasonably priced, our guide was helpful and knowledgeable. We were able to feed the turtles, handle a tortoise and learn about them conservation efforts in place. The location...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank justineo_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

12$ per person no swimming with turtles watter was so filthy, that even if they will let us to swimm there, nobody will go there. Cant understand how tutles can survive there.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gethet
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Unreal experience, being able to swim and interact with turtles in their own habitat. The kid was just amazed. Totally worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
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tobiasfolko
17 November 2018|
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Response from hectortravelling | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tobias. It is basically in Nungwi on the north east side of it. I walked through Nungwi village. A beautiful experience. Full of smiles and cute children. Only a bit difficult to find the way. I did not walk along the... More
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Ronnie F
30 October 2018|
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Just turn up. We paid 15,000 Tanzanian Shilling each for entry
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Response from IuliaIoanaParis | Reviewed this property |
Ask at local people about dolphins tour. They will definitely give you the best option for you. Excursion with hotels they are very expensive. We payed 75$ for 2 person with locals guys ( dolphins tour and Jordan ) and with... More
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