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Sea Turtle Hatchery

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Address: Villas Iguana, Cayo Largo 27900, Cuba
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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Andrew F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Petty Harbour, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Learn about in danger ed species. Breeds of different Tuttle. Touch and hold. A lot of info provided by gentleman running the hatchery. Must see!!!

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

It is very small place. They have turtles at different ages. You can get free food to feed them and it is the only activity there. It should not take more than 30 minutes for visit.

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Winschoten, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

It was an amazing experience to let the little baby turtles to the water during our trip to Cayo Largo. It was a great feeling of giving life and taking care of the Earth in simplest way.

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