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“Swimming with the Turtles”

Swimming with Turtles
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Half-Day North Coast Savaii Island Tour
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7 reviews
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“Swimming with the Turtles”
Reviewed 23 October 2013

We were surprised that when we got to the turtles, it was run by the village, however it was a great experience for my family, as this was one of the main attractions we were looking forward to doing in Savaii... The experience was amazing, exciting and scary at the same time, there was one turtle that seemed to be very accustomed to the attention of people. When they had had enough of being fed, touched, picked up etc, they would swim off and keep away from the feeding area. They seem to be looked after quite well, and are fed regularly... It was an amazing experience, well worth having a look.

Visited October 2013
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West Valley City, Utah
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6 reviews
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“So much fun!”
Reviewed 22 October 2013

This was one of our favorite activities in Savai'i! There are about 6 or so turtles. I didn't realize how friendly they are! It was so fun to hold them and swim alongside them. The biggest one followed us around. We had a blast.

Visited October 2013
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“swim.with the turles”
Reviewed 10 October 2013

I was so disappointed the turles are enclosed in a dirty pond with out any place for them to come out to rest people are allowed to pick them up, be toed around by them for as long as they want and no matter how tired they obviously become. THE OWNERS need to provide proper clean enviroment with sand for them to rest on as well as a place for them to breed.They also should have someone onsite caring for their well being when guests don't.
DEBBIE from Australia

Visited October 2013
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Canberra, Australia
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563 reviews
282 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 437 helpful votes
“Up close with turtles”
Reviewed 25 August 2013

The turtles are captive but seem to be in good health. They seem quite accustomed to people and came close to us of their own choice. It was a good opportunity to get close to turtles, but can't compare with seeing them in the wild (which is a much more rare and random occurrence).

The pool was quite murky and the rocks were slippery.

It was open on a Sunday, which made it one of very few things for tourists on Sunday.

7 Tala p.p.

Visited August 2013
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Auckland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Great Fun”
Reviewed 27 July 2013

This is a highlight of our trip to Savaii. Good to get their early or the water is all stirred up. Can pick the turtles up.

Visited July 2013
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