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Turtle Encounters

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Mon Repos Regional Park, Bargara, Queensland 4670, Australia
+61 7 4153 8888
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Fascinating knowledge

They've been into conservation many years here & the programs are starting to bear fruit... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
John D
Nathalia, Australia
Into the Ocean!

We'd been to Mon Repos Turtle Encounters before, to see the turtles crawl up the beach and lay... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Brisbane, Australia
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Mon Repos Regional Park, Bargara, Queensland 4670, Australia
+61 7 4153 8888
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

They've been into conservation many years here & the programs are starting to bear fruit. Everything you would want to know about turtles & ecology is on display here.

Thank John D
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We'd been to Mon Repos Turtle Encounters before, to see the turtles crawl up the beach and lay their eggs. Fantastic. We just had to return sometime to see the hatchlings. We drove up from Brisbane in January and booked in to Begara Blue apartments,...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Brilliant - got to handle them - see them go into the water. Had a great video and talk from the ranger

Thank Desseree
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is quite a unique experience that is managed beautifully by the Queensland Wildlife Rangers in the interest of the endangered Loggerhead Turtles.

Thank qldflyer
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This experience provides one of those memories of a lifetime. To see masses of tiny turtles erupting from the sand like a mini volcano is simply amazing. we still need to return to watch turtles laying eggs, which I imagine will be just as awe...More

Thank lisc27
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We were lucky enough to have 2 clutches of turtles hatch while we were there. Holding one of them in your hand is a sight, they start out so small but very strong.

Thank RaceRider
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Both my hubby and I felt very privileged to be a part of this encounter. We got to see 13 loggerhead turtle hatchlings hatch and make their way to the sea. The staff and rangers were very helpful and informative. We are very grateful for...More

Thank Joanne K
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Got there by 7:00 pm as requested, but Turtles, being queued by temperature changes in the sand above them, did not come out till 2:00am. Still worth the wait.

Thank gazza232017
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Fantastic experience. Excellent guides who make sure turtles always come first. Went early March and heat had caused issues with turtles. So saw 12 loggerhead baby turtles hatch and come out of nest.walking back to let them go and turtles everywhere. Another nest had hatched...More

Thank Lynette C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I booked this experience for my partner and I as we were going to be in the Bundaberg area during this time. We arrived at the location and went to where there was a large group of people all waiting to be divided up into...More

Thank George G
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9 April 2017|
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Response from George G | Reviewed this property |
Tourss of the turtle hatchlings run up until the end of March so I am sure there are no more tours this year. Best to give them a call though.
23 November 2016|
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Response from Phyllisqueensland | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is best to book in advance- 2 reasons- if during popular times they have many advance bookings, you could be waiting all night to see the turtles laying and or hatching. Also, they take you to the beach following the... More