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Sea Turtle Hatchery

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Address: Villas Iguana, Cayo Largo 27900, Cuba
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Personal conservation effort at its finest.

Stop and see these beautiful sea creatures and the people that are taking the time to try to increase the turtle population. Take some turtle food that can be purchased in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bruce P
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Essex, Canada
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Essex, Canada
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stop and see these beautiful sea creatures and the people that are taking the time to try to increase the turtle population. Take some turtle food that can be purchased in Canada, the operators will appreciate it because it is not available there and it helps the baby turtles to thrive.

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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here on a tour to Cayo Largo with 2 friends. I was a little reluctant to pick up the turtles at first especially the big ones but at the end I wanted to touch them. Even though I didn't understand the man talking Spanish. I only speak very little Spanish but understand more. I enjoyed the turtles and... More 

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Bowmanville
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite interesting & educational for Children! From our hotel you could take the train to the marina, quite close by & admission was only 3 cucs! Then after you could shop for souvenirs!

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Thank Gus T
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Small little sanctuary with big heart, the attendant was extremely knowledgeable and let us touch and feed these amazing creatures. This place was at the marina.

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Thank Margaret E
Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We loved this outing. A small place with great information on the turtles and the work these people are doing. The kids loved it!

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Thank Pcharette26
Toronto, Canada
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300 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I love these guys for making a hatchery and protecting the critters. I didn't realise that even the big turtles are actually only just under 2 years old! It's a lot of fun to play with them and feed them. I could spend hours here. Remember to give these guys some extra cash. They are doing a great job to... More 

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Thank Kunal C
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55 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 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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Thank Andrew F
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

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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7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 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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1 Thank ChantalnShane
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 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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