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    Selingan Turtle Island

    Pulau Selingan, Malaysia
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    Reviewed 26 October 2017

    To see a mother turtle come ashore and lay her eggs and then have the pleasure of watching a bunch of baby turtles race for the waves and a life in the sea, it can't be explained how wonderful this was. The adventure begins with...More

    Thank Claire L
    Reviewed 12 September 2017

    Selingan is a nice island and we got to see turtles land, which was an amazing experience, however, the island is very small and there were 55 people there and it was just too crowded and seemed like a bit of a 'show'. I stayed...More

    Thank AnnabelleS_78
    Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

    An excellent place to spend the night and watch a mother turtle laying her precious eggs. We stayed in one of the chalets on the island, which was cosy with excellent air con, twin beds and a table. The bathroom has a shower, sink and...More

    1  Thank Lee E
    Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

    What an experience to see the turtles come up to their beach and lay their eggs. Accommodation and meals are simple but this is in keeping with the location. They have managed to bring tourists to the island without turning it into a tourist trap

    Thank Lisa C
    Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

    After an hour or so on the boat to the island our adventure started with sighting 2 hawksbill turtles in the ocean - we think they were mating! Apparently a rare sighting. The island was beautiful - soft white sand & well kept generally. The...More

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    • Pulau Selingan
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    Katie L
    29 October 2017|
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    Response from juniorBrighton | Reviewed this property |
    HI,Basically, yes there is time, as you arrive at the jetty about 8, but no, as local tour operators advise you against it in case something goes wrong! We wanted to catch a plane at 11 and other people were taking a taxi... More
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    23 July 2017|
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    Response from juniorBrighton | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry, just seen this. There were no children there and I remember reading no under 16s. But then, I saw a post last year (on a question o here querying safety) saying that a lady had happily taken her 2 children and felt... More
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    17 July 2017|
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    Response from juniorBrighton | Reviewed this property |
    HI, Yes, we took a light beach towel each, much easier. They provide small, old bath towels, ok for a quick shower only. I think you can hire a beach mat etc at the tiny shack but it is open very few hours in the day. A... More
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