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Mon Repos

#3 of 42 things to do in Bundaberg Features Animals
Mon Repos Road, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4153 8888
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the turtles

i totally recommend coming to mon repo bundaberg Queensland such beautiful time with the family its... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bundaberg, Australia
Discovering turtles

I was very disappointed that there was no one there and certainly no turtles, we were hoping to c... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
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Mon Repos Road, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4153 8888
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Reviewed yesterday

i totally recommend coming to mon repo bundaberg Queensland such beautiful time with the family its so great

Thank laurindamaster12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was very disappointed that there was no one there and certainly no turtles, we were hoping to c and large or small turtle but there was nothing there but the sea shore where they come to to lay their eggs, so it's pointless coming...More

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible experience and an adventure, seeing a turtle come off the beach lay and bury their eggs. Awe inspiring! But you do need patience. The wait can be hours and late into the night. There is a museum and they show a video, but I...More

Thank mezaco
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A must do! Definitely worthwhile, take insect spray, book ahead if you want to go early, or you might have a late night, still cool though.

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Being able to go out with the knowledgeable staff and volunteers was incredible. We were able to see 2 clutches our night and guide the little guys to the ocean which was amazing! They are strong little creatures!

Thank RaceRider
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We went to the turtle sanctuary at the end of the season. This site is a must go ! We went two nights and saw turtles hatching at both nights amazing. The rangers provided excellent information about the turtles and the current environmental challenges. Highly...More

Thank Remco V
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I had friends up from Brisbane and wanted to show them where the turtles lays they're eggs unfortunately for us we forgot our hats and sunscreen and ended up very burnt as we spent hours walking up the beach and exploring the rock pools and...More

Thank Karlee S
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

One of the things that arrracted us to Bundaberg at this time was the hatching season of the turtles. The last two weeks of March was the time to visit supposedly. The staff decided that the season was over a week ago from Sunday 26th....More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We booked to go to Mon Repos the same day as we were visiting. When you arrive you are assigned a group number and this depends on how early you booked, so of course we were in the last group. However, we were extremely lucky...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful experience to see these wonderful little creatures emerge from there nest and make it to the water. Rangers very knowledgeable about these turtles and provided us all with a great night and experience.

Thank Janelle H
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Sharina G
We are driving up from the Sunshine Coast to get to Mon Repos, we will be pushing it to get there in time. Does anyone know how strict they are with late arrivals or 7 is the cut off??
23 February 2017|
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Response from Stace8_12 | Reviewed this property |
They start on 7 and if you are not there in time if you are the first group you may be missed, when I was there people were arriving later on etc, but I would try and be there as close to 7 as possible.
Sandie G
I would like to book a night tour for myself n 2 girls is there any available tours tomorrow or the next night thanks 😊
27 December 2016|
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Response from FreddieM1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry you have to book via their offices in Bundaberg. It says you can book online but we couldn't get it to work. Great event though you'll love it good luck with turtle arrival times.
Is it likely to see hatchlings on March 29? Thanks.
15 September 2016|
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Response from SingaporeViews | Reviewed this property |
Turtle season is from November to March. Plus factor in the possibility of migration pattern and path disruption and orientation due to the 5.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked coastal Queensland in August - it might be... More