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Open Air Marine Turtle Museum

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Good to know there are people who care about the environment and do something about it. You can... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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Fantastic !

A great initiative, in the 20 year existence has released millions of sea turtles to the Atlantic... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
Edmilson S
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 May 2018
“Nice place, but cruel to animals”
1 Aug 2017
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Avenida Farol Garcia D_avila, s/n, Mata de Sao Joao, State of Bahia 48280-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We visited this place and saw the sharks being fed and the small turtles being dug up. Very nice experience. They should however consider the wellfare of the turtles and not let them stay in such small pools. It’s a discrace that a place that...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Good to know there are people who care about the environment and do something about it. You can tell it's out of love.

Thank JNepomucene
Reviewed 1 August 2016

A great initiative, in the 20 year existence has released millions of sea turtles to the Atlantic ocean. A case of sucess in the environmental protection history.

Thank Edmilson S
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Projeto Tamar in Praia do Forte: a relevant , well organized initiative to sensibilize the people - expecially the young generation, but not only - for a nice future of the our world. I remember also the site for marine Turtle in Linosa (Italy)

Thank 233raffaelei
Reviewed 1 February 2016

If you ask somebody about the "open air Marine Turtle museum" they will likely say "oh you want to go to the Projeto Tamar, in Praia do Forte." The whole coast is a protected turtle site from Aranbepe north east and this is the central...More

Thank tom h
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Had to see it coz it was there. Not much else other than beaches and a small town to see in the area so worth a quick visit.

Reviewed 15 November 2015

Very informative and interesting in a variety of ways. Factual information, how the project operates, films and actual turtles including some cute babies

Thank 123virginia2014
Reviewed 7 March 2015

I've been there three or four times with my kids, but it's still a GREAT activity to do there with them!!

Thank Leticia S
Reviewed 30 December 2014

the comunity of fishermen are involved in this project of conservation of maritime life. They learned they could not eat the eggs because the turtles were almost extint. So now they work there and we can see little turtles borning and going to the sea,...More

Thank ninaferrazdeandrade
Reviewed 2 May 2014

This reserve is well put together in a beautiful location right on the beach. It was wonderful to see different species of turtle and learn more about their habits and conservation efforts.

Thank SoTi
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