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Turtle Conservation and Education Centre

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Behind Bali Dolphins, Serangan, Denpasar 42162, Indonesia
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Highly recommended - but beware of dodgy copycat operators

WARNING- Please be wary when visiting these Turtle Conservation Centres as they're not all ethical... read more

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Aus_traveller358
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Brisbane, Australia
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Great informative conservation but make sure you get the right pkace

This place was well run with a genuine focus on protection and conservation. There are other... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Excellent67%
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Behind Bali Dolphins, Serangan, Denpasar 42162, Indonesia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

WARNING- Please be wary when visiting these Turtle Conservation Centres as they're not all ethical or responsible. This one is, but our driver accidentally took us to the wrong "conservation centre". You'll know straight away if you've been taken to the wrong centre - the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place was well run with a genuine focus on protection and conservation. There are other copycat operators on Serangan that drivers will try to take you to that steal turtle eggs from beaches only to make profit, don't care where you release etc. Make...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is only an education centre. They tell you a little about turtles and how they rescue them. At the end you can even adopt a little turtle and release them on your own in the sea.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a look to see the hatchery and baby turtle tanks. Appears positive (unpolished) they are supporting the environment and local species. Highlight was without doubt being able to pick, adopt and release a week old baby into the ocean. Total buzz being taken to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A brilliant experience, seeing how young turtles are hatched and cared for before being released when they get to just over a week old. We were lucky enough to find a freshly hatched turtle in the hatchery and alerted the staff who saved it from...More

Thank DarrenVidler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The centre does fantastic work. Our guide was very knowledgable and gave us a great insight into the challenges that turtles face and the excellent conservation work they're doing. We were also able to release a pair of turtles back into the ocean, a truly...More

Thank AdrianC1968
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were taken around the facility by our own guide who answered all our questions, from the hatchery through to the babies, several week old turtles and injured or sick turtles who are there to recuperate before being set free once more. We adopted two...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I visited here yesterday. Everyone was so friendly and knowledgable about turtles. They had some which had been rescued which they are nursing back to good health. Then there were other areas which had baby turtles in. It was free entry with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Could not say a bad word about this place, free entry and had someone personally walk us through the entire facility. The staff do such a great job with what they have and do it all for the turtles.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This centre is very good centre where turtles are rescued and kept. Very good volunteers who explain the full process. A must visit when in Bali.

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StripePerth
27 September 2017|
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Response from Zoë P | Reviewed this property |
Check the website for seasonal times. I'm not too sure. I can't see it being that much different to be honest. As long as they've got hatchlings, they'll always let you adopt.
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968Chris
29 July 2017|
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Response from Michal S | Reviewed this property |
20 min. by car. You can see turtles, from eggs, to adulthood. You can adopt a turtle and drop it into the sea.
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Kelly T
27 July 2017|
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Response from jjmetcalfe | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think he will like it here. Especially if he gets to pick a turtle of release.
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