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Private Tour: Cherating Turtle Sanctuary Night Tour from Kuantan
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Just a small info centre

It is just basically a small turtle info centre. At least the part accessible to the public. A small room where you get info on types and life cycle of turtles. Then you get to... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 January 2017
Kota Bharu
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to take a look when we were in ClubMed. There were no other visitors except my family. Some displays of seashells, corals & panels with information of the sea & turtles. There were two enclosures with some medium sized turtle & baby turtles. Wasn't sure why they were kept here. Aren't they supposed to be released? Anyhow, we spent... More 

Thank KaruTA
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most websites state that the centre opens at 9am however please take note that this place opens at 9:30am (we went on Sunday). No entrance fee needed however you are encouraged to donate. Expect no guide and no explanations on what they are doing in this Turtle Sanctuary. This place is divided into 2 sections - the exhibition section where... More 

Thank Margaret H
Kota Bharu
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108 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

It is just basically a small turtle info centre. At least the part accessible to the public. A small room where you get info on types and life cycle of turtles. Then you get to see a few turtles in 3 small ponds in different stages of life. No guide staff to brief or explain anything to you. Quite sad... More 

Thank AiNGEL83
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Nothing much here. 3 pools with some turtles. Can't feed them or anything. It was really just a 5 minute stop. Small room with some info and models.

Thank Rudeboy8628
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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I liked the colors of turtles, different generation, where did they come from, and where they go to...........so amasing

Thank zakwan a
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The best time to inculcate the awareness... Save our planet.. Endengered animal.. Bring your family... Introduce your child to the nature... while it last...

Thank Zahrullail A
Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Was great to see the collection of turtles (including babies) and a reasonably interesting information section, but would have been good to have a volunteer/guide available to answer questions (how old the turtles were? when would the be released?)

Thank Gerard H
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

"Buy" the turtles and release them to the sea!... great experience.. see the baby turtles swimming to the sea... kids will totally love this...

Thank YanaJuliana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Small place, good only because we get to see baby turtles n to release them into the sea for RM50. Some turtles seem so weak n reluctant to go into the sea, breaks my heart....

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Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I could see two big Malaysian sea turtles.Eggs are like a pingpong balls. マレーシアの大きな海ガメを2匹見ることができました。たまごは、卓球のボールのようにまん丸でした。母ガメが、一生懸命、卵を産んでいる様子はなんとも神秘的でした。

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