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Selingan Turtle Island

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a truly wonderful experience, you are not on this island to be pampered or waited on, if that is what you want then think again. This is to learn about the hard work these guys to to protect the turtles. We were in...More

Thank SJColeman1
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We took a one-hour boat ride to reach the island which was a slightly bumpy trip but fortunately a tolerable one considering it was monsoon season. The accommodation is basic and I recommend bringing your own toilet paper and toiletries as none is provided, but...More

3  Thank nalia81
Reviewed 2 January 2018

It's all about the turtles, and the wonderful rangers and guides will get you an amazing experience with the turtles (so long as the turtles decide to come ashore, and they usually do). The experience is without equal. The accommodation is clean and functional. Small...More

1  Thank QatariTraveler
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

1  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

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Katie L
29 October 2017|
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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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louisesdewar
23 July 2017|
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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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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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