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Address: Tanjung Benoa, Indonesia

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Not really worth the money

I did enjoy the boat ride to turtle island . But once I got there I was saddened to see the small amount of space that these turtles have . Yes you can hold them and feed them... read more

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 January 2017
kiranSA
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Durban, South Africa
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Perth, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The animals that are on this island do lead a very sad life. There is a snake with its mouth constantly taped shut. Animals in very small cages with nothing to keep them happy ie no branches. The turtles are kept in very dirty water. a lot of them are sick. This place exists solely for the tourists at the... More 

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Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went across to turtle island on a spontaneous tour, you only need about an hour or so there, was fun to get up close and personal with turtles and other animals. Wouldn't say it is a must but if you have spare time definatley worth a visit

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Thank Anita A
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were enticed by the 'turtle island snorkelling' promotion after spending a few days in Lembongan with amazing snorkelling. Upon arriving, it was obvious we were in the Chinese tourist trap. No personality, no smiles, just pumping everyone through. The guy driving our boat didn't even say one word to us. We arrived at the turtle conversation centre first which... More 

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Thank Amy M
Sydney, Australia
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was advertised as a conservation. Upon arriving, the pools were very small and dirty. Clearly the turtles would have been much better off in the wild. There were few other types of animals as well. One of the saddening sights was a snake with its mouth taped up so it could be used for photo ops. Our guide... More 

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1 Thank ChaseTheHorizon
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely place to visit with the family, children loved it, get to hold and take photos of the turtles, the staff have a lot of information to share and are very friendly. We did notice on he main land hey only tell you about he turtles we found this a shame as when we arrived there is so much more,... More 

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Thank chelch88
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely turtle farm. You get to hold a small turtle. Feed them Other animals too. Bat. Eagle. Porcupine. Very interesting

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Thank Dawn N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a sad place where animals are treated very poorly and are showcased for all the gullable tourists who pay a hefty amount of money to visit. This combined with scuba diving in the dirtiest of waters was such a major disappointment. I was shocked at how the animals were being mishandled by chinese tourists.

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2 Thank Kurt K
Bucharest, Romania
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215 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

nice location, close to the shore and quite nice experience. there are a lot of turtle you can see....if cheap to go there and back as well as the entrance there. the hguide will do photos with whatever you want and ask for a small tip, they have like a zoo where you are able to pet the animals....and have... More 

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Thank Theodor P
Durban, South Africa
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33 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I did enjoy the boat ride to turtle island . But once I got there I was saddened to see the small amount of space that these turtles have . Yes you can hold them and feed them which is nice for kids , but then you see the other wildlife they house and it was heartbreaking . Small cages... More 

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Thank kiranSA
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

My wife and i were very excited when we were about to reach the farm as we expected that there will be wild turtles on beaches...we totally did not mind about the lousy so-called glass bottom boat and the fee they charged us - 1mil rupiah for the whole trip...but, on the contrary, those turtles were kept in dirty man-made... More 

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