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Address: Rua Antonio Athanasio da Silva, 273, Ubatuba, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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(12) 3832-6202
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This ONG is amazing. They do a great job and you should get to know it. You'll be helping them too. The R$18 to enter are worthy !

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Vinissios V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This ONG is amazing. They do a great job and you should get to know it. You'll be helping them too. The R$18 to enter are worthy !

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Thank Vinissios V
Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

You can see lot of Tamar Prjects in Brazil and they are saying that this one is one of the best - I can compare just with another one from Florianopolis and this is really better. But still quite small. There is lot of kind of turtles but visit this place takes like 30 min maximum.

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Thank Sim0naVAL
Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

this is a project to protect the sea turtles. There are jung people explaining in a clare way how to protect the turtles, with living examples

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Thank Ursula S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Fifteen years after visiting Project Tamar we went back with the children. Good opportunity to see rescued turtles up close and happened to see a rescued turtle having a fishing hook removed from its throat. Great to see the project has flourished in the past 15 years and having a positive impact on the numbers of young turtles surviving through... More 

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Thank Karen H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

The Projeto TAMAR is a Brazilian non-profit organization owned by the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation. The main objective of the project is to protect sea turtles from extinction in the Brazilian coastline.

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Thank Nicolas A
Campinas, Brasil
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Apenas vá! Não é um jardim zoológico. É uma experiência. Se 1/10 da população se tornasse consciente da importância desse excelente projeto conduzido por essas pessoas, pode ser que houvesse mais equilíbrio entre o ser humano e a Natureza. E talvez menos tartarugas mortas devido à ignorância. Just go! It's not a zoo. It's an experience. If 1/10 of the... More 

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Thank PaulaBichuete
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

This place is really cool, they teach you eveything about turtles and tortoises. You can still see huge sea turtles that live there in their aquariums.

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Thank JoãO F
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Ok, let me start by saying that I get the point of the Tamar Project, but it did not impress me. First, the fact that the pools for the turtles are small really bothered me. Second, the whole place is small...you can be done in less than 30 minutes. I know its great for kids but i did not see... More 

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Thank Rafael A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

Tamar project is a must visit attraction in Ubatuba. This is an important preservation project and you'll see huge turttles swimming. Get to know more about the project.

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Thank Daniel R
Sao Paulo, Brazil
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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

It´s interesting and heartwarming to see how biologists are taking care of the marine life, saving and treating turtles and marine life already being extinct.

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