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Turtle Nursery

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Worth a visit if in the area

We went to see this turtle nursery where injured turtles are cared for then put back into their... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
opinion1952
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Up Close with the Turtles

It’s only a small facility, but nonetheless very nice to get close to see the turtles who are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SynchroSwimmer-Helga
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Puerto del Morro Jable, 35625 Morro del Jable, Pajara, Fuerteventura, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Well, its a few tanks of turtles next to the car park, surrounded by a wire fence. All we saw through the containing fence was the odd flipper raised above tank level, otherwise you could see nothing. So much more could be made of this....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Richard I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It’s only a small facility, but nonetheless very nice to get close to see the turtles who are rescued/recovering/being rehabilitated ready for release - and also interesting to see how they are tracked when they are back in the wild.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank SynchroSwimmer-Helga
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small but interesting sanctuary for injured turtles. We saw close up some large turtles and read up on what the sanctuary does for these wonderful creatures. It’s free but we left a donation.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nickthechippyp
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We went to see this turtle nursery where injured turtles are cared for then put back into their environment. If you get a taxi, make sure you ask for the Marina as our taxi driver took us to the tourist area despite trying to show...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank opinion1952
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

The sanctuary is small but demonstrates the work they are doing for the turtles. There are some tanks on public display. Others not, although staff allowed me to take my son to this area to have a look.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Laura D
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We got lucky on the way back to our camper and managed to slip in a few minutes before it closed. Would loved to have time to go back properly, but it was brilliant to see what we did in the short space of time.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NHeasman
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Disappointed that this wasn't open, there were no signs to say why it was closed. Lots of other disappointed visitors there, we could only see the tops of a couple of turtles. Don't make a special journey to go as it may be closed 😕

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PlymouthGirl
Reviewed 18 September 2018

we weren't expecting too much, but still got disappointed. Only one pool (out of about 14) is open for visitors. There's display about turtles in the region. It's free of charge.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank elessarfan
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Our timing was wrong and the attraction was closed due to it being a national holiday (Ascension Day). Access to the harbour is not easy for pedestrians, it is easier to get a taxi. We managed to see a couple of turtles from the fence...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank simonderby1971
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

They are Doing a great job caring for these lovely creatures certainly the closest I have been to a turtle after looking round worth going over to the harbour to watch the Rays and huge amount of fish particularly if someone throws some bread in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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