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Address: Mon Repos Road, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: 07 4153 8888
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Watch loggerhead turtles nest on the beach

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A priviledge to witness.

This was an 'Attenborough Moment' in real life. We were lucky to be there late January so saw both laying of eggs and migration of the hatchlings to the sea. A truly wonderful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Richardt1008
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Walkhampton, United Kingdom
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Walkhampton, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was an 'Attenborough Moment' in real life. We were lucky to be there late January so saw both laying of eggs and migration of the hatchlings to the sea. A truly wonderful experience, one never to be forgotten and which cannot be fully described to anyone who has not witnessed it. The whole operation of Mon Repos is all... More 

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Buderim, Queensland, Australia
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We came to Bundaberg with the specific intention of visiting the turtle rookeries. We were fortunate that the hatching that evening happened within a few metres from the main office centre itself. We enjoyed a fine warm evening. Bug spray is definitely an essential item to bring with you as the mosquitos were vicious to say the least. The tour... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I drove up from Hervey Bay and got a room in Bundaberg. I drove to the Mon Repos Turtle Center from Bundaberg. The staff at the turtle center was fabulous. The turtles were being cooperative and we did not have to wait at all. There were additional tour bookings available. The tours were not filled to capacity, but this was... More 

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well organised, animal welfare focused, amazing natural event to witness. Well worth a visit if you remember this relies on the Turtles natural behaviours so won't be to a strict time table but is well worth a wait.

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Gladstone, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is something I have always wanted to do. Very much worth it! We all loved it and the kids had a great time. Defiantly would recommend for anyone to do this and we will be back for sure.

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Thank Michelle L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very lucky when we took our 5 yr old granddaughter to the Mon Repos turtle centre, we were the 3rd group through, & we saw a turtle nest from which the babies erupted like a volcano. We could take limited photos, but the best part was seeing them scurrying to the ocean through our legs & over our... More 

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Thank Merridy H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cant offer a full review as i contacted the tourist info a week before (from the u.k)and was told i didnt need to book as its quiet season. Arrived and tried to book for the evening, to be told sorry were booked for the next week or so. Dissapointed as it was the only reason we stayed in bundaberg. Other... More 

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Thank nammie
Witham, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent from 7pm till midnight on the beach at Mon Repos and we were not disappointed! First we saw a turtle laying its eggs and heading back to the ocean. Hen we moved to another part of the beach and after a two hour wait we saw hatchlings 'erupt' ie dig themselves out of their nest and scramble down... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got there early ,weather very warm and what we all wanted to see the turtles didn't let us down ....Well worth the long wait .....book early !!!

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Newcastle, Australia
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86 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Mon Repos during the turtle hatching and egg laying period. It is extremely well organised, there are plenty of activities, things to read and powerpoint presentations/films to watch while you wait for your group to be called to the beach. On that point, we didn't book onto a tour until the week before we went. There were 5... More 

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