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Projeto Tamar Florianopolis

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Address: Rua Professor Ademir Francisco | Barra da Lagoa, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina 88061160, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 48 3236 2015
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Daily 9.30am-5.30 (low season) 10am-7pm (high season)

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Saving turtles

It's a good place to take your kids. There they can see some species of turtle and what can we do to preserve them.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 21, 2015
marcelobj
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Sao Carlos, SP

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Waterloo, Belgium
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Small place to visit, but very interesting if you are interested how this place is able to save these nice animals.

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Thank Andre291
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

this is not an expensive place to visit however there isn't much there also the turtles are in pretty small tanks so I cant say I was overly happy with the way the animals were being kept. Having said that the aims of the project are really strong and the fact that they are growing turtle numbers is really good.... More 

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1 Thank batmoooo
Sao Carlos, SP
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20 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

It's a good place to take your kids. There they can see some species of turtle and what can we do to preserve them.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

TAMAR struggles to protect marine turtles in Brazil and they do a great job. Totally independent from governmental funding. Really worth a visit. Try the guided tour or the feeding times.

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Aurora, Canada
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

This is a great place to bring little kids that are keen to nature. It is situated off the beach and is a turtle rehabilitation centre. I really enjoyed seeing the number of different turtle species - sad to see so many in rehab. Every once and a while the centre releases some back into the wild - was a... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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43 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Nice place with beautiful huge turtle. amazing work what these people are doing. You can see different kinds of turtles and sometimes there is a day when they let the turtles free and you can partcipate it on beach !

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Curitiba, PR
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94 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Tamar is a project sponsotred by Petrobrás and is spread all over Brazil´s coastline. In Florianoólis, one can see different species of turtles, some natural of Brazil and others from the Caribbean for instance. There´s a video at the beginning of the tour which is recommended that one sees so to fully appreciate the turtles they´ll see afterwards. Feeding is... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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20 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

It was a nice trip, but there isn't much to do there. Small, but nice place. Interesting and very informative. There is a very well done video explaining the projects and the you can go around and look at the turtles. You might want to plan to be there at the feeding times.

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Curitiba, PR
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57 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Tamar project deserves the visit for the great work in the protection of sea turtles. This is smaller than the one i visit in Fernando de Noronha, but is also very informative with good oportunities to see the turtles. Excelent place to take children.

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Madrid, Spain
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Though Tamar is a pretty small place, it's definitely a great place for any nature or animal enthusiast. If you're a family with children, I highly recommend visiting the Tamar project. Tamar has several small pools with some pretty large sea turtles. There are also dozens of information boards that explain everything there is to know about sea turtles. Overall,... More 

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