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Address: 8/25, 2nd Street, DP Nagar, Kotturpuram, Chennai (Madras), India
Phone Number: +91-9789864166
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No

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Join independent conservation and wildlife enthusiast groups such as the Students’ Sea Turtle Conservation Network for midnight walks from Neelangarai to Besant Nagar beach to aid the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtle by relocating eggs for safe release to the sea.

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This will definitely be one of the most unique and rewarding experiences you can be a part of! What an amazing feeling! We have to thank our lucky stars though, because we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2015
Chennai (Madras), India

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This will definitely be one of the most unique and rewarding experiences you can be a part of! What an amazing feeling! We have to thank our lucky stars though, because we encountered about a 100 baby turtles coming out of their eggs on our turtle walk, although it doesn't always turn out to be successful. I've had friends who've... More 

Thank PoulomiRoy
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Tuff to locate the place...nice place for kids..teens might feel bored..must visit place..i have been with some of my friends

Thank madhu507
Chennai (Madras), India
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

after seeing news papers..i visited this place in chennai...very funny place to vist with kids...superb

Thank ravikumartalara
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241 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

It was worth full visit and I will advise to my dear and near to visit this place if planning for holidays. Also snacks and beverage shops are available near to this

Thank mendapara
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Hey guys, don't follow the maps given in the app, it is showing wrong direction. Please go with address. We are new to this chennai, so we followed google maps, it is completely showing wrong way. Please go with the address, which given by asking any one or directly search in Google maps for chennai turtle walk. There is a... More 

6 Thank Satish Y
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This is essentially a midnight walk from Neelankarai Beach to Besant Nagar beach, led by a bunch of volunteers who have taken up the seemingly thankless task of protecting the Olive Ridley turtles that nest along this route. You'll end up seeing at least one dead turtle for every turtle you catch nesting. The situation seems quite hopeless - commercial... More 

5 Thank retronai
Cairns Region, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Very educational and to be able to experience and see the releasing of the hatchlings, so lucky. Well worth participating.

1 Thank Charlie A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Turtle Walk in Chennai, generally happens during the Olive Ridley turtles nesting season from Dec-Mar. If you are lucky enough you will get to see a nesting Olive Ridley otherwise the walk is mostly about finding the nests and releasing the hatchlings into the sea. The scouts take the unhatched eggs to the local hatchery and release the hatchlings into... More 

14 Thank kevinjohn1991
Tiruchirappalli, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Nice to trip the Location to be attractive and I went solo but think that all are my friends so, no bore at all at that space.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

in chennai , you can deinitely visit the turtle walk and see many in tanks and some lil ones walking a delight to children as many see fishes etc.this will be differant.

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