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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
Description: Join independent conservation and wildlife enthusiast groups such as the...
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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Very educational and to be able to experience and see the releasing of the hatchlings, so lucky. Well worth participating.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Cairns Region, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

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

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Cochin
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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 

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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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delhi
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
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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Kirkland, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

If you are on the road to visit attractions in Tamil Nadu, there are a number of Kumbakonam Degree Coffee huts on the way. This place serves piping hot coffee in clean polished brass cups and saucers for a price far below the cost you pay anywhere in the area. They make very good coffee (not like the add ons... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Turtle walk is a terrific experience where in you can live a night with turtles, sea crabs, some like-minded conservationists, volunteers, fisher folks, beach sand, moon and water etc. The walk starts around 11 Pm at the Neelangarai beach on Friday and Saturday nights with an orientation about olive ridley turtles and the need for their conservation (during the breeding... More 

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

We should support and save turtle . I had a wonderful experience with this small turtle . You have a chance to walk with these small turtle so don't miss it . Being a photographer and nature lover i never forget this event . If you want some peace in upcoming weekend , then you should go therer .

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