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Cherating Turtle Sanctuary

Address: Cherating, Malaysia
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Ranked #3 of 4 Attractions in Cherating
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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Bentong, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I am very excited about this holiday times where we had the opportunity to visit the turtle conservation center located in Cherating. Children can see turtles live here. This place is situated next to Club Med Cherating. No admission fee is charged

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Visited the turtle sanctuary but unfortunately it wasn't release time. Still enjoyed reading the informative info at the beginning and being able to watch the turtles at our own pace. Definitely coming back during hatchling release time and nesting time! Can't wait!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Could see the real turtle swim! also baby turtle. The place is small and neat. Really good for children

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Brisbane
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Stopped at the turtle sanctuary enroute from KT to KL. We'd spent the previous night at the Legends Resort & didn't feel like swimming in dirty pool or filthy beach there - but were looking for something to give the kids (x3, aged 7-9 years) some stimulation & fun before sitting in our minivan for a few hours. The turtle... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

* Located beside Club Med Hotel * have 3 pools, area not so big...important thing is "free of charge", so worth to visit....

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Quite near the hotel. In fact you will pass this sanctuary 1st before you reach the hotel if you are coming from Kuantan. The kids were excited to see the turtles and their babies

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petaling jaya
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Nothing much but best part was we got to release turtles..... It was nice to see all of them literally waddling towards the sea. It was a great feeling....I really dont know how to express that emotions . Pls try it.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Small state run sanctuary. Very informative. Can be visited in an hour just off the main road. Great to see the baby turtles.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

It's open from morning until 4.30pm and it's free, not much here but you can get the chance to get to know. The best part here for RM50 you can get the chance to let free 10 turtles to the sea by our own.

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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This centre was established in the year 1972 as a turtle hatchery in an effort to protect the endanger species in particular the Leatherback Turtle. Cherating Turtle Sanctuary was founded to protect turtles from predators and poachers.

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