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Address: Cherating, Malaysia
Phone Number: +609-581-9087

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Disappointed to find out that they no longer organize night turtle watching. Had to travel to Kemaman beach instead and we saw 3 turtles that night. I think there were more but... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Disappointed to find out that they no longer organize night turtle watching. Had to travel to Kemaman beach instead and we saw 3 turtles that night. I think there were more but we only saw 3.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This place has so much potential - but so clearly under maintained and under-invested. The poor little turtles were left in this pools with nothing for them to rest on and the baby turtles were struggling to stay afloat! The receptionist/ attendant couldn't be bothered to move only spoke words of instructions to us - "Go in there", "You can... More 

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Johor Bahru District, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

We try to call for a booking but was told have to gather at the area by 9:15 pm. It's too rush for us as we have not taken our dinner at 9pm. We decided to try our luck after our dinner. We reached at the beach area at ard 10:15.there are still lots teens playing ball at the field... More 

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Woodlands, null, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The Sanctuary is rather small not really worth a visit unless you just happen to be around the area. I would rather visit the one in Penang.

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Puchong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is a great place for children to be educated on turtle conservation. With the turtles in captivity, children (and also some adults) now have the chance to see how graceful and beautiful live turtles are. They don't charge any entry fees and only appreciate contributions towards the conservation of endangered turtles.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Good place to educate young children to protect the environment to preserve these cute turtles. One thing I don't understand is why they make visitors remove shoes, while inside is those rough cement floor.

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Davao City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

At the Cherating Turtle Sanctuary, we learned about the condition of turtles and what we can do to help save them. There are mini-pool where you can see young turtles, both hatchlings and others, ready for release to the wild. There's not much to expect as this is more of a conservation center than a tourist attraction. Still, I feels... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Free entrance. Very informative visit to my kids. First time seeing sea turtles! Baby turtles are very cute!

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Kuching, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We had high expectations for this place but when we arrived it was just so small. There was no entrance fee but you are welcome to give donation of any amount. You had to take your shoes off which was a put off! If the place was clean, it was ok, but we had to step on concrete floor and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Supposed to be open. Went on Thursday. Waited from 2pm to 2.20pm. Called them nobody pickup. Stupid Centre.

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Address: Address: Cherating, Malaysia
Phone Number: +609-581-9087
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Pahang  >  Kuantan District  >  Cherating

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