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Address: Cherating, Malaysia
Phone Number: +609-581-9087
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Private Tour: Cherating Turtle Sanctuary Night Tour from Kuantan

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You only need 30 minutes or so to visit and be sure to leave a small donation. The centre closes at 4:30 pm but if you book you can return at 6:30 pm and pay MYR50 for a bucket of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur
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Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

You only need 30 minutes or so to visit and be sure to leave a small donation. The centre closes at 4:30 pm but if you book you can return at 6:30 pm and pay MYR50 for a bucket of baby turtles from the centre to release into the sea. We took great pleasure to watch these tiny creatures scuttle... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

the area is next to club med. we bring our kids to Turtle Sanctuary is to let her see the actual turtle and how to safe the endangered turtle.the entry is self donate.but you can ask for evening freed turtle with donate rm50.this is a good education for kids.

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Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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

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