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

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Just an average place for kids !

I visited the turtle sanctuary when I stayed at the Impiana resort in Cherating, we drove down to the place, it just took us 10 -20 minutes to get there. You can get some... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
meeratreasa
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

I visited the turtle sanctuary when I stayed at the Impiana resort in Cherating, we drove down to the place, it just took us 10 -20 minutes to get there. You can get some information on turtles and their conservation. My toddler was quite excited to see the turtles especially the baby turtles. The rooms are quite small, so you... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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17 reviews 17 reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Its amazing to see amount of work and care that is being put in to take care of the eggs laid and the turtles itself. There is a small pool where you can see the turtles up close For those who would like to partake in the releasing of the baby turtles, you have the opportunity of releasing 10 (ten)... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

1. The location was great because we could find it easily. 2. Need to call the sanctuary office in advance if you plan to release hatchling turtles because there is a timing for it and it depends on the weather. There is a donation fee of RM5 per hatchling and the minimum number to release is 10. So total is... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Go for the complete turtle discovery experience offered by the Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia. Their guided tour includes the visit to the Turtle Sanctuary as well as the amazing opportunity to see Turtles lay eggs. A must do during the turtle nesting season!

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kepong
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

sad cuz i cant touch the turtle..the place need to be more strategic and big for people to visit and put more attraction

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Kuantan, Malaysia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is a small turtle / tortoise hatchery and sanctuary located next to Club Med. It has a detailed poster exhibit of turtles and tortoises and is free, which is always a good price to have. It won't take up too much of your time, an hour will easily cover it and probably a lot less if you're not into... More 

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Putrajaya
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Dislike:Have to wait for others Like:best experienced ever. My children can see the turtle from the very near view.

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Malaysia
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84 attraction reviews
201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Located just opposite the entrance to Club Med Cherating, the turtle sanctuary occupies a tiny plot of land that houses several turtles in tanks of water and pretty much nothing else except for a couple of posters plastered on its walls. They don't charge an entrance fee but you can make a donation if you wish. The experience could have... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We visited the turtle sanctuary in April. There was no entry fee just a box for donations. There was a girl at the reception who asked us to sign in but apart from that we didn't see anyone else. There was lots of informationa, about turtles and models etc which was quite interesting. We then went outside where the turtles... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The road leading to the sanctuary is abit lonely and quite a walk. Would recommend you drive or cycle to get there from the main road.

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