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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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Good place for first timer.

It is our second time there. However, the number of turtles is lesser this time. The sanctuary shall organise some activities for tourists.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
WaiKeen
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We decide to join the releasing of baby turtles. RM50 donation for releasing 10 baby turtles. They are too cute! This activity starts at 6:00 pm, at the back gate. Do call for booking first!

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Rennes, France
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The entrance of this Turtle Sanctuary is a bit tricky, pay attention for the signboard of Club Med. Free admission but need to register for statistic purposes. During the high season, you can see plenty of the turtle babies. Don't forget to request for the moment of releasing the babies to their "world". It's a must activity to do!!! Save... More 

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Kuantan, Malaysia
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

we just love it here. whenever we stayed in cherating, dropping by this sanctuary is a must. you must really try releasing baby turtles into the sea..MUST TRY!

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tilburg
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This is a great gem! The museum is nice but not super spectacular. But ask for the possibility to release some baby turtles. They will set up a meeting in the beginning of the evening and you will get some babyturtles to release to the sea. This is a really magical expercience. Be sure not to miss it !

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

It is our second time there. However, the number of turtles is lesser this time. The sanctuary shall organise some activities for tourists.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

There is nothing much you can learn from going to this place, Apart from watching some cute baby turtle and some species of sea turtle in the three small ponds. It would be good if there is further informations that talk about the environmental causes and human actions that have led to the sea turtle becoming endangered and to identify... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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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