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Address: Villas Iguana, Cayo Largo, Cuba

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Truely amazing.

Pretty amazing on how they care so much for the turtles. Holding the turtles is an experience. Wish we were able to be part of the release of the babies or gathering of the eggs... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
sandsunandmojitos
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St. Catharines, Canada
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Orleans, Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Just a bunch of different turtles in different pools here. Yeah I held a few of them to get pictures but based on what was being offered, 1 peso was too much for this. It should be free.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Pretty amazing on how they care so much for the turtles. Holding the turtles is an experience. Wish we were able to be part of the release of the babies or gathering of the eggs, but we were there in later April and the nesting season begins in May.

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London, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

up close to all types of sea turtles. can handle the smaller ones. Leonardo and Ruben are true protectors of these creatures

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Cape Breton Island, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Small satisfying place to visit. If you're going, take turtle food!!! It's much appreciated. The young turtles there are being treated and getting ready to be released. The man working there is very friendly. I would suggest having hand sanitizer to use after visiting because you're allowed to touch the turtles.

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Terrebonne, QC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Paid 2 Cuban pesos for this outing, got to hold turtles as much as we wanted, took as many photos as we wanted. Guide gave us food to feed turtles. Cool experience and for a good cause.

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ottawa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We saw only a few turtles not many. Only had green turtles too. I was expecting something more. The way people talked about it. We had lunch at the marina which was close to this hatchery.

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Puslinch, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

must visit, bring a donation (and a couple of beer) great spot to spend an afternoon, drinking beer under a cool shaded tree. Leo and the other staff and always available to chat and educate.

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Not a very big spot but worth spending the 1CUC to go see the turtles. It's nice to see that they are trying to help out the turtles.

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dundas, canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Interesting, inexpensive venue ivy the Marina. Souvenir shops are nearby as is a small restaurant/ bar overlooking the docks. Easy to combine with the local snorkelling trips offered at the resorts.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Small but excellent little site. Not to be missed in Cayo Largo. Don't forget to bring some Nutrafix basix turtle food by Hagen. A 360 gr jar is best.

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