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Address: Villas Iguana, Cayo Largo, Cuba

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Turtles, turtles, turtles

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
doucey4
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Cape Breton Island, Canada
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Cape Breton Island, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
8 helpful votes 8 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
7 helpful votes 7 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
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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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Midland, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

seemed more like a rouse to get you to buy stuff at the vendors in the village....its nice to see that they are doing something to protect turtles but all that you saw was a couple of small concrete pools with a few turtles swimming around....wasn't like you learned anything or had a guide showing you around...pretty boring for an... More 

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Brighton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Small - just a few tanks of turtles up to one year old. They grow fast. You can touch them and feed them.

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Chatham, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The best dollar you can spend in Cayo Largo! Located near the marina and includes food for you to feed the turtles. Kids will love this!

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