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“amazing experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sea Turtle Hatchery

Sea Turtle Hatchery
Villas Iguana, Cayo Largo, Cuba
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Ranked #3 of 5 Attractions in Cayo Largo
Type: Outdoors
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“amazing experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It was extremely interesting and exciting experience to go at midnight to secluded beach an wait in silence for the huge mother-turtle to come ashore and lay eggs !

Visited July 2014
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Toronto, Canada
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“Must do this!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This was the highlight of the trip. Going to the hotel beach at 10pm and watching the sea tortoise (several) come out of the ocean, dig a nest, four feet down, and lay their eggs. Also participated in the release of newly hatched baby tortoise. Amazing experience.

Visited July 2014
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Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
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“Great activity”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Leornardo was so lovely with us! He let us take the turtles in our hands, feed them, kiss them and go in the pool with them. We enjoyed our activity a lot, lovely place! Be sure to go :)

Visited June 2014
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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“Loved it!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This place was great! Cost us 2 cuc to get in and feed the turtles. My 2 year old loved holding the babies and feeding the big guys. Not to be missed. Bring purell!

Visited March 2014
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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Turtles 101”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This was a great surprise; I love turtles! The hatchery had containers with turtles in them in many stages of development. But the bigger surprise was that you could join in the setting them free a few days later...
The date and time of the release to the sea had to be flexible in terms of the weather etc. so it took a little bit of effort to keep on checking at the front desk, but that's life :)

Visited October 2013
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