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Calle Garrafon Km. 4, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been dying to see turtles so finally we got them. the small ones are inside. Make sure to see the albino turtles.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The turtle sanctuary was literally next door to Islam Mujeres Palace. The cost is just $3 plus a bag of food. It's for a good cause. Very educational with turtles growing at various stages of their lifestyle. There is a nurse shark there, though we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hey peeps cool out, take the Isla mindset, the deal was 30 peso's, thats a buck n a half this aint Xcaret for 120 USD for the day, chill out and enjoy this is the Mexican Gov't ran turtle farm not a for profit exhibit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sdf22018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's nice stop, but nothing soo special. The turtles are in stone pools and around are some fishes in aquariums. The entrance is 30 pesos, that's why it's all right for this price.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Small fee is charged but it's not worth it. The turtles are in large cement containers, it is very upsetting. They have very little explanation on the turtles.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lynn R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay but for 30 pesos didn't expect much more. There are about 15 to 20 tanks with turtles, fishes and anemones.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank regelcram
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

3 usd to see these beautiful creatures. Was a fun stop. Would be fun for kids. Easy to find in our golf cart.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Trish01719
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Title says it all. Lots of turtles in small enclosures. You can’t touch anything, but the kids loved it. $3 a person, so worth it. Go a block down the beach to the right to have an encounter with a BIG nurse shark

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HokieVol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is appalling! Filthy, dirty tanks full of beautiful turtles barely able to move - just cruel. Aside from that horror the entire place is disgustingly dirty. STAY AWAY and don’t bring your kids please.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Travelchick712
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is small We haven’t saw a nature habitat for the turtles No one give explanation to the visitors

Date of experience: February 2019
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August 15, 2018|
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Response from Missalanaciera | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can absolutely find it by golf cart. And I’m not sure about the boat, we took the bus!
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October 1, 2017|
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Response from Yvette m | Reviewed this property |
yes, you just don't see eggs, but there are all the rest of the stages.
August 17, 2017|
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Response from Bertha E | Reviewed this property |
The hours are 9am to 5pm
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Tortugranja (Turtle Farm) (3 Replies)
I heard that the program stops on October 15. Does that mean it closes, or can you still go see the baby turtles after that? Thanks.
October 12, 2014|
Response fromIslawoman|
The turtle farm is open all year. There may be no baby turtle releases after mid-October but again, there may be, as there have been only a few so far this year as compared to many more in past years.
Silver Spring, Maryland
Help! Need to find out about sea turtle releases on mujeres (5 Replies)
Hi, I've been reading threads and it sounds like in past years on isla mujeres sea turtle releases occur generally on sat nights. Is it always saturday nights? Does anyone know if there is a schedule yet for September? I"m looking at going to isla from Aug 31-Sept 2 but wanted to see a turtle release so I didn't know if changing the date so I'd be there sat evening would be better. Does anyone have info on the best person to contact? All the emails I found for Tortugranja (Turtle...More
May 15, 2014|
Response fromLyanne O|
Me. Going to be there September 7-21 and would love to see a turtle release!
Yorba Linda, California
Itinerary draft review feedback (7 Replies)
Hi, My friend and I are debating between going to Exuma or Cancun (Playa Del Carmen) between 3/21-3/27. I'm interested in clear blue (warm) waters, fun activities, great snorkeling, and swimming with turtles, whale sharks and dolphins. I've put together a sample itinerary, but am not sure if it's too much (not sure if I'm alloting enough time to get to different places). Are there colorful reefs to snorkel or dive at? I notice some places don't have colorful reefs, but it seems Cancun...More
February 20, 2018|
Response fromCO_Pilot54|
Too early for whale sharks