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Sea Turtle Temporay Feeding and Caring Station

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Picture taking with sea turtle

We were allowed to hold the turtle and take picture while carrying it.I don't know of it's healthy... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2016
elianj
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Philippines
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Poor Turtle

There was only one turtle in this island. Looks like the poor turtle was there for tourist's... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2014
TravelBug1469
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Manila, Philippines
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Feb 4, 2016
“Picture taking with sea turtle”
Nov 30, 2014
“This is not a turtle sanctuary!”
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Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

We were allowed to hold the turtle and take picture while carrying it.I don't know of it's healthy for the little creature.Then, we were asked to give some donation (any amount will do).Nothing much to do here.

1  Thank elianj
Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is not a turtle sanctuary! Avoid visiting this place, turtles shouldn't be kept in captivity. I'm reporting this to PAWB . Hope this turtle gets confiscated, rehabilitated and released back to the sea. DON'T GO HERE, DON'T LEAVE A DONATION! TURTLES ARE HOSTAGES FOR...More

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Reviewed November 16, 2014

There was only one turtle in this island. Looks like the poor turtle was there for tourist's donation, to have taken picture with, or worst getting played upon. Boatmen even persuade guests to carry the turtle for picture taking. I thought the island was a...More

1  Thank TravelBug1469
Reviewed November 3, 2014

I admit I carried the turtle after being egged on by my boat guides. I was too shy to refuse them - I was a lone tourist. I think carrying the turtle stressed her (my guide said the turtle was a female) out. She looked...More

1  Thank Ferdinand L
Reviewed October 23, 2014

A few steps from Ave Maria Islet is the Turtle Sanctuary. After some photo ops near the adjacent Ave Maria, we transferred to the nearby Turtle Sanctuary. There we met the famous lone accommodating turtle. Our boatman, Mike, fetch the poor turtle in his crate...More

Thank JayM04
Reviewed July 31, 2014

It's more fun in the Philippines, this is what slogan we had, I visit the Guimaras Island for a tour and sightseeing, it was such a very relaxing Island (Virgin). people are accommodating and helpful thus we visit this place where you will find a...More

Thank Fernz B
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