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Turtle Conservation and Education Centre

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Turtle Conservation Centre

I am so glad we visited the Turtle Conservation and Education Centre. The staff give you a short... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Hobart, Australia
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Great educational stop

They do an amazing job can adopt a baby for about $15 with certificate they will send you a video... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Blackalls Park, Australia
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Behind Bali Dolphins, Serangan, Denpasar 80229, Indonesia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I am so glad we visited the Turtle Conservation and Education Centre. The staff give you a short tour and tell you about the rescued turtles. You can then feed some smaller turtles cabbage leaves and walk around the centre. The centre has a donation...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They do an amazing job can adopt a baby for about $15 with certificate they will send you a video if it's not a local one they are the real deal great people and rehab injured turtles too

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank patriciacawley1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Before we arrived we had read reviews of turtle island and made sure this conservation and education programme was not in any way cruel or a money making machine. The site is small and takes only 30 mins to see and hear everything. There are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank hbeach07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These people do amazing work! The staff is super friendly and speak good english. Be aware that this is not a zoo, so don’t expect a lot of animals and a petting zoo! It’s real conservation, helping turtles overcome the dangers they face from humans....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank juliasD264OA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was awesome. My girlfriend and I didn't expect much when we went there but for a short drive from Sanur it was totally worth it. We saw loads of turtles, big and small and we even got to adopt one! An experience that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kristian M
Reviewed November 9, 2018

Entrance is free and we we're able to adopt baby turtles for IDR 150,000 each. You receive an adoption certificate, turtle bracelet and pick your turtles. We didn't release the turtles as they are released at 5am the next day but the people at the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank MichaellaRose
Reviewed October 21, 2018

This was my favourite activity of the whole holiday! Such a beautifully run place with genuinely passionate, caring and knowledgeable volunteers. It was quiet when we went, so we had a volunteer to ourselves who showed us around the centre (it's only small so doesn't...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ruth B
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Definitely worth a trip, you can't help but come away feeling a tad sad for the larger ones who can not be released into the wild again due to their injuries (usually human related!). They hatch eggs here too, and you can sponsor a turtle...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Weekend_rockstar
Reviewed October 5, 2018

It was a good place, but pushed for buying souvenirs at a high price. We were told the swimming pool would be free, but it sure wasn't.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank martyandrobyn
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I paid to have two turtles released but the opportunity to go with them to the beach no longer exists, although this seems temporary. Access to the beach is blocked due to roadwork so you pay but then leave with just a certificate. Best put...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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November 8, 2018|
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Response from an_v_sz | Reviewed this property |
You can go anytime during the day, they are open every day. Better to go in the morning, early afternoon and not leave it for late otherwise you will be in a hurry and don't have time to go around.
October 1, 2018|
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The turtles are released depending on when the eggs hatch and therefore there is no set day. When it does happen they will make an announcement on Kuta beach at about 4 or 5 pm which can be heard from a distance. You go to... More
July 5, 2018|
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Response from aussiedollar | Reviewed this property |
Anytime have hatchlings all the time Go it’s great
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Me and my partner will be travelling to Bali in June and a have a few questions and would like some advice on our itinerary, we are travelling for 2 weeks from the 4th of June and are planning to spend 8 days in Ubud, 3 days on Gili T and then a further 3 days in Kuta. Our itinerary is as follows: Ubud: Adventure rafting Traditional day tour (monkey forest, rice fields, markets etc.) Mt Batur hike Tanah lot temple Gili T: Snorkeling tour Kuta: Turtle conservation and...More
March 30, 2017|
Response fromMangoMunky|
Welcome to the Bali forums! As you will also be travelling to the Gili Islands you should keep in mind that Ramadan starts the end of May and Idul Fitri is June 25. If you post on the Lombok forum you can ask any questions about how that might affect your trip, if at all. In 8 days in Ubud you can and should do lots of trips in a car with private driver to see a lot of things, volcanos, lakes, temples, etc. Depending on the location of where in Ubud district you are staying, you...More
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Want to share transport to Bali Safari & Marine Park & TCEC? (2 Replies)
Hi, I'm wondering if anybody is interested in sharing the cost of a driver/taxi from Seminyak area to Bali Safari & Marine Park on Sunday 8th or Monday 9th June? I'm also planning to visit the Turtle Conservation and Education Centre at Serangan on the way back. I'm a 34yo New Zealander travelling solo in Bali. Thanks! Amy
June 06, 2014|
Response fromKiwiana34|
Hi there, thanks for your message. I didn't realise they had a shuttle service and that it was free. The taxi was going to charge 400 for about 8 hours... I'll investigate that. Thanks so much.
Nicole W
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June 15, 2015|
Response fromUrbanJungle1966|
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