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Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond

#2 of 25 things to do in Nungwi Features Animals
Nungwi, Tanzania
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Nice trip, short but worth it

Our family of 5 (2 adults a 14 year old, 10 year old and 6 year old) went for a few hours and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Small place but worth a visit

You can see how they protect and bring up the little sea turtles, you get to feed them with sea... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 5 (2 adults a 14 year old, 10 year old and 6 year old) went for a few hours and really enjoyed it. It was really enjoyable and even my little one enjoyed it after she got over the initial fright. She...More

Thank UmSaifo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can see how they protect and bring up the little sea turtles, you get to feed them with sea weed and it's great to see the effort they are doing to protect these cute animals. There are also volunteers from around the world helping...More

Thank Risicko
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We vent up to the aquarium to see and learn about the see turtles and also to swim in the cave with them - this is a very nice experiance - and only 10$.

Thank Carsten T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bar the lagoon being a bit murky and probably a fair bit of turtle poo too :/ it was amazing. Go do it and swim with them. Bring a GoPro and goggle. Was an amazing experience

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

So. When in Nungwi, Visit this important place. Give them some time, and some dollar to support their work! Good stuff, and you will Learn a lot.

Thank Paal K
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Great tour! Highly recommend :) maybe not ideal for anyone with OCD hardly clear blue waters it's more of a gloomy lagoon but a wonderful experience you can feed the turtles and you can tell they enjoy human contact Weather feed or not thy were...More

Thank Sarahjane32
Reviewed May 30, 2017

This man is a liar, a scammer, and is a money-hungry cheat. DO NOT interact with Carlo Alberto AT ALL.

5  Thank Kathryn K
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Spending quite the time in Zanzibar this was the highlight of the trip. It's an amazing experience and the staff really cares about their animals.

Thank vxcq_peony
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Coming from southern part (from eg. Kendwa beach) to the lighthouse, there are stone made stairs (marked on the photo). Use them and you will come directly in front of Information office of the Mnarani Conservation Pond. Entrance fee: 5$ or 10 000 TSH The...More

1  Thank AngieVid
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

The aquarium at mnarani (light house) is getting and buying turtles that been catch by mistake (hopefully). And release to ocean on February every year! Very recommended to sea them and for the little amount of money to make rhis project continue! They can easily!...More

Thank Raphael B
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September 24, 2016|
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Response from IP_CapeTown | Reviewed this property |
At Mnarani you can interact with the turtles in the water. Although people tend to talk about 'swimming'with the turtles, we were in the rocky pool up to our waist while feeding the turtles and could float in the water... More
August 1, 2016|
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Response from H3nn1ng | Reviewed this property |
from the hotel beach to the right, a scenic walk of about 15 minutes
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February 24, 2016|
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Response from KacinaK | Reviewed this property |
Easy walk on the beach till the end, direction to the Lighthouse. You dont need any reservation. I took a short walk from Langi Langi bungalows via the village and than turn to the beach :) Have fun there.