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Nungwi Natural Aquarium

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Address: Nungwi Beach, Nungwi, Tanzania
Phone Number: 255 778286500
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Nice small turtle aquarium

Nice small turtle aquarium. Ypour children will love it since people are able to feed sea turtles, as wll staff is very friendly and guide you through whole facility

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2016
Lienka01
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Piestany, Slovakia
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked to the aquarium from our hotel which was by nungwi main beach. There was quite alot of talk along the locals on which turtle aquarium to visit. We were so happy to have gone to this one! It was a once in a life time experience! Take the time to go here you will absolutely not regret it!... More 

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Has a natural cove which get filled with sea water they have about 25 turtles It as more like a aquarium but open air - did not notice any other visitor the entry tickets are a bit expensive.

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Piestany, Slovakia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Nice small turtle aquarium. Ypour children will love it since people are able to feed sea turtles, as wll staff is very friendly and guide you through whole facility

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

This aquarium is worth a visit, if for nothing else, they need support. They try their very best with very limited resources to protect turtles in the area

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Thank Annettetravel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Visited with my girlfriend while getting away from the mid-week madness of Stonetown. Really enjoyed the experience. Got to feed and swim with the turtles in their habitat. They also have huge pythons to show. Unique experience I must admit and should be on everyone's to do list...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Very educational and excellent guide in preservation and control of turtles. Really enjoyed the visit and so highly recommend.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

The turtles are kept in a lagoon and one can feed them. The injured smaller ones are in buckets. The cost is USD 5 and a guide explains what they do. The annual release date is in February each year.

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Slupsk, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Cheap, the stuff very nice, the stuff is also offering some bike trips to the island and to some cave. Nice small bar in front of the Aquarium.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Found it by sort of chance as no real promotion in hotels etc. It was amazing seeing the turtles & our guide was very well informed(although he was a volunteer) good to see projects like this for the betterment of this species.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

This beach is a heaven on earth. Best beach in Africa. Zanzibar, Nungwi is recommended highly for everyone to relax, unwind, snorkelling, island hopping and the people around are amazing.

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