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Address: Cherating, Malaysia
Phone Number: +609-581-9087

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A must see in Cherating

A must see and its free. A lovely stop for the nature (more specifically turtle lovers). Great place for kids, teens and adults to learn about turtle and the conservation. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Lawrence L
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got there mid afternoon, three people lounging on platform area. Not one of them attempted to speak to us or advise us.

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Thank Celia C
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must see and its free. A lovely stop for the nature (more specifically turtle lovers). Great place for kids, teens and adults to learn about turtle and the conservation. The eggs are collected from known nesting sites and are hatched at the sanctuary and we were privileged to see the younglings up close and personal. Tips are highly suggested... More 

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Thank Lawrence L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated next to Club Med Cherating, this facility is one of the few in the country which allows the public to see turtles outside their natural habitats. Consisting of a small museum, the facility also has a few ponds for the various types of turtles found in Malaysia. Ranging from hatchlings to adults, it's therapeutic to watch them swim around... More 

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Thank Michelle Y
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

It is free entrance and close on every Monday. Nice place and great time to spend with children. There is a small hall with information on sea turtle and dugong for kids to learn more.

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1 Thank CindyCJY
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We called and booked to make sure we have baby turtles to release when we visit for the weekend. Just google it ,can easily get the number.it was such a great experience! Feels like giving a new life to wonderful creatures. We came to visit the place earlier during the day. In the evening they're close but open for turtle... More 

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Thank Nurullatifah F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Our kids love to see the Turtles in the pools. It only opened on Tuesday 9.30am till Sunday by 4.30pm. There were some infotmation shown inside the small hall which is like a mini Turtle museum. This time we managed to go the hatchery. 👍

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3 Thank Sharon L
australia
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

The Turtle Sanctuary located right next to Club Med Cherating is a very small and well-kept place. You can probably zip on and out in about half an hour. When we visited, they were building a new wing for the nurseries. The highlight though is releasing baby turtles back into the wild! We paid rm50 for 10 turtles. All you... More 

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Thank solicisha
Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Admission is free, and you get to see turtles. Also there's information on turtles and other endangered sea animals. We get to see the baby turtle that haven't been released into the sea,so I guess we were lucky.

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Thank KanjiKJS
malaysia
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71 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Stop by during my visits to Cherating recently. Been here bout 2 years ago & the place still same setup but we are fortunate to see baby turtles that have not been release to sea. Overall the place small only takes me 30 mins to see all. Due to now days sea pollution I think we only can see live... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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23 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I discovered the placed when I was looking for a beach to watch sun rise. But I could not visit it on that day as it opens at 9 AM. I had to come later. My son likes it a lot. There are turtles of different size and different types. This Sanctuary is free to visit, but you can donate.

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