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Zakynthos Turtle Rescue Center

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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Close to a few beaches where turtles hatch they take really good care of the turtles and beaches! Was very nice

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

On our visit no Turtles we’re here but I kinda guess that’s a good thing . A few fish and that was all . Large cafe and taverna area and a gift shop !

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

This is something you HAVE TO DO! Absolutely amazing to get this close to the sea-turtles, and something you could maybe struggle to do yourself, by hiring a pedalo, but still possible

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

This place really fascinated me, and you can share the beach with the turtle nests. 5 -10 min walk down the road. Obviously some part of it is sectioned off. If you go swimming I recommend taking a pair of those beach plastic shoes, it's...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

For something that didn’t have an entry fee, it was great to visit this center. There were very few animals there due to the fact that it is a rescue center, but I found out a lot about the local turtles , and all other...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

This beach was amazing. You could see where the turtle eggs were laid which was really cool. The sea was okay but full of boats making swimming less fun. Views were amazing and I would recommend

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

A very informative volunteer led centre that's worth 15 minutes of your time if you are using Gerakas beach, the nesting place of the endangered Loggerhead sea turtle. The volunteers are doing very good work in the face of adversity and tourism seriously harming the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Tanks are empty in turtle centre and no turtles seen. Only some fishes were seen. Good place to visit if you go to beach, otherwise not worth if visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 250pasir
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

A nice place for turtles and other sescreatures. Interesting facts and a good bar besides. The staff is friendly and let the children hold small land turtles

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Great work they are doing, but the center is only worth a short visit. Seeing the nest markers on the beach and the volentary watch men is great. Wonderful that people dedicate their time and effort in helping nature..

Date of experience: July 2018
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