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“Interesting and Educational”

South African Marine Rehabilitation and Education Centre
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Owner description: SAMREC is Port Elizabeth's new marine bird rehabilitation and education centre situated in the Cape Recife Nature Reserve. The centre's purpose isn't just to rescue and rehabilitate, but to also inform and educate the public through their different programs.Tour our marine rehab and education centre and experience nature through sight, sound and touch.Visitors can experience the hospital and see the volunteers in action helping to save our environment, in particular the endangered African Penguin.
Port Elizabeth
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Interesting and Educational”
Reviewed May 28, 2012

I have visited SAMREC on a few occasions and always recommend to my customers. It is very well run, educational and it is wonderful to see the creatures (particularly the penguins) excercising in their pool.

Visited March 2012
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Confluence, Pennsylvania
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Worth a stop”
Reviewed May 14, 2012

This African penguin rehabilitation center is definitely worth a stop if you're interested in wildlife. For R25 you get a guided tour of the facility and learn about African penguins and other wildlife in the Port Elizabeth area. If you're lucky you'll get to watch the volunteers feed the penguins!

Visited May 2012
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1 Thank AmethystLP
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Awesome Penguin Experience”
Reviewed April 24, 2012

While this rehabilitation center is not very big, it does a great job of educating visitors about the penguins in and around Port Elizabeth and the problems they currently face. The best time to view the penguins is in the afternoon when they get fed, it's a definite must while in Port Elizabeth!

Visited February 2012
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2 Thank Tanis L
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Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Thank you.”
Reviewed April 17, 2012

It is very good when people try to repare what Man has damged.

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1 Thank NigelFitt
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Port Elizabeth
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A Good Thing”
Reviewed April 14, 2012

They are doing a good job in helping the penguines.

Visited April 2012
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1 Thank Andrea H
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