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Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond

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Nungwi, Tanzania
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Absolutely loved it

Was such an awesome experience. Really didn't expect to have fun when our car parked here. Was not... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
fun place, must go if you come with children

turtle feeding is fun, explanations sound robotic, but enjoying turtles' view for an hour is a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Nungwi, Tanzania
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was such an awesome experience. Really didn't expect to have fun when our car parked here. Was not busy. I highly recommend the swimming with the turtles. Otherwise you just stand there watching the turtles which could be boring. There's not much else to do,But...More

Thank Kaveer14
Reviewed 3 days ago

turtle feeding is fun, explanations sound robotic, but enjoying turtles' view for an hour is a valuable experience

Thank Kirill K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We joined the tour with our 3 young kids; we were picked up at the hotel by Mula, a very discrete person, the best and most reliable driver in Zanzibar, who speaks a perfect English and can understand perfectly the needs of an European tourist....More

Thank majolika_be
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The village business is primarily for fishing and so it seems that the locals made the decision to set up this little conservation centre for the turtles to heal any injured and help the newborn turtles grow before releasing to the sea. It only costs...More

Thank Explorer0190
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good experience, feeding the turtles is pretty cool, specially Mandela the biggest one defenitly worth it's price....5$

Thank Adel Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had graet day in mnarani project , this place is collobrate with village people . The target is to collect the turtels that in danger from pray and hunters . And they protect them tiil can they go to the ocean again . For...More

Thank הילה ה
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A very small sanctuary for marine turtles. We were shown around by a very friendly and knowledgeable guide. Kids loved it and was a great half an hour spent.

Thank Karen O
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice place where you can see and discover the turtles. You can also feed and caress them. Beware that you cannot swim with them (and this is actually better this way since all your body suncream will go in the water and damage their...More

Thank djillll
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This experience was so much better than we thought it would be. It is along Nungwi beach. When you get there, it is a large pond with lots of turtles. Once you are in swimming with them, it is amazing. You can feed the turtles...More

Thank ggirling1990
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Lucky enough we were alone, so the pond was for ourselves. It is a conservation place, taking care of the sea turtles. The pond is made naturaly an usea the sea watet. It is recommended to come at high tide time so you can swim...More

Thank Edith S
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26 August 2017|
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Response from topsy779 | Reviewed this property |
9am to 6pm 5 dollars entrance fee
25 September 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
1 August 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