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Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond

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Nungwi, Tanzania
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Turtles which have been around forever are now endangered. Shameful! 4 of the 8 species are found... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gilda18
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Sandton,South Africa
Turtles everywhere

We are not fond of zoo's or such places. But this one is different. They rehabilitate turtles that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
William_Esterhuizen
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Lusaka, Zambia
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  • Excellent46%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“entrance fee” (19 reviews)
“once a year” (6 reviews)
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Nungwi, Tanzania
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Turtles which have been around forever are now endangered. Shameful! 4 of the 8 species are found in Zanzibar. They are beautiful gentle creatures with designer markings on their shells and heads. Go and see them. Help their conservation.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are not fond of zoo's or such places. But this one is different. They rehabilitate turtles that were accidentally caught, and then release them back into nature. Take some time and have a swim with the turtles.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a lovely small place to visit (and play with) turtles. Seems like it is a breeding and conservation spot - decently maintained. There are some local guides to give an introductory talk and take your pictures, if interested. It's ok to visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Now this place is not big, it's not fancy - but it's organised well, is informative and great for kids. Our guide was knowledgable and answered all our questions. My daughter loved feeding the turtles, seeing the babies, the hospital and the other exhibits. It's...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Swimming and playing with the turtles was an amazing experience that you might never have the opportunity to do so don't hesitate because for only 10$ you can enjoy the turtles in the water. Go when the tide is high the pond is filled with...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Was very insightful and educational visit to the conservation! Great work that they are doing with lots of young and enthusiastic student volunteers!

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Amazing well run project in north Nungwi in Zanzibar for saving the turtles. Fishermen are paid a small amount to offer up turtles caught in their nets, in error. Many turtles are collected over the year and looked after in the large sea water area...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Very intersting place where you can swil with turtles. they are so many and so cuteeee:) A little bit hard to find the place:)

Thank IuliaIoanaParis
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

As it says on the tin, this is a an initiative that tries to save these precious marine animals and at the same time getting the locals involved by educating them. So bearing that in mind a $5 entrance charge is not going to bankrupt...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

It's possible that this place does a good job of turtle conservation, but I'm not sure snd didn't feel entirely comforatble with it.

Thank Dr_Bob1
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Annamária M
27 March 2018|
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Response from IuliaIoanaParis | Reviewed this property |
Ask at local people about dolphins tour. They will definitely give you the best option for you. Excursion with hotels they are very expensive. We payed 75$ for 2 person with locals guys ( dolphins tour and Jordan ) and with... More
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9am to 6pm 5 dollars entrance fee
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