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Turtle Island

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We were sold this trip as a must do, what a dissapointment. We were taken to a dirty, scruffy... read more

Reviewed today
Bradford, United Kingdom
New Bulih Bali Turtle Park - Prison

Three Words about New Bulih Bali Turtle Park - Don’t Go There! Not an animal welfare or... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Russell C
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  • Excellent6%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible64%
12 Jul 2018
“Lots of Turtles - Not sure if they enjoy it”
1 Jul 2018
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Tanjung Benoa, Indonesia
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Reviewed today

We were sold this trip as a must do, what a dissapointment. We were taken to a dirty, scruffy, smelly water sports area and taken to an old boat with what was described as glass bottomed,(a thin piece of glass that you couldn't see anything...More

1  Thank laura6norman
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Three Words about New Bulih Bali Turtle Park - Don’t Go There! Not an animal welfare or conservation park. Just a poorly maintained prison for Turtles and other animals. I don’t care about wasting the money, I just hate that it went to support this....More

2  Thank Russell C
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was so not what we expected...it was meant to be a rehabilitation sanctuary for turtles. It is sold as "turtle island" and its not even an island. As soon as we walked in a large turtle is thrown at you for photos, you are...More

3  Thank Kath S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So disgusted we left after 15 mins. This place is like a rundown backyard zoo. Turtles in tiny enclosures with filthy water, a cockatoo chained to a tree had a deformed leg, snakes with their mouths taped shut being passed around to tourists, an iguana...More

3  Thank KetutMintara
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to ‘Turtle Island’ expecting something more akin to a nature reserve, which according to the pictures we saw was what we were going to. Whilst waiting for the boat to take us there, our tour operator informed us that we would need to...More

3  Thank James C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I left this place in tears today. It has completely ruined my outlook on Bali. The distressed animals are locked in tiny cages in the heat with no food and water. The turtles are picked up and played with by children as if they are...More

3  Thank Charlotte D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was disgusted at having spent money supporting this form of cruelty. It is an absolute lie that the animals are released. They are all chained up, handled constantly and have no access to fresh water or food. The monkeys and birds are kept in...More

2  Thank Voyager605198
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I recently visited 'Turtle Island' in Bali. We left feeling guilty, upset and ashamed that we contributed to this place. Our 'guide' who worked there told us that he releases 50 turtles a year and that the white turtles are albino!! Which...More

5  Thank Leon R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's great place for kids to learn about turtles. You suppose to leave boat and walk a distance in the water before arriving beach

Thank alim6876
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All together the idea of protecting turtles for a few weeks is good, however sometimes we felt the animals could do with more love and less "tourist attraction".

Thank Bence N
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Bronwyn M
18 April 2018|
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Response from bliblabluble | Reviewed this property |
why they laugh i can answer, cause they always laugh abt everything. it s just them. But the rest i can t answer! I wonder myself plus i have one more question,they couldn t answer me cause the english they spoke wasn t... More
Bronwyn M
26 March 2018|
Response from BTWILLY | Reviewed this property |
I’m not answering your question, I too am completely disturbed at what I saw. An absolute disgrace. How can I help?
Bronwyn M
10 September 2017|
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Response from Hayley C | Reviewed this property |
Can you please provide the link for the change org petition. I would like to sign and also share on Facebook. Thanks