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Turtle Island

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I came to this place thinking it was a turtle conservation centre. How wrong I was. The sign Turtle... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
heartcompass
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Wollongong, Australia
via mobile
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Not what we expected. It masquerades as a conservation centre but really just a tourist trap. We... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
LindaA949
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Melbourne, Australia
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12 Dec 2018
“Don't know about this one”
12 Nov 2018
“What a Shame”
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I came to this place thinking it was a turtle conservation centre. How wrong I was. The sign Turtle Farm was already a bit of a giveaway but I still had hopes. I’ve heard that turtles have a protective film on their shells and flippers...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not what we expected. It masquerades as a conservation centre but really just a tourist trap. We thought it was actually an island with turtles free, when it was actually animals enclosed and used for money. Turtles being poked and picked up photographed, not very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LindaA949
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spent 40$ each to go on a 20 minute boat ride, where everyone was bumping into each other to stop, after which we arrived on this tiny island with approx 15 turtles. We spent 5 minutes on this unkept island with our guide trying to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jeanette C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve never been up close to any turtles so this was the highlight of my trip .. yes I’ve read all the reviews and as a tourist it was great being this upfront n close we could touch them n pat them At least they...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank soffhudd
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited December 2018, our boat ride was very enjoyable, the skipper gave us bread to feed the fish which was cool as the fish just popped up. The island itself is not what we expected never the less we had a great time. You...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Parisqueen2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The giant turtles were amazing. Kids under 2 can site on turtle and take photos. There were also heaps of other animals. The kids loved it. Make sure there is a parent for every child and all have sea appropriate shoes as the hop on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 110jasminf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all “What a rip off” staff were very misleading on what we were going to see. They told us we were going to turtle island in fact it is a turtle farm. Very inhuman!! Please don’t waste your money!! No fish to be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 949donnak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had really enjoyed, but there is a lot of rubbish from foods, drinks. must be really pretty if no people taking care of this island.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank aannee7350
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Read some reviews and thought i had to see ”the worst zoo ever”. Its not a zoo tho, crippled ninja turtles getting help and then released.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Martin A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything said above is 100% true and disgusting. On top of it the hooligan-looking people forced us to “donate for taking care of the animals” and threatened us to call someone if we didn’t. It was so sad and brought our vacation mood down so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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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
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Bronwyn M
26 March 2018|
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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?
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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
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