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Lara Bay Turtle Conservation Station

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Akamas, Paphos, Cyprus
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US$ 37.25*
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Day Trip by Mini Bus to Akamas From Paphos
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US$ 93.13*
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Safari Tour to Akamas Peninsula from Paphos
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  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
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“beautiful beach” (33 reviews)
“wheel drive” (10 reviews)
“hire car” (26 reviews)
Akamas, Paphos, Cyprus
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Yes it is indeed a long bumpy uncomfortable drive along the tank tracks leading to Lara. But do it! The team at the Conservation area are friendly, courteous and even helped this old guy on a stick! As to the turtles - see for yourselves,...More

Thank 955PeterB
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Natural beach, sandy, wonderful waves, sea in different colors. Turtles nests, sand lilys, dark hot rocks... Keep this place clean and safe!

Thank Tiiu P
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The bay is beautiful, the only problem is, it is very popular and a four wheel drive vehicle is required as the road is very worn, due to the many vehicles that use it.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We went on the all day trip by mini bus which included Lara bay. We enjoyed the whole day but the main reason we booked was solely to see the turtles. It was an incredibly hot day in August, but it was definitely was worth...More

3  Thank kshaw210
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We visited here in October 2017, it was well worth the drive. A practically deserted sandy beach with crystal clear waters. Unfortunately we missed the turtles by about 3 weeks, they release at end of September. The last few miles is along an unpaved track...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 17 October 2017

A great day out, off the beaten track (really need a 4x4 or great care), family, couples etc. Lovely to see the circles guarding the turtle nests/ eggs. Need to be there in the Autumn, I am told on a full moon, to see them...More

2  Thank David P
Reviewed 15 October 2017

It was great to see the work being done to help the turtles, and to hear more about it. The beach is being kept completely clear from building which is great, and we were able to see some nests that had been marked by the...More

Thank lebosi_buch
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We enjoyed the scenery and the lovely beach that the turtles are on but we was not allowed on the beach at that that 😕

Thank juliewilliams45
Reviewed 30 September 2017

you can see Turtle nests under wire cages. They have turtles in a water tank to show you before released into the sea.

Thank Hayley M
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

A beautiful beach, however the best moment was when they released some baby turtles, we got to watch them make their way to the water, we were lucky enough that one even needed help redirecting so we picked him up and pointed him in the...More

Thank Tom R
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Helen F
30 October 2017|
Response from Pete27_10 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as think the season is over now.
5 October 2017|
Response from madness1975 |
Hi, we went today. There are nests on the beach still but no sign of any turtles. A sign there says the ones they have for viewing were all released at the end of September :( hope that helps
23 August 2017|
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Response from Dharmalivi | Reviewed this property |
Hi😊You have to have a 4WD it's the best way as the roads are really bumpy😉Good aircon and You'll be fine. How sweet😊Good luck! Ps. If you don't want to drive by yourself there are several companies that offers trips to... More
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